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Best Dentists in Northridge, CA

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7550 Tampa Avenue, Reseda, CA 91335

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5.0 (57)

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Serving the Northridge area, the professionals at Five Star Family Dental perform a variety of treatments and procedures to fix functional and aesthetic issues affecting teeth and gums. These include cleanings, fluoride treatments, cosmetic tooth contouring, teeth whitening, cosmetic gum lift, and dental bonding. Five Star Family Dental also offers tooth-colored fillings, dental implants, onlays and inlays, porcelain dental crowns, and dentures and partial dentures. The clinic's practicing doctor, Vahe Vorperian, has been in the field of dentistry since 1999.

20046 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

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5.0 (81)
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5.0 (11)

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Mint Dentistry has an office in Woodland Hills, CA and assists dental patients in metro Los Angeles. The primary dentists are Arash Molayem, DMD and Shervin Molayem, DDS. They have affiliations with multiple dental associations like the American Dental Association and California Dental Association. Their areas of specialization are children’s, general, preventive, and sedation dentistry. They can assist with issues related to snoring and sleep apnea, teeth grinding, and wisdom teeth. The dentists are available 24 hours a day for emergency dental problems. Patients appreciate the thorough explanations of treatment plans, and the efforts the staff take to make each visit a calm experience.

6325 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

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4.5 (54)

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Southern Cal Smiles is a private dental practice in Woodland Hills that serves the residents of the Northridge metro. The clinic is headed by Susan Fredericks, a board-certified dentist who specializes in cosmetic and restorative dental procedures. She and her team of dental technicians and hygienists have been providing dental care for over 25 years. Some of the clinic's services include TMJ treatments, dental implants, laser teeth whitening, partial and full dentures, and dental examinations.

6325 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91367

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4.9 (100)
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4.5 (63)
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4.6 (11)

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Pearl Zadeh, DDS provides biocompatible and cosmetic dentistry for the Woodland Hills area. She is mindful on the products she places in the mouth of each patient and the effect they have on the entire body. Dr. Zadeh graduated at the top of her class from New York University and is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Holistic Dental Association. She pursues continuing education to stay current on new dental treatments and technologies. Pearl Zadeh, DDS offers non-toxic general dental treatments along with cosmetic solutions including whitening, veneers, and Invisalign. Emergency dental treatments are available

11200 Corbin Avenue, Porter Ranch, CA 91326

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4.5 (36)

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Sugarman Center serves residents of Northridge with dental solutions and treatments. It specializes in cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry and also offers dental emergency services. Its team of dental professionals performs bonding, root canal therapy, cosmetic fillings, scaling and root planing, and flap surgery. Resident dentist Jerrold Sugarman has advanced training in cosmetic dentistry and has served as director of the San Fernando Valley Dental Society. Sugarman Center has developed its website to be loaded with valuable information about general dentistry and common dental problems and treatments for patients' use.

19231 Victory Boulevard, Reseda, CA 91335

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5.0 (14)

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San Fernando Valley Dental Group is a Reseda practice that serves patients in Granada Hills, Encino, Tarzana, West Hills, Northridge, and Reseda. The practice offers several services including dental cleanings, dental exams, x-rays, composite fillings, tooth extractions, root canal therapy, Invisalign clear braces, dental implants, porcelain crowns, dental veneers, dental bridges, dentures, dental inlays and onlays, teeth whitening, dental bonding, and full mouth reconstruction. San Fernando Valley Dental Group also offers sleep apnea, snoring treatment, and TMJ treatment. Dr. Keyvan Bamshad is a University of Pacific Dental School graduate. He stays up-to-date by taking several continuing education classes. Patients remark on their professionalism, friendliness, efficiency, and prices.

Compare our Top Dentists

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Five Star Family Dental
7550 Tampa Avenue, Reseda, CA 91335
Mint Dentistry
20046 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Southern Cal Smiles
6325 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Pearl Zadeh
6325 Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Sugarman Center
11200 Corbin Avenue, Porter Ranch, CA 91326
Keyvan Bamshad DDS - West Valley / Reseda
19231 Victory Boulevard, Reseda, CA 91335

FAQs

  • Introduction

    Dentists are medical professionals who diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions that occur with the teeth, oral mucosa, and disorders of the jaw, such as TMJ. There are several areas of dentistry that include orthodontics, pediatric, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and cosmetics.

    People visit the dentist for basic wellness check-ups and exams, dental treatments for issues such as gum disease and periodontitis, and restorative cosmetic procedures. Dentists help patients with various issues, ranging from filling cavities and straightening teeth with braces to tooth extractions and treatment for conditions such as bruxism, also known as teeth grinding.

    When left untreated, conditions such as cavities and damaged or cracked teeth can lead to abscesses and infections, and dentists help by treating and preventing further damage.
  • Is it safe to go to the dentist?

    It's safe to go to the dentist, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the strict infection control guidelines that dentists have followed for many decades. At all times, dentists follow ADA and CDC protocols to ensure patient safety.

  • When should a baby go to the dentist?

    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry advises parents to schedule the first dental visit within six months of the first tooth erupting and one year of age for all infants. Babies should also visit the dentist for emergencies, such as cracked or broken teeth.

  • Why does a child need sealants?

    Pediatric dental sealants are applied to the teeth to work as a barrier and provide protection from decay and bacteria. Sealants also work to prevent small food particles from settling in the grooves of the teeth, which can lead to the development of cavities.

  • Can you go to the dentist while pregnant?

    It's safe for women to continue with regular dental visits while pregnant. During pregnancy, hormonal changes can affect the gums and teeth, leading to inflammation and gingivitis. Regular cleanings and checkups can help keep hormonal dental issues at bay.

  • How do dentists pull teeth?

    Dentists pull teeth through simple and surgical extractions. Simple extractions are performed at the dentist's office with local anesthetic and forceps. Surgical removal is required for broken teeth and teeth that have not erupted, such as wisdom teeth. Surgical procedures require stronger anesthetic or sedation, and forceps are used to remove the teeth.

  • What kind of dentists are there? 

    There are seven primary areas of dentistry.

    1. General dentistry covers a wide scope, with procedures ranging from general exams and X-rays to deep cleanings and simple extractions.
    2. Pedodontists, or pediatric dentists, have a primary focus on infants and children.
    3. Orthodontists handle braces and other procedures that straighten the teeth.
    4. Periodontists treat the gums and structures that support the teeth, such as bone and ligaments.
    5. Endodontists perform dental pulp treatments, such as root canals.
    6. Oral pathologists, or oral surgeons, focus on surgical procedures that include wisdom teeth extraction and dental implants.
    7. Prosthodontists handle highly complex restorative dental procedures, including bridge and denture placements. 

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