Neil N. Hadaegh, DDS

Thomas j. stelmach, DDS

310.659.5399

Day: March 8, 2017

Gum Line Cavities

Gum Line Cavities Did you know that a common place to find decay is along the gum line of teeth? Gum line cavities may be caused by a number of factors. Chief among them are eating too many sugary foods, acid reflux, lemon sucking, dry mouth and general poor brushing technique. Cavities, known to dentists…

Katie’s Take on Oral Health

Katie Couric’s Take on Oral Health Journalist, Author, and TV Personality Katie Couric recently spoke about the critical need to maintain your oral health. Here’s what she had to say. Taking a seat in the dentist chair goes far beyond maintaining a healthy smile. Our mouths are the gateways to our bodies and can tell…

FDR Urged Regular Dental Exams

FDR Urged Regular Dental Exams Dr. Hadaegh shares a vintage WPA poster urging regular dental exams. Asserting in his Inaugural Address, “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself”, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt enacted a series of economic programs intended to get America back on its feet. Collectively these efforts were known as…

Famous Gap Toothed Smiles

Pop Quiz: What do Madonna, David Letterman, Mike Tyson, and Anna Paquin all have in common? Based on a new poll from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the answer is… they’re known for their famous gap toothed smiles. American singer-songwriter and actress, Madonna Comedian & talk show host, David Letterman Heavyweight Champion of the…

A-List Smile Doctor

Get a Smile Makeover from an A-List Smile Doctor Dr. Hadaegh is the dentist behind some of your favorite Hollywood smiles. Actors, musicians, talent agents and film executives alike have all turned to our Beverly Hills cosmetic dental practice, trusting their smiles only to Dr. Hadaegh ’s creative and technical excellence. You’ll see some of…

How To Brush Your Teeth

You do it twice a day or more every day (right?!) but chances are you can benefit from a quick reminder of the proper way to brush your teeth. Follow these rules and you’ll qualify for the Golden Toothbrush award at your next regular cleaning session with Lynette or Patty. Brush Twice A Day Brushing…

How to Floss

How To Floss: The Spool Method As with most things in life, it takes repetition and practice to do an excellent job of flossing your teeth. Here’s an effective technique known as the “spool” method. Prepare Break off a piece of floss that is about 18 inches long. Wrap most of it around an index…

Supermodel Smiles

They look out at us every day from magazines, billboards, tv and the internet. Gorgeous models with dazzling, pearly white smiles. Yes, much about then is airbrushed and unattainable. But I can definitely help you achieve those spectacular smiles. Cracks, discoloration, chips, cracks, misaligned and stained teeth – all of that disappears. In their place,…

Invisible Dental Alignment? Yes, Please!

Not long ago bulky metal braces where the only option for straightening and aligning teeth. Metal braces were so conspicuous some people felt smiling with crooked teeth was better than smiling with a mouth full of painful metal. While metal braces do yield results, how do we achieve the same results with a technique that…

Dental Implant Myths

Even though dental implants have been used successfully by qualified dentists for more than 40 years, there’s a surprising amount of incorrect and negative information out there. Here are three of the most common myths and realities regarding dental implants. Myth # 1. Dental implants are painful. Not true. In fact, after having dental implants…

Busting the Myth of the Million Dollar Smile

Celebrities are famous for their “million dollar smiles.” The great news about that is everyone sees the transformation that can occur with excellent dental work. The bad news is that whole concept of “million dollar” is flat out wrong! The truth is that thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, nobody has to accept…

Best Celebrity Smiles

Very few people are born with a dazzling smile which resembles that of popular A-list celebrities. Do you believe celebrities are born with their smiles? No way! A true professional is required in order to obtain an indulging smile that is hard to ignore. I present to you 5 handpicked best celebrity smiles. 1. Gabrielle…

Goodbye Gummy Smile, Hello Great Smile!

Did you know that your gummy smile can be fixed forever with pain-free cosmetic laser dentistry? Gummy smiles can definitely have a negative effect on your smile. If your teeth are covered by excessive gum tissue, they appear to the eye as being small, or too short. Sadly, many gummy smilers believe that nothing can…

Preparing Your Picture-Perfect Wedding Smile

Wedding season is nearly upon us – is your perfect smile ready? Around this time of year, teeth whitening is the most-requested cosmetic dental service in our office. Brides, grooms, wedding parties and guests all want to look their best at these very special life events. Fortunately, whitening is a quick and easy teeth brightening…

Smile to Make a Memorable First Impression

A recent survey commissioned by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry has discovered an attractive smile has the biggest impact on creating a positive first impression in both work and personal situations. The survey found that nearly half of American adults – 48 percent – believe that a smile is the most memorable feature after…

Importance of: Mouth and Body Connection

Did you know that the health of your mouth is directly related to the health of your body? The mouth body connection is an important one. Periodontal disease – also known as gum disease – has been linked to a number of health problems that extend far beyond your mouth. Many adults have some form…

Glo Teeth Whitening: 5x Whiter in Just 5 Days!

