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Pacifiers and Sippy Cups Cause Dental Injuries


Dental injuries are not something we think about when it comes to infants. According to a recent online article mouth injuries in infants are very common. Researchers have discovered that children who are learning to walk are at increased risk of dental injury from baby bottles, sippy cups and pacifiers. In an unprecedented move, they closely reviewed nationwide statistical data from the last 20 years and discovered that, on average, 2,270 injuries related to these products are treated in U.S. emergency rooms each year.  Continue reading

Dr. Katherine Ahn Featured in Laguna Beach Independent

dr ahnDid you know that approximately 35% of Orange County kindergartners have untreated tooth decay? For many parents, there is a natural tendency to focus on the necessity of immunization and preventive health measures for their children. These are all extremely important, of course. But often overlooked in their children’s formative years is how critically essential early and regular dental care is to long-term dental health, childhood development, and overall health.Hold on a minute, you may be thinking: Continue reading

The Image Center Supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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The Image Center staff joined thousands of people to participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk held annually in Costa Mesa, California. Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about steps we can take to reduce the risk of getting breast cancer, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society lead the fight against this disease with groundbreaking breast Continue reading

Impression Dental Care Supports Mrs. Globe Pageant

mrsglobeThe Image Center’s own Impression Dental Care was happy to Sponsor two delegates for the 2012 Mrs. Globe Pageant. Impression Dental Care’s Dr. Katherine Ahn has been a passionate supporter for the W.I.N. Foundation and welcomed the invitation to also be a judge for the event which is held annually. Mrs. Globe is the largest international pageant for Misses in the world. Mrs. Globe is both a celebration of beauty and culture, as well as the largest charitable event for the WIN Foundation, a non-profit outreach that specializes Continue reading

Dr. Katherine Ahn Honored as a Top Dentist by Orange Coast Magazine

ahn_topdentist_2We are pleased to announce that Dr. Katherine Ahn of Impression Dental Care, Huntington Beach, has been selected by her peers as one of Orange County’s Top Dentists for 2009. This significant achievement places Dr. Ahn among the top 10% of all practicing dentists in Orange County.

The September 2009 issue of Orange Coast Magazine highlights dentists and dental specialists chosen through an exhaustive peer review survey conducted by topDentists, USA, Inc., and independent research company.


CBS News Features Dr. Katherine Ahn – Million Dollar Smile

smile3Dr. Katherine Ahn of Impression Dental Care at The Image Center was featured on CBS with a story on the use of Zirconia in dentistry, an advanced dental material that is giving dentists the option of restoring patients’ smile “metal free”. Traditional metal based restorations tend to look flat, opaque or grayish since light cannot pass through the metal. Some metal based restorations can cause allergic responses or tissue inflammatory responses. Recent technological advances in cosmetic dentistry Continue reading

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