What is Periodontal Disease and How Can it be Prevented?

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is one of the most prevalent dental issues plaguing Americans today. In fact, gum disease is responsible for many common dental problems, including tooth decay and even tooth loss. However, periodontal disease doesn’t have to be an issue. By understanding the nature of the disease and ways in which to prevent it, you can keep your mouth healthy and protect your teeth for years to come with the assistance of your dentist. What Causes Periodontal … [Read more...]

The Process of Porcelain Veneers

Having a pearly white smile is something that everyone wants. Unfortunately, most of us aren’t born with a perfect set of teeth. The good news, though, is that with the help of a dentist in West Hollywood, you can still get that smile you’ve always wanted. Porcelain veneers are a common procedure used to improve the overall appearance of your teeth including color, size and shape. Made from thin layers of porcelain, they are typically used to fill in gaps or chips in your smile. Here is … [Read more...]

What Are Implant Supported Dentures and Are They Right for Me?

As the dental field evolves, dental technology does as well. For individuals in need of dentures, this means being able to forego traditional dentures that require sticky, messy adhesive. Instead, you can take advantage of what is known as implant supported dentures. The revolutionary aspect of this type of implant is that it requires no adhesive, as it relies upon titanuim implants in your upper or lower jaw bone for support. What are the Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures?  When you begin … [Read more...]

Invisalign, A Great Alternative

A beautiful, straight smile can provide you with a lifetime of happiness. While metal braces were once the only option available, today it is possible to achieve straighter teeth without worrying about the visibility of braces. Invisalign provides a clear alternative to traditional metal braces. Traditional braces are attached to your teeth throughout the course of treatment which can sometimes make it difficult to eat or drink but more so of feeling insecure. With Invisalign, the clear … [Read more...]

How In-Office Teeth Whitening Works

Many patients who are looking for a dentist in West Hollywood come to Dr. Farahmand wanting to learn how they can brighten their smile. A major concern is if the procedure is uncomfortable and / or lengthy. The good news is that OF Dental Care uses the Zoom 2 System, a system that not only is safe and comfortable but produces spectacular results in as little as 45 minutes. The first thing that Dr. Farahmand does is to ensure that the patient is a suitable candidate for the procedure. Once … [Read more...]

Dental Implants

Are dental implants the right choice for you? An increasing number of people are choosing dental implants in order to improve their smile and replace broken or missing teeth. Commonly the result of gum disease, tooth decay, and injury, tooth loss can cause a negative effect on your self-confidence and can even alter your facial appearance over time. Modern dental implants are an excellent option for replacing one or more teeth without affecting the adjacent teeth. The implant procedure allows an … [Read more...]

Improving your Smile with the Latest Dental Techniques

Given the advances made in dental care today, there is absolutely no reason to live with a smile that you do not love. By consulting with a dedicated cosmetic dentist in Hollywood, you can take advantage of leading-edge dentistry while still enjoying one-on-one service. This is precisely the type of commitment that Dr. Farahmand brings to his practice. With offices located in both Arcadia and Hollywood, Dr. Farahmand is able to meet the needs of patients throughout the Los Angeles area. … [Read more...]