Removable dentures are effective, but they have some downsides. For example, they can slip occasionally, and need replacement as the jaw ridge changes shape, every 10 years on average. However, we can offer our Woodland Hills, CA, patients a more secure option with dental implants, and in some cases, we can even do so in… Read more »
Category: Restorative Dentistry
Dental implants offer a secure option for addressing tooth loss, one that looks natural and can last for decades to come with proper care and attention. But how do we place them? In today’s blog, your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist looks at how we use advanced technology to guide the placement of your new teeth!
When a patient comes to us with an infected tooth, then we offer treatment to prevent them from losing a tooth and suffering from the complications of tooth loss. To preserve the tooth and put a halt to discomfort, we may recommend an endodontic treatment known as root canal therapy. How does a root canal… Read more »
Your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist strives to help preserve your smile and ensure you enjoy optimal oral health. While our treatments are often designed to protect teeth and repair them, sometimes ensuring a healthy smile means actually extracting a tooth. When should you have a tooth removed, and how do we replace them?
Losing one tooth is embarrassing, and could lead to poorer oral health. However, if you lose a majority of your teeth, or all of them, then this could impact not just your oral health, but your overall health and your ability to eat and speak as well! In order to address more advanced cases of… Read more »
If you have a broken or cracked tooth, then you have an increased risk of tooth decay and infection. The same goes for a tooth that already aches, as this could mean a cavity has already formed. In order to fix a tooth, your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist may suggest crafting and placing a custom-made… Read more »
A dental bridge is often prescribed to address minor cases of tooth loss, including between one and three lost teeth in a row. Your Woodland Hills, CA, dentist always takes steps to ensure your prosthetic not only looks natural, but fits comfortably and lasts for many years to come. But what makes them look… Read more »
A filling is a common restorative treatment for addressing minor and more advanced cases of tooth decay. While at one time they were mainly made with metals such as gold or amalgam, we offer our Woodland Hills, CA, patients an attractive and metal-free option with lifelike composite resin. Learn when you should see us for… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »