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Cosmetic Dentistry

Where Aesthetic Meets Function: Expert Cosmetic Dentistry

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The Importance | Smile Makeover | Our Results


Building on a Solid Foundation

Beyond Aesthetics: Ensuring Durability in Cosmetic Treatments

Dr. Okui's philosophy in cosmetic dentistry is akin to building a house on a firm foundation rather than on quicksand. He emphasizes the importance of solid periodontal health as the cornerstone for any cosmetic work. This meticulous approach prevents the common issue of cosmetic dental work needing redoing due to weak foundations. By starting with a top periodontist, you ensure that your cosmetic dentistry isn't just visually appealing but also structurally sound, promising longevity and resilience.


The Importance of Cosmetic Dentistry

The Importance of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Boosting Self-Confidence and Social Interactions

The impact of a radiant smile extends far beyond mere aesthetics. Cosmetic dentistry can significantly boost your self-confidence, empowering you in social situations. Whether it's a job interview, a social gathering, or just daily interactions, a confident smile can enhance your communication and make a positive impression. The psychological benefits of feeling good about your smile translate into improved social interactions and an overall more positive outlook on life.

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Advancing Professional Opportunities

In the professional world, a vibrant smile can be a valuable asset. Cosmetic dentistry can play a key role in shaping how you are perceived in the workplace. An appealing smile can convey confidence, professionalism, and approachability, qualities that are often sought after in many career paths. Whether you're seeking a promotion, dealing with clients, or networking, the confidence gained from a great smile can open doors to new opportunities and successes.

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Improving Overall Oral Health

Cosmetic dentistry isn't just about looking good; it's also about maintaining and improving oral health. Procedures like straightening crooked teeth can lead to better dental hygiene, as straighter teeth are easier to clean and less prone to decay and gum disease. Restorative procedures like dental implants preserve the integrity of jawbones and adjacent teeth. This holistic approach ensures that your cosmetic improvements contribute not just to your smile's appearance, but also to its overall health and functionality.

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Cosmetic Dentistry at Its Finest

Let our cosmetic dentistry team at Akemi Dental Specialists craft the perfect smile, combining artistry with the latest techniques for stunning results.

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The Art and Science Behind Cosmetic Dentistry

Combining Aesthetic Excellence with Dental Expertise for Your Smile Makeover

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Personalized Smile Design

Every smile makeover at Akemi Dental Specialists is a personalized journey. Dr. Okui and his team take the time to understand each patient's desires, concerns, and the nuances of their oral structure. Using digital imaging and advanced design tools, we create a customized treatment plan that considers factors like face shape, lip contour, and skin tone. This personalized approach ensures that the final result is not just a beautiful set of teeth, but a smile that naturally enhances and balances your facial aesthetics.

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Cutting-Edge Techniques and Materials

In cosmetic dentistry, we use only the latest techniques and highest quality materials. Whether it's ultra-thin veneers, durable and natural-looking crowns, or advanced teeth whitening methods, our commitment to quality is unwavering. We constantly stay abreast of the latest advancements in dental materials and techniques, ensuring our patients benefit from treatments that are not only effective but also minimally invasive and comfortable.

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The Journey to a Perfect Smile

The journey towards your ideal smile is a collaborative and exciting process. Starting with a detailed consultation, we discuss your expectations and explain the various options available. Each step, from the initial design to the final application, is conducted with precision and care, ensuring a comfortable and rewarding experience. Our team is dedicated to making your journey to a perfect smile as seamless and enjoyable as possible, providing support and guidance throughout the process.

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Our Results

See some of our cosmetic dental outcomes...

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Before and after images of ruined teeth. These images show a result of the work of the dentist.Before and after images of ruined teeth. These images show a result of the work of the dentist.
Before and after images of ruined teeth. These images show a result of the work of the dentist.Before and after images of ruined teeth. These images show a result of the work of the dentist.


Featured Services

Elevating Dental Care to New Heights with Our Specialized Services

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At Akemi Dental Specialists, our endodontic services are all about preserving your natural teeth and ensuring their health from the inside out.
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Healthy gums are the foundation of a healthy mouth. Our periodontics services focus on preventing, diagnosing, and treating gum disease.
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Dental Implants

At Akemi Dental Specialists, we offer state-of-the-art dental implant services designed to restore both the function and aesthetics of your smile.
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Providing Clarity on Common Queries

  • Dr. Okui combines his expertise in periodontics and implantology with cosmetic dentistry, ensuring that each treatment is not only aesthetically pleasing but also built on a solid, healthy foundation.

  • Good periodontal health provides a strong foundation for cosmetic treatments, ensuring the longevity and success of procedures such as veneers, crowns, and dental implants.

  • At Akemi Dental Specialists, we offer competitive pricing and strive to make cosmetic dentistry accessible and affordable, ensuring our patients receive value without compromising on quality.

  • The longevity of cosmetic dental work depends on the type of procedure and the underlying health of your teeth and gums. Dr. Okui's focus on a healthy foundation helps ensure that your cosmetic improvements are durable and long-lasting.

Our Patients Love Us

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We Look Forward to Serving You

Here's what our patients are saying about us...

Exceptional Care & Service

Dr. Tatsuta and all her staff are friendly, caring, professional, capable, smiling and the treatment is excellent.
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Michael S.

Highly Recommended Professionalism

I'm a dentist and I just love Dr. Tatsuta and her staff. Very professional! On Time! Great office. I would suggest you go to Dr. Tatsuta.
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Cory R.

Transformative Dental Experiences

Dr. Okui changed my mind about so many things with my teeth. I went from some pretty bad looking teeth so getting a few replaced. I also got a root canal from Dr. Tatsuta. Both are excellent. I never am uncomfortable. They make me want to keep up with my dental health.
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Jim H.

Painless, Expert Endodontics

My experience was outstanding. My options for treatment were discussed in a way that allowed me to make an informed decision. The staff was friendly and helpful at all times. Dr. Okui did an excellent job – what a wonderful professional! He called me the same evening to see how I was doing. His office called the next day to see if everything was going well and if I had any questions. All in all, this was an excellent experience. 
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Sara V.

I Recommend Dr. Tatsuta...

I appreciated the kindness, professionalism and the thorough understandable explanation. I would overall recommend Dr. Tatsuta to anyone! Thank you! 
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Kathleen G.


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Akemi Dental Specialists

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  • 16055 Ventura Blvd. Suite #820, Encino, CA 91436

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