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Preventative Dentistry Los Gatos

Preventative dentistry is the area of dentistry aimed to help people prevent oral disease and its further development. Preventative dentistry includes not just in-office dental care, but at-home treatments as well.

Some examples of at-home treatments include:

Regular brushing
– the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends brushing two times a day and directly after meals, when possible.

Regular flossing
– the ADA recommends flossing at least once a day.

Rinsing with anti-bacterial mouth wash
– recommended after each brushing

Some examples of preventative dentistry you might receive in-office include:

Prophylaxis (dental cleaning of the teeth- removes built-up calculus (plaque).

Inspection of the teeth, mouth, and gums- using visual and tactile exams, x-rays, and oral cancer screening, the overall health, and presence of oral cancer can be revealed.

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Cosmetic dentistry includes dental procedures that improve a person’s teeth and gums, resulting in a better, more noticeable smile. Although the term cosmetic dentistry is commonly referred to as redundant, since general dentistry is aimed at improving the look and feel of a patient’s teeth; the term focuses more of an emphasis on improving the smile and overall appearance of the teeth.

Dental Implants
– A cosmetic dentistry procedure that is used to replace missing teeth. Dental implants are a long-term solution that results in a healthy, natural-looking, and natural feeling smile. Dental implants are surgically implanted into the jawbone and can be a solution for anyone, with the exception of children, looking to fill in the gaps created by missing teeth and create a brilliant smile.

Dental Bonding
– The application of a tooth-colored resin material to improve the appearance of discolored or chipped teeth, to close the gaps between teeth, to change the shape of a tooth, or to make a tooth look longer. Tooth bonding is performed by using adhesives and a high intensity curing light. Another use for dental bonding is as a substitute for amalgam fillings and to protect a portion of a tooth that has exposed nerves or exposed root from receding gums.

Dental Bridges
– A dental bridge is used when a missing tooth must be replaced as a missing tooth can cause a variety of problems and affect the appearance of your smile.

Tooth-Colored Fillings
– A silicon dioxide-filled, tooth-colored plastic mixture, composite resins can restore teeth to an attractive, healthy state. Composite resins represent several advantages over traditional silver, or amalgam, dental fillings.

Restorative Dentistry Los Gatos

Restorative dentistry serves to restore teeth that may have been damaged through common oral health problems or more serious dental issues. Tooth decay, wear, and damage are a natural result from the intense workout and bacterial influx our mouths get every day. As a cosmetic dentist, The Dentists at The Los Gatos Dentist in Los Gatos can restore your damaged teeth with natural-looking materials, like composite resin fillings and porcelain crowns, inlays, and onlays. This means that you can retain an all-white smile. The benefit of restorative dentistry is that many of the procedures overlap with cosmetic dentistry procedures allowing for modern restorations that are designed to improve the look and feel of your smile and enhance your overall appearance.

Often time’s restorative dental procedures are a result of a patient who either has overlooked the necessity of routine dental care or has a dental problem that was not visible by the naked eye. This is why we recommend visiting our The Los Gatos Dentist Dental Office every six months to check for signs of tooth decay, gum disease or other dental health issues that may be prevented before they become costly or more serious. Below is a list of the common restorative dentistry procedures that we provide to help you with issues that may affect your teeth, gums or smile.

Dental Implants

CEREC Restorations

Dental Crowns

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Meet Los Gatos Dentist Dr. Rahimi

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”15″][vc_column_text]Dr. Rahimi Los Gatos DentistLos Gatos Dentist Dr. Mamal Rahimi has been part of the Los Gatos community for over 35 years. He received his undergraduate degree at UCLA and earned his dental degree at University of Pacific School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry in the town of Los Gatos since 2000. Dr. Rahimi practices comprehensive dentistry with a special attention to TMJ and sleep apnea disorders. Dr. Rahimi currently resides in Los Gatos with his wife and two children. In his free time he loves to play golf, swim, ski and enjoys the outdoors with his family. Our professionally trained team at Dr. Rahimi’s Dental Practice is excited to get to know you better and help you meet your goals of a healthy and attractive smile. We know that for some people coming to the dentist may cause some anxiety, each one of us is dedicated to making each visit pleasant and comfortable. You will know that your dental health is of paramount importance to us.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][dt_fancy_separator separator_color=”accent”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]

Meet Los Gatos Dentist Dr. Darlene Wong

Los Gatos Dentist Dr Wong  
Dr. Darlene Wong, A San Francisco native, has practiced general dentistry for over 22 years. She received her undergraduate degree at UC Davis and earned her dental degree at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. Since 1996, Dr. Wong has been practicing in the Bay Area. She has also been an assistant associate professor at her alma mater dental school for 5 years, teaching didactic and clinical courses. In dentistry, she believes it is important to educate and deliver quality care with compassion to patients.
Dr. Wong also resides in Los Gatos with her significant other and two teenage daughters. Her other interests include running ultra-marathons and marathons (120+ trail and road races, including Boston and a 100-miler), volunteering, traveling and cooking!