No matter which dental professional you visit, your chompers will receive a meticulous cleaning that gives the heave-ho to any tartar and plaque buildup, clearing the way for future generations of meal remnants. During the exam, pearly whites will be checked for signs of trouble such as broken fillings, cavities, and hibernating elves. X-rays reveal any problems the naked eye can’t behold or that hid during the exam because they preferred not to behold a naked eye. The whole process will leave you with the shining grin of an open-mouthed walk through an automated car wash, but with less exposure on the local news.
An LA native, Dr. Jack Von Bulow and his skilled support team attend to teeth in a serene spa-like environment replete with fountains and atria. Customers may choose a 90-minute chomper checkup, which kicks off with a thorough plaque scouring under the deft hands of an oral hygienist and the luminous gaze of a staff lamp. Once the tooth technician can see his or her reflection in cleaned teeth, an examination will highlight any oral afflictions, which x-rays may help to enumerate and clarify. During the procedure, customers may avail themselves of a paraffin-wax hand treatment and mentally escape from the dental proceedings with a virtual-reality-style film experience.
Dr. Niloufar Molayem, the resident dentist at Pasadena Smile Center, knows her patients are more than just a set of teeth. That’s why she practices holistic dentistry to ensure the materials she uses are nontoxic, and provides optional sedation services to ease anxieties. Once clients are comfortable, Dr. Molayem can perform general or cosmetic procedures ranging from regular cleanings to more intensive orthodontics or surgeries. Many of her treatments rely on advanced technology to further increase efficiency, including digital x-rays and intraoral cameras to diagnose concerns and low-level lasers to address gum disease or rampant mouth-dimness. Should more serious issues arise, Dr. Molayem can partner with the clinic’s periodontist, Dr. Eric Cho, to nip them in the bud.