“I am proud to offer my patients an effective new way of whitening teeth that feels good, makes you look good, and is all about doing good.” Dr. Hadaegh Looks Good The GLO™ Science Brilliant Personal Teeth Whitening Device is an LED and mouthpiece system that you can use at home to achieve the bright…

A Surprising Find: The Origin & Power of Smiles!

It’s a familiar image – a cornered animal bares its fangs sending an unmistakable message to back off. But did you know that a number of researchers believe this aggressive act was the precursor to smiling? Ancient Smiles Were Different From Today Janice Porteous, a professor of philosophy at Canada’s Vancouver Island University, explains that…

Smile Makeovers

Smile Makeover Before and After Photos See the dramatic results for yourself here. These are actual patients that have used Dr. Hadaegh’s smile makeover services in Beverly Hills to help them find the smile of their dreams – you can too! our Before/After Section above. Ready for a Smile Makeover? Call (310) 659-5399. If so,…

Put a Smile on Your Face with these 5 Animals!

Dr. Hadaegh and his team are all about smiles here in Beverly Hills. After all, smiling is good for the soul (laughing is, too!) – so they say. We believe it! Tune in to these 5 photos we’ve found scattered online that all bring out a different side to animals – funny animals that happen…

Don’t Forget to Smile on Halloween!

Halloween is tomorrow and our team here at the office wanted to make sure you have a day filled with fun. Stay safe as well. With only one day left until the dressing up and trick-or-treating begins, we thought it only made sense to tease you with a few pictures of some of previous year’s…

Share this During Thanksgiving Dinner!

With Thanksgiving about here, it would only make sense to share a few interesting details or facts that you may be unaware of. Not only will you be able to learn something, but you’ll be able to share fun facts with your family before you chow down on a turkey dinner! After all, conversation is…

The New Year’s Resolution Dentists Want From Patients

Have you heard about SMART goals, yet? It’s a simple concept that can help steer your oral health in the right direction. I’ll help you out. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Results focused, and Time-bound. It’s a great mechanism to follow when creating goals – which is what New Year’s is all…

8 Glasses of Water Per Day: Fact or Fiction?

Hello friends! The question for today is “Do we really need to drink eight cups of water a day?” If you’ve ever asked yourself this, you’re certainly not alone. Query nearly any search engine, and you’ll see that nearly 3 million other human beings also want to make sure they’re hydrating correctly. The Facts The…

Your Breath and Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year where you’re both expected to be on your best behavior (in terms of looking good, smelling good, etc). The last thing you want is to hear it from your significant other complaining of bad breath. It just kills the romantic vibes, in turn ruining the evening.…

Sofia Vergara Takes Oral Hygiene Seriously!

Sofia Vergara has a beautiful smile because of two reasons: 1. She visits her dentist frequently. 2. She’s dead serious about her teeth so much that she almost became a dentist. Sofia Vergara as a Dentist… What? Truth is, Sofia Vergara actually wanted to become a dentist before she became a model/actress. Turns out she…

A Few Ways to Make Mom Smile on Mother’s Day!

At Dr. Hadaegh’s office, we’re all about smiles – in more ways than one. That is why we want to give you a small list of various ways to make your Mother smile on her special day: Mother’s Day. Cook For Her Most Mothers cook for their children, but are seldom cooked for. For Mother’s…

Popular Celebrities Sporting Gummy Smiles!

Gummy smiles are an aspect of our mouth that many are embarrassed of. If you have zero qualms with your gummy smile then you’ll be happy to know that some popular celebrities that we’re sure you’ve heard of also have no problems sporting a gummy smile! Celebrities Sporting Gummy Smiles Luciana Damon Source: Wikimedia Commons…

My Teeth Are Yellow and I Can’t Seem to Fix Them!

Help! My Teeth are Yellow and I can’t Whiten Them at Home! It’s something I see and hear often – the struggles of trying to whiten teeth at home. Did you know that your teeth naturally have a yellow hue to them? Let me explain further. There are two parts of teeth to understand: dentin…

Celebrities Suffer from Bad Breath, Too!

