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Why Should I Seek Treatment for My TMJ?

If your jaws hurt when they move or experience a popping or clicking sound, it could be a sign that you are suffering from a TMJ disorder. Causes of jaw tightness and misalignment are not known. However, there are a few factors that are believed to be responsible for TMJ disorders. These disorders include arthritis, muscle disease, and trauma to the jaw or face, in addition to wrong or poor jaw posture and teeth grinding due to stress.


Airborne Particle Abrasion Saves Precious Tooth | Culver City Dentist | Nima Shayesteh, DMD

Deroofing a type IV (AKA IK type) non-coalesced fissure tract in deep dentin with Airborne Particle Abrasion.


Ceramic Onlay Video Series: 4 of 4 | Delivery of Porcelain Onlay

Ever wondered what it’s like to see dentistry performed through the lens of a surgical operating microscope? In this 24 post series, I demonstrate the entire process of performing an Onlay (partial crown) on Molar Tooth No 3.


Ceramic Onlay Series: 3 of 4 | Porcelain Treatment Protocol for Bonding

Ever wondered what it’s like seeing dentistry performed through the lens of a surgical operating microscope? In this 24 post series, I take you along with me through the entire process of performing an Onlay (partial crown) on Molar Tooth No 3.


Ceramic Onlay Series: 2 of 4 | Tooth Treatment Protocol for Bonding

Ever wondered what it’s like seeing dentistry performed through the lens of a surgical operating microscope?


Complete Process of a Ceramic Onlay on Molar Tooth

Ever wondered what it’s like to see dentistry performed through the lens of a surgical operating microscope? In this 4 video series, I take you along with me through the entire process of performing a Ceramic Onlay (partial crown) on Molar Tooth #3.


Avoiding Root Canals and Saving Your Teeth From Crowns

Your permanent natural teeth are meant to last for the rest of your life. Even so, factors such as lifestyle and diet lead to tooth loss, root canals, and tooth replacements. The American Association of Endodontists acknowledges the challenges of losing your natural teeth.


White Composite Filling Done Without Drilling Away the Tooth | Culver City Dentist | Dr. Shayesteh

Ultra-Conservative Preparation of a Simple Class V Restoration with the Magic of Airborne Particle Abrasion


Root Canal Avoidance on Deep Decay of Non-Coalesced Fissures

This patient presented with a large cavity formed in the depths of the tooth grooves. During the development of teeth, the grooves coalesce or seal together. Sometimes however, theses fissures do not coalesce. The depths of these grooves are left with a micro-space that eventually leads to decay.


Refreshing Tooth for Bonding of Dental Onlay

As dentists, we often see inlays, onlays and crowns in patient mounts that unfortunately fail prematurely. Some weak links include improper bonding methods, and the lack of treating the tooth surface and the porcelain for optimal bonding.