Online Dental Education Library

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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General Dentist
...Some typical restorative procedures are included in the list below: Dental fillings Periodontal treatment Bonding Crowns It’s important to check with your dentist to see if these restorative services are available...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...  Bonding – dental bonding is a popular dental technique used to repair teeth, replace silver amalgam fillings, repair cracks, and fix misaligned teeth...

Teeth Whitening
... Tooth decay, fillings and tartar build-up can cause discoloration...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Smile
... Bonding Gallery Crowns Gallery Dentures Gallery Fillings Gallery​ Veneers Gallery Whitening Gallery

Lamar Odom Rebounds From Dental Anxiety
...Once he did, it was found that he needed a root canal, a wisdom tooth extraction, and several fillings...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...In time, teeth can become chipped, worn down — even loose! Any dental work on those teeth, such as fillings, bonded areas and crowns, may also be damaged, start to crumble or fall out...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
... If you have other dental work — crowns, bridgework or fillings — it may be difficult to achieve a tint level that matches these restorations, especially at home...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Metal Dental Amalgam: Still a Safe and Effective Tooth Filling
With all the new tooth-colored fillings for cavities, it's easy to overlook metal amalgam...

Smile Gallery
... Bonding Gallery Crowns Gallery Dentures Gallery Fillings Gallery Implant Gallery Orthodontic Gallery Periodontal Gallery Root Canal Gallery Six Month Smiles Gallery Veneers Gallery Whitening Gallery

Cosmetic Dentistry
...Cavities that reoccur form next to existing restorations such as fillings, crowns, bridges, etc...

Dental Glossary
... Adhesive dentistry Term for dental restorations that involve "bonding" of composite resin or porcelain fillings to natural teeth...

Post Op Instructions
... Crowns and Bridges Post Op Dentures Post Op Extractions Post Op Fillings Post Op Gum Surgery Post Op Porcelain Veneers Post Op Root Canal Post Op Scaling and Root Planing Post Op

Bruxism Tooth Grinding
... This condition has no specific cause, but is believed to be a combination of many factors, such as: Emotional stress - personalities characterized as aggressive, controlling, precise, or who have time urgency and achievement compulsion tend to develop bruxism malocclusion (teeth that are not aligned properly) children whose parents brux are more likely to develop this habit than children whose parents do not brux Signs of bruxism: tooth wear fractures of the teeth and fillings grinding noise noticed by a sleeping partner facial muscle pain and fatigue locking, cracking, and clicking of the jaws headaches tooth mobility sensitive teeth Treatment of bruxism: We can make you aware of the habit and suggest behavioral therapies to stop the bruxism...

Tooth Sensitivity
...Some of the most common treatments are: White fillings to cover exposed root surfaces Fluoride varnish applied to the exposed root surface Dentin sealer applied to the exposed root surface

Bruxism and Mouthguards
... Signs of bruxism: tooth wear fractures of the teeth and fillings grinding noise noticed by a sleeping partner facial muscle pain and fatigue locking, cracking, and clicking of the jaws headaches tooth mobility sensitive teeth Treatment of bruxism: We can make you aware of the habit and suggest behavioral therapies to stop the bruxism...

Fillings
Fillings How Teeth Are Restored After diagnosing the problem and devising a treatment plan, the next step to restore a tooth to health is to make you comfortable...

Inlays and Onlays
... Please see the Crowns Gallery and the Fillings Gallery to view the types of results we can achieve with crowns, inlays, and onlays...

Crowns Gallery
...In her words, "All I have to do is open my mouth and my teeth are smiling!" This patient had crowns and large fillings on almost all of her top teeth...

Fillings Gallery
...Fillings may take one or two appointments...

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Beverly Claiborne, DDS

(510) 792-8765
39572 Stevenson Place Suite 127Fremont, CA 94539