Maryam Navab, DDS -  - Cosmetic Dentist

Easy Family Dental

Maryam Navab, DDS

Cosmetic Dentist & Dentist located in Encino, CA

General Dentistry Specialist

Skilled in safe, state-of-the-art general dentistry methods, Dr. Navab is committed to using the most advanced technology at her Encino, CA, practice to help patients of all ages get the dental care they need for healthy teeth and gums.

General Dentistry Q & A

What does general dentistry include?

General dentistry includes all the procedures to prevent and treat tooth decay and gum disease so patients can enjoy healthy smiles at every age. Some of the procedures and treatments included in general dentistry include routine exams and cleanings, fillings, gum disease treatments like scaling and root planing, and restorations like crowns and bridges, veneers and dentures.

What happens during a dental exam?

Once your medical records are updated, your exam will begin with a discussion of your concerns and an initial visual exam of your teeth. Next, the hygienist will clean your teeth and gums, looking for signs of gum disease and decay while removing plaque and tartar that can harbor disease-causing bacteria. The dentist will examine each of your teeth and may order x-rays. An oral cancer screening will also be performed. Once your evaluations are complete, oral care recommendations will be made based on your needs.

What are the signs of gum disease?

Gum disease can cause different symptoms depending on the stage it's in. In the early stage, the only sign may be bleeding at the gum line when brushing. As the disease progresses, gums become red, swollen and tender, and teeth appear longer as the gum begins to recede. Eventually, as the bacteria reach deep below the gum line, biting and chewing will become painful. Without immediate treatment, the tooth will become loose and fall out. Untreated gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the U.S.

How often do I need to see the dentist?

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends seeing the dentist twice each year for checkups and routine cleanings to help prevent decay and gum disease. Seeing the dentist every six months is an important part of making sure potential problems are caught and corrected early.


Insurance Plans Accepted

Please note that we DO NOT accept HMO. 

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Assurant Employee Benefits
Blue Shield of California
Delta Dental
First Dental Health
Health Net
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Premier Access

Words from our patients

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    "I would like to highly recommend Dr. Navab for the great job she did on my tooth. Dr. Navab's bedside manner is terrific! Thanks so much."

    Kouros N.
  • Google+

    "Dr. Navab is a great doctor who listens to the patient and takes care of him/her with great attention. I am blessed to have her as my dentist."

    Darya T.
  • Google+

    "I would recommended Dr. Navab to anyone who is looking for a skillful dentist. She is a great doctor and I would definitely go back to her.

    Melina B.
  • Yelp

    "I'm very picky when it comes to a dentist and I would highly recommend Dr. Navab. She was thorough and explained everything very clearly. "

    Lynn L.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Navab is so friendly, very personable, and her staff is always kind. Payment and cost is always very transparent so you know EXACTLY what you owe."

    Marissa C.
  • Yelp

    "I just recently finished my Invisalign treatment with Dr. Navab and it was a fantastic experience! Treatment was easy, straightforward, relatively painless, and fast! "

    Ameera M.
  • Yelp

    "I was so pleased with my overall experience from start to finish! Everyone that worked there was so sweet and thoughtful. would highly recommend her and her team!"

    Yamel R.
Easy Family Dental
16661 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 208
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 818-582-8881
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