Holistic and mercury-free dentistry are build on two major principles, improving the whole health of the patient while protecting the environment. When both of these are taken into consideration the treatment objectives are designed to use materials, procedures and techniques that promote comprehensive care for the patient and the environment. At Modern Smiles Dental Office in North Hollywood, Dr. Kasra Tajik, believes in the delivering the best dental care while doing whats best for the environment with fewest harmful toxins and wastes.
Mercury Free Dentistry
At Modern Smiles we are committed to offering the best possible materials that are bio compatible, esthetic and long lasting. We offer our services to replace failing mercury based amalgam fillings with new bio-compatible resin fillings. Furthermore with introduction of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF), D. Tajik can treat decay without having to remove any tooth structure, no shots and no drills! You can always depend on the dental team at Modern Smiles to provide you with the latest and safest dental care .
At Modern Smiles we care about the environment and what we put back in our world. That’s why our office is dedicated to using technology to reduce our carbon foot print, minimize the hazardous waste materials used, and reduce amount of energy consumed. We have modernized our North Hollywood dental office in accordance with green principles and actively reduce our waste output while improving our energy efficiency. To accomplish this goal, we have made the following improvements to our office:
- Energy Efficiency – We have dedicated to reduce our consumption of electricity and other energy resources by incorporating smart devices, such as Nest Thermostats, insulating windows, LED lighting, drip irrigation and drought tolerant landscaping, and other water waste limiting technologies.
- Digital Dentistry and X-Rays – Use of digital x-ray technology, Lasers, and LED based Curing Lights, is not only more efficient than traditional methods, but also reduces radiation output and eliminates the use of harmful chemicals and hazardous waste.
- Paperless System– By switching over to a complete digital workflow, Modern Smiles has completely eliminated use of paper charting in addition to creating a more secure system.
At Modern Smiles we are always looking for ways to improve how we care for our patients. Contact our office by calling 818.763.9353 or make an appointment online today.