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Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry:

We Help You Gain Your Beautiful Smile Again:

What is the best option for replacing missing tooth? Dental implants provide function, feel and appearance of natural teeth. You can trust your dentists at the Woodland Hills Family Dentistry to answer your questions benefits and differences between dental implants, dentures and all other available options.

Are you missing teeth? Dental Implants may be the right solution for you.Our state-of-the-art oral surgery techniques result in minimal discomfort and significantly reduce healing time.

What are dental implants and why should I get them?

Dental Implants are an indispensable feature of modern dentistry. Implant technology was created about 30 years ago and has revolutionized how we replace missing teeth. Dentures and removable “false teeth” are no longer required!

An implant consists of placing a small titanium screw below the gum into the upper or lower jawbones which can then secure a new single tooth or set of teeth. Titanium is able to fuse with bone, allowing the screw to anchor and support new teeth so that they feel and function like natural teeth.

Dental Implant In Woodland Hills, CA

Missing teeth interfere with biting and chewing. They also can also make the face appear older because the facial muscles no longer have the support provided by the root structure of the teeth.

Dental Implants are a Service performed by Dr. Raz in Woodland Hills CA

You should consider dental implants for a number of situations:

  • To replace a missing tooth or teeth without a negative impact on the surrounding teeth
  • To enhance or restore facial tissues and give your face a different shape
  • To restore lost ability to chew or speak
  • To resolve joint pain or biting issues caused by shifting teeth
  • To create a foundation for more comfortable and secure support for a bridge
  • To dramatically improve and restore your natural smile

Implants are available to virtually all healthy patients regardless of age, as long as there is a sufficient amount of bone to hold and support the implant. In cases where the bone is insufficient, it is often possible to graft additional bone. Implants are stable and comfortable, don’t need adjustments, and offer a permanent solution to missing teeth.

Dr. Raz of Woodland Hills Cosmetic and Family Dentistry is your top choice for Dental Implants in Woodland Hills, CA

Call today to request a dental implant consultation. (818) 225-9410

Special Offers:

  1. $ 59 Complete Dental Exam, X-Rays and Teeth Cleaning.*
  • 15% off Initial Treatment and a Free Sheer White Take Home Bleaching Kit after Completion of Initial Treatment.
  • New patients only. $399 value. Limit one per patient. Not valid with other offers. No cash value. Cleaning is a regular cleaning and in the absence of periodontal disease. Teeth Whitening is a take home kit.
  1. Highest Quality Porcelain Veneers $699 Each (4 or More Teeth; $799 Each for 1-3 Teeth)*. (Zirconia, Emax, I.P.S).
  • Free Initial Consultation.
  • Free Cosmetic Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Emergency Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Invisalign Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Implant Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • *Not to be used with any insurance. A $35 fee will be charged to transfer X-Rays).

Dental Implant In Woodland Hills, CA

http://southvalleydentalimplants.com/  (Please see link for Dr. Raz page)!

Our Periodontist, Dr. Razmik Galustian, has excellent training reputations in Southern California.

Dr. Razmik graduated from the Azad University dental school in Iran in 2003 and came to the U.S. two years later. After going through the U.C.L.A. advanced standing program, he attended Temple University to train in periodontics (the treatment of gum disease) and earn a Master’s in oral biology, before returning to Los Angeles to practice. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in both surgical and prosthetic modules, and has a certificate in periodontology and oral implantology.

Dr. Razmik also enjoys teaching part-time in the periodontology program at the U.S.C. School of Dentistry. Dr. Razmik is married and he and his wife enjoy traveling to expand their horizons. They are also avid bikers and hikers. He likes to play tennis and swim, but these days only has a little free time to pursue his hobby of playing flamenco guitar.

 

What is a Dental Implant?

  • A dental implant is a small titanium screw secured in the jawbone that serves as the replacement for the root portion of a missing natural tooth.
  • Titanium’s special property of fusing to bone allows the dental implant to stabilize the bone preventing bone loss and maintaining its shape and density
  • The implant serves as an anchor for the replacement tooth or teeth (single crowns, bridges or dentures)
  • Dental implants are surgically placed into the jaw. They can be placed in either the upper or lower jaw.
  • Due to the biocompatible properties of titanium, a dental implant fuses with the bone and becomes a good anchor for the replacement tooth.
  • Dental implants can be used in solutions for replacing single or multiple missing teeth.

Many people who consider implants have removable, conventional dentures for lower and upper jaws, or have removable bridges. These people experience a significant improvement in their ability to chew food comfortably after their dental implant treatment.

The Dental Implant Procedure

The implant team usually includes either a periodontist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who surgically places the implant, and a prosthodontist or general dentist who designs and fits the replacement teeth or permanent bridge.

