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How can I make an appointment?
You can request it online through our web page going to APPOINTMENTS or by calling 305 595 4397.
What insurance do you work with?
We accept most insurances: ( PPO and Medicare HMO. )
What to do if I am not insured?
We offer affordable financing plans( Monthly payments, Care Credit, and Lending Club.)
What are Crowns?
Dental crowns are tooth-shaped «caps» (Permanent cosmetic procedure) that are placed over teeth. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.
What are Veneers?
Veneers (also sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials that are designed to cover the front surface of teeth. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth.
What is Tooth Sensitivity?
Tooth sensitivity is a common problem that affects millions of people. Basically, tooth sensitivity means experiencing pain or discomfort to your teeth from sweets, cold air, hot drinks, cold drinks or ice cream. Some people with sensitive teeth even experience discomfort from brushing and flossing. The good news is that sensitive teeth can be treated
What is Gingivitis?
Gingivitis is a reversible form of gum disease. Affecting only the gingival tissue that surrounds your teeth, bacteria that invades the area below your gum line, known as the sulcus or periodontal pocket, causes gingivitis to develop and eventually manifest into periodontitis, if left untreated. Early warning signs of gingivitis include: Bleeding after brushing, Bad breath and red , puffy, inflamed gums.
What is a Root Canal?
A Root Canal is a dental procedure to fix a tooth by removing the Pulp (Also called; Nerve) of the tooth and filling it with a suitable filling material. A root canal is usually performed when the tooth cannot be filled or restored any other way because the caries has reached the nerve of the tooth or the tooth has become infected.
What is Periodontitis?
Periodontitis is the serious and advanced stage of gum disease which includes bone loss. Periodontitis is irreversible. The gum tissue and bone that surround and support your teeth could become seriously damaged and the teeth affected could become loose and fall out. Periodontitis occurs when the early stage of periodontal disease, gingivitis, is left untreated. Periodontitis has also been linked to serious health problems such as an increased risk of stroke and heart attacks. Periodontitis could also cause higher blood sugar levels.
What is a Dental Implant?
A dental implant is a metal device designed to replace missing teeth. The device is usually made out of titanium and is surgically placed into the jawbone where the tooth is missing. Unlike a dental bridge, an implant is permanent. A dental implant is designed to act as the tooth root and can anchor an artificial tooth or teeth such as a crown, bridge or denture.
How Often Should I See the Dentist for a Check Up and Cleaning?
Most children and adults should see their dentist for a regular cleaning and check up every six months. People at a greater risk for oral diseases should have dental check ups more than twice a year. Tobacco and alcohol use, diabetes, pregnancy, periodontal and gum disease, poor oral hygiene and certain medical conditions are some of the many factors that your dentist takes into consideration when deciding how often you need your dental cleaning and check up.