Liam Hemsworth, one of the stars of The Hunger Games, was featured on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he was asked what the most awkward part of shooting the widely popular film was. His answer: kissing Jennifer Lawrence! Wow, didn’t see that coming. What’s the reason why? Well, Liam revealed that Jennifer Lawrence’s…

Ways to Improve My Smile Without Surgery?

For most of us, when we hear the word “surgery” we automatically go into panic mode. Does this sound like you? As such, many people have a hard time trying to improve their smile because their dentist is recommending certain procedures such as dental implants and other oral surgery procedures that most will shy away…

Myths About Invisalign® Braces

When it comes to straightening your teeth and achieving that dazzling, healthy smile, there are several options on the market, including Invisalign Teen® and Invisalign®. These two dental procedures are considered some of the most incredible innovations in orthodontics over the past two decades. The option to straighten ones teeth without braces, by relying on…

New Year, New Smile: Popular Smile Makeover Options

Dr. Hadaegh is known for his artistic ability to completely transform your smile, commonly known as a smile makeover. This is a popular procedure many celebrities turn to in order to greatly enhance their looks on the screen. However, what should I expect from a smile makeover if I am considering one? Most Popular Types…

Dr. Hadaegh’s Valentine’s Day Teeth Tips

Valentine’s Day is literally right around the corner and there will be many SMILES, kisses, presents, laughs, and good times spent on this day. Are You Kiss Ready? If you have a significant other, then you want to make absolutely sure that you are kiss ready for that special moment. Dr. Hadaegh  recommends starting this…

Don’t Ruin Your Smile This St. Patrick’s Day!

You might be wondering, what do you mean “don’t ruin your smile”? Well, according to a report from last year’s St. Patrick’s Day, emergency dental visits for males went up 64% the following day. The report included all of the United States. For women, the national average actually dropped by 6% Interesting. What could have…

Spring Cleaning Your Teeth!

We’re roughly one month in to Spring (which began on March 20). By now, most of us may have already tackled our “spring cleaning” duties which typically involve cleaning out the garage, tidying up the house, among other chores that we have put off for quite some time. We’d like to ask, have you considered…

How to Achieve Your Perfect Celebrity Smile

Beyonce has gotten quite some traction these past couple of weeks with her album release ‘Lemonade’. This album in particular has music enthusiasts and critics alike losing their minds because of how unique and rich it is. But at the end of the day, ‘Lemonade’ would be nothing other than a drink if it wasn’t…

Are Your Teeth Ready for Summer 2016?

It’s almost that time again! Summer 2016 is right around the corner, with the first official day of summer landing on June 20, 2016 this year. As a cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, there’s really only one question to ask: are your teeth ready for summer? Summer’s the Time When You Want to Look Your…

3 Celebs Whose Career Benefited from Cosmetic Dentistry

For many, trying to think back on our favorite singer or actor when just starting out, the first thing that stands out is… how much they’ve changed! As fans we start to notice their facial features to sharpen or smoothen overtime but one thing is for sure, their smiles are the first ones to receive…

Dr. Hadaegh’s Back to School Dental Guide

We have a little over a month of summer still remaining (woo!), except most children will be returning back to school near the start of September, which is in 2 weeks. This means you still have plenty of time to prepare for your big day back. Most children use the opportunity to return to school…

Popular Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry for 2016

According to the Oral Health Foundation, people view smiles and teeth as the second most vital attractive feature after personality. And with advancements in cosmetic dentistry, from standard teeth whitening procedures to the experimental 3D tooth printing, it is not possible for anyone to achieve the perfect smile no matter your teeth’s defects. While there…

3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Cosmetic Dentistry!

Thanksgiving 2016 is almost here – and during these times many people spend time with family & friends for a day of gratitude. As a cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills it only make sense that we be thankful for the advances in cosmetic dentistry that make it possible for us to have perfectly aligned white…

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution for 2017?

The Holiday season is in full effect right now & before we know it, it will be 2017! Looking back on the year, it’s been a blessed year here @ Dr. Hadaegh’s office in Beverly Hills. If you haven’t thought up a New Year’s Resolution, yet, then we have one for you to consider! Our…

Introducing Dr. Neil Hadaegh!

Dear Patients & Friends, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued trust and confidence in permitting me to care for you and your dental needs through the years. It is with mixed emotions that after 36 years I am announcing my retirement from dentistry. In an effort to ensure…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is Valentine’s Day – a day where many of us will stand out in some way. As a result, we wanted to leave you with some tips on how to make your smile stand out! Being cosmetic dentists in Beverly Hills, we understand the importance of smiling & the benefits we can reap by…