Cosmetic Dentist Calabasas Blog

Relax, and Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Do you occasionally catch yourself clenching and grinding your teeth? Bruxism, or habitual teeth-grinding, is a common phenomenon that can affect patients for a number of different reasons. Often, the condition is the result of excessive stress and anxiety, but can also be caused by a dysfunction with your bite’s balance. Because many patients with bruxism grind their teeth most-often at night, they may not be aware of their condition. Calabasas dentist, Dr. K, warns that if you don’t stop grinding your teeth, then the pressure and friction can damage your teeth and jaws, creating a host of subsequent dental… Read more »

Is My Child Old Enough for the Dentist?

If you are the parent of a young child, you may assume that your little one’s first dental visit is a long way off. You probably don’t realize that proper dental hygiene begins in infancy, and your child should be making regular visits to the dentist, perhaps even before he can walk on his own. Dr. Payam Khalepari is an experienced family dentist in Calabasas, CA. He understands the importance of dental hygiene for young patients and will work to give your child a strong foundation for a lifetime of healthy teeth. Is My Child Old Enough for the Dentist?… Read more »

Try Our Veneers Quiz

Interested in obtaining a gorgeous new smile? For many people, dental imperfections cause embarrassment and can even make them hesitant to smile. With porcelain veneers, you can receive instant smile transformation in as little as two visits. Your Calabasas CA dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, offers porcelain veneers in Calabasas as part of our approach to quality cosmetic dentistry. Try Our Veneers Quiz was last modified: January 23rd, 2014 by Calabasas Editor

FAQs About Obtaining Bright Smiles with Zoom! Whitening

Recently, the American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a study that shows most people desire a brighter smile. In the pursuit of whiter teeth, Americans spend over 1.4 billion dollars on store bought whitening systems every year. At Calabasas Smiles Dentistry, we offer a professional route to brighter smiles. Your Calabasas CA dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, explains the benefits of Zoom! Whitening. FAQs About Obtaining Bright Smiles with Zoom! Whitening was last modified: March 4th, 2016 by Calabasas Editor

A Smooth, Silky, Spectacular Smile

Preventive dental care improves the appearance of teeth, but more importantly, a checkup and cleaning allow our team to find problems, like gum disease and tooth damage, in the early stages when repair is simplest. Teeth cleaning is an essential part of preventive care, performed by dental hygienists who have a bachelor’s degree in this field. In accordance with the American Dental Association, Dr. Khalepari in Calabasas, CA recommends all patients attend a checkup and cleaning once every six months. In the absence of gum disease, a cleaning may follow a dental checkup. When gum disease is present, a separate… Read more »

Don’t Let Dental Anxiety Ruin Your Smile

Does even thinking about a trip to the dentist make you uneasy? You’re not alone. Recent studies have shown that nearly 8% of the population of the U.S. avoids going to the dentist altogether, and another 20% postpone trips to the dentist until their condition becomes too painful. That is why Dr. Khalepari utilizes sedation dentistry in our Calabasas, CA office. Dr. Khalepari creates a warm, comfortable environment in which you can receive excellent dental care without anxiety. Whether you had a negative dental experience in childhood or have a general fear of medical offices, we are here to cater… Read more »

Dental Cleaning FAQS

Many people underestimate the importance of a dental cleaning, assuming a cleaning is no different than brushing your teeth at home. In reality, a dental cleaning provides a number of vital health benefits, helping patients avoid a serious dental issues. Your Calabasas dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, can improve the health and beauty of your smile with a dental cleaning. Dental Cleaning FAQS was last modified: November 18th, 2013 by Calabasas Editor

Quality Restoration with Dental Crowns

Do you experience frequent tooth sensitivity or a toothache? If so, you may be suffering from tooth decay. In order to return your tooth to full function and health, you may require a dental crown. Your Calabasas dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, offers strong and natural looking crowns that can be created and placed in just one visit. Dr Khalepari also utilizes the most advanced technology for dental bridges in Calabasas. Quality Restoration with Dental Crowns was last modified: April 28th, 2016 by Calabasas Editor

Preserve Your Smile with Root Canal Therapy

When you hear the words “root canal” does a chill run down your spine? You’re not alone. Many people dread this safe and comfortable procedure due to exaggerated stories and unfounded rumors. Often, patients don’t realize that root canal therapy can improve the health and function of your smile. Your Calabasas dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, can treat infected and abscessed teeth with a simple root canal. Preserve Your Smile with Root Canal Therapy was last modified: January 23rd, 2014 by Calabasas Editor

How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Do you grind your teeth? If so, you can be damaging your smile and increasing your risk of serious complications, including dental infections and the onset of TMJ disorder. In order to help address your bruxism, your Calabasas dentist, Dr. Payam Khalepari, offers treatment to help you stop grinding your teeth. How to Stop Grinding Your Teeth was last modified: December 17th, 2015 by Calabasas Editor