1. If I am afraid of the dentist, is there anything that can help me?
Yes. Sedation dentistry is available for anyone who has anxiety about visiting the dentist for your regular dental visits. With sedation dentistry, you will take an oral medication prior to your procedure that will not make you unconscious, but will keep you in a relaxed state. You will be able to respond to any requests, but you will feel calm and at ease. This will allow Beverly Hills dentist Dr. Sands to perform the necessary procedures on your teeth, and you will walk away with little, if any, recollection of the treatment.
2. Why should I visit the dentist regularly?
In dentistry, an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. Preventative treatments performed during your regular dental visits will preserve the appearance and life of your smile. Regular cleanings can both reduce the need for tooth whitening and increase the length of your results. It allows us to identify problems before they become serious, so you can have a porcelain filling instead of a root canal and dental crown, a crown instead of losing a tooth and needing a dental implant.
3. How often should I visit the dentist?
Visits to the dentist twice a year are recommended for the health and beauty of your smile.
4. How are the health and beauty of my teeth related?
Healthy teeth are beautiful teeth, and vice-versa. If your teeth are straight, they are easier to clean, they function better, and they look better. Cavities are unattractive--they degrade the appearance of your smile. Plaque along the gumline becomes hardened and discolored, affecting both the appearance and health of your smile.
5. What does "full mouth care" mean?
Cosmetic dentist Kevin Sands, D.D.S. is committed to the health and beauty of your whole smile, not just your teeth. Plaque buildup along the gumline is not only unattractive, it's unhealthy and can lead to swollen, bleeding, or even receding gums, and this, in turn, can lead to tooth loss. When you visit Dr. Sands, you will receive treatment for your entire mouth, not just your teeth.
6. Why pick Dr. Sands for my general dentistry visits?
Every time you smile, your teeth show how well you care for them. If you want to keep your smile looking its best, then you want the highest level of care, not just once in a while, but all the time. Dr. Sands uses his high level of expertise to help every patient, every day. You deserve to be treated like a star, and when you visit Dr. Sands for your regular dental visits, you will be.
If you live in the Los Angeles, Hollywood or Orange County areas and want to schedule an appointment with dentist Dr. Sands, please call our dental office today. Consultations are free for new patients. Come see how you can get the same Hollywood smile as some of your favorite stars.