The Benefits of Zoom Whitening

In today’s society, patients strive for perfectly white and straight teeth. Unfortunately, many people suffer from tooth discoloration, a condition that distorts the natural shade of the teeth making them appear yellow, brown, or spotted. If you suffer from tooth discoloration and desire a quick solution, Dr. Farahmand, a reputable cosmetic dentist in Arcadia, has your answer with Zoom! With Zoom! 2 system, your teeth will be visibly whiter almost immediately — between eight to twelve shades … [Read more...]

Healthy Back to School Routine

While preparing your child’s back-to-school shopping list, don’t forget to include a visit to your favorite dentist in Arcadia, Dr. Omid Farahmand. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, more than 50 percent of children will be affected by tooth decay before age 5. You can prevent tooth decay by following the following oral hygiene tips Create a Dental Routine It’s important to establish a daily oral hygiene routine for your young ones. Create a habitual routine that … [Read more...]

What Do Bleeding Gums Mean?

Here at OF Dental Care, we want patients to live a healthy life and that includes having a smile that you are confident about! In addition to sparkling teeth, your gums play a crucial role in keeping your teeth and mouth healthy. Healthy gums should be pink in color and not red or bleeding. The occasional small bleed after flossing is usually okay, but if your gums are constantly bleeding after you brush your teeth, this might be a sign of a more serious health issue. There are many potential … [Read more...]

Oral Health Tips for Older Adults

As the saying goes, with age comes wisdom. The wisest adults pay special attention and care to their teeth to maintain exquisite oral health. Keeping your teeth in top shape as you age is vital to preserve your natural teeth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one-fourth of adults age 65 and older have no remaining teeth. Today, Dr. OmidFarahmand, a distinguished dentist in Arcadia, will point out some of the most common dental issues seniors need to be … [Read more...]

Dental Implants After Oral Cancer Treatment

Head-and-neck cancer is the most common cancer worldwide with an estimated global incidence of 500,000 new cases annually. The term "oral cancer" is used to define any cancer that develops in tissues of the mouth or the throat area at the back of the mouth. Patients with oral cancer are generally treated with a combination of radiotherapy and ablative surgery. After radical cancer surgery, the oral rehabilitation of a patient is a demanding procedure. For patients who’ve suffered from oral … [Read more...]

Dental Health and Quality of Life

When you think about your quality of life, seldom do you think about your teeth and gums. But maybe you should. The health of your teeth, tongue, gums, lips, and other structures within the oral cavity can make a significant impact on how you feel overall, how you perceive your appearance, and how you interact with others. The World Health Organization defines “quality of life” as “A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being not merely the absence of disease . . .". It is easy … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Straighten Your Teeth

An imperfect smile may be embarrassing, but for millions of teenagers and adults, the sight of metal wire braces is just as humiliating. If you want to transform your smile subtly, Invisalign® offers a clear and simple alternative. A cosmetic dentist in West Hollywood like Omid Farahmand, DMD can help you use Invisalign’s innovative process to straighten your teeth without metal brackets, wires, discomfort, or frustrating inconveniences. What Is Invisalign®? Invisalign® offers a … [Read more...]

The Top Five Benefits of Dental Implants in Arcadia

Dental implants are a popular choice for patients who are interested in restoring their smile following expected—or unexpected—tooth loss. These restorations are essentially titanium metal posts that are fabricated to act as a tooth root replacement. There are several benefits to using dental implants over alternatives such as dental bridges and dentures that our patients should be aware of. They include: Versatility. Dental implants can act as the foundation for several different … [Read more...]

Are All Mouthwashes Created Equally?

Walking through the dental aisle at the drug store can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to choosing a mouthwash. Although mouthwash is a common household item, knowing which mouthwash works best for you is critical to having good dental hygiene. With so many products on today’s market, it can be difficult to choose the best mouthwash for your needs. In this issue, Dr. Omid Farahmand of OF Dental Care in West Hollywood distinguishes the differences between mouthwashes, so you can choose … [Read more...]

Warning Signs of a Cracked Tooth

It’s often difficult to feel a cracked tooth. The pain often comes and goes. A cracked tooth, however, is a serious dental problem that leaves the mouth defenseless to decay and infection. Although cracked teeth raise health concerns, many people often overlook or ignore the warning signs. Often times, patients discover that they have a cracked tooth when visiting their dentist for a routine appointment. It is vital that damaged teeth are discovered early, so that the necessary treatment can … [Read more...]

Pin It on Pinterest