At Woodland Hills Family Dentistry we insert implants, design and fit replacement teeth and do restorative work on faulty crowns all in one office.

  1. At the first appointment, we use an X-ray to determine if the jaw bone is adequate to hold the titanium posts.
  2. Models of the mouth are often made using a soft, pliable plastic compound. These models show where the gaps are located and provide measurements for a replacement tooth or a bridge.
  3. Treatment with dental implants requires meticulous planning for best results.
  4. A surgical procedure is required (using local anesthetic and sedative) in which precision channels are created in the jawbone, often using a surgical guide. The implants are then fitted into the sites so that they are in contact with the bone. They generally require two to six months to fuse to the bone before they can have tooth restorations attached to them to complete the process.
  5. Immediately – at the same time an implant is placed (or after a period of healing), an abutment is attached to the implant. This is a device that “abuts” or joins the implant to a tooth form called a crown, which replaces the tooth part you see in the mouth.
  6. The custom crown is cemented or screwed onto the abutment to permanently keep it in place and should be indistinguishable from your natural teeth.

Dental 3D Dental CT Imaging in Woodland Hills, CA

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High-Tech Office in Woodland Hills, CA;

The true all-in-one imaging unit.

Dr. Yousefi and Dr. Raz use the latest technology in the dental industry. They understand a dental office on the cutting edge of technology offers numerous benefits to its patients. Whether you are in need of a simple cleaning or extensive implant work, our technology will help you stay more comfortable and give you better results than the outdated tools used in many offices.

Dr. Raz has been practicing dentistry for over a decade. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an instructor at the University of Southern California, (USC) School of Dentistry, to train dentists in the field of Implant Dentistry.

Our patients in Woodland Hills and surrounding areas value the advanced technology available at Woodland Hills Cosmetic and Family Dentistry. Dr. Yousefi and Dr. Raz (Our 61364 Periodontist) use state-of-the-art CT scans to collect the most accurate diagnostic images to detect dental issues ranging from cavities to sleep apnea and provide treatment with unprecedented confidence.

Unlike a traditional spiral CT scanner, this 3D system utilizes cone beam CT technology and provided precise, crystal-clear digital images while minimizing your exposure to radiation. Our new 3D system enables us to perform a wider range of diagnoses and treatments in our office, helping to reduce multiple visits.

Our new 3D scanner allows us to choose the field of view, or scanning area, that best suits your specific treatment needs. This helps to limit your radiation exposure because we are focusing specifically on your area of concern.

This system brings the latest 3D technology to our Woodland Hills Dentists providing unmatched visualization of anatomical detail aids in treatment planning and help us better explain the particulars of your case and address any questions you might have. Dr. Yousefi and Dr. Raz can use this innovative technology to quickly and easily share 3D images of the area of concern with your referring doctor – allowing the doctors to collaborate on your care, improving your experience and delivering a positive treatment outcome.

With the Orthophos SL, our Woodland Hills dental practice is extremely well prepared for various treatment situations. On the 2D side, the groundbreaking DCS sensor and SL technology satisfy the requirements of practitioners with very high demands for panoramic imaging. In 3D, we can decide (now or later) between the 8 cm x 8 cm or 11 cm x 10 cm volume unit. Both units offer a variety of collimations.

In combination with the pioneering Sidexis 4 imaging software, the Orthophos SL gives you access to a variety of innovative treatment solutions.

Patients throughout 91364 area appreciate the soothing Ambient Light, which offers a choice of over 30 colors for a pleasant atmosphere in the X-ray room that fits perfectly into the look of our Woodland Hills dental practice.

Dental 3D Dental CT Imaging in Woodland Hills, CA

Cone Beam CT Imaging

In the early 20th Century, not long after X-rays were discovered, medical professionals recognized their value as diagnostic tools: They could clearly reveal structures hidden inside the body without the need for risky surgery. At the dawn of the 21st century, a revolutionary new technology has entered the diagnostic arena. Today, Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) promises to change the way many dental problems are diagnosed and treated.

Cone Beam CT has some similarities with conventional X-rays, and also with the standard CT scans you would get in a hospital setting. But it’s a quantum leap forward in technology and diagnostic precision. For the dentist, it offers the ability to visualize intricate structures inside the mouth, such as root canals, nerves and sinuses (air-filled spaces) in the jaw — in three dimensions — without surgery. For the patient, it can reduce the need for invasive procedures, shorten treatment time and offer the chance for a better outcome.

The detailed diagnostic images that CBCT provides have made it an essential tool in many dental specialties. But, as with any diagnostic tool that uses radiation, the medical benefits offered must be weighed against the (small) potential risks of the procedure.

