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Dental Cleanings with Bakersfield’s Best Dentist

At Riar Dental Arts our staff understands that your level of dental health has an effect on the health of your entire body. When you come into our office a dental appointment or exam isn’t just about cleaning your teeth–it’s about keeping you and your family healthy for years to come. At your first visit we carefully guide you through a comprehensive exam of your current health to develop treatment plans that work for your dental health, lifestyle needs and specific concerns. If you’re interested in improving your dental health with a gentle deep cleaning give us a call at 661-832-1877 to schedule your appointment.

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Develop a Dental Care Routine

Brush twice a day, floss every day, and use mouthwash! Establishing a routine for your dental health requires a little discipline at first, but might save you a lot of time and money in the future!

Watch for Acidic Foods and Healthy Enamel

Teeth are constantly bombarded with acidic foods and some can wear down your enamel more than others, be conscious of a diet that can affect teeth.

Healthy Teeth – Healthy Heart

Did you know that the plaque buildup on your teeth can translate to plaque build up in your mouth? Statistics show people with gum disease are more susceptible to heart disease

Medication Side Affects

Some prescriptions can cause dry mouth and other issues that can affect your overall dental health. Make sure to keep Dr. Riar updated on all medications you are currently or were taking.

Cavities and Decay

Overall it happens to everyone. Just remember to take care of your teeth because they should last you for the rest of your life. We know its a big job and that’s why we’re here to help!

5 Preventative Tips at Home


Simple ways to keep your smile healthy and strong.

Gum disease, cavities or other forms of decay begin painlessly but develop quickly over time. Keeping regular six-month appointments is the best way to keep your smile healthy. We provide a thorough but gentle cleaning that reaches the difficult areas your regular brushing or flossing struggles to reach. With advanced tools and methods in conservative dentistry we’re able to spot and treat small dental issues before they become a large (or expensive) issue. Give us a call at 661-832-1877 to schedule your appointment for cleaner, healthier teeth!

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Cleaning & Exams


Comprehensive Exams

We listen to your questions and concerns when using advanced dental technology to properly assess your dental health and review your medical history.

Conservative Approach

Our commitment to conservative dentistry focuses on prevention to protect your teeth no matter where life might take you, treating small problems before they grow.

Professional Whitening

When your ideal level of teeth whitening can only be achieved with professional grade care, we make exceptional whitening accessible and convenient.

Comfortable Sedation

If anxiety, stress, or fear are keeping you out of the dentist office, we can help. Our dental sedation process is simple and can help you feel safe and relaxed through any appointment.

Simple Payment Options

Our office accepts most major credit cards and most major insurance plans, and will work with your financing needs to make even in-house financing low-interest and convenient to your schedule.

Cavity Fillings

If enjoying your favorite starchy chips, bread, or pasta, or indulging in a few too many holiday sweets has left you with a small cavity, we’ll get your teeth back to their healthy, happy selves in one appointment.

Your Dental Cleaning or Exam

A Customized Oral Health Plan


Reaching a full level of clean for your smile goes beyond the simple brushing and flossing of your teeth twice a day. After an initial assessment of your dental health Dr. Riar may suggest a few different treatment options to enhance your oral health and improve your mouth’s current level of clean. At your appointment one of our experienced dental hygienists will perform a deep cleaning to remove any hard-to-reach buildup of plaque, tartar or bacteria that could be responsible for  creating decay or cavities. To schedule your six month appointment give us a call at 661-832-1877 for a professional cleaning of your mouth, gums and smile.

Our Commitment to the

Latest Technologies


During your cleaning a small manual tool known as a periodontal probe checks for pockets around the teeth where bacteria may fall. If gum disease or pockets of bacteria are found in and around the gums a process known as root planing and scaling uses ultrasonic vibrations to “scale” or remove the buildup of bacteria for a healthier smile. This process is simple but may require the use of anesthesia or sedation dentistry enhance patient comfort throughout the procedure. To maintain healthy teeth between visits our team recommends maintaining a healthy dental hygiene routine, brushing and flossing twice daily.

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An Office Designed for You


Family Comforts From The Office

Whether it’s sharing homemade cookies and tamales over the holidays or catching up with family stories, your visit to Riar Dental Arts will feel like home. Our soft-colored office of grays and blues are calming in an atmosphere designed for relaxation and comfort. As you sit (for only a short moment!) in our waiting room our staff is quick to prepare you for a pleasant visit and answer any of your questions. When you set an appointment with us we’re happy to welcome you to a community of friends.

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“Patient-Focused Community”

“As a Bakersfield native, I consider it a great privilege to be able to come home and care for the oral health of all my friends, family and neighbors. Growing up in a tight-knit community like Bakersfield has taught me the importance of quality care and a friendly demeanor. I work diligently to make sure that I uphold the values and ethics instilled in me by all my teachers from Sing Lum Elementary, Lakeside Middle, and Stockdale High School to provide dentistry that is gentle and builds pleasant long-lasting relationships."

Dr. Tanveer Riar

Dr. Tanveer Riar

Renew Your Dental Health