Dentistry

Dear Doctors: We’re finally winning the battle against sugary soft drinks in our home but a family friend insists that the sparkling water our kids are drinking instead is bad for their bones and teeth. Is this really true? Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. Eve [...]
By Ask the Doctors • May 17, 2018
Dear Doctors: If there’s no proof that flossing is beneficial, do I really need to do it? You’re referring to an article published by the Associated Press and other media outlets last summer, which revealed that the studies cited [...]
By Ask the Doctors • April 13, 2018
Dear Doctors: My husband, who never met a gadget he didn't like, wants our family to switch from regular toothbrushes to electric ones. He insists it's worth the cost because electric toothbrushes do a better job. Is he right, or is this just an excuse for another fun toy? [...]
By Ask the Doctors • March 19, 2018
Early in the morning of July 3, 2017, 20 intrepid mice returned to Earth from the International Space Station aboard SpaceX’s Dragon capsule, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean off [...]
By Tiare Dunlap • July 11, 2017
The UCLA Brain Research Institute, Semel Institute, and UCLA Cannabinoid Affinity Group are proud to present: Inaugural 2017 UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium Thu, April 20, 2017 8:00 am – 4:00 pm PDT Join us for a historic series of talks from visiting speakers and UCLA [...]
By uclahealth • April 20, 2017
Maintaining optimal oral health is important in all stages of life, but it’s even more important when a woman becomes pregnant. Pregnant women can experience negative, and often unexpected, changes in their oral health that have long-term repercussions. These can include an increase in cavities due to frequent [...]
By Brianna Aldrich • March 8, 2017
Beware of those homeopathic teething tablets and gels. That’s the word from the Food and Drug Administration, which recently warned parents that the products may pose a risk to infants and young children. In fact, the agency said, consumers should immediately stop using the products. But fear not. [...]
By Brianna Aldrich • October 23, 2016
No doubt about it: Halloween is a fabulously fun holiday, especially for children who come home with a bag of candy after a night of trick-or-treating. But it’s also one of those holidays that can be easily overdone. That is, eating too much candy can lead to stomach aches, [...]
By Brianna Aldrich • October 17, 2016