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What Steps Are Involved in a Smile Makeover?

Posted November 01, 2022 in Smile Makeover

3 Minute Read:  A smile makeover is a customized combination of cosmetic dental treatments designed to transform damaged, discolored, or misaligned teeth into the movie star smile you’ve always wanted.  Changing your smile from dull to delightful can take as little as one day or as much as a year to complete.  The following steps […]

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Which Cosmetic Dental Procedures Are Often Combined?

Posted October 15, 2022 in Smile Makeover

3 Minute Read:  Combining procedures is a good idea if you are ready to address multiple cosmetic dental flaws and want to accomplish your goals as quickly as possible. However, some treatments are more easily performed together than others.  The following scenarios are the most common, and procedures should be performed in a specific order. […]

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What’s the Difference Between a General Dentist and a Cosmetic Dentist?

Posted August 31, 2022 in Smile Makeover

4 Minute Read:  It is common to hear terms like general dentist and cosmetic dentist thrown around. Because they are both “dentists,” you may not realize that there is a fairly significant difference between them — even though many dentists offer both services. So, what’s the difference? General dentists provide necessary services to keep teeth […]

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Do Patients With Dental Phobias Need Sedation Dentistry?

Posted June 02, 2022 in Sedation Dentistry

2 Minute Read:  Dr. Kevin Sands is the Beverly Hills celebrity dentist, and his cosmetic dental patients all have the sparkling white smiles you’d expect. While Dr. Sands would never divulge their secrets, he can say that some of these patients required sedation due to dental phobias. If You Have a Fear of the Dentist, […]

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How Does Invisalign® Teeth Straightening Work?

Posted May 05, 2022 in Invisalign®

2 Minute Read:  If you have concerns about a smile that isn’t as straight as you’d like it to be but shudder at the idea of traditional metal braces, you have probably thought about clear dental aligners. Invisalign® clear dental aligners has proven itself to be a highly effective method to treat teeth that are […]

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3 Ways to Treat a Dental Injury

Posted April 01, 2022 in Dental Care, Dental Problems

4 Minute Read:  If you experience a dental injury, the number one thing to do is seek professional help immediately.  If you have a dental emergency in the Beverly Hills area, call 310-273-0111 right away. If a tooth has become dislodged to any degree and you cannot get to an emergency dentist, you should visit […]

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Teeth Whitening, Porcelain Veneers, or Both?

Posted March 01, 2022 in Porcelain Veneers, Teeth Whitening

2 Minute Read:  Teeth whitening and veneers are the fastest and easiest ways to enhance the look of your smile. If you have good overall oral health but are concerned about one or more cosmetic issues, such as stained teeth or slightly crooked teeth, cosmetic dentistry options like professional teeth whitening or veneers can work […]

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Does Invisalign® Work Just as Well as Braces?

Posted February 02, 2022 in Invisalign®

3 Minute Read:  Invisalign® is a great option for adults who decide it is finally time to straighten their teeth but are concerned with the aesthetic look and physical feel of traditional metal braces.  While metal braces have been used to straighten teeth successfully for decades, they are not without their downsides. Namely, they can […]

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