How Does Periodontal Treatment Help Your Smile?

At Northridge Dental Group, Drs. Arami, Ariz, Rezvani, Doudian, and Sobol offer periodontal treatment for our patients who have gum disease in Northridge, California. This is important, because if gingivitis–the mildest form of gum disease–is left untreated, it can progress into periodontitis. While improved oral hygiene can often restore gum health when it is in… Read more »

Taking a Trip? Remember to Pack These Smile Care Supplies!

At Northridge Dental Group and Longview Family Dental, we know summer is a time when many of us travel. Whether to explore our state by motor vehicle or jumping on a plane to fly to new destinations or places we’ve loved before, preparation is key. To maximize your enjoyment, our dentists, Drs. Shahdad Arami, Farshid… Read more »

A Toothache Requires Our Immediate Attention

A toothache in one or more teeth, or a feeling of pain or pressure in your gums should always be seen as a serious cause for concern. While you might be able to find some temporary relief by rubbing oral analgesic on your gums, you should always have examine the tooth to determine the best… Read more »

Treating Enamel Erosion with Increased Fluoride Exposure

The enamel layer on each of your teeth is very hard and durable. However, it is not impervious to enamel erosion caused by consuming acidic foods and beverages, as well as the natural bacteria in your mouth. Over time this process, known as demineralization, can create microscopic pores and channels in your tooth enamel, promoting… Read more »

Whiten the Teeth in Your Smile

Stains can penetrate your teeth, from a number of different sources, including dark food and drink, tobacco use or even simply the natural processes of aging. Stains on your teeth can sometimes be embarrassing and leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. This drives many people to want to explore their whitening options. Choosing the… Read more »

Toothaches: Remedies and Causes

Have you ever drank something cold and felt a sudden, shooting pain? As you probably know, having a toothache is a miserable experience and is something to be avoided. In fact, most people strive to avoid them. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to fight and prevent toothaches. Toothaches can be caused… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry Can Help You Relax

If you feel anxiety about going to the dentist, you are not alone. Many people feel some degree of fear or anxiety about getting a dental procedure done. So, in order to help all our patients feel calm and ensure a positive experience, at we offer a full range of sedation options. Sedation dentistry is… Read more »

Oral and Throat Cancer Awareness

April is at our doorsteps, and this is the time of year that the American dental community promotes oral and throat cancer awareness for the public. This is an increasingly important program, because the cure rates for this type of cancer are typically low, killing 8,000 people every year unless it is caught early on. The… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Smile Boosters

Now that spring is getting under way, you might be feeling like hitting the reset button after the heavier days of winter. If you are feeling the spring cleaning bug, don’t forget to refresh your oral habits as well to boost your smile! Replace Your Toothbrush Now is a good time to throw out that old… Read more »

Large Areas of Tooth Decay Might Require Inlays, Onlays or a Crown

Even the most effective and diligent oral hygiene routine can still allow a small cavity to develop on one of your teeth. Most cavities are found during the course of your regular dental checkup. However, if you do notice one in your mouth, or you have a tooth that has recently developed a sensitivity issues… Read more »