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Preventative Dentistry in Santa Monica

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Preventative Dentistry

Looking to maintain a healthy smile? At Dr. Kathy Zahedi DDS, we specialize in preventative dentistry. Our skilled team in Santa Monica offers comprehensive care to prevent issues before they start, ensuring your teeth stay strong and healthy.


Preventative dentistry focuses on maintaining good oral health to prevent dental problems before they start. It includes regular dental check-ups, cleanings, and education on proper brushing and flossing techniques.

At Kathy Zahedi DDS, our goal is to help you keep your teeth and gums healthy for life. This involves professional cleanings to remove plaque and tartar, thorough examinations to catch any issues early, and fluoride treatments to strengthen your teeth. We also offer sealants to protect your molars from cavities.

Preventative dentistry isn’t just about in-office treatments—it’s about empowering you with the knowledge and tools to take care of your smile at home.

By staying proactive with your dental care, you can avoid more serious and costly problems down the road, ensuring a healthy, beautiful smile for years to come.

Preventative dentistry at Kathy Zahedi DDS includes a range of treatments to keep your teeth and gums healthy:

  • Regular Dental Check-Ups: Routine exams to catch any issues early.
  • Professional Cleanings: Removal of plaque and tartar to prevent decay and gum disease.
  • Fluoride Treatments: Strengthening your teeth to prevent cavities.
  • Dental Sealants: Protective coatings on molars to shield them from decay.
  • Oral Cancer Screenings: Early detection of potential issues during routine visits.
  • Patient Education: Guidance on proper brushing and flossing techniques for at-home care.

Your oral health is our priority, and we’re here to help you every step of the way.

During a preventative dentistry appointment at Kathy Zahedi DDS, you can expect comprehensive care focused on keeping your smile healthy. Here’s what typically happens:

  • Warm Welcome: Our friendly staff will greet you and make you feel comfortable.
  • Thorough Examination: Dr. Zahedi will examine your teeth, gums, and mouth for any signs of issues.
  • Professional Cleaning: Our hygienist will clean your teeth to remove plaque and tartar, leaving your mouth feeling fresh.
  • X-Rays: If needed, we’ll take X-rays to get a detailed look at your dental health.
  • Fluoride Treatment: We may apply fluoride to strengthen your teeth and prevent cavities.
  • Personalized Advice: Dr. Zahedi will discuss your oral hygiene routine and provide tips for better at-home care.
  • Treatment Plan: If any issues are found, we’ll create a personalized treatment plan to address them.

Regular preventative appointments help maintain your oral health and catch any problems early, ensuring a bright, healthy smile.