"Tommy Tucker’s Tooth"

Here’s a fun historical curio: Tommy Tucker’s Tooth is a 1922 silent educational short film commissioned by Thos. B. McCrum, DDS and directed by a very young Walt Disney. Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website or give us…

Kansas zoo gives a root canal to a lion

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy At our practice in Culver City, we’ve treated patients with some challenging dental problems… But fortunately we’ve never had to treat a patient as challenging as Mumbasa. Mumbasa is an African lion who lives at the Brit Spaugh Zoo in…

Culver city dental office gets a visit from the tooth fairy.

Recently the Tooth Fairy flew into the Culver City dental office of Dr. Natalie Khadavi. Here she is with a special message for kids and their parents. Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website or give us a call…

How can my child have an easy first dental visit?

Having your child have their first dental visit at an early age and then following up regularly every six months is important to their dental health. Good preparation and a Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website or give…

Marina Del Rey Dentist Special: Dental Exam and Digital X-rays for only $29 in our office.

Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website or give us a call at (310) 482-3971 for more information about how we can provide you and your family with healthy smiles that last a lifetime.

How can I get my baby to sleep without milk at night in order to prevent tooth decay?

Q: My child’s baby teeth are coming out and my friend’s tell me that I have to stop giving her a bottle of milk in the middle of the night or she will get cavities in her teeth. How can I get her off the bottle? It is true that your child…

What is your philosophy behind the dental care you provide for your patients in Los Angeles?

My philosophy is to treat all my patients as if they were my own family and friends. That being said, preventative dentistry is the best form of dentistry. No dental treatment can make a tooth stronger than the way it was originally made as an intact cavity-free tooth with no gum disease….

I don’t want my child to have silver teeth. Can white crowns and fillings be done for children?

There are options for parents that do not want silver teeth for their kids. Composite (white) fillings can be done. Also there are plastic shells to make composite crowns for children. These are not as sturdy as the silver stainless steel crowns but work well in some circumstances. There are also silver…

Los Angeles kid’s dentist: My child had to have his front teeth extracted. Is there a way to replace missing front teeth in children?

Q: My 4 year old had to have 2 of his front teeth extracted due to tooth infection. His permanent teeth are not coming in for about 2 years and I don’t want him to have those teeth missing in all his pictures until he is six years old. Is there any…

Los Angeles Children’s dentistry topic: When are space maintainers used in children?

Space maintainers are used to hold the place of missing teeth in children. They are small metal rings that are custom-made for your child’s mouth. They help to prevent or minimize orthodontic problems in their permanent teeth like crowding or impacted teeth. They do this by preventing movement of the surrounding teeth…

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