In 2007, dentist Ellie Shirazi took the helm of Concord Dental Arts' more than three-decade-old practice, adding to the reputable establishment with her vast knowledge of dental treatments and technology. She stays up-to-date with advancements in the field, offering her patients smile-straightening Invisalign treatments and soft-tissue laser procedures that minimize discomfort. Dr. Shirazi's innovative services and equipment have earned the practice a nomination in KRON 4's Best of the Bay awards in 2009.
Dr. Shirazi graduated from New York University College of Dentistry, completed an advanced postdoctoral training course at the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University, and is certified in implantology.
In addition to sharing the same parents and dental practice, Drs. Son Pham and Thuy Pham share a devotion to beautifying and restoring teeth through the full range of family- and cosmetic-dentistry services. Dr. Son demonstrates this commitment by continually exceeding his yearly required hours of continuing education, staying abreast of such dental developments as non-mercury fillings, all-porcelain crowns, and whistling dentures. Dr. Thuy, meanwhile, volunteers each year at Remote Area Medical, an outreach program where she provides free dental care for the community.
The dentists' focus on advanced yet comfortable treatments carries into the decor of the practice. Guests are welcomed with cheery yellow walls and vibrant art and relax in treatment rooms sporting LCD flat-screen TVs, on which they can watch a movie of their choice while undergoing treatment.
The dentists and hygienists at Dental Care of Walnut Creek combine plainspoken friendliness with ultramodern technology to make their patients' dental care as painless as possible. With four dentists in the building, it's easy for them to offer an extensive list of services, as well. Their shared expertise encompasses regular exams and x-rays in addition to root canals, denture fittings, and cosmetic treatments, from veneers to teeth whitening.
After starting her studies in India, Dr. Rekha Vontela took her trade to California, where she’s practiced professionally for over ten years. In that time, she’s also extended her knowledge base, expanding her practice to include cosmetic treatments, orthodontics, and surgical extractions in addition to general dentistry. To keep her skills razor sharp and reconnect with her long-lost pencils, she regularly takes continuing education classes and seminars.
The team at Dental Care Of Antioch not only restores teeth to their original gleam, but strives to make them better than ever with a slew of ultramodern procedures. After a thorough examination—which often includes x-rays, an oral-cancer screening, and surface check-up—dentists chart the course of the necessary treatment path. Their lengthy list of services includes oral surgery, dental implants, dentures, teeth whitening, and Invisalign straightening treatments.
At Avalon Dental, patients place their pearly whites in the capable hands of [Dr. Broschinsky and his professional staff, who put patient comfort at the forefront of their practice. The sleek and comfy waiting room is designed to make clients feel at ease, accented by elegantly curtained, floor-to-ceiling windows and plush, earth-toned couches just begging to be turned into forts. Once patients are situated in the dental chair, a fleet of procedures awaits to spruce up their chompers or help prevent issues such as gum disease, tooth decay, or excessive back talking. Beyond basic cleanings, Dr. Broschinsky addresses cosmetic concerns using everything from veneers to fillings made from a nonmercury composite resin that matches the tooth's shade, and can even straighten teeth sans metal by creating clear, custom-fit Invisalign aligners.