Procedures

Numerous technologies, including stains and appliances, are available to better detect decay on teeth. Only after 30% of the mineral is lost in a tooth, will decay appear on an x-ray. Midwest Caries I.D.™ Detection Handpiece The Midwest Caries I.D.™ Detection Handpiece is an exciting new technology that emits LED light, which passes through the …

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What is TMJ? “TMJ” is an acronym for temporomandibular joint (i.e., the jaw bone). The temporomandibular joints are the joints that attach the lower jaw to the skull. They’re essential to daily jaw functions such as opening and closing your mouth, chewing, and speaking. What are TMJ disorders? TMJ disorders refer to conditions that cause …

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Our doctors received one year of training in the effective treatment of patients with dental phobias. As a resident at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New Your City,she learned procedures of desensitization, biofeedback and various procedures in sedation and anesthesia. If you have sensitive teeth, a fear of dentists, bad gag reflexes, if you detest needles, …

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Why Do A Smile Makeover Your smile is one of your most important features. 74% of Americans think that a sparkling smile is the key factor to making good first impressions. Those first impressions are important in your social life and at work. Here in San Francisco, our doctors are dedicated to giving her guests …

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Aesthetic Contouring Dental contouring and reshaping is an instant remedy to improve your smile. This procedure can be used to alter the shape of worn and chipped teeth, providing that the damage is not too great. It also corrects crooked or overlapped teeth in just one appointment. It is a procedure of subtle changes with …

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Lasers have specific applications in dentistry. Dental lasers act as cutting instruments or as vaporizers of tissue that they come in contact with. When used for “curing” a filling, lasers help to strengthen the bond between the filling and the tooth. When used in teeth whitening procedures, lasers act as a heat source and enhance …

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What Is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. This most often means that the airway has collapsed or is blocked during sleep. The blockage may cause shallow breathing or breathing to pause. The sufferer may become conditioned to the daytime sleepiness and fatigue …

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Modern dentistry bears little resemblance to the dentistry of ten or twenty years ago. Today’s techniques, instruments and materials literally eliminate the pain and discomfort of dentistry of the past. If you haven’t been to a dentist in a long time, you are in for a surprise, our patients have been known to fall asleep …

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Close to 37,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year and it will cause over 8,000 deaths. Discovering soft tissue abnormalities is particularly important in the fight against oral cancer. Because oral cancer screening assists in early detection, cancer can be caught before it has time to spread, potentially saving lives …

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If you are missing your natural teeth you can now have replacement teeth that closely mimic nature. With the AP Zirconia Bridge, we can meet your aesthetic expectation and offer maximum biocompatibility with a metal free solution! Did you know that oral health is a major factor of good general health? Replacing your missing teeth …

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If a patient has had numerous dental issues in the past, they may be facing many missing teeth. In cases like this, our doctors often recommends a full mouth reconstruction for San Francisco patients. A full mouth reconstruction is a process that allows her to completely rebuild and replace the missing teeth in a patient’s …

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For patients in the San Francisco area who are missing one or more teeth, dental implants provide one of the best replacement options currently available. Through the use of a titanium screw implanted in the jawbone, are able to securely place a new tooth in the empty space. Dental implants look, feel, and function like …

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Getting dental implants can be very beneficial for the appearance of a patient’s teeth and their overall dental health. When people in the Embarcadero area of San Francisco have a missing tooth, our doctors will generally recommend a dental implant be installed right away. One of the main reasons is because the implant is effective in …

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Patients want a smile they can share—not one they have to hide. As a cosmetic dentist in San Francisco, Our doctors combine modern techniques and technology with high-quality care to give patients the smiles they deserve. Some patients don’t even realize they are hiding their smile since it’s been a habit for so many years. …

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No one in the Embarcadero area of San Francisco wants to go through life with discomfort in their teeth. Dealing with this discomfort can lead to patients not showing their smile as often as normal and not being the happy person that they once were. Depending on the type of symptoms patients are dealing with, …

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Everyone in the Embarcadero area of San Francisco wants to have straight teeth they can be proud to show off. The truth is that many people don’t have naturally even, straight or healthy teeth because of genetics, trauma or other reasons, and need some intervention to make them that way. Braces have traditionally been the …

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The positive effects of teeth whitening can completely transform a person’s appearance, as well as how they feel about themselves. Patients in the Embarcadero area of San Francisco are fortunate to have our practice in their area to provide the best teeth whitening procedures that help alter their lives for the better. With the technological …

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Strong teeth give you an attractive smile, a comfortable bite, and better oral health. Even with proper care, though, cavities can develop and weaken the structure of your teeth. Small cavities are generally found on the biting surface of the teeth where bacteria can get lodged in pits and crevices, or in between the teeth, …

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Veneers can restore your teeth even if they have minor cavities, fractures, or other aesthetic concerns. Porcelain shells chemically bond to the front of your teeth, providing a new surface and an all-new smile. With porcelain veneers, San Francisco patients of the Financial District and Embarcadero areas get a very conservative restoration option with a …

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Whether you have a fractured tooth, a large cavity, or missing teeth, our dentists can repair your smile with crown & bridge procedures. Patients of the Financial District and Embarcadero areas of San Francisco can restore functionality and aesthetics to their teeth with these simple and common treatments. Learn about the advantages that these procedures …

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San Francisco Porcelain Restorations Patients in San Francisco choose us for efficient, high-quality care. We employ methods and materials to place porcelain crowns based on best practices and that offer the best-looking results. The dental field has developed new restoration options and techniques over the years. When you visit our modern dental practice that serves …

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