~About Our Doctor
Dr. Etebari – General Dentist
Dr. Michael Etebari received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He then completed a research fellowship in the field of neuroscience. Dr. Etebari worked for USC, University of California at Irvine and Baxter International gene therapy division as a research associate before starting his dental education. He entered Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors in 1998. He was recognized as the best student clinician at Northwestern. He then participated in advanced education in the general dentistry residency program at Northwestern. He has resided in the valley with his wife and five children since 1998. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Etebari started Val Vista Dental Group in March 2001.
We are open to serve you, answer questions or schedule an appointment during the following hours:
Monday & Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Our office uses the latest technology available to dentistry to correct most of the dental problems. Our experienced staff works together as a team to provide good dental care in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
*Crowns and Bridges
Gum disease (periodontitis)
Common problems associated with gum disease:
*Discolored or deteriorating tooth structure
*Gum depressions (holes in between the teeth in the gum tissue)
*Infected gum line (discoloration or inflammation of the gum tissue)
*Tooth loss or tooth movement
Our Orthodontist provides comprehensive orthodontic options to our patients. Each patient’s orthodontic condition requires a treatment plan based on a specialized diagnosis of the case. We provide Traditional brackets, and self ligating brackets. Ask a staff member for details.
*Crowns and Bridges
Dental implants are artificial tooth replacements that were first developed half a century ago by a Swedish scientist named Per-Ingvar Branemark. Implants arose from the patient’s need to secure loose-fitting dentures. Since the advent of the implant, engineering and enhancements to the implant have enabled dentists to expand the implant’s usefulness, including the replacement of missing or lost teeth.
A Child’s First Dental Visit
A child’s first dental visit should be scheduled around his/her first birthday. The most important part of the visit is getting to know and becoming comfortable with a doctor and his staff. A pleasant, comfortable first visit builds trust and helps put the child at ease during future dental visits. If possible, we allow the child to sit in a parents lap in the exam room. Children should be encouraged to discuss any fears or anxiety they feel.
Dentures ( Removable Prosthodontics)
Periodontal disease, injury and tooth decay can all cause a loss of your natural teeth. However, we can bring back the smile on your face with dentures to restore your missing teeth. With improved technology and updated materials, dentists can now make them appear more natural and more comfortable for the patient.
Types of Dentures
There are two types of dentures: complete and partial.
Complete dentures cover the patient’s entire jaw.
Partial dentures, with their metal framework, replace multiple missing teeth.
"Been a patient since 2005, always had excellent treatment and care."
"Good work and great location, office staff is great and I never have a problem working out appointment times. Everybody does a very good job."
"I have been a patient of Val Vista Dental for a few years now and I love it .I always receive excellent service. The entire staff is very caring and have so much patience with me .Thank you so much"
"Everyone explains what they are doing and they give good advice on what I need to do between visits. I am very satisfied with the dental work I have had done here. "