Cosmetic Dentist - Dr. Alvaro Fernandez-Carol DDS
Q. What are dental implants?
A. Dental Implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth. They are placed into your jawbone using a minor surgical procedure that takes place in the dental office. After a few months integrating into the jawbone a natural looking porcelain crown is attached. Dental implants have been called the most significant dental innovation of our generation. Implants are the closest thing to real teeth.
Q. What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
A. Cosmetic Dentistry is the use of a variety of dental procedures that ultimately transform your smile and your self image. Some of these procedures include porcelain crowns and veneers, orthodontics, and zoom bleaching or teeth whitening.
Q. Will my dental insurance cover Cosmetic Dentistry?
A. Yes, to a certain degree. Our expert dedicated insurance coordinator will work to maximize your benefits. Cosmetic dentistry is absolutly life changing and well worth investing the money.
Q. When should I floss?
A. Flossing should be done after brushing and after every meal. Brushing only cleans 75% of the teeth surface. Flossing cleans the rest. Are you flossing?
Q. What is the best toothpaste?
A. Any toothpaste that you use should have fluoride and have the ADA seal of approval. Rembrant toothpaste helps keep your teeth their whitest. Peroxicare is excellent for periodontal disease.
Q. What's the best way to whiten my teeth?
A. You will want to start with a cleaning, then custom bleaching trays followed by one hour whitening in our office. The results are spectacular.
Q. Am I a candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?
A. Many people are, it is best to come in for a complimentary cosmetic consultation. A beautiful smile is always in style.