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217 W. San Bernardino Road
Covina, CA 91723
(626) 915-7711

Comprehensive Dental & Prosthodontic Services In Covina & West Covina, CA

Dental Team in Covina, CAAre you looking to improve the aesthetics and function of your smile? Our friendly team at St. Mary Dental, led by Dr. Saeda Basta, is here to help you achieve your dream smile. As a prosthodontist, Dr. Basta has the skill to address your dental needs and the specialized understanding to deliver well-fitted restorations and effective treatments. Whether you need a routine cleaning or a complex, full mouth reconstruction, Dr. Basta is proud to offer comprehensive general dentistry and prosthodontic services to help you achieve your dental goals.

Our commitment is to provide efficient care customized to your specific needs. Dr. Basta and her team craft detailed care plans with your aesthetic and functional health requirements in mind. We always take the time to explain our services and listen to your concerns with compassion and understanding. We use state-of-the-art techniques and technologies that reduce treatment time while maximizing comfort to aid us in administering our care.

We are pleased to serve Covina, West Covina, and the surrounding communities with exceptional dental care. Should you or a loved one need a friendly, full-service prosthodontist, St. Mary Dental is here to help. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!


Rejuvenating Your Smile With Our Dental Services

Your smile is unique to you, and we're here to help it shine with our general and specialized dental services. As our patient, you can be assured you're receiving treatments with precision and convenience in mind, and we always strive to consider the big picture when it comes to your dental health. We're proud to offer a wide range of options to get your smile looking and feeling great. Some of our services include:

We know you may be anxious about their visits to the dentist. Our compassionate team always prioritizes creating a comfortable experience for you. We strive to put worries to rest about our treatment options and happily discuss any other concerns you might have. However, if you are experiencing any lingering anxiety, we offer nitrous oxide sedation upon request and also offer heavier sedation with help from an experienced anesthesiologist.

Quality Care Assurance For Specialized Services

Our experienced team at St. Mary Dental provides exceptional quality and convenience when it comes to your dental care. Rather than visiting various specialists, we're well-positioned to be your expert one-stop option for treatment. Our investment in cutting-edge technology and modern techniques allows us to craft beautiful, durable restorations, providing quality at every step along the way. We also deliver highly complex procedures for dental implants, using a CT scan to provide precision placement for exceptional results.

Your Trusted Covina Prosthodontist

Whether you need general dental services or high-quality prosthodontic care, we have you covered at St. Mary Dental. We always do our best to answer questions, address concerns, and educate you about how we will achieve your smile goals. We are committed to providing services that shape and maintain your beautiful new smile. Contact our Covina dental practice today to schedule your appointment!


St. Mary Dental - Saeda Basta, DDS, MS
217 West San Bernardino Road. Covina, California 91723
Tel : (626) 889-6092 Fax: (626) 915-7722

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Quality Dental Implants in Covina & West Covina Have you been hiding your smile because of missing teeth? At the practice of St. Mary Dental – Saeda Basta, DDS, MS, we offer dental implants to restore the integrity of your bite and the beauty of your smile. Our prosthodontist offers custom dental implants that look and feel natural so you can show off your smile. We are passionate about helping you smile confidently, and we are proud to restore the smiles of the residents of Covina, West Covina, and the surrounding areas. You can trust that...

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Preventative Dentistry A preventive program requires cooperative effort by the patient with Dr. Basta.  Dr. Basta and her team can preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions; however, caring for your teeth at home with proper brushing and flossing will achieve greater successful preventative results. Preventing dental disease starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet.  It is continued in our dental office by the efforts of Dr....

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A significant number of Americans do not visit the dentist for regular checkups because they are too fearful or suffer from dental anxiety.  Sedation dentistry offers an excellent way to provide a safe, anxiety-free, dental experience to those who are afraid of the dentist. Sedation dentistry is often mistakenly thought to induce sleep.  In fact, most sedatives allow the patient to stay awake during the procedure.  Sleepiness is a side effect of some medications, but nitrous oxide, oral conscious sedation and IV sedation only work to calm...

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Is a prosthodontist different from a "cosmetic dentist"?

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