Geach Dental Blog
October 4, 2018
Cosmetic Treatment of a Single Front Tooth
Sometimes the most difficult dental cases involve precise shade matching of a single front tooth. For example, the case below shows a central incisor that is discolored due to trauma. Many of us have accidentally hit or experienced trauma to a front tooth at a young age and now the tooth may appear yellow or discolored. If the nerve in the tooth is healthy and vital, the best treatment is to simply place a veneer or crown over the tooth to mask the discoloration.
September 4, 2018
Overview of Treatment
This patient was referred to our office after orthodontic treatment was completed. The lower teeth were properly positioned for the placement of dental implants in the open spaces (see Figure 1).
July 5, 2018
As time goes on, researchers are discovering ways to make receiving dental implants easier and more efficient. Considering more and more patients are choosing implants to replace teeth, it’s more important now than ever for implants to take the next step in advancing as a dental technology. It’s estimated that 69 percent of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 will have lost at least one permanent tooth and 26 percent of adults 74 and older will have lost all their teeth.
Here are three advances your dentist in Downtown Los Angeles suspects will accompany more dental implant treatments in the future.
June 3, 2018
You know that cosmetic dentistry can help you improve the appearance of your smile; however, how your teeth look is not your only concern. You also live with compromised oral functions. Did you know that you can correct both with a prosthodontist in Downtown Los Angeles? A prosthodontist is specially trained to improve the function and health of your smile while also keeping aesthetics in mind.
May 3, 2018
Over the last several decades, new advancements in dentistry have made it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than before. Despite these improvements, the American College of Prosthodontists estimates that 36 million Americans are living with complete tooth loss. To restore their smiles, the convenient solution often involves traditional dentures; however, more people are now choosing a new option. With All on 4 implants in Downtown Los Angeles, you can regain the next best thing to your real teeth.
April 30, 2018
Most of the time, a lost tooth is about poor oral health. However, there are also numerous medical conditions that can increase patients’ risks for tooth loss. In order to keep your smile whole and healthy, a good dentist will want to partner with you to maintain the optimal level of whole body health as well. We all want to be healthier and knowing more about the medical conditions that can adversely affect your oral health makes it easier for you to avoid unnecessary tooth loss and maintain optimal oral health. If you do lose a tooth, your dentist can also provide a wide array of restorative solutions like dental implants to repair your smile.
March 4, 2018
There are nine recognized dental specialty fields. Prosthodontics is one of the ones that often receives less recognition than it deserves. A prosthodontist has years of advanced training that allows them to offer expertise in dental restorations and esthetics. If you need to repair or replace one or more teeth, a skilled prosthodontist can offer you maximally effective and functional dental repair. In this post, we’ll talk more about the many services that prosthodontists excel at, including dental implants, crowns and bridges, and dentures.
February 12, 2018
From your gum line, this strong and majestic structure boldly rises with a sense of assuredness and command. Possessing a protective nature, it almost has an air of royalty about it, but what is its name? Fittingly, it’s called the crown, and your dentist in downtown Los Angeles has information on how to maintain it after a procedure to replace it. He will also discuss how long your new fixture will normally last. Read on to learn more about this restorative procedure.
January 20, 2018
When it comes to improving your smile, dentists have truly shown to have the expertise and technology to meet your demands. Whether it’s teeth-whitening, bonding, veneers, or another treatment, you can expect the best from your dentist in downtown Los Angeles. Getting multiple treatments isn’t an issue either thanks to smile makeovers. Today, we’ll be going over what exactly that means and how you’ll build a treatment plan with your dentist.
January 10, 2018
Can’t stop snoring? Afraid you have sleep apnea? Your dentist in downtown Los Angeles has the information you need on finding relief in this week’s blog post.