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By SC Dental Group
February 28, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures

How professional teeth whitening treatment from your dentists in Encino and Sherman Oaks can give you a sparkling smileteeth whitening

Do you want your smile to sparkle? Are you tired of looking at a smile that is dull and uninspiring? Do you have years worth of stains, keeping your smile from looking great? If you answered yes to these questions, it's time for you to consider a professional teeth whitening treatment! Dr. Michael Amir and Dr. Larry Hamer at SC Dental Group in Encino and Sherman Oaks, CA want to share how professional teeth whitening can give you a sparkling smile.

You may not even realize it, but there are many foods and beverages that can cause stains on your teeth. Coffee, tea, and red wine all contribute to a dull smile. Smoking cigarettes and pipes, and using smokeless tobacco can put a dark brown, thick stain on your teeth.

If you have a few decades behind you, your smile won't look as white as you remember. That's because your enamel is thinner, allowing you and others to see through to the yellow layer underneath, called dentin. Aging produces a yellowish cast to your smile.

You can say goodbye to stains and the effects of aging, thanks to professional teeth whitening. When you choose professional teeth whitening, you've made a choice that provides:

  • Quick results in about an hour
  • Long-term results that can last up to 5 years
  • Dramatic results up to 8 shades whiter

Professional teeth whitening is also much less expensive than other cosmetic dental services, so you can achieve great results without spending a lot of money.

At SC Dental Group, your dentists offer two safe and effective treatments to help you achieve a bright, white smile. Consider:

  • An in-office whitening treatment which can be performed on a lunch hour; it's a great solution for busy people on the go.
  • take-home whitening kit which contains custom-trays designed just for you and enough whitening gel for you to whiten your smile whenever you want.

If you want to say goodbye to your dental stains and hello to a white, beautiful smile, consider professional teeth whitening. Pick up the phone and call Dr. Amir and Dr. Hamer at SC Dental Group in Encino and Sherman Oaks, CA. Enjoy your perfect smile by calling today!

By SC Dental Group
August 14, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry   veneers  

Are you ready to discover how porcelain veneers can get your smile back on track?veneers

Want to fix that overlap between your front teeth? Do you wish that teeth whitening would be able to tackle the serious discolorations on your teeth? Are chips and cracks leaving you with a wonky, uneven smile? If so, then isn’t it time you did something about it? Our Sherman Oaks, CA, cosmetic dentists Dr. Michael Amir and Dr. Larry Hamer are here to tell you why dental veneers may just be the best approach to getting a beautiful smile.

There are so many wonderful benefits to getting dental veneers. If you’ve always wanted to get a smile that’s just a bit straighter, more even or whiter, then look no further than dental veneers. Just by bonding these thin, tooth-colored shells over the front surface of your teeth we can easily alter the appearance of one or more teeth.

Common dental flaws that our Sherman Oaks, CA, dentist can correct with veneers include:

  • Chips and cracks
  • Discolorations
  • Minor crookedness or overlapping teeth
  • Subtle misalignments
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Teeth that are worn down or too short
  • Malformed or misshapen teeth

There are so many different aesthetic issues that veneers can correct to greatly improve your smile. So, the next question you might have is, “Who is a good candidate for dental veneers?” Besides dealing with one or more of these dental imperfections, there are other factors to consider before deciding whether you are right for this cosmetic treatment. Some factors include:

Your oral health

Do you have enough healthy tooth enamel to support dental veneers? Are your teeth and gums healthy and free of decay or gum disease? We will need to examine your smile and make sure that your oral health is up to par before getting any cosmetic dentistry.

Your oral hygiene

How well you care for your smile will play a major role in whether or not cosmetic dentistry is right for you. If you are someone who doesn’t brush or floss as often as they should then these restorations may not last as long as they would for someone who is dedicated to properly caring for their new smile. If you are someone who often crunches on ice or uses their teeth as tools, then veneers may not be the best approach.

Are you ready to find out how dental veneers can help you? If so, then it’s time to call the SC Dental Group in Sherman Oaks, CA, to schedule your consultation. Get your dream smile with us!

By SC Dental Group
February 21, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Unfortunately, even with a good oral hygiene routine, your teeth can still be chipped, damaged, cracked or stained. Whether this is from cosmetic dentistryuse, teeth grinding or just decay, your teeth can cause major issues with the appearance of your smile. However, you don’t have to settle for a less than perfect smile. Dr. Michael Amir and Dr. Larry Hamer in Sherman Oaks, CA can improve the appearance of your smile with the help of cosmetic dentistry treatment options. They are well versed in a variety of treatment methods that fit the oral health situation of different patients.

More About Cosmetic Dentistry

When you visit their Sherman Oaks cosmetic dentistry office, you will learn about the various cosmetic dentistry services that they offer to their patients. During your initial visit, they may take an x-ray of your mouth so they can see what is going on behind the scenes. The services include: crowns to cover cracked or damaged teeth, teeth whitening or even veneers, thin coverings over the front surface of the teeth. Thanks to advances in dental materials, we are able to offer no metal crowns. These restorations are natural looking and most closely resemble your real teeth. If your teeth are misaligned, we are able to offer clear braces such as Invisalign to straighten your smile discreetly. Dr. Amir and Dr. Hamer can work directly with you in order to create a personalized plan that helps you achieve your dream smile. You can have a new smile in just one or two visits with Dr. Amir or Dr. Hamer at their Sherman Oaks dental office. 

Don’t wait any longer to learn about the cosmetic dentistry treatment options available for you. Dr. Amir and Dr. Hamer are ready to help you find confidence in your smile again. The process of cosmetic dentistry, no matter the procedure, is always worth it. Call them today at (818) 905-5400 to schedule an appointment.