How Cone Beam CT Works

X-rays, like visible light, are a form of energy on the electromagnetic spectrum. Just as light makes an image on photographic film (or a digital camera sensor), X-rays can also form an image. The difference is that energetic X-rays can penetrate bone and soft tissue, and reveal its hidden structure by their varying degrees of absorption; in other words, they form a grayscale picture of what’s underneath the surface. But conventional X-rays are limited: Like a still-life picture, they show only one perspective on the scene.

Now imagine a “flip book” — the kind of small book made up of a series of pictures, each slightly different. When you rapidly page through it, you may see (for example) an animated cartoon or a still subject from different perspectives. If you could put together a flip book made from a series of X-ray “slices” of the same subject, taken at slightly different angles, you would be able to create an “animation” of the X-rays. And from there, it’s only one more step to making a 3-D model.

That’s exactly what CBCT scanners do. Using a rotating imaging device that moves around the patient’s head, the scanner records between 150 and 600 different X-ray views in under a minute. Then, a powerful computer processes the information and creates a virtual model of the area under study. When it’s done, the model appears as a three-dimensional image on a computer screen: It can be rotated from side to side or up and down, examined in greater or less detail, and manipulated in any number of ways — all without the patient feeling any discomfort… or even being present.

Where Cone Beam CT Is Used

The ability to see fine anatomical structures in 3-D has proven invaluable in treating conditions in many areas of dentistry.

Orthodontics: Having accurate information on the position of teeth and jaws helps determine exactly how and where teeth should be moved.

Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density.

Orthognathic Jaw Surgery and Temporo-mandibular Joint (TMJ) Disease: Patients benefit when the specialists who treat these conditions can evaluate their anatomy with the three-dimensional perspective that cone beam CT provides.

Oral Surgery: Treatment for tumors or impacted teeth is aided by the level of fine detail shown in these scans.

Endodontics: Dentists performing intricate procedures (like complex root canals, for example) can benefit from a clearer visualization of the tooth’s anatomy.

Sleep Apnea: Imaging the tissues and structures of the nose, mouth and throat can aid in diagnosis and treatment of this dangerous condition.

Could Cone Beam CT Benefit You?

Each patient’s situation is different, and must be carefully considered by a clinical professional before any test or procedure is performed. While CBCT delivers a smaller dose of radiation (X-rays) than many other diagnostic tests, it still carries a small risk — particularly for younger patients, or those with other health problems. As is the case for any medical procedure, all risks, benefits and alternatives are taken into account before the procedure is recommended.

At Woodland Hills Dental Office, we’re here to assist you with your oral health needs no matter your age or condition of your teeth. 91364 area Dentists.

At Woodland Hills Dentistry we always try to treat you right away so you do not experience unnecessary discomfort. Simultaneously, you can count on us to restore your tooth in a way that is both beautiful and natural-looking. To schedule an appointment, call (818) 225-9410.

How do I schedule my next checkup?

Simply call our practice! Our front desk staff will be happy to help schedule your next dental checkup at your convenience. If you are a new patient, please let us know and we will provide you with all the information you need for your first dental visit.

If you live in the 91364 area, don’t delay in scheduling your dental exam. Call (818) 225-9410 today.

Woodland Hills Cosmetic, Implant, Specialty and General Dentistry

Specializing in crowns, teeth whitening, invisalign, porcelain veneers and dental implants. Call (818) 225-9410 for $59.00 XRays, Exam, Cleaning. We are currently accepting new patients, and all PPO insurance are accepted. In House Discount Plan available for patients with no insurance.

Special Offers:

  1. $ 59 Complete Dental Exam, X-Rays and Teeth Cleaning.*

15% off Initial Treatment and a Free Sheer White Take Home Bleaching Kit after Completion of Initial Treatment.

New patients only. $399 value. Limit one per patient. Not valid with other offers. No cash value. Cleaning is a regular cleaning and in the absence of periodontal disease. Teeth Whitening is a take home kit.

  1. Highest Quality Porcelain Veneers $699 Each (4 or More Teeth; $799 Each for 1-3 Teeth)*. (Zirconia, Emax, I.P.S).
  • Free Initial Consultation.
  • Free Cosmetic Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Emergency Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Invisalign Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*
  • Free Implant Consult: Includes Exam and X-Rays*

*Not to be used with any insurance. A $35 fee will be charged to transfer X-Rays).

Call (818) 225-9410 and schedule a consultation with our Woodland Hills Dentists Dr. Yousefi or Dr. Raz. (Woodland Hills Periodontist, Dr. Razmik Galustian).

We accept the following payment methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa

We serve patients from the following counties: Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley