Julie Valentine DDS Blog
November 13, 2018
Here in Beverly Hills, there’s a lot of emphasis on health and wellness. Unfortunately, many adults fail to take care of one of the most important aspects of general wellbeing: their teeth and gums. It may surprise you to learn that oral and overall health are inextricably linked, especially when it comes to gum disease. This chronic condition can take a toll on an otherwise healthy body, starting with the heart. Keep reading to learn more about why sometimes, caring for your health starts means starting with your mouth.
October 15, 2018
Getting dental insurance is a great way to invest in your healthy and lasting smile. Making the most out of your plan can require a little bit of strategic planning, though — and your dentist is there to help you do just that! As the end of the year approaches, it is important to remember that unused insurance benefits typically do not roll over to the next period. Fortunately, there is still time to rescue what you haven’t taken advantage of in 2018. Keep reading to learn more about how!
September 15, 2018
When a tooth has gone missing, there’s no better replacement than dental implants. This option takes care of the missing tooth as well as the supportive root structure, giving you a sturdy and long-lasting prosthetic tooth. However, not everyone is eligible for dental implants. If you are, it’s great news for your smile — keep reading to find out more about why and how to know which tooth replacement may be best for you!
July 31, 2018
Tooth loss can have a serious impact on the way you feel about your smile — especially if you are missing many or all of your teeth. Unfortunately, patients who choose a traditional denture to fill those gaps may never achieve a proper fit and can end up feeling frustrated and stressed out most of the time. There is a sturdy alternative, though — and it’s with implant-supported dentures. Keep reading to learn more about this option, including how it works and whether it might be right for you.
May 6, 2018
Sometimes a little cosmetic treatment is all we need to feel confident in our smile again. Having a beautiful smile can do wonders for your self-esteem, confidence, and attitude, but sometimes it’s not easy to know which cosmetic treatment may be right for you. Teeth whitening can brighten your smile while Invisalign can remove multiple gaps. Of course, porcelain veneers can offer the best of both worlds.
Take a moment to consider these 5 reasons to choose porcelain veneers from your dentist in Beverly Hills! You may be surprised that you were a candidate!
April 6, 2018
Dr. Julie Valentine, DDS has been providing expert emergency dental care in Beverly Hills for many years. The very nature of an emergency is that it happens unexpectedly — a knocked-out tooth, a painful toothache, abscess, or loose crown isn’t something you pencil into your schedule, after all. Any injury to your mouth and teeth can have serious consequences to your overall health, and that’s why a dental emergency requires immediate care.
March 7, 2018
Dr. Julie Valentine, DDS is warm and caring with a ‘gentle touch’ and has exceptional dentistry skills. Dr. Julie Valentine offers a complete range of dental services and expertise. Helping each patient to look and feel their best is Dr. Julie Valentine’s goal. Patients become part of the Dr. Julie Valentine, DDS dental family – enjoying ‘Gentle Dentistry’ techniques. Whenever possible, Dr. Julie Valentine tries to save existing teeth. Dr. Julie Valentine believes that the preservation of the original tooth structure is a strong advantage for patients, cost-saving, and ensures the long-term health and function of their teeth.
February 15, 2018
Please take a moment to get to know your friendly, ‘gentle-touch’, highly skilled Beverly Hills dentist – Dr. Julie Valentine, DDS. Dr. Valentine’s story is one of passion, dedication, and excellence — all traits that she puts to work for every one of her amazing patients!
January 4, 2018
So you’ve finished your teeth whitening procedure and you’re thrilled with the results. No one would ever know that you’ve enjoyed years of coffee, tea and red wine – and you’d like to keep it that way. You may have friends who have successfully bleached their teeth, only to have them revert back to their yellow or stained appearance within months. You’d rather avoid that scenario if at all possible, but what’s the best way to do that? Aside from trying to minimize some of the staining foods in your diet, what else can you do to maintain your beautiful new smile? Here are several ideas that can extend the life of your results over the long-term.
December 15, 2017
The holidays are here! It’s a time to surround yourself around friends and family and many patients may find themselves flying out of state to see their loved ones.
Traveling is a fantastic way to rejuvenate yourself for the upcoming new year, but you must be sure to take care of your mouth before traveling. This is critical because it can help you avoid dental emergencies or having to visit an emergency dentist while on vacation.