Julie Valentine DDS Blog
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.
November 15, 2017
If you’re a teen or adult looking for a straighter smile without the hassle of metal bracket and wire braces, you’re not a lone. Invisalign is one of the most popular, effective clear braces systems available, and the results possible with this orthodontic treatment are amazing. With decades of innovations and continued success, it’s no wonder Invisalign has provided flawless smiles for thousands of patients. If you want a straighter smile, keep reading to learn more about the Invisalign orthodontic process.
October 16, 2017
If you have missing teeth, the sudden gaps in your smile can feel strange. When you move your tongue around your mouth, it only finds empty spaces and the soft tissues of your unprotected gums.
When it comes to replacing your teeth, you may wonder how does it feel to have fake teeth in my mouth? Will they be similar to my natural teeth? These are common questions that your dentist hears, especially when discussing dental implants. If you’re considering getting dental implants, this post should help you better understand the process of getting new, implant-retained teeth and what they will feel like.
September 18, 2017
Last year, charcoal teeth whitening became a trend that both excited people and frightened dentists all at the same time. Touted by users as “extremely effective” and “more natural,” dentists have been trying to caution people that this method, at best, is untested. Due to the abrasive nature of charcoal, what might appear to be a cosmetic improvement may actually be the result of irreversible dental damage. Today, a cosmetic dentist discusses the possible risks of charcoal teeth whitening as well as why more traditional alternatives may be the better, safer way to get a beautiful smile. (more…)