How Implants Hold Dental Restorations In Place

The loss of teeth frequently leads to lost confidence, as this is a problem that can make you self-conscious about your smile, and it can also take away your ability to comfortably bite and chew certain foods. Over time, it can lead to additional difficulties with your oral health, as it can lead to the loss of more teeth and problems with your jaw. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we can discuss the advantages to treatment with a dental implant-held restoration. With the right restoration, we can make sure that your smile is fully restored, and that your ability to bite and chew food is not compromised by the presence of your prosthetic appliance. (more…)

Effectively Managing Poor Gum Health

The effective management of your oral health means protecting more than just your teeth. It is hard to overstate the importance of preserving your healthy gums. If you do not take care of these tissues, you can have a more difficult time preserving your full smile, and complications from an infection can have a negative effect on your overall well-being. Our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office is here to help you avoid potential complications with your periodontal health. In addition to providing protection, including services that carefully clean the roots of your teeth with laser technology, we have an on-site periodontist who can work with you if you require advanced support. (more…)

Planning Care With A Porcelain Crown

When you have a serious cavity, a problem with an injured tooth, or concerns about one that is just not the right shape or size to support your bite health and appearance, we can recommend that you receive a porcelain crown. Our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office can provide a crown that matches your healthy enamel and is secure enough to offer lasting benefits for your bite function as well as your appearance. In addition to this restorative service, we do use more conservative veneers for treatments that are specifically meant to address cosmetic concerns. (more…)

Digital Scanning And Clear Aligners

What can you look forward to at the end of your treatment with Invisalign clear aligners? After you finish your adjustment, you can show off a smile that is more symmetrical and no longer affected by noticeable gaps or overlaps. You can also have a more natural and comfortable bite motion that reduces stress on your jaw joints and muscles. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we can recommend this treatment to patients who are self-conscious about their appearance because of malocclusion. In addition to looking forward to the end of your treatment, you can look forward to a more pleasant experience at the beginning, as we rely on digital imaging technology as an alternative to taking manual impressions of your teeth and bite structure. (more…)

Successful Care With Custom Restorations

Whether you want to undergo cosmetic dentistry or have concerns about your oral health as well as your appearance, dental restorations can offer valuable benefits. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we can talk to you about your goals for care and recommend the right approach. With porcelain veneers or Lumineers, we can focus specifically on work to improve the way you look. Porcelain dental crowns are effective at improving your smile as well as your oral health. With your treatment options, you can see the benefits you truly want and enjoy those changes over the course of many years! (more…)

Conservative Care With Lumineers

Through the right cosmetic procedure, you can see stunning smile improvements. While you may expect professional dental work to make impressive changes to the way a person looks, you may be surprised at just how conservative the right procedure can be. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we can recommend that you restore your smile through treatment with Lumineers. These are a thinner alternative to standard porcelain veneers. Thanks to their design, we can move forward with cosmetic treatment with less preparatory work, and in some cases we can proceed without the need to remove any of your tooth structure. (more…)

Choose The Right Approach To Teeth Whitening

If you feel fed up with negative feelings about your smile, the right cosmetic procedure can certainly help. At our Santa Monica, CA dental office, we provide services that can take on many different problems people have with the way they look. One common issue that we can address is dental discoloration. This is an issue that affects many people, but what you might not realize is that it is not always caused by enamel stains alone. Whether you need to address extrinsic discoloration or problems with discolored tooth structure, we can help you take care of your appearance and enjoy a welcome confidence boost! (more…)