Dentist in Van Nuys offers digital impressions with the 3M True Definition scanner device

Patients in the Van Nuys area who are seeking a dentist or dental team that utilizes today’s technologically advanced solutions for achieving and maintaining dental health and wellness are encouraged to learn more about the 3M True Definition scanner device used at Viva Smile.

3M True Definition Scanner Device

AACD News release about Dr. Baghdasaryan’s Accreditation

Dr. Karen Baghdasaryan and Dr. Hovsepyan recently attended the 33rd Annual scientific conference for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in Las Vegas, Nevada. The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) is the world’s largest professional organization for dentists who pursue perfection and advancement in Cosmetic Dentistry. Today the organization joins more than 6000 dental professionals who are committed to improving the art of Cosmetic Dentistry by providing minimally invasive treatment ensuring the long-term dental health of the patients.

AACD Accreditation

Dental Fillings

Patients in the area of Van Nuys, CA dealing with cavities need to visit their dentist as soon as possible to discuss the placement of fillings. What are fillings? Fillings are a dental treatment provided by Drs. Gohar Hovsepyan and Karen Baghdasaryan to address tooth decay. Tooth decay, or “cavities,” can affect the structure and health of a natural tooth. They may go deep into the tooth and later infect the dental pulp, requiring patients to undergo root canal therapy to maintain the natural tooth structure.

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I Need Dental Implants but I’m Afraid of Surgeries

When Van Nuys, CA area patients are considering tooth replacement options, they are often interested in long-term solutions such as dental implants. Drs. Gohar Hovsepyan and Karen Baghdasaryan of Viva Smile are proud to offer the placement and restoration of dental implants right in their office. Oral surgery is done in their practice to avoid having to refer patients out to other specialists they do not already know and trust.

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Top Oral Care Tips for Bridges and Crowns

Needing a crown or a bridge means making an investment into the longevity of your smile. While neither a crown nor a bridge is considered a cosmetic dental treatment, these restorations do give you back the appearance of a whole, healthy smile. More importantly, though, a crown or bridge enables you to chew without pain, and feel confident when you smile or speak.

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Restore your Smile with Dental Crowns from your Van Nuys Dentist

Tooth decay and other damage poses significant concerns for your smile. These problems are much more than cosmetic frustrations, they affect every aspect of your oral health. We often meet patients whose dental problems cause sensitivity, pain, and difficulty chewing. Ultimately, your level of oral health translates into quality of life. When tooth damage has occurred, we may suggest restoration with a dental crown.

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What Kind of Teeth Need Braces?

Did you know that the alignment of your teeth stands out more than most other facial characteristics? Research suggests that a memorable smile is one that is straight and bright. If these are not words that describe your smile, we should talk. Several options in orthodontics are available in our Van Nuys office, and we are happy to discuss them with you.

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Want Straighter Teeth? Let's Talk about Inman Aligners!

No two sets of teeth are the same. This is why we offer options in orthodontics to patients of our comfortable Van Nuys office. In addition to conventional braces and Invisalign, we have also obtained training to provide treatment with Inman Aligners, and this option is suitable for many of our patients.

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Why Veneers Are Preferred by Patients and by Our Van Nuys Dentist

If you have concerns about the appearance of a tooth, or of your entire smile, you can find the help you need at Viva Smile in Van Nuys. We love helping our patients bring out the natural beauty their smiles were meant to have. Sometimes, the best way to do this is with veneers.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Dental Implants

Tooth loss is a prevalent problem experienced by millions of American adults today. It used to be that tooth loss was an age-related condition, but not anymore. Many people lose one or more teeth far before they would be considered "old." Fortunately, modern dentistry.

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Affordable Dental Care Can Keep You Smiling for Life

A smile can say more than hundreds of words. A friendly smile can warm the heart and soothe the soul. It can open doors and build a bridge. More than the cosmetic value of the smile, even, is the longevity of health that is fostered by optimally healthy teeth and gums.

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Cosmetic Dentistry – A Time For Change

Join us as we review the myriad of possibilities available to you for cosmetic dental change. But the biggest part is not just how your smile looks, it’s how you feel when you show it...

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The Impact of a Smile Makeover

Americans are catching on to the emotional and social importance of a healthy, beautiful smile, and they’re seeking out ways to improve their smiles. Learn why and what a change could mean for you...

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Beautiful Smiles by Design

The first in a series of articles dedicated to the “art and science” of designing a more appealing smile. One of the country’s foremost leaders in cosmetic dentistry discusses how you and your dentist partner to create a great new look..

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How And Why Teeth Wear

Are teeth supposed to last for a lifetime? And are humans designed to live for up to a hundred years? Given all the current improvements in the areas of medicine and health, both general and oral, people are not only living longer, but they are also keeping their teeth longer. This article will provide an overview of the “oral system” and one of its more common and important occurrences, tooth wear..

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Clear Orthodontic Aligners

The orthodontic treatment using clear aligners consists of a series of aligners that you change about every two weeks over a course of treatment lasting six to eighteen months depending on how much movement is needed..

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Clear Aligners for Teenagers

Teens who regard traditional braces as restrictive, confining, and obstructive to their lifestyles now have another choice for orthodontic treatment: clear aligners. This advanced dental technology, originally geared toward adults, has recently evolved to treat a greater variety of bite problems in younger people. These improved orthodontic appliances can help teens function normally during a difficult phase of life..

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The Magic of Orthodontics

Proper alignment of the teeth is basic to “Smile Design.” Their position dictates how they work together and affects the way you look and smile. Only orthodontic treatment can move teeth into the right position. Simply put, when things look right, they probably are right. Learn the basics of smile analysis and design and whether the magic of orthodontics will work for you...

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Overcoming Dental Fear & Anxiety

it’s possible, even for those people who are the most fearful, to reduce their fear and to learn to have treatment in a way that feels calm and safe. Here’s how..

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The Natural Beauty of Tooth Colored Fillings

The public’s demand for aesthetic tooth colored (metal free) restorations (fillings) together with the dental profession’s desire to preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible, has led to the development of special “adhesive” tooth colored restorations..

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Understanding Gum (Periodontal) Disease

Have your gums ever bled when you brushed or flossed? This most commonly overlooked simple sign may be the start of silent (periodontal) disease leading to tooth loss. Learn what you can do to prevent this problem and keep your teeth for life...

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