Dental Services

Tooth Whitening
Tooth discoloration is caused by aging, trauma, tetracycline, excessive fluoride, and nerve degeneration. Consumption of coffee, teas, colas, and tobacco also causes teeth to darken. Tooth whitening lightens discoloration and removes stains from unrestored teeth. Take-Home tooth whitening uses a custom-fitted tray that is worn over your teeth. The custom tray is made by taking an impression of your teeth and gives optimum results. The tooth whitening gel is placed in these custom trays and fitted over the teeth.

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InvisalignIf you have crowded or shifted teeth, Invisalign may be for you. Invisalign is a way to straighten teeth using a series of invisible or undetectable aligners. An impression of your teeth is made. Using 3- D computer technology, Invisalign makes a series of customized aligners, according to the doctor's instructions. Each set of aligners is worn for about two weeks, gradually moving your teeth millimeter by millimeter until the end result of straighter teeth is obtained. Invisalign does not use metal wires and brackets, so it is comfortable. Brushing and flossing are also easy because Invisalign is removable. Consult Dr. Nhien Lu, an Invisalign-trained doctor, if you are interested in Invisalign.

Root Canal Treatment
Inside a tooth lies the pulp, which provides nutrients and nerves to the tooth. When the pulp is infected, the pulp tissue dies, and must be removed if the tooth is to remain in function. Removing the pulp helps prevent the spread of bacteria within the canal system. The root canal is then cleaned and sealed off. A crown is then placed over the tooth.

Implants are titanium posts or frames that act as artificial tooth roots for support of prostheses. Replacement teeth such as crown, bridge, or denture are placed onto the implant.

When a tooth is fractured, cracked, severely decayed, or has a large old filling, a crown is placed to strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure.

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One or more teeth missing teeth can greatly change a person's smile. A bridge is a replacement of the missing teeth, anchored by crown(s) placed on both sides of the space. This can improve the patient's appearance and prevent the remaining teeth from drifting out of position.

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