When a tooth’s nerve and pulp become infected, a dentist and patient must choose whether to attempt to save the tooth by completing a root canal or to extract the tooth. Several factors impact this determination. These include whether there is an infection in the surrounding bone, the amount and condition of the remaining… Continue reading Root Canal vs Dental Implant
The condition of your teeth has a big impact on your quality of life. Denture wearers understand this all too well. Now there is a better option than conventional dentures: implant-supported dentures from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA. Conventional dentures rest against the gums. They can irritate soft tissue, and make… Continue reading There Is Hope For Denture Wearers
Do you have a missing tooth that is detracting from your otherwise pleasant smile? At Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA we can fill the gap with a dental bridge, and help you get back your sensational smile! A dental bridge could be the perfect answer for your missing tooth. A bridge… Continue reading Bridging The Gap
Today’s article is for men and women who have decided to replace a tooth with an implant. Great choice! Now you need to choose a dental implant dentist to perform the procedure. This is an essential decision. A dental implant is permanent. It involves oral surgery. It requires a significant financial investment. Making a bad… Continue reading What to Do to Find an Implant Dentist
Restorative and cosmetic dentistry options at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA might seem like a frivolous and ultimately unnecessary expense. After all, aren’t routine dental checks and the occasional drill-and-fill enough to maintain a smile? In the best of cases, this can be true. However, for a large number of patients,… Continue reading Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry Provides Quality, Compassionate Dental Care
Restorative dentistry has come a long way over the years and there are now several effective ways to repair decayed teeth. In this post from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we are going to focus on two similar types of restorations: dental inlays and onlays. Where possible, an inlay or an… Continue reading Inlays/Onlays: Less Invasive Than Complete Crowns
Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by a dental practice? If you cope with dental anxiety, then sedation dentistry from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA can help. Dental anxiety is common: millions of Americans dread… Continue reading You Won’t Be Out Cold; Unless You Want To Be!
Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, and with proper home care and regular checkups at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, they can. But sometimes things go wrong, in spite of everyone’s best efforts. Dental implants are an ideal solution for anyone who loses one or more of their natural… Continue reading Are Dentures the Only Answer for Extensive Tooth Loss?
Perhaps getting everything lined up for a breathtaking smile can take a bit of work. Often, teeth can become misaligned, overcrowded, or abscessed. In any one of these cases, cosmetic dentistry from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA can help! We offer Invisalign® Clear Braces, which can help you restructure your… Continue reading 4 Ways To Get Your Teeth In Line
Mini-dental implants are, as their name suggests, a smaller version of regular dental implants. They have several advantages, and are one of our most popular restorative dentistry treatments at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA. Like their larger counterparts, mini implants are titanium posts inserted into the jaw, where they fuse with… Continue reading A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants