We offer many different options when it comes to your dental needs such as cosmetic dentistry, dentures, and extractions. We recommend coming in for an initial oral examination to determine which services are right for you.
INITIAL ORAL EXAMINATION
Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth.
Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. We understand that some procedures are more serious than others. Anxiety and fear are natural to experience before a big procedure. We take special care in making sure you are relaxed and calm beforehand.
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. See examples here.
Dr. Shirazi specializes in the techniques Teeth In a Day®, All on Four®, and Same Day Teeth®.
Sometimes the best choice for kids and adults with cases too difficult for Invisalign®.
Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, discolored, oddly shaped, unevenly spaced or crooked. See examples here.
ROOT CANAL THERAPY
Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root.
CROWNS AND BRIDGES
Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has become so advanced that large portions of the tooth must be removed, crowns are often used to restore the tooth. See examples here.
Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign is great for adults and teenagers.
SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT
SomnoMed® – The Leader in COAT™ (Continuous Open Airway Therapy)
SomnoMed provides treatment solutions for Sleep-related Breathing Disorders including obstructive sleep apnea, snoring and bruxism. SomnoMed was commercialized on the basis of extensive clinical research.
Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth.The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco.
In the unfortunate case that you have a dental emergency contact our office as soon as possible. Remember to apply a cold compress immediately to reduce swelling.
Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving aspirin can actually harm your gum tissue.
LIFETIME TREATMENT PLAN
We commit a generous amount of time designing a Lifetime Treatment Plan that will help you to offset the possibility of unforeseen pain or tooth breakage.