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Preventative Dentistry Mountain View

Preventative dentistry is the area of dentistry aimed to help people prevent oral disease and its further development. Preventative dentistry includes not just in-office dental care, but at-home treatments as well.

Some examples of at-home treatments include:

  • Regular brushing – the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing two times a day and directly after meals, when possible.
  • Regular flossing – the ADA recommends flossing at least once a day.
  • Rinsing with anti-bacterial mouth wash – recommended after each brushing

Some examples of preventative dentistry you might receive in-office include:

  • Prophylaxis (cleaning of the teeth- removes built up calculus (plaque).
  • Inspection of the teeth, mouth, and gums- using visual and tactile exams, x-rays, and oral cancer screening, the overall health and presence of oral cancer can be revealed.

Restorative Dentistry Mountain View

The root canals of each tooth house nerve tissue and dental pulp, which contain blood vessels that provide nourishment. When this tissue becomes infected, a tooth may be in danger of dying. Without a root canal, patients may experience severe swelling, bone loss, inflammation, toothache, darkening of the tooth, gum soreness, and drainage problems.

A root canal procedure is usually recommended after other dental treatment options have been considered. It is a treatment that is used to save a tooth from extraction, an absolute last-resort option at our practice. Root canals are common in cases where large cavities have done too much damage to fix with a tooth-colored filling or dental crown. They are also used in cases where a tooth infection is simply too invasive to control.

Cosmetic Dentistry Mountain View

Dental Zone Mountain View offers state-of-the-art endodontic treatment to Mountain View dental patients who need a solution to severe tooth damage right away.

• After a thorough X-ray session and evaluation, we can begin the root canal procedure. The first step in a root canal is to numb the area of the mouth being treated with local anesthesia.

• A rubber dam is placed over the tooth to isolate the treatment area.

• Next, our team will drill a small hole in the wall of the tooth.

• The tissue inside the tooth root, the nerve and pulp, are gently extracted using root canal files.

• The canals are then cleaned well, flushed with a special sterilizing solution, and sealed off.

• During the next visit, the empty root canal is filled with a rubber compound called gutta percha.

• We will add an onlay or inlay to the tooth, followed by a dental crown to protect the enamel.

If you are searching for a comprehensive dental team that can take care of all your family’s dental needs, please contact us at Dental Zone Mountain View our root canal services are performed with a high level of quality and attention to detail. Trust the dental center that truly cares about creating beautiful, healthy smiles for life.

 

Endodontic Dental Services Mountain View

Endodontics is a branch of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association involving diagnosis and treatment of the pulp (root canal) and surrounding tissues of the tooth. When you look at your tooth in the mirror, what you see is the crown. The rest of the tooth, the portion hidden beneath the gum line, is called the root. Though the outer portion of the root is a hard tissue called dentin, the inside channel or “root canal” contains a pulp of soft tissue, blood vessels and nerves.

The endodontist examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases and destructive processes, including injuries and abnormalities of dental pulps and periapical tissues of the teeth.

Orthodontics Mountain View

An orthodontist prevents and treats alignment problems in the mouth, teeth, and jaw. Using braces, retainers, and other devices, an orthodontist helps straighten a person’s teeth and correct the way the jaws line up.

Orthodontists treat children for many problems, including crowded or overlapping teeth or problems with jaw growth and tooth development which can be genetic. These tooth and jaw problems may also be caused by tooth decay, losing baby teeth too soon, accidents, or habits like thumb sucking.

Orthodontic problems require specialized care. Patients who have dental and facial irregularities should see our Mountain View Orthodontist.

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Meet Mountain View Dentist Dr. Victoria Vuong

Mountain View Dentist Dr Vuong
Doctor Name: Dr. Victoria Vuong DDS
Dental Specialty:
Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Languages: Vietnamese

Dr. Victoria Vuong was raised in the Bay Area and graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Finance. She worked in the Hi-Tech industry for several years before furthering her education in dentistry and attaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Southern California Dental School in 1997. She has been happily associated with Dental Zone Mtn View since 2009.

Meet Mountain View Dentist Dr. Kurosch Hatami

Doctor Name:
Dr. Kurosch Hatami DDS
Dental Specialty:
Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
Languages: Farsi, German & French

Dr. Kurosch Hatami was born in Nurnberg , Germany and has lived in the bay area for over 31 years. After graduating from Monta Vista High School , Cupertino , he attended the University of San Francisco receiving a Bachelor degree in Biology. Dr. Hatami went on to receive his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific, in San Francisco.

Dental Zone Mountain View

327 Moffett Blvd Suite A
Mountain View, CA 94043

Call: 650-858-2028
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