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Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner, DMD

Dentist

Dr. Lawrence Zabner is a Dentist practicing in Toluca Lake, CA. Dr. Zabner specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Zabner also treats Migraine Headaches, Tensions Headaches, TMJ Problems, Sleep Apnea and Snoring Problems.
42 years Experience
Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner, DMD
  • Toluca Lake, CA
  • Hebrew University
  • Accepting new patients

Why do I have sensitivity in all my lower teeth?

There are many possibilities for this. Night time clenching or grinding- known as bruxism could be one of the reasons. Also if you’re using a toothpaste that is too abrasive this READ MORE
There are many possibilities for this. Night time clenching or grinding- known as bruxism could be one of the reasons. Also if you’re using a toothpaste that is too abrasive this could be part of the answer. Best you see a dentist for assistance with diagnosis and treatment.

Are raisins good for your teeth?

Raisins are high in sugar and are very sticky when chewing. They stick to your teeth and cause cavities. So, I don’t think they're good for your teeth. However, they are healthy READ MORE
Raisins are high in sugar and are very sticky when chewing. They stick to your teeth and cause cavities. So, I don’t think they're good for your teeth. However, they are healthy and, if you brush your teeth, they are good for you.

Do dental whitening toothpastes contain bleach?

They contain a form of peroxide which bleach teeth. They are safe even in the long run.

I had a root canal and the same tooth is hurting again. What should I do?

First, you should seek a specialist to evaluate the tooth. If it's not a tooth problem, seek out someone who understands TMJ problems and related symptoms.

Are whitening toothpastes bad for the teeth?

There are no problems with most over the counter whitening toothpaste. Some patients have been know to experience some tooth sensitivity. This will stop once you cease using READ MORE
There are no problems with most over the counter whitening toothpaste. Some patients have been know to experience some tooth sensitivity. This will stop once you cease using the toothpaste.

Having an abscessed tooth? What could this mean?

An "abscesses tooth" is an infection associated with a tooth that has been developing over time. It can be from either a chronic slow developing or an acute quick developing infection. READ MORE
An "abscesses tooth" is an infection associated with a tooth that has been developing over time. It can be from either a chronic slow developing or an acute quick developing infection.
It will usually start in a tooth as a cavity. The abscess can be prevented by early diagnosis of the cavity and treated.
Acute abscess is often painful. An abscess causesd by a chronic infection is less likely to be painful.
Regular dental exams and x-rays will help to catch infections early on.

Pain after a filling?

See your dentist. There are a number of potential causes for this post-op pain