1. Tricks To Maintaining Healthy Smiles In Your Home

    At our Santa Monica dental office, we are constantly being asked by people how they can form the very best dental hygiene habits in their home so that their whole family can have the healthiest smiles possible. If you are anything like these people, your family's oral health is likely extremely impo…Read More

  2. So You Think You Might Have TMJ, What’s Next?

    It is not uncommon for people to suffer from jaw pain from time to time. On the other hand, if the pain is associated with clicking or popping while the person is chewing or moving their jaw, it could be something more serious. When these are your symptoms, you are likely suffering from a very commo…Read More

  3. Dental X-rays 101

    If you are someone who visits the dentist as often as you should, it’s not unlikely that you have had to have a dental x-ray at one time or another. While it certainly is not something that many people question, you may also not have any idea what the purpose or the procedure is all about. Whether…Read More

  4. The Best Kept Secrets To A Healthy Smile

    At our Santa Monica dental offices, we are asked on a regular basis what our patients can do in order to have the healthiest smile possible. In this day and age, it seems that people are more prone to look for quick-fixes that will allow them to get the results they want in the easiest manner possib…Read More

  5. Choosing The Right Dentist For You

    Whether you have recently moved to the Santa Monica area or you are simply looking for a new dentist in your long-time city, there are many different things you should take into consideration. After all, you don’t want you relationship with your dentist to be one that only lasts one check up. You …Read More

  6. Understanding Treatments For TMJ and Jaw Pain

    When your bite is misaligned, the symptoms are often chronic and can be difficult to understand. At Brightleaf Dental, Dr. Brightleaf is specially trained and experienced in finding solutions for patients who have an improper bite. If you have jaw pain, headaches, or experience a jaw that gets “st…Read More

  7. Recent Reviews From Our Patients!

    As the holiday festivities begin and the year 2016 comes to a close, we want to share the gift of some of our favorite reviews throughout the year. It’s by listening to you providing individualized care that makes the experience here at Brightleaf Dental memorable and positive. At Brightleaf Denta…Read More

  8. Why Does My Jaw Hurt

    Why Does My Jaw Hurt? Have you recently experienced neck pain, headaches or pain in your jaw? Chronic teeth grinding, clenching or pain when you bite, chew or yawn may be indicative of a joint disorder known as TMJ pain or TMD. If your jaw has a habit of getting “stuck” when you open your mouth …Read More

  9. Finding The Right Dentist For Your Needs

    Finding The Right Dentist For Your Needs Have you experienced a change in insurance plans, recent move or a desire to see a specialist? Whatever your reason may be, finding a local dentist near Santa Monica can run up a long list of potential doctors nearby. But how can you be sure that the dentist …Read More

  10. Orthodontics for children

    Invisible braces suit some adults quite well as they are just as the name implies, virtually invisible. Removable trays are utilized wit No matter your age, straightening your teeth and correcting bite issues with braces is a healthy choice. Consult Santa Monica dentist Dr. Brightleaf and begin the …Read More