GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY
INNOVATIVE DENTAL SERVICES
Our premier dental clinic, which is home to San Ramon dentists that are leaders in their field, performs a wide variety of services to help you get the smile you deserve. By leveraging today's advanced techniques and technology Dr. Charity L. Duncan and Dr. Parag R. Kachalia, can restore your beautiful smile to help you maintain your youthful appearance. Whether you need to get a tooth filled, have crooked teeth or need a complete smile makeover, we can offer a treatment plan that is right for you. Read below to learn more about some of the procedures we offer.
GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY
If a cavity is extremely severe, root canal therapy may be required. Root canal therapy is a procedure in which Dr. Kachalia or Dr. Duncan will thoroughly clean the root of an infected tooth and remove the pulp and nerves. Removing the pulp and nerves is nothing to worry about; once a tooth has fully emerged from the gums, the pulp and nerves are no longer vital for health and function. Read More
The outer layer of our teeth is referred to as the enamel. As we age, the enamel wears down, and the layer below (called dentin) begins to show. The dental is a yellow-colored substance, and once the enamel has worn away, the dentin can cause our teeth to have a yellow appearance. Teeth whitening procedures help to restore teeth to a bright white color. Read More
If a tooth or teeth are severely damaged and/or decayed, the best option is usually a dental crown. Dental crowns are used in these situations because fillings will not cover a large surface area. The crown encases the tooth and protects it from further damage and decay. The crown acts as a protective shell and will prevent further damage or decay, as well as improve the overall appearance of the tooth. While crowns come in different materials, the most common crowns typically have some mixture of porcelain in them to give them a look and feel similar to a natural tooth. The help to restore teeth back to their natural shape and appearance. Read More
If your teeth don't look the way you dream them to be, ask your San Ramon Dentist about veneers. Veneers are a thin, custom-made shells that cover the front surface of the teeth in order to give them a more aesthetically desired appearance. They are made of tooth colored materials and are often used to improve the color of teeth that have been worn down or stained. Alternatively, they can be used to improve the shape or size of the tooth. Read More
Dental implants are an extremely popular procedure used to replace missing teeth. This procedure requires that a titanium support is surgically fused with the patient's jawbone. This step will create an anchor for a false tooth. False teeth used in dental implant procedures appear to be natural and are selected to match the unique color of each patient's teeth. Typically, dental implants are used for an individual tooth; however, they can (and often are) be used as an alternative to dentures. Read More
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