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.
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Patient Instructions
... AFTER COMPOSITE FILLINGS (WHITE FILLINGS): When an anesthetic has been used, your lips and tongue may be numb for several hours after the appointment...

Why A New Smile?
...Today, using state-of-the-art cosmetic techniques, all of the following unattractive smile flaws can be easily corrected: Dull or discoloured teeth Poorly aligned teeth Exposed partial denture hooks Worn down teeth Teeth that are too long Teeth that are too short Cracked or chipped teeth Crowded or crooked teeth Gaps or missing teeth Visible fillings or crowns Too much gum showing Uneven teeth Teeth that protrude Regardless of how minor or major your smile flaws are, you can benefit from the high standards we have set for delivering the utmost quality of dental treatment available, so you can have a smile so stunning and memorable that it WILL...

Advanced Technology
... This painless, no radiation technique allows you to see problems such as worn-out, defective fillings, fractured teeth, decay, bleeding gums and plaque...

How to Brush Your Teeth
... Use short, back-and-forth motions to clean the inside and outside surfaces of the teeth, as well as the chewing surfaces and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration...

Teeth Whitening: Is it Right for You?
... Teeth that have been restored with veneers or bonded with white fillings should not be whitened with certain whitening solutions as it will discolor the restorations...

Restoration Dentistry
...   Fillings Fillings are used to restore a portion of a tooth damaged by decay or traumatic injury...

Patient Resources
... Cosmetic Procedures Invisalign® Cosmetic Fillings Bonding Procedures Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Crown Lengthening Dental Bridges Specialty Dentures Excessive or Uneven Gums Ridge Augmentation Soft Tissue Grafts Replacement of Lost Gum Tissue Dental Implants Smoking and Implants Dental Veneers Oral Health Topics Introduction Fluoride The Preventive Program Fillings Infection Control Medication and Heart Disease Latex Allergy Age and Oral Health Tobacco Oral Piercing High-Tech Office Tooth Care What is Tooth Decay...

Dental Services
From routine cleanings and fillings to bruxism devices, The Dental Dimensions is equipped to handle all your general and cosmetic dentistry needs...

How Computerized Shade Matching Gets You A Better Restoration
...They offer a wide range of services, including: cleanings, x-rays and examinations tooth-colored fillings root canal therapy dental crowns and implants periodontal treatments comprehensive care for children through senior adults sedation orthodontics Call The Dental Dimensions in South San Jose, California Would you like to know more about color-matched restorations and how they can improve your smile...

The Importance of Pediatric Dentistry
... - Cavity fillings (metal vs tooth-colored)...

Bulimia Nervosa
...  Other problems, such as poorly fitting fillings and braces, are another byproduct of such eating disorders...

Plaque
...  Ironically, the areas surrounding restored portions of teeth (where fillings, or amalgams have been placed) are particularly vulnerable to decay and are a breeding ground for bacteria...

Periodontal Exams
... During your periodontal examination, your dentist will check: For any lumps or abnormal areas in the mouth Whether any of your teeth are missing or loose The color, texture, size and shape of your gums Whether you have fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or implants How much plaque is on your teeth The depth of the space between your tooth and gum Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease that causes inflammation of the gums...

What is Tooth Decay?
... Plaque also can attack fillings and other restorations in your mouth, which can lead to more costly treatment down the road...

Extractions
General Procedure When restoration procedures such as root canal therapy, crowns, or fillings are not enough to save a tooth, it may need to be pulled, or extracted...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

Old and Unsightly Fillings
Newer kinds of fillings made from composite resins and porcelain can restore unsightly fillings; many people are surprised how natural these kinds of filling materials can make a tooth once covered by the old-fashioned silver amalgams...

Introduction
Does mercury in the silver fillings in your mouth pose any long-term health risks...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Fillings
Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe...

Anesthesia
...Such medications block the nerves from transmitting signals and are used for more major types of procedures, such as fillings and root canals...

Air Abrasion
...Although air abrasion is not suitable for work on crowns and bridges, it is often used for bonding procedures, and on tooth restorations involving composite, or tooth-colored fillings...

Glossary
... Composite filling - Tooth colored restorations, also known as resin fillings...

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The Dental Dimensions

South San Jose, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
5710 Cahalan Avenue, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 225-6815
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West San Jose / Cupertino, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
20445 Prospect Road, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3212
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