- How do you remove amalgam fillings ?
- Are all dental materials biocompatible ?
I am allergic to "everything", will your materials be ok for me ?
- Do you place implants yourself or refer me out ?
- Do You Straighten Teeth ?
- I Snore. What Doctors deal with this problem?
- I hate x-rays. Do I have to have them?
- Are you a "cosmetic" dentist ?
We use the IAOMT protocol.
No. Many cheaper crowns contain nickle which MANY people are
Most Likely. It is very difficult to be 100% sure materials we use regularly
will be totally non-allergenic. Although there is no sure test of long term
biocompatibility, we offer the option of the Clifford test if you are extremely
allergic to materials.
It depends. In some very complicated cases it is
necessary to use a team approach involving specialists to obtain the optimum
results. Otherwise I place them myself.
Yes. We are a certified provider for Invisalign. We also do minor tooth
movements for adults with teeth that have "drifted". We also do interceptive
cases for young children to eliminate or reduce the need for braces later on.
I Snore. What Doctors deal with this problem?
It depends. Snoring can be a complicated problem,
even with life threatening complications! We will do an initial evaluation and
either help in our office or refer you to the proper
Yes. A visual inspection only reveals the most advanced problems. We prefer
to intercept problems early to minimize damage to teeth and maintain optimal
We have reduced the amount of radiation by over 80%*. You get more radiation
from a walk on a sunny day or sleepinfg next to your spouse
for a year than you get from check up x-rays! A cross-country
trip in a jet is far more exposure than a full set of x-rays! We must have the
proper x-rays to insure your heaIth. Period.
With today's technology there is no excuse not to have proper x-rays
*compared with D speed film
NO! There is no such specialty! All our
restorations are exceptionally esthetic. I am a dentist...my job is to restore
teeth that LOOK like TEETH and FUNCTION like TEETH. I can't imagine doing
UN-cosmetic dentistry!! Our technicians are excellent, we are
current on the lastest advancements in dental materials, and we don't
quit until you are happy with the look of teeth we are restoring. ANY dentist
can call themselves a "Cosmetic Dentist". Be careful....ask what
"qualifications" the dentist has to call himself a cosmetic dentist. The
following is the list of recognized specialties that require Board
Endodontics (Root Canals)
Periodontics (Gum and Bone surgery)
Pedodontics (Children's Dentist)
Prosthodontics (Complicated Reconstructions)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Oral Surgeons)
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Head and Neck X-ray Diagnosis)
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (Head and Neck Diseases)
Dental Public Health (Public Health Concerns)