Now accepting Telehealth appointments. Schedule a virtual visit.

We know Emergency's happen..

We know emergencies occur, if you need to reach Dr. Sakurai or Dr. Merchant directly please call

.

.

 

(800)233-7231

ID#12356

Author
Kari L. Sakurai , D.D.S. Dr. Sakurai is on staff at UCLA Medical Center, St. John's Health, SM-UCLA Orthopedic Hospital, and at LAC+USC as Assistant Adjunct Professor of Clinical Dentistry. With over 25 years of clinical experience and teaching at cutting edge, Universities helps us deliver the evidence-based technology care to our patients.

You Might Also Enjoy...

What mouthrinse is best?

There are so many different mouthwashes on the market that is can be confusing. What may be right for you may not be for someone else. Here are some facts to consider.

Fall in love with your smile!

As the year winds up, unused insurance benefits are lost for the year. Make sure you utilize your hard-earned benefits to the maximum possible. Come in for your free Invisalign consultation and see what is possible. Call us at 310-453-3747!

Is Recession Inevitable...?

While I can't speak to the economic situation at hand... I can talk about your gums! Gum recession can be prevented or at least slowed down. Common causes are: 1) Aggressive brushing. 2) Poor nutrition. 3) Teeth Grinding

Straight talk about crooked teeth?

Did you know those straighter teeth are not only highly esthetic but also healthier because they are easier to maintain? Studies show that teeth aligned properly in the bone withstand the pressures of chewing (up to 800 psi) when you have proper support!

What about Kombucha?

Kombucha has a reputation for being an aid to digestion and health. It was first brewed in China and then spread to Japan and Russia about 2000 years ago. It has recently become popular here in the US. But... what are the facts?

Heart Health Awareness

In honor of Valentine's Day want to remind you to take care of your heart with your smile! Harvard Health states that the chronic inflammatory process from gum disease makes you 3x as susceptible to a heart attack or Stroke!