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Antibiotics – Are They Needed for Dental Implants

Antibiotics – Are They Needed for Dental Implants

HEALTHY MOUTH TIPS Do You Need to Receive Antibiotics for Dental Implants? At Steve S. Kim DDS, we are often asked about antibiotics and dental implants. This is one question that we cannot answer the same every time because it truly depends on your situation and also...

Dental Implant Timelines and Replacing Missing Teeth

Dental Implant Timelines and Replacing Missing Teeth

Dental Implant Timelines and What to Know If you have missing teeth, then you have likely been presented with the option to replace them. From information online and on TV, you have probably been promised dental implants in just one hour or even in a single day. While...

Dental Implant Failures are Tied to Certain Health Factors

Dental Implant Failures are Tied to Certain Health Factors

Dental implants have provided patients with a wonderful tooth replacement option and they were first introduced into the industry about 30 years ago. They have been around for a while and continue to improve year after year. As of today, they have about a 95 percent...

Dental Implant Surgery Sounds Scarier Than It Is

Dental Implant Surgery Sounds Scarier Than It Is

Dental implants are quickly rising to become one of the most popularly requested and performed dental procedures in Torrance, CA. The reason behind their popularity is because they are extremely durable and they last a lifetime for the patient. Dental implants are...

The 411 on Adult Orthodontics

The 411 on Adult Orthodontics

Healthy teeth are something that everyone wants, but not everyone will have them when they turn 18. Fortunately, there are orthodontic treatments that are designed for adults. While you may have thought, orthodontics was for young children, one in five patients who...

How Your Hormones Affect Your Dental Health

How Your Hormones Affect Your Dental Health

The hormones in your body can cause many different changes to occur and your dental health is no exception. In fact, whether you hit puberty, are currently experiencing a menstrual cycle, pregnant, or going through menopause, you may experience some different dental...

The Scoop on Mouth Guards

The Scoop on Mouth Guards

Would you feel self-conscious if you were to lose your front teeth right now? To think about that situation may cause you a bit of anxiety, but it can happen, especially if you do not protect your teeth when you engage in recreational and sports activities. If you...

Removeable Partial Dentures as a Dental Option

Removeable Partial Dentures as a Dental Option

If you are missing some of your front teeth, you may be looking for a tooth replacement option that is not only affordable, but one that also does not make it look like you are missing teeth. Removeable partial dentures are a wonderful idea for anyone who is in need...

Proper Techniques for Your Dental Emergencies

Proper Techniques for Your Dental Emergencies

Does your tooth hurt? Have you been experiencing tooth pain that will not seem to go away? You are not alone and it is a very common dental emergency. Tooth pain is one of the most common reasons why people come into our Torrance office. Depending on how much pain you...

Your Oral Health and Cancer

Your Oral Health and Cancer

Did you know that cancer can impact your overall oral health? It is true and many patients think that cancer only affects the area of the body where it is found. In fact, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has stated that one third of ALL...

  • 3 months ago

    Delnaz Khosravian

    I am a new patient and the minute I walked in I was greeted by the warm and welcoming staff in the front. I did not have to wait to long for my appt. I was taken in the back and loved how everything w...
  • 5 months ago

    Dawn Lmft

    For many years I avoided the dental work that I needed because of the experiences I had with dentists in the past. When I met Dr. Kim and he spoke to me about the dental work I needed, I felt such a ...
  • 17 days ago

    Kareko P.

    Dr. Steve Kim has been amazing during all of my visits to his office! I've had to get multiple crowns and an emergency root canal and have had no problems...
  • 15 days ago

    Mary King

    I've been coming to Dr. Kim's office since his location was in Gardena. Both him and his staff are very friendly and professional. My daughter like other little ones were so terrified if seeing a dent...
  • 1 month ago

    Ram Her

    I’ve been going here for years. The office is always upbeat and cordial. My visits are quick, easy and painless. They are open early, late and on weekends. They provide free teeth cleaning kits every visit and often have money saving promotions.