FAQs

Q. How often should I see a dentist?

Q. What should I expect during my appointment?

Q. What does “painless dentistry” mean?

Q. What if I have an emergency?

Q. Are payment plans available for my dental treatment?

Q. Can the dentist whiten my teeth?

Q. What if I have a gap in my teeth, a chipped tooth or teeth that do not respond to normal bleaching methods?

I’ve Heard of Deep Cleaning — What Is That?

Oral Health Tips From Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Joseph & Janice Beierle

Sometimes patients ask if it’s really necessary to have their teeth cleaned every six months. Yes, it is, and here’s why. Without regular cleaning by a trained hygienist, something called “pockets” can form. There is normally some depth of gum tissue between the tooth and the gum, with up to three millimeters being normal and healthy, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). If the depth is five millimeters or more, they are called pockets, and that’s where bacteria can easily form. (more…)

High-Tech Oral Health

Oral Health Tips From Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Joseph & Janice Beierle

Have you heard of Fitbit? It’s a popular item that you wear like a wristwatch. It measures your heart beat, steps taken and all sorts of activities. But did you know there are also high-tech products that help you keep track of your oral health? (more…)

Happy Halloween! No, Really, We Mean It.

Oral Health Tips From Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Joseph & Janice Beierle

Woo hoo, it’s Halloween! Okay, as dentists, we admit it: Halloween is frightening! The sugar in all those goodies can really play some tricks on your teeth.

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Fun Facts For Kids

Oral Health Tips From Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Joseph & Janice Beierle

In our experience, we’ve found that many kids are fascinated by teeth. If that sounds like one of your kids, here are some fun facts you can share with them. It might even give them some background information for a school report! (more…)

Seven Tips For Avoiding Bad Breath

Oral Health Tips From Your Friendly Thousand Oaks Dentists

Anybody can have it – bad breath. It’s embarrassing, and if you’re lucky a friend or spouse will gently let you know there’s a… problem.

Medically, it’s called halitosis, and it can be the result of poor dental health habits or, worse, a sign of a possibly serious health problem. What you eat can make the problem worse. (more…)

Beierle Dental: Named “Superdentists” in Los Angeles Magazine

Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Janice and Joseph Beierle Included In “Superdentists Southern California 2016”

 

Thousand Oaks Dentists Drs. Janice & Joseph Beierle

The following appeared in the January, 2016 issue of Los Angeles Magazine.

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Southern California’s Top Dentists
A Word About Super Dentists 
Undoubtedly, dentists need dental care, too, but who do they trust and respect enough to provide their own dentail services? MSP Communications, a leading researcher and publisher of Super Dentists® sought out the experts and did the research for you to answer the question: Who is the “dentist’s dentist?”

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Serving Our Friends Throughout The Greater Conejo Valley

If you live in the Conejo Valley, from Calabasas to Newbury Park, we welcome you to our dental practice. We have served our friends and neighbors throughout the Conejo Valley since 1978, dedicating ourselves to providing you with exceptional dental care in a comfortable and friendly environment. We are proud of our experienced and dedicated team, from our front office team to our Registered Dental Hygienists and Registered Dental Assistants.

As a patient of ours, we are confident that you’ll find your visits quite comfortable. On your first visit one of our staff members will compile your medical and dental history. We will examine your teeth and gums, take photographs, screen you for oral cancer, take X-rays of your teeth as needed and complete a TMJ (temporomandibular or jaw joint) exam.

After we review your dental profile, we will discuss a diagnosis with you. We will also discuss your options for treatment and fee payment and help you determine the best plan to fit your needs.

We encourage you to make regular follow-up visits. During follow-ups, we will examine your teeth and gums, routinely screen you for oral cancer, clean your teeth and make plans for any necessary treatment. We will discuss any pain or problems you may be experiencing and answer any questions you may have. In addition, you’ll find that we use the latest technology and equipment to help you achieve and maintain superior oral health for life.