For 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.
Dr. Les Latner's Dental Blog
December 12, 2017
December 5, 2017
We 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.
November 18, 2017
A 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.
October 20, 2017
Are 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!
October 13, 2017
Your 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.
September 20, 2017
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.
September 17, 2017
You 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?
August 15, 2017
Does 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?
August 8, 2017
When you think of emergencies, you might think of a house catching on fire or an elderly person taking a fall. You might not think about your teeth. In fact, if you have good oral hygiene habits, you might take it for granted that your pearly whites will stay in great condition indefinitely. Unfortunately, a dental emergency in Los Angeles can happen anytime. Here are some situations when you should contact a dentist immediately.
July 31, 2017
Gum recession is what happens when your delicate periodontal (gum) tissue pulls away from where it should be, leaving the roots of the teeth exposed and putting you at risk for a host of oral health issues. At Westside Dental Associates, we see gum recession in adult patients of all ages — and we want to help prevent and treat receding gums in Los Angeles. Keep reading to find out more about keeping your gum tissue healthy in this week’s blog post!