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Undergraduate & Medical SchoolDental: DDS, University of CA, San Francisco
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Hospital Dentistry, University of CA, San Francisco
Continuum: Esthetic Dentistry, University of CA, Los Angeles
Treatments offered at Mona Goodarzi, DDS
Blog Posts and Articles
The New York Times published an article on their Fashion and Style section on October of 2011 titled, “a little imperfection for that smile?” In short if was about a new Japanese trend called “yaeba” that has women pay to have their straight teeth disarranged as it seems to be more attractive to Japanese men. Fashion is a symbol of status. A trendy impression is what many of us yearn for and it does not stop at clothing, shoes, furniture and such. Healthcare definitely has...
Most popular answers from Mona Goodarzi, DDS
The implant screw itself is made of titanium and it's very strong. your bone will probably fracture before the implant itself does. but the crown... READ MORE
The black triangles usually don't resolve, in another words, gums don't grow back. if it truly was due to trauma and irritation, it may refill but... READ MORE
Finished Tray #13 and #14 doesn't fit properly in one spot. Tray #15 does however. Can I switch now?
Best see your provider, it seems like a manufacturing issue but skipping a tray is not a good idea. what may seem like a perfect fit to you may not... READ MORE
Off label, you can use your invisalign trays for whitening but you have to be a lot more conservative with the amount of gel you place in them. i... READ MORE
My crown & gum has receded, leaving a black space btw the top of the crown & my gum. What treatment can hide this black area?
If the reason your gum has receded is because there is decay around the margin of the crown, you need to have the crown replaced. if it is a gum issue... READ MORE
Dental bonding or porcelain veneers will both give you beautiful results. there are pros and cons to each so explore them wisely. READ MORE
Form the picture it seems like it's either a paralyzed muscle on your right or an over excited muscle on your left and i would think a surgeon would... READ MORE
Can I get an implant where I am missing a tooth without a space? Do I need braces first to open a space? (Photo)
To have an implant placed, you need a good amount of space for sure. from the picture, although dark, you have a beautiful smile and just so you now.... READ MORE
If you have not visited a dentist for awhile, i wouldn't recommend using any whitening products. if you have any teeth with decay, gums that are not... READ MORE
Invisalign can do wonders but it's not a miracle worker either. your answer depends on what your expectations are in a "successfully" fixed problem.... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Goodarzi
Mona Goodarzi, DDS has shared 3 before and after pictures with 3 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.
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