Cutting out the excess sugar in your diet will definitely be in your best interest not just for your waistline but for your oral health. Typically, tooth decay occurs when harmful bacteria in your mouth feed on sugar and produce acids...
Dr. Maria Elena Tapia, DDS, will sponsor the next Pacific Palisades Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 12 at Matthew’s Garden Cafe, 859 Swarthmore Ave. (across from CVS). The cost is $15 and a R.S.V.P. is required by calling (310) 459-7963.
Tapia, who took over Dr. Bob Nelson’s dental practice on Monument Avenue in 2009, has recently relocated her office to the 881 Alma Real building, Suite 205A.
Raised in Managua, Nicaragua, Tapia started dental school at 16. In 1998, after completing her undergraduate and graduate studies at Unan University, she moved to the United States and established
a practice in Danville, California.
In 2001, Tapia moved to Los Angeles to pursue postgraduate studies at UCLA, graduating two years later with honors. After living in Fort Lauderdale, she returned to Los Angeles and Pacific Palisades.
Members of Corpus Christi Church, Tapia and husband Marco Carino, a physical therapist, have a 3-year-old boy, Maximo. Prospective patients may call for appointments at (310) 454-0912.
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