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Dr. Ladan Zinati

Dentistry
Cudahy, CA
29 years experience female

Locations

St James Dental Group

Cudahy, CA

Address

7607 Atlantic Ave., Cudahy, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

No Value

Medi-Cal

Office

Cudahy, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Ladan Zinati, a graduate of University of Southern California, USC in 1993 where she graduated on top of her class with honor and multiple awards. Dr. Zinati is a member of American Dental Association, California Dental Association, and Los Angeles dental Association. At age 12, Dr. Zinati knew she wanted to be a dentistand by age 17 she started working in a dental office as a dental assistant for 5 years while attending last year of high school and 4 years of university, before entering dental school. Dr. zinati continously pursues ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Specialties
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Dentistry

Pediatric Dentistry

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Many Reasons: It's great that you have him brush his teeth regularly, but there are other factors. Cavities are usually caused by the type of food, especially foods... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
No: The only way to prevent tooth decay is by having a good oral care, meaning proper brushing and flossing and seeing your dentist twice a year for an ex... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
I don't suggest it: I don't suggest it, but ask your pediatrician.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes, but not always: Yes, depending on how much tooth structure is missing. If the tooth still has a fair amount of tooth structure left, then you can get away by placing ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes: When a product expires, it may not be as effective.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes: If you have a toothache, that means there is something wrong. Most likely there is an infection in your tooth. Sometimes it can be constant, but somet... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
See an ENT: There are products in the market that you can buy over the counter which can loosen the wax and remove it. If that does not help, then you need to see... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Sometimes: It depends. Sometimes with pregnancy, you can have inflammation of the gums, but if you have a toothache, you need to have a dentist check to see why.... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Crown: If you had an injury to your tooth, the reason it got discolored is because of the damage to the nerve of the tooth due to the injury. So basically th... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Professional cleanin: Best is to get your teeth cleaned professionally if you have tartar or calculus. Then if you want to whiten your teeth, best will be an in-office teet... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
No: Usually, getting your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year is enough, but in some cases, like gum disease, you need to have the scaling done 4 ti... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Maybe infected: You need to have your dentist check your tooth for possible infection. If you do have infection, then you will need to do a root canal.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Maybe: A cold sore is the herpes virus. But if you've never had a cold sore, it's usually a good sign that you don't have oral herpes but in some instances, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Internal bleaching: The only way to whiten a tooth with no nerve, which means it had root canal treatment done on it, is with internal bleaching, this means the whitening... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
A few days minimum: Usually it's about a week, but minimum 3-4 days. If you can quit smoking, of course it's the ideal choice.
A female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Relax your mind: The more you relax your mind the faster and better will be your sleep. You can try relaxing music, or even better meditation. Try not to do lots of st... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Need to see dentist: You need to see your dentist, take an x-ray to see what is going on. It could be that you have broken filling and a cavity has grown under it and it's... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Fungal Infection: This is usually caused by a fungal infection called oral candidiasis. It usually forms a white patch on the tongue or cheeks. Your dentist can prescri... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
No: Don't be in a rush! when the time comes, they will erupt.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
See a dentist asap: Make an appointment to see a dentist asap. Meanwhile, you can take an antibiotic if you have in the house like penicillin or amoxicillin, also you can... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Burned it: You may have eaten something hot and burned your tongue. Give it a couple of weeks and see if it goes away, if not consult your dentist right away.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Several problems: Enamel is the strongest layer on our teeth. If it is gone for what ever reason, could be teeth grinding or sucking on lemon..., then teeth become pron... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
No, not usually: Oral cancer usually does not accompany with a burning sensation. There are several other reasons why, including nerve damage, certain medications...Yo... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ladan Zinati
Dentistry 29 years experience
Exercise,: Exercise, a good balanced diet, no smoking, not being overweight, and a healthy mouth.

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Aug 5, 2013
I am most impressed with the thorough accurate helpful responses. Recommend highly.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Zinati is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zinati is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Southern California
Graduated 1993MD

Affiliations

American Dental Association
California Dental Association
Los Angeles Dental Society
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