When we see someone with a damaged tooth, or a serious cavity or infection, we often perform restorative care to repair the tooth, usually using a crown or a filling. But what if a tooth is severely injured, or what if the patient has wisdom teeth poised to erupt? In these scenarios, the best option may be to see your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist for a dental extraction.
Yes, we’re still in the first week of November, but the end of the year will be here before you know it. The holiday season especially can be hectic for families in Woodland Hills, CA. Before you find yourself devoid of any spare time, why not schedule a visit with your dentist and use your 2019 dental benefits before they expire at the end of December?
Halloween is just a few days away! Which means whether you’re an adult or a kid, you’re likely to be enjoying a lot of sugary candies and sweets. While the occasional treat is fine, too much could mean the onset of tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist will look at the steps you can take to protect your smile.
Losing a majority of your teeth means poor oral health and complications with everything from speaking to eating. In order to return smiles to full functional and appearance, we need to create and place a denture. But what does your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist do to ensure your new full or partial dentures will fit comfortably?
When you find yourself with a single missing tooth, or up to three in a row, then you may need a prosthetic to avoid complications and return your smile to full function and beauty. In order to help you obtain a whole smile once more, your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist may provide a custom-made dental bridge, one that looks completely natural!
A filling will fix a cavity, and a bridge could replace a missing tooth, but what if you have a broken or cracked tooth? What if advanced decay or infection arises? In order to protect the smile and repair the tooth, your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist may recommend a dental crown. Find out how we design and craft a custom-made dental crown!
If you have a dental cavity, then your tooth could be susceptible to serious discomfort, as well as an infection or abscess. In order to treat the problem and restore smiles, then your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist may recommend a tooth-colored dental filling to stop the decay and return the smile to optimal health, beauty, and function!
If you have crooked or crowded teeth, then an orthodontic system may be needed to correct alignment and safeguard your smile’s health and beauty. Instead of relying solely on braces, we may offer our Woodland Hills, CA, patients a clear alternative with Invisalign®. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we create these custom aligners with the iTero® digital scanning system.
Your Woodland Hills, CA, cosmetic dentist offers a number of different esthetic treatments to improve various cosmetic concerns, such as stains, uneven teeth, or damage. However, for some situations, we may be able to use a single treatment option to transform the appearance of the smile in as little as two visits. Find out how we use porcelain veneers to improve smile beauty!
Our last blog focused on our professional teeth whitening system, which we use to remove stains from the surface of our Woodland Hills, CA, patients’ smiles. However, what if you also have problems with shape of your tooth, or what if you have permanent discoloration that doesn’t respond to traditional teeth whitening? In these situations, your smile may benefit from cosmetic bonding and contouring.