1. Let’s talk about cheap cosmetic dentistry

    3 reasons you shouldn't invest in cheap cosmetic dentistry Your smile is your calling card to the world. When you flash those pearly whites, it's a clear sign of happiness and invites others to get to know you. However, if you are struggling with cosmetic issues with your teeth, you are probably hid…Read More

  2. Why the Right Santa Monica Cosmetic Dentist Makes a Difference

    Cosmetic dentistry is both an art and a science. When you are looking to improve the appearance of your smile, cosmetic dentistry options will need to address both function and aesthetics to fully meet your needs. Your cosmetic dentist will need to determine what treatments are best for your smile, …Read More

  3. Local Dental Professional Receives Fellow Designation from LVI

    Dr. Ana Brightleaf has earned the designation of Fellow from LVI Global (LVI). The LVI Fellow designation recognizes that a dentist has completed a series of studies on the clinical skills and knowledge necessary to provide comprehensive aesthetic treatment for the dental patient as taught in LVI’…Read More

  4. Uses for Dental Crowns

    4 surprising uses for dental crowns Do you have a chipped or broken tooth that needs to be repaired? Have you just found out you have a new cavity that needs to be filled? Have you been considering a smile makeover to quickly correct a couple of crooked teeth? Do you want to replace old silver amalg…Read More

  5. Do I Need a Dental Bridge?

    Missing teeth can damage your self-confidence, but they can also contribute to the development of other health issues, such as gum disease and further tooth decay. In the Brentwood area, Dr. Ana Brightleaf can restore your smile with custom-crafted dental bridges. A dental bridge uses a bridge-like …Read More

  6. Candidates for Porcelain Veneers in Santa Monica

    Porcelain veneers are incredibly thin shells that can be placed over the front of your teeth to correct cosmetic issues including teeth that are: Chipped or cracked Gapped Crooked Misshapen Discolored or stained Because they are only placed over the front of your teeth, porcelain veneers are not ide…Read More

  7. Dr. Brightleaf’s Volunteer Service

    Donated Dental Services, An organization of 15,000 volunteer dentists is changing its name to better reflect what we do for the underprivileged with dental needs. The new name is Dental Lifeline Network. There are also 3,000 laboratories that donate services. In addition to this organization, Dr. Br…Read More

  8. Santa Monica Dentist Talks Teeth Whitening

    Santa Monica dentist outlines the quickest and most cost-effective way to improve your smile Do you ever wish you had someone else's perfect smile? Have you tried every method to remove those dark spots on your teeth? Does it seem that your teeth never get any whiter no matter how well you clean the…Read More

  9. Celebrity Smiles

    Celebrities have a lot of things going for them, but one of the beauty factors that always stands out among them is their dazzling, white smile. Beautiful smiles aren't just for the rich and famous. At Brightleaf Cosmetic & Holistic Dentistry in Santa Monica, family dentist Dr. Brightleaf is ded…Read More

  10. Invisible Braces, Your Jaw and TMJ

    Many patients in Santa Monica ask about invisible braces for obvious reasons. They need significant jaw or bite re-alignment, but they don’t want to deal with the aesthetic issues that come along with traditional metal braces. Furthermore, invisible braces such as Invisalign ® and Bioliner…Read More