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4 Tips for Preparing For Oral Surgery Feb 1st, 2019

When you think of surgery, you probably picture a procedure that is complex for you and your treatment team. Oral surgery may also cause you some anxiety, especially if you’ve never had it before. However, oral surgery can be comfortable and simple if you are prepared. Foad Farhoumand, DDS, and...

Why Professional Teeth Whitening Is the Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Jan 10th, 2019

A dull, lackluster smile isn’t very appealing. If you’ve noticed your smile isn’t all it should be, then it’s likely others have noticed, too. After all, your smile is your calling card, and the first impression you give someone. You want it to dazzle. Maybe you’ve tried the at-home whiteners...

6 Oral Issues that Can Be Resolved with Veneers Dec 7th, 2018

When you think of dental veneers, you probably picture news anchors, actresses and actors, or the glitterati. After all, besides making your teeth appear nearly perfect, dental veneers are just cosmetic, right? And aren’t veneers pretty fragile, requiring a lot of extra care? Well, the answers are no and no....

Why Dental Implants Might Be the Best Option for You Nov 13th, 2018

According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 27% of American adults between 20 and 64 have dental cavities. About 91% of Americans in the same age group have untreated tooth decay. These statistics show a big improvement from previous years, but it’s...

3 Benefits of Choosing Invisalign to Improve Your Smile Oct 26th, 2018

After talking to many of our patients over the years, we’re fully aware that braces don’t meet everyone’s needs. We offer Invisalign clear aligners as an alternative. If you want straighter teeth – but you don’t want the hassle of wearing braces – we can get you fitted with Invisalign...

What to Do If You Find Yourself In a Dental Emergency Sep 24th, 2018

I get patients calling to the practice saying, “Dr. Farhoumand, I have an emergency! What do I do?” The straight answer to this question, of course, is to seek help. The longer you let a dental problem linger, the longer it causes you pain and the longer it may take...

Dental Implants: The Important Health Reasons for Replacing Missing Teeth Aug 27th, 2018

Your desire for a healthy, full smile is reason enough to replace missing teeth. After all, your smile is what others often notice first when meeting you and remember longest after you’re out of sight. There’s nothing wrong with making a good impression. Fortunately, many choices exist for replacing missing...

Your Headache May Actually be TMJ Jul 26th, 2018

Your Headache May be TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) is the second most common cause of chronic pain. It makes it hard, sometimes even impossible, to eat and talk, and often causes headaches. When your TMJ is mistaken for a headache, you’ll keep trying to treat a headache. You may...

Are You a Candidate for Same-Day Crowns? Jun 28th, 2018

In a world where food is fast, shipping is next day, and messaging is instantaneous, we’ve become a society that no longer likes to wait very much. Sayings like “Rome wasn’t built in a day,” have given way to, “How quickly do you need this?” Thanks to digital technology, even...