Dr. Ray

About Dr. Ray Hatami

Doctor Ray Hatami has a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Southern California. Dr. Ray completed his undergraduate degree in State University of New York at Stony Brook with a bachelor of science degree in Engineering. He is a member of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity and Academy of General Dentistry.

What are the Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble?

You’re probably aware of the basics of keeping your teeth and gums healthy: Brushing twice a day, flossing, and limiting your sugar intake. However, you may not know what to look out for in terms of dental decay or other serious mouth issues. What are the early warning signs of dental trouble? A chronic toothache, [...]

By |2022-01-19T09:37:50-08:00January 19th, 2022|Oral Health|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know about White Spots on Your Teeth

Bright, evenly colored teeth can boost a person’s confidence and self-esteem. But having teeth with patchy white spots on them may not have the same effect. Many people may observe a phenomenon where their teeth would have white spots on them. Some could have them at birth or notice them after removing their braces, while [...]

By |2022-01-19T09:35:46-08:00January 19th, 2022|Oral Health|0 Comments

Common Foods and Drinks that Can Cause Tooth Discoloration

Are you wondering why your teeth are steadily showing a yellow tint? Are they in another color—different shades of brown, maybe? This is a sign of tooth discoloration, and the foods and drinks you consume are mostly to blame. Tooth discoloration is treatable, though. You can check out dental clinics offering cosmetic dentistry near you [...]

By |2022-01-19T09:32:14-08:00January 19th, 2022|Food|0 Comments

When Is a Dental Issue Considered a Dental Emergency

Unlike physical health, dental health is a concern that people believe they can put off later when it is more convenient for them. Lack of knowledge about what an emergency looks like is where the problem comes from. To help you out, here is a shortlist of some of the dental emergencies that would require [...]

By |2021-10-11T10:49:22-07:00September 23rd, 2021|Emergencies|0 Comments

Here’s What Goes into a Smile Makeover and Whiter, Brighter Teeth

When you’re self-conscious about your smile, you’re not putting your best foot forward. People concerned about the way their teeth look often hide their smiles or compensate by not giving a full laugh. If you’ve been grimacing instead of grinning when you see yourself in photos, there’s no better time to get a smile makeover! [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:13:08-07:00November 19th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Health|0 Comments

Here are 6 Reasons NOT to use Mail-Order Dental Aligner Services

Whether you’re watching TV or scrolling through social media, you’ve likely seen ads for invisible aligner companies. They all claim to fix your teeth for less, promising a personalized plan without the need for braces. You don’t even have to set foot in an orthodontist’s office! Sounds easy, right? One of the biggest selling points [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:12:07-07:00October 15th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Dental Veneers vs. Crowns: What’s the Difference and Which is Right for You?

Cosmetic dentistry—also called dental restoration—is the process of filling, replacing or covering damaged or imperfect teeth. It usually involves a substance mimicking the natural function and appearance of damaged, missing or decayed tooth structures. For teeth with extensive damage, veneers and crowns are among the most popular types of restorative therapies. In fact, the results [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:11:36-07:00August 22nd, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Consider Porcelain Veneers if You Have These 5 Dental Conditions

Looking for an easy solution to upgrading your smile and restoring your teeth? Porcelain veneers are an excellent option! These durable dental coverings attach to the front of your teeth, to protect them from damage and enhance your smile. Dental veneers are made from porcelain or composite, and while both provide a quick fix for [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:32:42-07:00July 25th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|0 Comments

Sore, Bleeding or Swollen Gums: A Guide to Good Periodontal Hygiene

Most of us visit the dentist because we want to keep our teeth in good health. Nothing says great oral hygiene like pearly white teeth, right? While it’s true cavity-free, white, healthy teeth are central in good oral health, let’s not forget about your gums. Your gums are equally important and play a major role [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:14:18-07:00June 7th, 2019|Oral Health|0 Comments

How to Spot Minor Oral Health Issues Before They Become Full-Blown Dental Emergencies

It’s a sitcom trope: A character spends the whole episode avoiding addressing a toothache, only to wind up wrapped in gauze and miserable in the end. Don’t be like that character. Tooth pain and other oral health issues shouldn’t be ignored, and certainly aren’t very funny! The following issues may seem easy to overlook, but [...]

By |2021-09-29T03:13:39-07:00April 12th, 2019|Oral Health|0 Comments
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