Dr. Valery Sweeny and Associates in Silverlake

Dr. Valery Sweeny and her associate, Dr. Bina  are committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and stand out as a leading dental practice in Silverlake. The doctors use the latest in dental techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, Dr. Valery Sweeny believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about Silverlake dentists Dr. Valery Sweeny, and Dr. Shahin Bina below. 

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Valery Sweeny, DDS

Dr. Valery Sweeny was raised in Los Angeles and has been practicing since 1995. She was introduced to the dental environment at an early age by her mother Dr. Hebe Sweeny, also a dentist. Dr. Valery Sweeny graduated from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina. Immediately following graduation she enrolled at U.C.L.A. Dental School to continue her studies and was granted her California license in 1995.

 
Dr. Valery Sweeny is very concerned about practicing the most up to date dentistry, and she is devoted to her continuing education in order to provide the best treatment for her patients. She has participated in postdoctoral courses such as the Aesthetic Continuums One and Two at U.C.L.A. with world renowned professors and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Her focus is to the individual needs of each patient using pain-free techniques to provide the best in general and aesthetic dentistry.
 
Dr. Valery Sweeny is also a member of the ADA, CDA, and ICOI.
Shahin Bina, DDS
Dr. Bina, a third generation dentist, has been involved in the field of dentistry his whole life. He moved to Los Angeles in 2002. After moving to Los Angeles, Dr. Bina used his extensive dental training in a unique way by working as an independent contractor providing oral surgery, root canals, and gum surgeries to over 30 offices around Los Angeles.
 
 
He truly loves what he does for a living, and enjoys helping patients get the smile they have always dreamed of. He is admired by his colleagues, for his exceptional diagnostic skills.
 
Dr. Bina makes educated and informed decisions based on his extensive experience in dental specialties, asuch as cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is highly demanding of himself in order to provide quality service at all times. His friendly, easy-going approach, sense of humor, and personal warmth put patients at ease the moment they meet him.
 
Dr. Bina recently opened Encino Cosmetic & Dental Implants, in order to provide quality dental specialty services all under one roof. He is also the founder and director of Bina Dental Institute and will be conducting courses on oral surgery, dental implants, and local anesthesia in the near future. He has lectured about dental implants on numerous occasions. His aim is to share his vast experience with interested dentists so that they too can provide their best work to their patients.
 
Dr. Bina earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and then his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Stony Brook University. Following graduation, he completed his General Practice Residency at N.Y. Hospital Medical Center of Queens (affiliated with Cornell University) where he received extensive training in Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology, Periodontics (Gum surgery), Endodontics (Root Canals), as well as Pediatric Dentistry.
 
He then joined the faculty of the Division of Comprehensive Care and Applied Practice Administration (CCAPA) at NYU school of Dental Medicine, where he taught clinical dentistry to senior students while he maintained his private practice in Great Neck, NY.
 
Dr. Bina also graduated from Misch International Implant Institute, one of the most advanced Dental Implants training programs in the world; which has provided him the knowledge and expertise necessary for dental implant planning and treatments.
 
He is a fellow of the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry, and a fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
 
Dr. Bina is also an inventor and an innovator and has one patent registered with the USPTO, and two other Patent Pending projects on the way.
 
Married to the love of his life Kathy, Dr. Bina lives in Santa Monica and has two lovely children, Candice & Kevin.