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Welcome To Our Practice

At Modern American Dentistry, we provide the highest level of patient care and dentistry available. We incorporate modern technology to make your dental treatment more successful, precise, and comfortable. We create lasting relationships with our patients and value the role we play in the health of our community.

Sleep Restoration

Quality sleep is essential to good overall health! If you have trouble sleeping, wake up feeling tired, or if you snore, we can help! Our team utilizes the latest sleep treatments to improve your quality of life and allow you to get a good night's sleep!

Dr. Joel Gould
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Meet Dr. Gould

Dr. Gould launched a dynamic new practice concept, which he calls Modern American Dentistry. Begun at his flagship Manhattan Beach office in California, it has expanded to his practices in Northridge and Santa Monica. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Dr. Gould graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1991 with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. In Ontario, he joined forces with the government to provide on-site dental care and treatment to elementary school children in underserviced areas. He also established a dental clinic in a rural Ontario community.

Meet Dr. Adorjan

Dr. Gabe Adorjan was born in Hungary and arrived as an immigrant to the United States with his brother and parents at the age of twelve. He had an early natural affinity for computers and anything mechanical. In his early years, he worked with his father, a general contractor, building residential homes in the Valley. He has an aptitude for creative problem solving and became highly skilled at working with his hands.

Dr. Gabe Adorjan
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Smile Gallery

A picture is worth a thousand words, but when we satisfy and delight our patients with beautiful smiles, it is worth even more! Changing lives with beautiful, reliable dentistry gives us the greatest satisfaction imaginable and is one of our favorite parts of what we do. Take a moment to browse our before and after photos and imagine the possibilities when it comes to your own smile!

 

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Cosmetic Bonding of Front Tooth
This patient came in with a broken down front tooth. It has previously had bonding (filling) done which has now broken down. I removed all the old filling material and rebuilt the left central incisor. The right central incisor had some uneven wear s...[Read More]
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Esthetic Bonding, Repairing a Chip
This patient was unhappy with the appearance of her front teeth. After removing and replacing the old bonding and some esthetic recontouring of the teeth the results gave this patient her confidence back.
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Invisalign Before & After
This patient had a large overbite that never really seemed to bother him but his wife really wanted him to straighten his teeth. He is extremely happy with the outcome. Some of the added benefits of Invisalign treatment are improved hygiene and elimi...[Read More]
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Veneers
This patient had some significant spacing develop between the upper front teeth. There was also some discoloration or staining present. This is a great example of what can be achieved with veneers and teeth whitening. We changed this person's life by...[Read More]
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Veneers
This case is an example of how veneers can correct a mild misalignment of teeth and a discrepancy in their shape and size. We achieved a beautiful and natural looking final outcome that the patient was thrilled with.
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Bridge and Missing Front Teeth
This was a very special case for us. This patient has been very self conscious about her smile due to her missing upper left lateral incisor. She feels it has kept her from getting jobs due to her insecurity and lack of confidence due to appearance o...[Read More]
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Veneers
In this case 6 veneers were used on the upper anterior teeth to correct mild crowding and misalignment. This patient wanted a natural looking result which we achieved with natural shade and appearance.
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Veneers
This patient had some wear on the upper anterior teeth due to bruxism (grinding) and was not happy with the overall appearance of the smile. Veneers on the anterior 6 upper teeth along with teeth whitening significantly changed the appearance of the...[Read More]
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Recession caused sensitivity and unsightly appearance of the upper front teeth. The recession, misalignment, and yellowing of the teeth were addressed with a combination of veneers and whitening.
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Veneers
In this case a combination of veneers and bleaching were used to correct tetracycline staining and tooth wear and misalignment. The outcome was a beautiful and natural smile.
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Veneers
In this case we closed some black triangles (spacing between teeth due to recession) and addressed some slight discoloration with 6 upper anterior veneers and tooth bleaching.
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Veneers
In this case large composite restorations were used previously to close anterior spaces. The results were less then ideal. A combination of veneers and tooth bleaching were used here to give this patient the perfect smile.
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Veneers
Mild tooth misalignment and staining were addressed with 6 upper anterior veneers and tooth bleaching.
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Dentures
This person's smile was drastically changed by a new quality set of dentures. There were many aspects of the old denture that we improved on. The size, shape and color of the teeth were changed to better match this patient's personality and apperance...[Read More]
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Dental Implants
Heather presented to the practice with two broken teeth. They were actively infected and had been bothering her for quite some time. We removed the teeth and grafted the sockets with bone graft material. After healing for 4 months two implants were p...[Read More]
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Rubia's Implant Case
Rubia presented to us with a loose bridge. She was able to take it in and out herself. After the bridge was removed and the decay (cavity) cleaned up there was not much left of the molar that was holding her bridge. Instead of putting a larger bridge...[Read More]