Our West Hollywood dental office is committed to your overall oral health, helping you preserve your natural teeth for as long as possible and making sure your smile is as beautiful as it can be. Dr.Chaves has been a general dentist and cosmetic dentist for over 20 years.
Our West Hollywood dental office is devoted to general and family dentistry and as your primary dental care provider, we are responsible for the general diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and management of a wide range of dental conditions, disorders, and diseases that affect the teeth, gums, jaw, and face. We pride ourselves on our service by always putting the patient 1st and the ability to take care of all oral health needs for patients of all ages so everyone in your family can visit our practice!
General Dentistry Procedures:
- Preventive care visits
- Restorative services like fillings, crowns, and bridges
- Fitting and placement of dentures
- Pediatric treatment
- Root canal therapy
Finding The Perfect West Hollywood Dentist
Selecting the right West Hollywood dentist to care for you and your family’s dental health takes careful consideration. A good dentist combines clinical expertise with professionalism, warmth and a genuine concern for patients. Points to consider:
- Does the dentist listen and care about your needs and wants?
- Does the dentist explain things in detail and include you as part of the team?
- Can you count on the dentist to focus on keeping your teeth
health and strong?
- Did the doctor obtain his degree from a well-respected school?
- Has the dentist been in practice long enough to be knowledgeable and experienced with the procedure at hand?
Common Questions About General Dentistry
Why should I visit a general dentist every six months if I don’t have any problems?
Preventive care is less expensive than repairing damage. Certain problems, like gum disease and early signs of decay, offer few warning signs. Regular visits allow us to monitor your oral health and catch any issues before they become big trouble.
How is a dental filling different from a dental crown?
Made from composite resin, tooth-colored fillings replace decay that only impacts a portion of the tooth. With severe damage, you will likely need a dental crown, which fits securely over the remaining tooth structure and completely covers the tooth.
When should my child first visit the general dentist?
Although the American Dental Association recommends starting visits to a general dentist when children get teeth, usually at age one, we often find that kids do best around three years old. At this time, the doctor can take a look to make sure everything is on target, and we can start to create positive feelings for your child so that he or she will look forward to visiting the dentist in the future.
I have metal fillings. Should I replace them?
At one time, amalgam fillings were the standard for restoring teeth. Now, most dentists prefer composite fillings. These fillings match your natural tooth color, won’t leak over time, and don’t contain any metal. If your old fillings aren’t causing you problems, you can choose to leave them in place, but if you want more aesthetic restorations, talk with your doctor about composite fillings as a replacement option.
If you are looking for a general dentist in West Hollywood, please come in for a consultation. We look forward to serving you and your family.
Give us a call today! 310-205-5551!
9201 Sunset Blvd. # 609
West Hollywood, CA 90069