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Teaching gum care to our DTLA patients for systemic benefit

The more research that takes place, the more we are gaining confirmation of what we have long suspected; our degree of oral health has a direct impact on overall health. The list of disease processes linked to oral health, specifically gum disease, is long and continually growing. As if there weren’t enough reasons for us to encourage proper gum care … Continue reading

Feeling safe in our dental practice in Los Angeles

A recent news report begins with “(Reuters) – A Tulsa, Oklahoma, health center on Saturday began drawing blood samples from patients who may have been exposed to viruses at an oral surgery dental practice that is under investigation.” The report states that as many as seven thousand people may have been affected by the unsafe practices conducted in a specific … Continue reading

What is a Proper Dental Hygiene Routine to Maintain Daily?

We’ve all heard the standard rule of thumb when it comes to dental care: brush your teeth after every meal, and floss daily. However, at Downtown Dental in Los Angeles, we know that dental care is far more complicated than that. Dr. Mungcal understands that every patient is different and requires special attention to their own specific problems and needs. … Continue reading

Oral care dentistry and its effect on your health in downtown Los Angeles

Oral health care is important, not only because it gives you a happy and healthy smile, but also because research is finding that the health of your mouth is linked to the health of your body. Dr. Mungcal, of Downtown Dental, has been working with patients in downtown Los Angeles to ensure that their oral health is optimal. Dr. Mungcal … Continue reading

Proper oral care can help you achieve greater health in Los Angeles

Patients in Los Angeles and across the United States are more health conscious today than ever before. We’re aware of the way the foods we eat affect our health, we log more hours at the gym, and we place greater importance on sleep, and on managing stress. Still, we face unexpected health challenges. This happens for many reasons – genetics, … Continue reading

Downtown Los Angeles dental patients want to know, “What is laser gum treatment?”

Mild forms of gum disease are common. Caused by the growth of plaque and bacteria that irritates the gum line causing your gums to become inflamed or occasionally bleed, gingivitis can be treated fairly simply with better brushing at home, deep cleaning in the dentist’s office, or the use of mouthwash. Unfortunately if gingivitis goes untreated, it can turn into … Continue reading

Benefiting the entire body with state of the art periodontal care in our Los Angeles, CA practice

Just as we visit our doctors because we care about our general health, we work with our dentists because the health of our teeth and gums is also important. Studies performed over the past few decades, however, are pointing to the vast significance of oral bacteria when it comes to our general health. A large number of different bacteria live … Continue reading

Periodontal disease a threat to our downtown LA patients’ livelihood

Over the past few decades, researchers have found increasing evidence that points to low grade inflammation as a trigger to cardiovascular disease. Studies have been ongoing to determine the degree to which periodontal disease plays a role in this entire process. In part, inflammation is caused by chronic infection, and periodontal disease is just that. Ongoing infection, as is present … Continue reading

What Treatment Options are Available for Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease treatment in Los Angeles is an important aspect of Dr. Mungcal’s practice. There are instances in which patients may develop this gum disease and need to address it with appropriate treatments. This is why Downtown Dental focuses on providing knowledge and education to patients to encourage a more proactive approach to avoiding periodontal disease. Periodontal disease (also known … Continue reading









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The staff here on its own deserves the five stars. Everyone is so friendly and take there time to get to know you as a patient. There very easy to work with on what’s best for you in the long run with insurance and dental care. On top of them making you feel comfortable, you can tell that they actually care about you and your dental health. The parking is also super easy and they validate so you don’t have to pay. I’d highly recommend coming here!
I am so glad I came to Downtown Dental. From the moment I walked into the office I was met with a smile and a warm welcome. During my first visit, a dental plan was made for me and they got to work right away. I have never experienced such attention to detail and such excellent customer service at a dental office. During my root canal procedure and fillings everyone was extremely helpful and constantly making sure I was comfortable. Since then, I am encouraging everyone to check out Downtown Dental, they really are amazing.
Best experience I have ever had in 40 plus years of Dentist visits. Crazy friendly people, every last one of them. Such a pleasant experience. If you need a Dentist this is the place to go. The Doctor is awesome as well.
This place has been my dentist my whole life and I won't consider going anywhere else. Everyone is nice and accommodating and the doctor knows his stuff. I just had pinhole gum rejuvenation surgery and the results are awesome. The staff really looks out for your best interest and the doctor will assure you have a great smile...pain free too..
If your looking for a Dental office that does good quality and precise work . With care and a gentle touch . then Downtown Dental is the place for you ! I got an extraction here and they made me feel comfortable and always checked to see how I was feeling and doing ! Dr. Mungcal is easily one of the best dentist in LA.
Most updated equipment ive ever seen in a dental office, pain less wisdom teeth extraction and comfortable throughout the entire process. Dr.Mungcal, Lali and the entire staff make a great team!! Thank you Downtown Dental!!
Amazing staff, efficient, professional, and all around incredible! We love the technology they have right in their office making our appointments time effective. Dr. Mungcal and his crew are amazing!
The staff is very knowledgeable and professional. My experience here is always great! Couldn't be happier
I have been going to downtown dental for years and I just can't recommend them enough. Priyam and Sussie are extra amazing, as is the entire team there!
Absolutely amazing experience at Downtown Dental! The staff is so kind and really welcome you in. Overall the dental care has been incredible and I highly, highly recommend coming here for any dental need.

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