Blog Archive

What You Don’t Expect When You’re Expecting! Feb 21st, 2021

According to the American Dental Association, pregnant women are faced with an increased risk of gingivitis and tooth decay. Another commonly reported issue is the presence of overgrowths of tissue in the mouth, which generally occur during the second trimester. Gingivitis affects an estimated 60-75% of pregnant women, according to...

Smile with confidence! Feb 9th, 2021

Everyone wants a healthy, beaming smile that will help you stand out in a crowd. The benefits of good oral hygiene extend beyond just physical appearance. By acting now to commit to improving your oral health, you can avoid dental problems and save yourself from uncomfortable procedures down the line....

Smile like you mean it! Feb 3rd, 2021

A healthy smile will attract attention and boost your confidence. There are also many other benefits to good oral hygiene, like avoiding costly procedures once the damage has already been done. There are plenty of ways to avoid dental problems and save yourself a headache (and a toothache) down the...

New year, new smile! Jan 9th, 2021

Focusing on your oral health in the new year can prevent future oral problems and enhance your confidence by producing a smile that is sure to turn heads. It’s never too late to make corrections that may save you a hassle in the future while also getting to enjoy the...

Who doesn’t want a smile worth a thousand words? Dec 16th, 2020

There are many reasons your smile might require a boost, including natural effects of aging, staining from particular foods and beverages, or smoking. If you’ve been thinking about whitening your teeth, there are many safe and effective ways to achieve a brighter smile at home or with the help of...

Unpleasant Surprises! Dec 4th, 2020

Even the most prepared of us have to deal with unforeseen difficulties from time to time.   Emergency dental services are sought by people who have experienced accidents and injuries and people afflicted by dislodged fillings, broken, cracked, or chipped teeth, severe toothache, or cuts, tears, and abscesses in the...

NO MORE SILVER FILLINGS!!! Nov 16th, 2020

In 2004, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research said that Americans have, on average, seven filled permanent teeth in their lifetimes. A reported 92% of Americans struggle with dental caries present in permanent teeth. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial research note, “tooth decay (dental caries) is...

Missing teeth no more! Getting a tooth implant is easier than ever. Nov 1st, 2020

Why let your appearance hold you back any longer? Appearance isn’t everything; but it can affect your overall performance in the workplace, in your dating life, and in your overall feeling about yourself. Specifically for cosmetic reasons, many people opt to enhance and dramatically improve their existing smile by making...

Getting the smile makeover you deserve might be something you’ve always dreamed of. Oct 14th, 2020

Getting the smile makeover you deserve might be something you’ve always dreamed of. Ever since you were a kid, you looked in the mirror and thought, “I wish my smile was prettier!” Maybe your parents couldn’t afford braces or you just never got around to fixing up that toothy grin...

All porcelain crowns; The most suitable restorations for teeth! Sep 27th, 2020

All porcelain crowns are not just pleasing to the eye; they are enduring and strong, which makes them a suitable choice of material for teeth like molars, which need to withstand the test of time and strenuous activities like biting and chewing, especially if you are a rough and tough...

Intraoral Digital Scanners: Hello technology! Sep 15th, 2020

Intraoral scanners are the chosen technology of leading dental practitioners today. Like digital banking, dental scanners have proven to be the leading form of digital technology, improving the dentistry industry, making the experience for both client and practitioner much more efficient and enjoyable. Digital impressions made through the use of...

BRACE FACE NO MORE! Sep 1st, 2020

By now, you’ve probably heard of the revolutionary orthodontic treatment used to straighten your smile called Invisalign. Encino Dental Esthetics offers you this comfortable, convenient, and discrete alternative to traditional braces that uses clear plastic aligners to get your teeth into alignment. More so than traditional metal braces, Invisalign aligners...

Cosmetic Veneers: Book Your Dream Job With A Perfect Smile Aug 15th, 2020

Check out the “Smile Gallery” on Dr. Kiai’s Encino Dental Esthetics website. You’ll notice a dramatic difference in the before and after pictures for patients who decided to take the plunge and make the investment in cosmetic veneers. Not surprisingly, veneers are one of the most in-demand treatments in the...

Teeth Whitening At Its Finest Aug 2nd, 2020

When you’re posing for so many selfies, it’s important to look your best. Bright, white teeth create a healthy, youthful appearance that will boost your follower count in no time. The great news is that teeth whitening is easier than it’s ever been!   Encino Dental Esthetics whitens your teeth...

Intraoral Scanners: Next Gen Technology Jul 13th, 2020

Intraoral Scanners: Next Gen Technology The iTero Scanner has revolutionized the dentistry industry with its innovative technology. Gone are the days of gunky, pasty impressions taken with cold metal trays and weird-tasting goo. I’m sure we all remember selecting the cotton candy flavored paste as a kid when visiting the...