Blog Archive

Shine bright in the new year! Jan 9th, 2021

It’s never too late to make corrections that may save you a hassle in the future while also getting to enjoy the cosmetic perks of straight teeth. Adult braces are becoming increasingly common, as there are many different types of aligners and braces that produce amazing results!   Currently, the...

Top 3 Teeth Whitening Methods Dec 16th, 2020

If you’ve been considering brightening your smile and whitening your teeth, there are many safe and effective ways to refresh your oral hygiene routine at home or with the help of a dental professional. Three of the top whitening solutions include: Over-the-counter whitening solutions At-home treatments provided by your dentist...

Accidents Happen! Dec 4th, 2020

Even the most prepared of us have to deal with unpleasant surprises from time to time.   Emergency dental services are sought by people who have experienced accidents and injuries, as well as people afflicted by dislodged fillings, broken, cracked, or chipped teeth, severe toothache, or cuts, tears, and abscesses...

Out with the old silver fillings, in with new white fillings! Nov 16th, 2020

In 2004, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research said that Americans have, on average, seven filled permanent teeth in their lifetimes. A reported 92% of Americans struggle with dental caries present in permanent teeth. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research notes, "tooth decay (dental caries) is...

Don’t get dentures! Tooth implants are the way to go! Nov 1st, 2020

One of the biggest inhibitors to progressing in life can be your appearance. While appearance isn’t everything, it can affect your overall performance in the workplace, in your dating life, and in your overall feeling about yourself. For cosmetic reasons, many people opt to enhance or dramatically improve their existing...

Cosmetic dentistry has never been more affordable or within-reach than now. Oct 14th, 2020

Cosmetic dentistry has never been more affordable or within-reach than now. Why not take this opportunity to revamp your teeth and go from vampire to princess in no time? All Halloween jokes aside, here are the Top 5 Ways You Can Improve Your Smile.   The Top 5 Ways You...

All porcelain crowns are not just pleasing to the eye; they are enduring and strong! Sep 27th, 2020

All porcelain crowns are not just pleasing to the eye; they are enduring and strong, which makes them a suitable choice of material for teeth like molars, which need to withstand the test of time and strenuous activities like biting and chewing, especially if you are chewing rocks in the...

Intraoral Digital Scanners: Cutting edge technology! Sep 15th, 2020

Without a doubt, intraoral scanners are the chosen technology of the future. Like digital records, dental scanners have proven to be the leading form of digital technology, improving the dentistry industry, making the experience for both client and practitioner much more efficient and enjoyable. Digital impressions made through the use...

BRACE FACE BE GONE! Sep 1st, 2020

You’ve probably heard of the revolutionary orthodontic treatment used to straighten your smile called Invisalign. Westwood Dental Esthetics offers you this comfortable, convenient, and discrete alternative to traditional braces that uses clear plastic aligners to get your teeth into alignment. More so than traditional metal braces, Invisalign aligners are aesthetically...

Cosmetic Veneers: Achieve Your Dream Smile Aug 15th, 2020

If you take a stroll down Internet Lane and check out the “Smile Gallery” on Dr. Kiai’s Westwood Dental Esthetics website, you’ll notice a dramatic difference in the before and after pictures for patients who opted to invest in cosmetic veneers. Not surprisingly, veneers are one of the most popular...

Improve Your Smile With Teeth Whitening Aug 2nd, 2020

When you’re smiling for the camera, it’s important to look your best. Bright, white teeth create a healthy, youthful appearance that will increase your confidence in no time. Teeth whitening is easier than it’s ever been!   Westwood Dental Esthetics whitens your teeth with products made by Opalescence™ Boost™, one...

Intraoral Scanners Are The Wave Of The Future Jul 12th, 2020

One of the latest inventions to revolutionize the dentistry industry is called the iTero Scanner.   Gone are the days of gunky, gooey, sometimes ineffective impressions taken with trays and weird-tasting paste. Sure, we all remember choosing the bubblegum flavored paste as a kid when visiting the orthodontist to correct...