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The Wonders of Neuromuscular Dentistry

We all have different needs when it comes to dental health care. Each of us has a unique dental history that could affect our lifestyle and appearance. Regardless, it’s important to remember that every dental problem has a solution through the help of our most trusted dentists. At Marina Del Rey, our specialist dentist Scott […]

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Begin with the End in Mind Philosophy

Choosing the right dentist is a crucial decision that we all need to make in our lives. We need someone whom we can trust to render extraordinary service without sacrificing on costs. All of these things can be easily advertised by any clinic, but only few live by it. At Dr. Scott L. Tamura’s dental […]

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Symptoms, Causes, & Treatments of TMJ Disorder

Are you tired of your jaw becoming sore after talking or eating? You may need to treat a case of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ). Luckily, TMJ is typically curable should you determine the cause. Whether you can utilize at home remedies or you need to consult a dentist, there’s no need for you to suffer […]

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The Importance of Preventative Dentistry

When it comes to oral health, an ounce of prevention is worth many pounds of treatment. After all, most problems that develop into full-blown serious oral health issues could have been prevented with the proper preventative care. We view our preventative dentistry services as being of the utmost importance for our patients. To us, preventative […]

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What Kind of Toothbrush Do You Want?

While it may seem like choosing a toothbrush should be a simple task, these days there are so many options available! Companies have your oral health and your personality in mind when designing toothbrushes, and so there are so many different features to choose from. Manual or Electric? The first choice you need to make […]

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Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Do your teeth hurt when you drink from a cold drinking fountain or breathing in really cold air? No one likes having sensitive teeth. You never know exactly what will be too hot or cold and when it is going to strike. So what causes sensitive teeth? Tooth Anatomy To understand why your teeth are […]

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TMJ Treatments by Dr. Tamura

TMJ, sometimes called TMD is a disorder of the jaw, or the Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ). TMJ is a disorder of the jaw and jaw joint which can affect surrounding facial muscles and cause discomfort in many parts of the body. Fortunately, Dr. Scott L. Tamura is one of the leading experts on TMJ. The Causes […]

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Dental Implants by Dr. Tamura

At the office of Dr. Scott Tamura, we offer dental implants that can improve the look and feel of a person’s smile. They improve appearance, speech and comfort. Implants are durable and convenient. They make daily activities like eating and talking easier. Improved Appearance Dental implants are often used to improve appearance. Dental implants look […]

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The Impact of Stress on Dental Health

Most people don’t tend to associate their dental issues with stress, but stress can be both a direct and indirect danger to your dental and oral health. Stress as a Direct Cause Your body naturally reacts to stress in a myriad of ways, and some of those ways manifest in your mouth. Stress has been […]

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Inlays and Overlays – Why We Use Porcelain

Our 5-step philosophy is Begin, Rejuvenate, Align, Enhance, and Maintain. Today we want to talk about some of the ways we rejuvenate your mouth to produce a better you. We use porcelain inlays and overlays to help heal and guard your mouth against cavities. But what are inlays and overlays, and why do we use […]

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