Glendale Office

9025 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 915-9700

Phoenix Office

16816 N 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85053
(602) 978 - 1932


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Regenerate Your Image with a Smile Makeover

Have you ever looked in a mirror and felt unsatisfied with the reflection staring back at you? Do you wish you could change just one thing about your image?

Would you like your smile to look a little less Mr. Ed and a little more Julia Roberts? Dr. Shahin Dabestani can make it happen for you, regenerating your image with a smile makeover procedure.

During a smile makeover, the doctor combines two or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, like placing dental crowns and performing an in-office professional whitening treatment, to make your smile look better than ever. You will a change for the better when you look in that mirror, and your confidence will soar.

To learn more about the benefits of a smile makeover, call our Glendale, AZ, dental office today at (623) 915-9700 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Dabestani.

What is a Smile Makeover?

A smile makeover consists of two or more cosmetic dentistry treatments combined to turn the smile you no longer like into a thing of beauty. Smile makeovers offer a fantastic alternative to plastic surgery, as they are less invasive and typically cost less money. Best of all, unlike most plastic surgery procedures, you will notice the results of a smile makeover right away.

To begin the smile makeover process, you will attend a consultation with Dr. Dabestani. He will ask you to explain what features you like and dislike about your smile. Then he will perform a comprehensive oral exam, during which he will take note of any dental imperfections he finds, such as stained or crooked teeth.

During the exam, the doctor will take advanced, 360-degree digital x-rays of your head. Using these images, the doctor can create a three dimensional image of your head, which allows him to give you a preview of your new smile.

Should you desire to add dental crowns, bridges, whether traditional or implant supported, the doctor will use our CEREC technology to create them right here in the office, so you will not have to wait for two weeks to have them placed.

You will be an active participant in the creation of your treatment plan, giving feedback on each procedure and asking questions. The doctor will create a treatment plan based on his exam and your input, detailing all of the procedures he will perform.

Why Choose a Smile Makeover?

By combining two or more procedures together in one treatment, Dr. Dabestani can achieve the results you desire faster, and often at a lower cost than performing treatments one at a time. The doctor will perform the procedures in stages, ensuring that one procedure has had time to heal completely before starting another.

Smile makeover in glendale, azA smile makeover procedure also allows the doctor to perform treatments in a more structured order. For example, patients who choose to include a whitening treatment in their smile makeover will often have that procedure done first, because it allows the doctor to better match the color for options like porcelain veneers or dental bonding.

Patients who suffer from dental anxiety will benefit from the smile makeover treatment, because the doctor can perform several procedures at once while they are under sedation. This means fewer visits to the office and fewer charges for sedation.

Services Available for a Smile Makeover

Your smile makeover can include a number of cosmetic treatments, as well as some restorative procedures to create your winning smile. The doctor will discuss each treatment with you to decide which fit best into your treatment plan. Some of the services available for a smile makeover include:

What to Expect Afterward

Following a smile makeover, our patients typically experience a huge boost in their self-confidence, and many decide to take on challenges they never dreamed they could accomplish, whether at work or in their personal lives.

These patients notice a great difference in their lives, simply by feeling happy about their appearance. Dr. Dabestani feels that watching his patients become more confident and comfortable with themselves is one of the most rewarding parts of practicing cosmetic dentistry.

Call Today for a Consultation

To learn more about the smile makeover procedure, or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Dabestani, call our Glendale, AZ, dental office today at (623) 915-9700.

Regular Dental Cleaning: Long-Term Protection for Your Smile

You know that brushing and flossing are important for your oral health. Nevertheless, for a truly healthy smile it is vital that you make routine visits to the dentist. At each appointment, you will receive a thorough dental cleaning. Dr. Shahin Dabestani, DMD, will also conduct a complete exam. Using several techniques, he will look for look for cavities, gum disease, and additional concerns. When he catches these conditions early, he can often treat them before they do severe damage to your smile.

Contact Desert Palm Dentistry in Glendale at (623) 915-9700 or in Phoenix at (602) 978 – 1932 to schedule your dental cleaning and protect your oral health.

Why Are Regular Dental Visits So Important?

Ultimately, cavities develop because of oral bacteria. At-home hygiene will cut down on these microbes, but without a professional cleaning, they will eventually build up on your teeth. Over time, they will form sticky plaque and stubborn tartar, trapping the bacteria directly against your teeth. Each time you eat, they will feed off of the starches in your food. This process will generate acids, which will erode your dental enamel and give bacteria access to the deeper layers of your tooth. As erosion progresses and bacteria continue to build up, a cavity will develop.

In addition to tooth decay, oral bacteria also cause gum disease. Without a proper cleaning, the microbes will move below your gum line, causing inflammation and dental sensitivity. Eventually, pockets of bacteria will develop. In turn, you could suffer significant discomfort, bleeding, gum recession, and even tooth loss.

What Should You Expect at Your Dental Cleaning and Exam?

A dental cleaning will remove the bacteria that cause cavities and gum disease. Your hygienist will clean your teeth using precise and gentle methods, so you should experience minimal discomfort. If you exhibit the earliest symptoms of gum disease, a routine cleaning will usually be enough to restore your oral health. In addition to cleaning your teeth, your hygienist can provide tips for better oral care at home.

Following your cleaning, Dr. Dabestani will perform a thorough exam. In many cases, he can diagnose cavities and gum disease based off of visual symptoms. In most cases, he will take x-rays at every other appointment. These images will help him detect cavities, as well as dental misalignment, bone recession, cracked teeth, and many other concerns. Of course, routine preventive care can often keep these conditions from developing in the first place.

Dental Sealants Help Prevent Decay

In addition to cleanings, dental sealants can greatly reduce your risk for cavities. When you undergo this treatment, Dr. Dabestani will apply a white or clear liquid to the tops of molars. The material will harden, forming an impenetrable barrier over your dental enamel. Sealants will prevent food and bacteria from gathering in the deep grooves on your back teeth. We usually recommend this treatment for pediatric patients, and Dr. Dabestani will place sealants as soon as their permanent molars come in. In many cases, however, adults will also benefit from this procedure.

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

For optimal oral health, you should visit the dentist at least twice a year. If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, or if you have a history of frequent tooth decay, we suggest more frequent appointments. Dr. Dabestani will evaluate your needs and recommend a schedule that works for you.

It is just as important for children to visit the dentist as it is for adults. Kids are equally susceptible to decay, and it is important for Dr. Dabestani to monitor their dental development. You should schedule your child’s first appointment no more than six months after his or her first tooth comes in. After that, he or she should continue to visit our office twice a year.

Schedule Your Dental Cleaning

Make your healthy smile a top priority. Contact our office in Glendale at (623) 915-9700 or in Phoenix at (602) 978 – 1932 to schedule your routine dental checkup.