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Which Cosmetic Dental Procedures Are Often Combined?

Posted in Smile Makeover

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. When Teeth Need […]

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

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Smile Makeover

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 and gums healthy, […]

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Do Patients With Dental Phobias Need Sedation Dentistry?

Posted in Sedation Dentistry

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, You’re Not Alone […]

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How Does Invisalign® Teeth Straightening Work?

Posted in Invisalign®

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 misaligned.  What Is […]

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3 Ways to Treat a Dental Injury

Posted in Dental Care

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 an emergency room.  […]

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Teeth Whitening, Porcelain Veneers, or Both?

Posted in Porcelain Veneers, Teeth Whitening

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 by themselves or […]

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Does Invisalign® Work Just as Well as Braces?

Posted in Invisalign®

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 be uncomfortable — […]

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