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Technology and Expertise Delivering Excellence from Your Dentist in Los Angeles

January 9, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 4:11 pm

image of digital dental x-rayWhen the first personal computer was introduced to the general public in the 1980’s, the whole world changed. We were thrust into the Information Age, a time when technological advancements would begin to explode. The residual effects are still being felt, appearing in every field that you can think of, including dentistry. That means that a trip to your dentist in Los Angeles represents a completely different experience than it did years ago. Learn how your local professional has married experience with technology to deliver the maximum in comfort and care.

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Feel Good About Your Smile with Teeth Whitening of Los Angeles

January 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 3:08 pm

before and after teeth whiteningA recent study found that one-third of Americans are unhappy with their smiles. The foregoing data is significant given that your teeth are constantly being judged, not just by you, but also by the people you encounter. This is verified by another data set that shows that 73% of Americans are more likely to trust a person with a nice smile that someone with a great job, expensive car or stylish wardrobe. Given that we live in such a status-driven society, it’s quite eye-opening that the condition of your pearly whites rates more important than the listed items, which are used to measure your level of success. So if you feel a pressing urge to address your imperfections, you’re a good candidate for teeth whitening of Los Angeles or one of the many other types of cosmetic dentistry available to you.

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Smile Like a Star with Porcelain Veneers of Los Angeles

December 12, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 12:53 pm

woman smiling posing with porcelain veneersFor far too long you’ve felt insecure about your smile. You’ve hidden from camera lenses and lamented over the idea of talking in front of large crowds of people. These fears have centered around your teeth. You’ve never been comfortable with the way they look, and as a result, have felt inadequate. But the time has come for you to make a change and start living your life to the fullest, by fixing your smile and confidence, but you’re unsure about which route of cosmetic dentistry to take. Your dentist recommends porcelain veneers of Los Angeles and provides information on their many benefits.

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Get a Beautiful, Healthy Smile for Less with Your Dentist in Los Angeles

December 5, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 2:02 pm

finger pressing special offer signWe don’t live in a bubble. We understand that many people truly desire to have a healthy mouth, teeth and gums. But, some will be reluctant to visit their dentist because of concerns with the cost. That’s why as your dentist in Los Angeles, we’ve eliminated the cost barrier so that if you’re more price-sensitive, you don’t have to miss out on excellent oral health. Read on to learn more about why it’s important not to neglect your oral hygiene and how we can help you maintain your overall oral health.

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Get the Beautiful Smile You’ve Always Desired with Invisalign

November 18, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 3:24 pm

woman pointing at teeth smilingA beautiful smile is just as synonymous with the city of Los Angeles as palm trees and Lakers basketball. When your teeth aren’t straight, though, you just don’t feel as confident about your smile, causing you to withdraw. But the reality is that your smile can shine just as bright as the stars of Hollywood. Invisalign offers an avenue to achieve the look you desire.

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Confused About Dental Terms? Here Is a Quick Primer!

October 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 10:11 pm

examining dictionaryAre you a word nerd? If not, you probably don’t know all the dental terms that relate to your oral health. Even if you love words, though, you still might be a little foggy on the meanings of certain words and phrases as they relate to oral health. Don’t worry — your friendly dentist is here to guide you through the ABCs of caring for that stunning smile of yours!

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Eating Disorders Damaging Your Oral Health? Your Dentist Can Help

October 13, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Les Latner @ 8:44 pm

Close up of teethYour dietary habits have a large impact on your overall and oral health. Nothing is more detrimental to both than eating disorders. While many are aware of the consequences that these disorders can have on your health, few understand the implications that are produced for your teeth and gums. The harmful habits associated with the poor nutritional choices can deplete your body of vital nutrients, causing significant damage to the teeth and gums. To restore your oral health, you will need the help of a trusted dentist.
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Patients Love Zoom Teeth Whitening, But Watch the “Zingers!”

September 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 10:17 pm

women smiling white teeth

Have you been wanting a whiter smile? Considering getting teeth whitening from your local dentist? This may actually be the best idea you’ve had in a long time! But there may be a few questions holding you back from diving right into your cosmetic treatment, the main one being: will this procedure hurt?

If you would like to learn more about the professional teeth whitening experience, stay tuned. Your dentist is here to help you get the most out of your zoom whitening treatment.

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Are Receding Gums Hereditary?

September 17, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 9:55 pm

three generations of womenYou inherit a lot from your parents. You might have your dad’s nose, your mom’s eyebrows, and your grandpa’s hair. You may even have some of the same mannerisms, likes, and dislikes as previous generations. Sometimes, genetics can give you wonderful traits. However, you might also have inherited some unpleasant things from the family members who came before you, like receding gums. What causes this problem, and how can a dentist help your smile be healthier?

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How Does Oral Conscious Sedation Dentistry Work?

August 15, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 11:21 pm

man afraid of dentistDoes the mere thought of visiting the dentist make you squirm? If you have dental fears, you’re far from alone. Millions of people allow their fears to stop them from receiving necessary procedures. However, these people may not be aware that modern dental techniques can lead to a virtually pain-free experience. Your dentist might decide that oral conscious sedation dentistry in Los Angeles for you. What does this involve?

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