What You Need to Know About Bleeding Gums

Let’s not beat around the brush: bleeding gums are no fun. They are painful, and they are frequently the sign of a more serious ailment, the early stages of periodontal disease. Fortunately, there are some things that you can to do alleviate your risk for bleeding gums and the gum... Read more »

Teeth in All Varieties

Are you planning to visit the dentist soon? Before you go, it may help to understand the basic names for all your teeth. That’s why we at Finesse Dental Care have offered you some useful word definitions to learn: Incisors: These refer to those sharp, chisel-shaped teeth at the front... Read more »

Common Dental Instruments

Finesse Dental Care was founded upon the idea that teeth are valuable and worthy of tender loving care. We love your teeth, and as such we are trained to use some very handy dental tools. To satisfy your curiosity, we’ve created a list of some of the most common instruments... Read more »

The How and Why of X-Ray Technology

The How and Why of X-Ray Technology If you’ve ever been to a dental office, you’ve almost certainly participated in the benefits of x-ray technology. But while it’s one thing to experience it, it’s quite another to fully understand the purposes and methodology of x-rays. Here’s some information that might... Read more »

Oral Health Tips for Athletes

Athletes will want to do all that is possible to prevent any injury to knees, shoulders, and even the head. What many athletes don’t realize, however, is that their smiles are in danger too. As an athlete, it is absolutely vital that you avert as many dental issues as possible... Read more »

Oral Health Services: Dental Bonding

Have you been giving your smile the attention and care it requires? Are you brushing your teeth at least twice every day and flossing daily as well? Have you recently visited your dentist for a regular checkup for one of your bi-annual professional cleanings yet? If you have not been... Read more »

Teeth Whitening 101

Are you thinking of a teeth-whitening treatment to boost your self-esteem? If so, good for you! Many people are surprised at the difference a simple teeth-whitening treatment can make in their smile. That is why our team here at Finesse Dental Care in Westlake Village, California, is happy to help... Read more »

An Extracted Tooth Can Often Be Replaced with a Dental Implant

While it’s rare there are times when a tooth is lost to a severe cavity, dental fracture, or an oral trauma that requires extraction. This can cause a myriad of problems with your oral function and appearance. In a situation like this, Dr. Steven Hever might recommend replacing the missing... Read more »

Treating Sensitive Teeth

When you have sensitive teeth, you may experience tenderness when eating or drinking. Here at Finesse Dental Care, we want to help you treat your teeth so you can go about your day in ease. Each treatment depends on the source, and there are multiple treatments to choose from that... Read more »

Invisalign® for Straight Teeth and a Healthy Smile

Dr. Steven Hever and our Finesse Dental Care team offer Invisalign clear aligners for our patients in Westlake Village, California wanting straighter teeth. The American Dental Association (ADA) has found that an aligned smile is good for one’s health as well as fixing oral issues derived from a misaligned bite,... Read more »