Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

 

Search Results
Contact Us
Questions About Dental Services in San Francisco, CA We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in San Francisco...

Dental Services
San Francisco Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers
Q: What exactly are porcelain veneers...

Crowns Bridgework
... Related Articles Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Howard Stern Opens Up - About His Teeth
...“I redid ‘em [some time] ago… I had bonding and um… veneers… over my real teeth...

Jane Fonda Chooses New Teeth Over a New Car!
... Veneers — a thin shell of custom-designed tooth-colored material, usually porcelain, affixed to the front surface of the teeth...

Whitening a Discolored Tooth from the Inside Out
...After the tooth has reached the level of whiteness that matches it to your other teeth, veneers or crowns must sometimes be used to repair the surface if it is chipped or misshapen, for example...

Spice Up Your Teeth
... Likewise, dental veneers — wafer-thin shells that can correct cosmetic issues by covering the surface of your teeth — can be made in a variety of shades...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your smile needs more than just a touch-up, dental veneers may be the answer...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Veneers...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...Depending on the location of your veneers, crowns or other bridgework you could have a color mismatch that will look unattractive...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Crowns & Bridgework” and “Porcelain Crowns & Veneers...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... When more tooth structure is missing, dental veneers may be the preferred restorative option...

Prevent White Spots on Teeth While Wearing Braces with Diligent Oral Hygiene
...In extreme cases we may need to consider porcelain veneers to cosmetically improve the tooth appearance...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...Veneers are super strong, wafer-thin coverings that are placed over the entire front surface of the tooth...

Porcelain Veneers: A Less Invasive Way to Transform Your Smile
... There is another less invasive option for teeth with mild to moderate imperfections — you can cover them with porcelain veneers...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... For larger chips or cracks, veneers or crowns may be suggested...

Transform Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers
...Less costly than crowns or bridgework, porcelain veneers can nonetheless correct many mild to moderate cosmetic problems with teeth and transform them into an attractive smile...

Gummy Smiles
...If that's the case, your teeth can be made to appear longer by capping (crowning) them or covering them with thin porcelain veneers...

Porcelain Veneers
...If your teeth could use improvement in any of these categories, porcelain veneers could be just what you're looking for...

Smile Makeover
...Likewise, if you often drink red wine or other beverages that stain, you might do better with porcelain veneers than bleaching treatments...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Eating Disorders & Oral Health
...But the damage can be repaired with various restorative techniques including veneers and/or crowns...

Digital Dental Impressions
...It's possible to identify any additional prep work required for new crowns, veneers and fillings right then and there; to implement any needed changes; and to rescan the tooth to create a new series of images and 3D model...

Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)
...Read Article Porcelain Crowns & Veneers Dear Doctor magazine examines two innovative strategies for improving your smile...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...