Les Latner, DDS, MAGD


Westside Dental Associates

2990 South Sepulveda Boulevard, Suite 204
Los Angeles, California 90064

(800) 724-4392

Dr. Les Latner
Dr. Les Latner


Serving Los Angeles, West Los Angeles and Santa Monica Cosmetic Dentistry Patients

Les Latner, DDS, MAGD, is an experienced Los Angeles cosmetic dentist who has helped numerous patients achieve their dreams of dazzling, confident smiles. Dr. Latner has more than 20 years of experience providing personalized treatments, delivering results that often surpass the expectations of his patients. His record of dental excellence has helped him achieve double accreditation by both the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry – a distinction held by fewer than 10 dentists nationwide. Dr. Latner has served as a team dentist for the UCLA football team and was chosen by the Sports Dentistry Commission to provide dental care for athletes at the FIFA World Cup.

Dr. Latner understands how important a beautiful smile is to a patient's self-confidence and positive self-image. This is why he personally meets with his patients to get to know them and learn about their goals, needs and concerns.

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Dr. Latner believes that the most effective treatment plans are developed through open dialogue between the doctor and the patient. He takes the time to answer his patients' questions and carefully explain all of the proposed procedures. This approach creates realistic expectations and allows Dr. Latner's patients to make informed decisions regarding their treatment. The result is a more rewarding dental experience and bright, self-assured smiles.

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Dr. Latner's treatment philosophy is based on his belief that patient comfort is an essential part of the dental experience. He and his friendly team strive to create a soothing environment where patients feel relaxed and well cared for. To help relieve stress, patients are provided with plush pillows, cozy blankets and noise-cancelling headphones. They can also watch their favorite TV shows or movies while in the dental chair. For those patients with severe dental anxiety, Dr. Latner offers various forms of sedation that help them relax and significantly reduce their discomfort.

At Westside Dental Associates, patients can choose from a range of advanced cosmetic dentistry treatments, including porcelain veneers, all-porcelain crowns and bridges, dental implants, tooth-colored fillings, Invisalign teeth aligners and Zoom! teeth whitening. To enhance results and minimize patient discomfort, Dr. Latner uses advanced dental technologies and techniques such as the Air Abrasion method, which allows him to treat smaller cavities without drills or needles.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Latner and learn more about your cosmetic dentistry options, contact Westside Dental Associates at (800) 724-4392.

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More About Les Latner, DDS, MAGD

Les Latner, DDS, MAGD, earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed a two-year residency at the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and a specialized residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Southern California (USC). A noted lecturer on the subject of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Latner currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He is an active member of many highly regarded professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Western Los Angeles Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Los Angeles Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Southern California Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the Academy for Sports Dentistry.

Dr. Latner is a member of several professional associations.

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