Digital dental radiografics is one the most important new advances that our profession has seen in a quite sometime.Digital x-rays allow the dental professional to better detect, diagnose, treat and monitor oral conditions with a great advantages of less exposure to radiation and less time spent in the dental office.
Q: Can I use whitening products to whitening my old fillings?
A: All whitening systems are effective only on the tooth structure (enamel) not on the restorative work as porcelain, composites or any other restorative material. Most like you will need to replace those fillings after the whitening treatment if you want an aesthetic results.
Q: How often the Botox treatment for TMJ is needed?
A: Overall the treatment will last between 4 to 6 months.
Oral Cancer Screening.
Veloscope Vx- along with a visual examination-improves our ability to identify suspicious areas that may have been missed during the conventional examination.Early detection of abnormalities can minimize or eliminate the harmful and potentially disfiguring effects of serious oral disease such as cancer and possibly save your life.
Q: Can teeth whitening damage my teeth or my gums?
A: Teeth Whitening is very safe procedure however it can cause some teeth sensitivity on patients with moderate to severe gum recession that will go away in one to two days.
How effective is Botox treatment for TMJ problems?
Botox is used as alternative treatment for patients that suffer from TMD and has been shown to improve variety of symptoms . Most of the time the treatment is very effective and can eliminate tension and headaches resulting from bruxism (grinding and clenching).
Q: I do have a severe crooked teeth and I have been told that I can correct my crooked teeth only with traditional braces. How do I know if Invisalign is an option for me?
A: Invisalign and any clear aligner therapy is a case selection . It is important to have a clear communication with your dentist to see your expectations in order to receive an acceptable and predicable results.
Question of the day :
My husband said that I snore and he thinks that I stop breathing. Do I have sleep apnea?
You could be a potentially sleep apnea patient but you will need to have a home sleep study test to know.
It is not ideal skipping your night brushing because you don’t produce enough saliva at night to wash bacteria all away.But it takes a lot more than a night off from brushing to erode your enamel.
Does the teeth whitening products can harm your teeth?
Answer:The teeth whitening products are available and used in different systems as toothpaste, strips,gel used with trays or gel used with light.The higher concentration ones are require to be used under a professional supervision.When the products are used properly they are safe and harmless.