Dr. Schwartz, a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the University of Southern California, attends to both the cosmetic and restorative oral-health needs of his patients. He has experience with adults and children as young as 1 year old, and offers several options for sedation dentistry. His helpful and friendly staffers, some of whom speak Polish, Dutch, Spanish, and pig Latin, help patients relax and pass the time during treatments with televisions or headphones for private music listening.
At Bayside Dental, Dr. Randall Medefesser’s broad selection of services doesn’t prevent him from having a few specialties. In addition to practicing general dentistry, he performs cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening. He also caters to athletes with sports dentistry, creating custom mouth guards and tending to patients who have recently been elbowed by NBA legend Bill Walton.
In her spare time, she photographs and bakes, but by day, Dr. Birim Boyer turns her aesthetic sense and exacting eye to the art and science of dentistry. Her combination of family, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry keeps grins gleaming with services that include preventive care, veneers, and orthodontia. Over the years, Dr. Boyer has not only sharpened her technical skill but her chair-side manner, easing patients’ minds with her warm demeanor, delicate touch, and hand-monogrammed security blankets.
Doctors Goly Barar and Nicole Rashidi perform cosmetic and general dentistry at Elite Dental Group, a practice with more than four decades of experience in the field. The doctors scout for signs of oral cancer and gum disease during basic exams, and supplement preventative care with cosmetic enhancements. In-office Zoom! whitening effaces surface stains and graffiti tags, yielding results that last up to a year.
With hundreds of locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-healthcare professionals who deliver a variety of quality dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists is prescreened for a consistent record of excellence and the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a toothstack. Dentists will skillfully probe forgotten mouth corners, eradicating tartar and expunging plaque from bacterial lairs. The included x-rays will help uncover any oral problem areas that cannot be seen with the shamelessly naked eye. After treatment, clients will be privy to tips that explain the proper brushing and flossing techniques to ward off gum disease and tooth loss, ensuring tongue-stoppers remain firmly rooted to the rest of the skeletal system.
The staff at Beatrice Salon uses the latest in beauty technology, brightening teeth with a laser whitening system, smoothing faces with microdermabrasion, and applying convenient permanent makeup to façades. During facials, aestheticians soothe skin with relaxing aromatherapy, back facial treatments, and microdermabrasions that target fine lines, wrinkles, and creases left after folding oneself into an overhead luggage compartment. Nail technicians pamper hands with manicures and feet with pedicures as clients kick back in cushy chairs. Permanent-makeup services include eyeliner, lip liner, and full brow coloring, and eyelash extensions lengthen lashes semipermanently. Technicians can also complete a new look by wielding the laser-powered BleachBright teeth-whitening system to brighten chompers four to eight shades in 15–20 minutes.