Dr. Les Latner's Dental Blog
August 29, 2016
Although we have all been told that we need to floss daily, many look at flossing like an added chore. As a result, many skip out on flossing. In fact, as much as 27 percent of adults lie to their dentists about flossing. In addition, a recent study found that only four out of ten Americans floss their teeth every day, with 20 percent of Americans admitting to have never flossed. With a recent article by the Associated Press claiming that flossing is not important to preventing gum disease, as your dentist in Los Angeles, Dr. Latner is here to tell you that flossing DOES matter!
July 21, 2016
Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, there are so many ways you can enhance your smile. However, simply deciding to have a cosmetic procedure is not enough. You must select a cosmetic dentist in Los Angeles with the training, the experience and the dedication to give you a smile that is not only beautiful, but a fitting complement to your unique features. In the City of Angels, that dentist is Dr. Latner.
June 10, 2016
If you have a less than perfect smile, you can quickly and easily get the amazing smile you’ve always wanted with porcelain veneers in Los Angeles. A cosmetic dentist in Los Angeles will give you a custom smile by covering your cosmetic flaws with porcelain fronts that are bonded to the front side of the teeth. With a simple, noninvasive procedure, your smile will be completely transformed.
May 5, 2016
When you think about the reasons for straightening your crowded, gapped or otherwise misaligned teeth, you’re probably just thinking about the cosmetic benefits of a more beautiful smile. But your dentist in Los Angeles, Dr. Les Latner, wants you to know that a properly-aligned bite does far more than help you look better — it also improves your overall health. How? Keep reading to find out!
April 8, 2016
Have you always longed for a smile with straight teeth, but didn’t want to spend the time or the money necessary for orthodontics? Well, what if we told you that at Westside Dental Associates we give patients beautiful smiles faster than ever for a reasonable expenditure? Superfast Invisalign clear braces are now powered by Propel Orthodontics, so treatment is up to 50 percent faster than regular Invisalign. And with Dr. Latner’s special offer, you could pay as little as $99 per month for orthodontic treatment. So, if you’re in the market for affordable Invisalign in Los Angeles, contact Westside Dental Associates today!
Los Angeles Invisalign Expert Answers 9 Questions You Need to Know About Invisibly Straightening Your Teeth
March 4, 2016
Westside Dental Associates is the go-to dentist for Invisalign in Los Angeles. If you’re looking for that movie star smile without the unsightly appearance of traditional braces, Invisalign is the orthodontic treatment option for you. The virtually invisible treatment will move your teeth into their correct alignment in less time than traditional braces. Plus, you’ll have added confidence knowing you are discreetly correcting your teeth for a straighter smile.
February 3, 2016
If your teeth look less than perfect, porcelain veneers are the ideal solution to enhance the appearance of your smile. Porcelain veneers are placed on the front of the teeth for a complete smile makeover. Over the last decade, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry reports porcelain veneer procedures have increased by over 200 percent due to the amazing results they create. Los Angeles porcelain veneers from Westside Dental Associates will give you an amazing smile with unbelievable before and after results.
January 26, 2016
To say I’ve seen a lot of teeth throughout my career would be an understatement. One thing I’ve learned during these years as your trusted Los Angeles dentist is that no two mouths are the same — ever. What works for one patient may not (and probably won’t) work for another. That’s why at Westside Dental Associates, we make sure to offer variety with each of our services. It’s no different with dentures. If you’re missing teeth and need a good, sturdy replacement in 2016, keep reading to learn about your options with modern dentures in Los Angeles.
January 19, 2016
Do something for us right now. Look into the mirror (or your phone’s reflection) and smile. Are you 100 percent happy with what you see? Or is there a small gap here, a little discoloration there? We’ll let you in on a little secret. When you feel good about the way your smile looks, life looks a little brighter, too. Fortunately, you’ve got smile-enhancing options from your Los Angeles cosmetic dentist, Dr. Les Latner. Learn how you can improve your smile confidence at Westside Dental Associates in 2016!
January 13, 2016
As your trusted dentist in Los Angeles, I have one goal (and it might count as two): to make your teeth as healthy as they are beautiful. I can do my portion when you come in for your regular checkups and cleanings, but the greater part of your oral health depends on the choices you make at home. That’s why I work hard to educate my patients, too, on what they can do to maintain strong, gorgeous teeth for a lifetime. With that in mind, I’ve listed five tips for excellent oral health. Any that you’d like to add? Please let us know in the comments section below!