March 25, 2019
Did you know that dentists alone detect around 84% of oral cancers each year? Your dentist in Beverly Hills can perform an oral cancer screening in a matter of minutes during your routine checkup. This screening allows your dentist to catch issues while they are still small, which leads to better chances of a full recovery after cancer. Keep reading to learn more about oral cancer screenings and what you can expect during the process.(more…)
February 28, 2019
Your gums should be a complement for your smile, a simple framework for your beautiful teeth. But what if your gums try to steal the show? If you have excess gum tissue, your teeth may look disproportionately small and short, leading to what is often referred to as a “gummy smile.” Fortunately, laser gum recontouring (sometimes called crown lengthening) is able to gently remove the superfluous tissue and reveal and well-balanced grin that you’re eager to show off. Let’s discuss some of the benefits of this remarkable cosmetic treatment.(more…)
January 21, 2019
In years past, if you wanted to straighten your teeth, you had to wear metal brackets on your teeth for a few years. Not anymore. Did you know that many celebrities have used Invisalign to perfect their smiles? Oprah Winfrey, Zac Efron, Tom Cruise, Keira Knightley, Serena Williams, and Kate Middleton are just some of the famous people who have trusted Invisalign with their smiles. Why? What makes Invisalign the popular choice for straightening teeth among these people who are always in the spotlight? Well, they want to be camera ready, even while they correct the flaws in their smiles. With Invisalign, they were able to get the results they wanted, and you can, too. Here are 5 good reasons to choose Invisalign in Beverly Hills.(more…)
December 20, 2018
If you are missing a tooth, you likely know that you have several tooth replacement options. But one option doesn’t just simply put a placeholder prosthetic where your tooth used to be; it actually has a positive impact on you and can give you fully restored strength, function, and health. What is this option? Dental implants. If you haven’t already, you need to consider this solution seriously and learn more about it. Check out this helpful information about four things you may not know about dental implants in Beverly Hills.(more…)
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.