As a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a proponent of preventive care, Babak Mostaan, DDS, and his skilled staff enhance both the aesthetics and health of smiles. Dr. Mostaan equips his office with the latest cosmetic techniques, including Invisalign and Zoom teeth whitening, to help him perform a slew of cosmetic and restorative services, ranging from routine cleanings to root canals. Within the comfortable, friendly confines of the office, patients can relax under the care of a dental crew that continually buoys their education through ongoing lectures, conferences, and conventions, as well as daily dramatic readings of toothpaste ingredients.
Dr. Nazanin Morshedi helms Palo Alto Dental Center with passion—she brings a love of her craft, which she considers an art, to each appointment, and strives to put a smile on her patients’ faces. Dr. Morshedi partners with a staff of dental professionals, each with at least 10 years of experience in the field. Though she specializes in neuromuscular dentistry, the doc offers a range of services, from general dentistry—such as root canals and bridges—to cosmetic fixes, including teeth whitening and invisalign. She uses the latest techniques culled from educational seminars, and provides pain-free dentistry with her gentle touch and make-believe tools—which she still thoroughly cleans after each appointment.
Whenever possible, Ciana Salon and Day Spa's staff use natural products, from their Aveda hair-color products to body treatments infused with Dead Sea salts and seaweed. In the salon area, stylists consult with clients to determine the best cut and color to suit their predilections. They then coat manes with Aveda color products packed with sunflower, castor, and jojoba plant oils to protect hair while tinting it and making it indistinguishable from many gardens. The stylists also lengthen locks with Great Lengths extensions made from 100% human hair for a natural look. On the spa side of the business, aestheticians keep to the natural theme by enhancing facials with marine and plant extracts and energizing tourmaline minerals. They also offer treatments that fight the visibility of aging, such as custom-blended TCA skin peels and microdermabrasion with exfoliating microcrystals. The aestheticians further pamper clients by rendering body wraps packed with rosemary and peppermint, as well as hot- and cool-stone massages, which, hypothetically, would lose to paper massages.
After fulfilling his dream of becoming a Doctor of Medicine at Stanford University's School of Medicine in 2002, Duke T. Khuu, MD, F.A.A.D. dreamed again. This time, he would establish his own institution: a haven for patients to relish in his seemingly infinite dermatological knowledge. This dream, like all of Dr. Khuu's dreams, also came true. Today, Khuu Dermatology is a veritable haven for anyone suffering from dermal anomalies, including wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and unsightly veins. The board-certified dermatologist—alongside his team of registered nurses—immaculately execute a full repertoire of medical and cosmetic skincare procedures, from microdermabrasion facials to cancer screenings. Dr. Khuu also takes care to keep patients fully informed on treatment options, so each patient can achieve their time-reversing skin goals. In his spare time, Dr. Khuu likes to go figure skating.
Dr. Veena Vamadev isn't content with treating just her current patients. As an endodontist in India, she helped train the next generation of dentists by teaching at the university level. After immigrating to the United States, she earned her doctorate and now keeps patients’ teeth in tip-top shape at Camino Family Dentistry. She performs regular checkups, covers cracked or tattooed teeth with veneers, and uses her endodontic expertise to repair damaged teeth using root canals.
Challenging dental procedures such as multiple-unit bridges and full-mouth reconstructions are just a day?s work for Dr. Chandra Kodey. But the talented dentist also finds time for the simpler things in the dental world, such as routine checkups and a few cranks on the ol' chattering teeth. At Miramonte Dental, she uses all-digital equipment and offers privacy with private treatment rooms. Hours include evenings and weekends to accommodate busy schedules.