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Learn All about Dental Examinations and Cleanings at Viva Smile!

Learn All about Dental Examinations and Cleanings at Viva Smile!

Dr. Gohar Hovsepyan of Viva Smile is a dedicated professional dentist who has committed herself and her practice to providing patients with dental care solutions to achieve and maintain their oral health and wellness. Many patients ask why a dental exam and cleanings are beneficial and part of good oral health care in the area of Granada Hills, California.

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Are Dentures My Only Choice for My Missing Teeth?

Are Dentures My Only Choice for My Missing Teeth?

When faced with tooth loss and visiting a dentist, Granada Hills are patients have a variety of options for replacement. Many believe that their only economical choice is that of dentures to replace missing teeth. Fortunately, there are so many different avenues available for patients in the community who are ready to address their tooth loss and restore the smile’s function, health, and beauty.

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Kid First Dental Whitening granada hills

What Age Should My Kid Have His First Dental Whitening?

It is not uncommon for Dr. Gohar Hovsepyan, our Granada Hills dentist at Viva Smile, to consult with adult patients who are ready to improve the brilliance and beauty of their smile with professional teeth whitening. However, many ask about when they can start their children with dental whitening. This typically occurs when the permanent teeth coming in are more yellow than the baby teeth, causing reason for concern.

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All About Bruxism

All About Bruxism

Bruxism is a condition involving extreme teeth grinding or clenching. If you have bruxism, you may find yourself clenching or grinding your teeth throughout the day or even at night, which is identified as sleep bruxism. Some patients may be unaware that it is happening since it often becomes second nature.

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Dr. Karen Baghdasaryan Earns Associate Fellowship in National Academy

Dr. Karen Baghdasaryan Earns Associate Fellowship in National Academy

CHICAGO, IL. -- At the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s 2017 Annual Meeting, which was held in San Diego, California, October 11 – 14, Karen Baghdasaryan, DDS of Glendale, California was recognized as an Associate Fellow of the Academy. As one of 750 dentists who hold this distinguished membership, Dr. Baghdasaryan is one of the leading experts in implant care. Doctor Baghdasaryan maintains a dental practice at 17630 Chatsworth St., Granada Hills, California.

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Why Is Correcting Your Bite Alignment with Orthodontic Treatments Important?

Why Is Correcting Your Bite Alignment with Orthodontic Treatments Important?

Granada Hills dentist, Dr. Gohar Hovsepyan, is a dedicated professional who offers a variety of bite correction techniques. She does this because the alignment of the teeth has more to do than just achieving a beautiful smile—it also assists patients in avoiding the need for jaw surgery in the future.

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Do You Love Holiday Sweets? Learn How You Can Prevent Cavities!

Do You Love Holiday Sweets? Learn How You Can Prevent Cavities!

The holidays are a time for family and friends—and also food! Unfortunately, with such easy access to all the sweets and desserts your heart desires, it can be more difficult to maintain oral health and wellness throughout the holiday season. Candies are sweets full of sugar that can contribute to the development of cavities.

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The Risks of Tongue Thrusting as Described by Dentist in Granada Hills

The Risks of Tongue Thrusting as Described by Dentist in Granada Hills

Drs. Karen Baghdasaryan and Gohar Hovsepyan are dentists in the area of Granada Hills, CA who are committed to providing patients with solutions for the smile. They encourage patients to take the time to learn about preventive care options including the application of dental sealants.

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Dentist in Granada Hills Describes the Best Situations in Which Dental Sealants Should Be Administered

Dentist in Granada Hills Describes the Best Situations in Which Dental Sealants Should Be Administered

Drs. Karen Baghdasaryan and Gohar Hovsepyan are dentists in the area of Granada Hills, CA who are committed to providing patients with solutions for the smile. They encourage patients to take the time to learn about preventive care options including the application of dental sealants.

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Why Am I Grinding or Clenching My Teeth?

Why Am I Grinding or Clenching My Teeth? Our Dentist in Granada Hills Explains

At Viva Smiles, we help patients with general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. In addition, we also assist with other conditions that can affect one’s oral health and wellness. Drs. Gohar Hovsepyan and Karen Baghdasaryan work with patients who are dealing with problems such as the grinding and clenching of their teeth.

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Dentist in Granada Hills Offers Emergency Dentistry Solutions

Dentist in Granada Hills Offers Emergency Dentistry Solutions

At Viva Smile, patients in the area of Granada Hills, CA should have access to dental care day and night. Dental emergencies happen when we least expect them—and rarely at convenient hours. Drs. Gohar Hovsepyan and Karen Baghdasaryan provide emergency dental care with a quality dentist when necessary!

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Gum disease

Gum disease

Every dentist speaks with their patients about the importance of keeping the smile healthy, but some patients are unsure of the complications of poor oral health and wellness. Granada Hills patients who do not maintain their dental health may be subjected to tooth decay and gum disease.

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AACD Accreditation

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.

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How to Prevent the Need for Braces

How to Prevent the Need for Braces

Dr. Gohar Hovespyan of Viva Smile is a Granada Hills area dentist who provides a myriad of dental solutions for new and existing patients. Many parents who bring their children into the practice are often worried that their child may, at some point, require braces. Braces can be expensive and a time-consuming ordeal. Parents often want to be prepared, and may ask what they can do to help prevent their children from requiring braces. Unfortunately, there is not much that can be done.

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Waterpik or Dental Floss: Which Is Better?

Waterpik or Dental Floss: Which Is Better?

Visiting a dentist is more than just x-rays, cleanings, and dental fillings. A quality dental staff will support patients in achieving and maintaining their dental health with oral hygiene education. Drs. Gohar Hovsepyan and Karen Baghdasaryan of Viva Smile in Granada Hills, CA provide patients with the opportunity to ask questions about brushing and flossing.

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Do You Have a Minor Cosmetic Dental Problem?

Do You Have a Minor Cosmetic Dental Problem? Learn about Dental Bonding, Available in Our Granada Hills Office

Small cosmetic problems can have a big impact on your smile, and when they do, your confidence may suffer. The team at Viva Smile in Granada Hills can help you regain the appearance you deserve, and your full sense of satisfaction with your smile. Just give us a call to talk about dental bonding.

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Do you love to start your morning with a steaming cup of coffee? Is red wine your go-to dinner beverage? These are just two reasons why your smile may not shine as brightly as it once did. In fact, discoloration is something that is pretty difficult to avoid.

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Dentist in Granada Hills Offers Orthodontic Treatments

Dentist in Granada Hills Offers Orthodontic Treatments

Correcting misalignment can make your smile look much, much better. However, a pleasing aesthetic is not the only benefit of orthodontic care. Here, we will look at some of the other very important reasons to move forward with the teeth-straightening method that is right for you.

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Straightening Уоur Smile with Inmаn Aligner

Straightening Уоur Smile with Inmаn Aligner

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Get Your New Smile Today with Smile Design!

Get Your New Smile Today with Smile Design!

Have you ever dreamt of having an award-winning smile? Well, now you can! With smile design, our dentist in Granada Hills will create a beautifully unique smile that is right for you. We are smile design experts and our first priority is you!

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