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On our blog you will find the latest dental news and anything related to dental treatments. Our dentist in Encino focuses on patient education which is the key to success in having excellent long-term oral health.

 

Encino area dentist answers, can you seal out tooth decay?

Encino area dentist answers, can you seal out tooth decay?

Patients in the area of Encino, CA want to learn about the services provided by their dentist. Many are interested in discussing tooth decay, a common condition caused by poor oral health. What are the treatment options for tooth decay? Can you seal out tooth decay? Can tooth decay be reversed? These are all common questions that are brought up by new and existing patients.[...]

Jul 26, 2017 | Fillings Read More

Smile design

Dentist in the Encino Area Answers the Question, Can Receding Gums Heal?

Patients in the area of Encino, CA are encouraged to visit their dentist as soon as they notice problems such as receding gums. A receding gum line is an issue that should never be ignored or overlooked. Receding gums can be an indication of a much bigger problem such as periodontitis that can result in permanent destruction of the smile.[...]

Jun 15, 2017 | Periodontal Disease Read More

Smile design

Invisalign Learn How Treatment Could Give You a Beautiful and Healthy Smile

An increasing number of people are interested in achieving a straighter and more esthetically pleasing smile and Invisalign is often a very appropriate solution. This orthodontic system is discreet and easy to use and provides predictable results. It is based on proven orthodontic technologies and is used worldwide [...]

May 18, 2017 | Invsalign Read More

Smile design

Smile design

At Signature Smiles of LA, patients in the area of Encino, CA have access to a variety of cosmetic procedures used to achieve a more beautiful smile. When individuals have a number of concerns with their cosmetic appearance, they need to speak to a dentist about a dental plan called “smile design.” [...]

May 10, 2017 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

Get a Smile Makeover with Cosmetic Dentistry

Get a Smile Makeover with Cosmetic Dentistry

Visiting a dentist in the Encino, CA area is more than just cleanings and examinations. At Signature Smiles of LA, our staff is proud to provide patients with the option of achieving a full smile makeover. Using cosmetic dentistry procedures, patients can combine a variety of dental treatments for an amazing transformation of the smile[...]

April 11th, 2017 | Smile Design Read More

Can You Cure Periodontal Disease?

Can You Cure Periodontal Disease?

Dr. Sheila Mahooti is a dentist who provides a variety of services to new and existing patients in her practice, Signature Smiles of LA, in Encino, CA. She understands the importance of a beautiful, healthy smile, and provides patients with solutions to avoid a variety of oral health conditions including periodontal disease and tooth decay. [...]

March 15th, 2017 | Periodontal Disease Read More

Dentist in Encino Explains what to do when Teeth are Sensitive after Whitening

Dentist in Encino Explains what to do when Teeth are Sensitive after Whitening

On a daily basis, we talk with patients about their concerns related to the brightness of their teeth. We completely understand the frustration you may feel if your teeth are no longer as white as they used to be! The value of a brilliant, radiant smile is certainly not hard to see in our "Selfie" society. [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Dentist in Encino Read More

Encino Dentist Explains the Benefits of Veneers

Encino Dentist Explains the Benefits of Veneers

Many of our patients express concern about the appearance of their smile. In many cases, porcelain veneers are the ideal solution. These ultra-thin layers of porcelain accentuate the natural beauty of the smile. At the same time, the extra coverage of a veneer also creates greater resilience than what exists naturally [...]

October 19th, 2016 | Veneers Read More

Visit Your Dentist in Encino for a Dental Experience like No Other

Visit Your Dentist in Encino for a Dental Experience like No Other

Let's face it, dental visits are not at the top of most people's list of favorite things to do! The team at Signature Smiles of LA does not pretend any different. We understand that you may hesitate in making the appointments that could save, restore, or enhance your smile [...]

September 26th, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

Dentist in Encino Reveals How to Improve Your Smile in Just One Dental Visit

Dentist in Encino Reveals How to Improve Your Smile in Just One Dental Visit

Many of us wish that we could make our smile stand out just a bit more - or maybe a lot more. At Signature Smiles of LA, it is our priority to provide you with the treatment options and the level of care you deserve. In many cases, it is possible to add some "oomph" to the smile in a single visit [...]

September 12nd, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

Cosmetic Dentistry When Pregnant

Cosmetic Dentistry When Pregnant

When you are expecting, you have a number of new tasks that require your attention. There are trips to your obstetrician, to childbirth classes, and seemingly endless shopping excursions to help you prepare your home for its new inhabitant. In addition to these important details, you also want to attend to your teeth [...]

July 5th, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

Braces Vs. Invisalign: Which Is Best?

Braces Vs. Invisalign: Which Is Best?

Braces and Invisalign are both designed to straighten teeth while improving your smile and your oral health. If you are deciding between braces or Invisalign to straighten your teeth, you may be faced with many questions. Which one is more effective? Which one is more affordable? If you don’t know which one is right for you, fear not! Our dentist, Dr. Mahooti [...]

July 5th, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

What Causes Bad Breath and What Can You Do About It?

What Causes Bad Breath and What Can You Do About It?

Bad breath, or halitosis, is embarrassing and can be caused by a number of different factors. These include food choices, lifestyle habits such as smoking and your dental and medical health. While occasional halitosis affects all of us at times, more persistent bad breath does require investigation. It can be very difficult to tell if you have bad breath and it is [...]

May 31st, 2016 | Bad Breath Read More

Gum Disease

Gum Disease

Gum Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment and Its Impact on General Health We often find that people are focused on having a healthy white smile and gum health is overlooked. Your teeth need healthy and strong gums to protect them and to hold them in place. If you take a look at your gums, they should be pale pink, will feel firm to touch and should fit tightly around [...]

April 11th, 2016 | Periodontal Read More

Crowns versus Inlays and Onlays

Crowns versus Inlays and Onlays

Crowns, inlays and onlays are used to restore teeth damaged by decay or trauma. They are all slightly different, so when is each used and why? To help you, we have put together a brief guide to crowns, inlays and onlays, explaining why we may suggest a particular option and how each could help your dental health. We will also take a quick look at the different [...]

March 29th, 2016 | Cosmetic Dentist Read More

Types Of Toothbrushes

Types Of Toothbrushes

Types Of Toothbrushes When it comes to toothbrushes, it may seem as though there are about a million designs out there from which to choose. So much so that it can often feel a little overwhelming. Does any of it even matter, or will any old toothbrush do? Here are a few answers to common questions about the types of toothbrushes available today. Does the bristle design matter? [...]

March 4th, 2016 | Uncategorized Read More

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