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...]

Avoid These Common Flossing Mistakes

Proper flossing is an essential part of maintaining a healthy mouth. Dentists recommend flossing at least once a day to remove plaque in areas between the teeth that are difficult to reach with a toothbrush. Flossing is just as beneficial as brushing when it comes to preventing the buildup of plaque, cavities, and gingivitis. Plaque that is not removed from teeth can eventually harden into tartar. This tartar will eventually work its way into the gums. By flossing properly ever day, you can help … [Read more...]

The Perfect Smile without Braces

Not all of us were born with perfect teeth or had braces when we were kids. As an adult the thought of having braces on for a year or more isn't appealing or practical. If you want to improve your smile but do not want the deal with metal braces, Invisalign® is your answer. How it Works Invisalign uses aligner trays made of smooth, clear, comfortable plastic. The trays fit directly over your teeth and gently move your teeth into proper alignment. The aligners will be adjusted by your dentist … [Read more...]

Does Chewing Gum Help or Hurt Your Teeth?

In the past, chewing gum was normally bad news for your teeth. Between the high sugar amounts and its capacity to stick to teeth, dentists were typically concerned about the effects of gum on teeth. But chewing gum has changed. Here is why your dentist is likely to recommend it as part of your daily hygiene. How Chewing Gum Has Changed Sugary gums that stick to your teeth are no longer the norm. Most chewing gum you find in the store (often, the best brands) are both sugar-free and do not … [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...]