Oral Health Keys: Toothaches

Toothaches can present themselves at any time, so it is important to always look for the signs and symptoms if they should arise. If you are suffering from a toothache, it means that an abscessed tooth has caused an infection in your mouth. Typically, toothaches are caused by tooth decay,... Read more »

Brushing With Whitening Toothpaste Can Maintain Your Smile’s Appearance After a Dental Bleaching Treatment

Having Dr. Sanaz Khoubnazar administer a dental bleaching treatment is often the safest and most effective method for removing stubborn dental stains from the teeth that appear in your smile. The professional techniques and special tools at her disposal can effectively whiten your tooth enamel without harming your mouth. After... Read more »

Water Flossers Can Help Fight Cavities and Gingivitis

The American Dental Association (and dentists everywhere) recommend cleaning your smile every day to keep cavities and gum disease from invading your smile. And while brushing effectively cleans tooth surfaces, it isn't really well suited for cleaning those areas between the teeth and around the gumline. This is where flossing... Read more »

Preparation for a Complete Denture Often Calls for Extracting Any Remaining Teeth

Severe periodontal disease and the loss of multiple teeth to untreated cavities can significantly hamper your overall oral function. Even the teeth that remain might be so severely compromised that it is only a matter of time before they too are lost. If the underlying bone structure in your mouth... Read more »

Healthy Halloween Tips

October has arrived, and Halloween is on its way! It’s time for fun costumes, trick or treating and loads of Halloween candy! We here at Smiles Santa Monica in Santa Monica, California know that it can be a challenge to help your family’s mouths stay healthy around Halloween. We support... Read more »

If It Isn’t Repaired, a Chipped Tooth Could Develop a Severe Cavity

Your teeth are intended to be hard enough to chew most common foods. However, there are times when significant unnatural force can be applied to a tooth causing a chip in the otherwise durable tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur if you grind your teeth at night,... Read more »

Hanks Balanced Salt Solution Can Help Preserve a Knocked Out Tooth

A severe dental trauma like having a tooth knocked out or broken off at the gumline can cause significant pain and other potential complications. In some of these cases, Dr. Sanaz Khoubnazar might be able to successfully implant the tooth back into the socket. For this to be a viable... Read more »

Dental Crowns for Teeth in Distress

Are your teeth like damsels in distress? Dental crowns are an amazingly effective treatment for teeth that need rescuing. Here are some key facts to look at when considering getting a dental crown: - Crowns are talented at mending and restoring old dental procedures, such as bridges, implants, and root... Read more »

The Passage to Dental Bridgework

Have you lost a tooth or two? For the health of your mouth, it’s significant to fill in the gap or gaps with replacements as soon as the area is ready. Dental bridges can securely and competently turn your smile back into its old, healthy self. Listed below are key... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Enhance Your Smile’s Appearance

A gleaming white smile can bolster your self-confidence in business and your social life. Cosmetic imperfections on your teeth can hamper your self-esteem and leave you wanting for answers. In a situation like this you should consider schedule a consultation with Dr. Sanaz Khoubnazar to explore their cosmetic dentistry options.... Read more »