There are plenty of reasons to choose biocompatible fillings over silver. First and foremost, silver fillings are comprised of as much as 50% mercury, a metal that is considered one of the most toxic. There is also the cosmetic reason to consider, seeing that silver is not tooth-colored and is unsightly when conspicuous. When it comes to fillings, the last thing you want is to open your mouth and expose a metal colored tooth.
When you lose a tooth, the unsightly gap can cause one to be self-conscious about his or her smile. It can also alter one’s bite, the way your jaw rests and many other uncomfortable repercussions, not to mention the possibility of periodontal disease, bone loss, infection and other medical conditions.
While the office of Dr. Saj Jivraj offers among the most advanced dental treatments available, we also provide routine dental cleaning.
When you are in need of a dental crown, there is no dentist in Ventura County who is better equipped for your needs than prosthodontist Dr. Saj Jivraj and his expert staff. With over twenty-five years of experience, he has the skills to transform your dental imperfection into an ideal smile.
Dentures are a cosmetic solution to missing teeth, whether it’s a full or partial set. Full dentures fit onto your gums and can be used as your old teeth were, whereas partial dentures blend with your existing teeth in order to fill gaps where your displaced teeth used to be.
Inlays and Onlays
When decay has weakened a rear tooth to the point of breakage, a dental inlay or onlay may be your best option.
Many patients suffer from fears, phobias and anxieties related to visiting a dental office. The good news is patients of Anacapa Dental Art Institute who are uneasy about the dentist can take advantage of sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry, also know as relaxation dentistry, was created for those who feel anxiety at the thought of even getting a routine cleaning, usually putting it off until conditions get dire.