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Why Glendale, CA patients love ceramic crowns

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Dental crowns have played an integral role in dentistry for a long time. However, materials and technologies continue to evolve. Dr. Carlos Garcia offers CEREC ceramic crowns, and patients in the Glendale, CA area are thrilled. PFM vs. all-ceramic Porcelain-fused-to-metal, or PFM, crowns have a metal shell that fits over the prepared tooth. Porcelain, a type of ceramic, is fused to this substructure for a more natural appearance. PFMs are made in a dental laboratory. CEREC is a system that captures a detailed, 3-D digital impression, used to create a precise crown design. Then, the crown is milled from a … Continue reading

When oral sedation makes sense for patients in Glendale, CA

oral sedation glendale ca

Oral conscious sedation is a pill that calms the anxiety response in the brain. Various drugs in the Valium family can be prescribed with a high level of safety and effectiveness for most adults. Dr. Carlos Garcia explains when oral sedation is appropriate and beneficial for his dental patients in the Glendale, CA area. More than “a case of nerves” One of the most common applications of oral sedation is for patients who are fearful of dental appointments. Dr. Garcia does not take dental phobia lightly. He knows that this valid condition can keep patients from scheduling even routine checkups. … Continue reading

Health benefits of preventative dental care in Glendale, CA

Did you know that your oral condition is an important factor in whole body wellness? Dr. Carlos Garcia encourages patients in the Glendale, CA area to consider the overall benefits of preventative dental care. Compelling reasons to keep your mouth in good shape Oral cancer – Nearly 49,750 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year. However, the cure rate is high with early detection. Dr. Garcia screens for oral cancers at regular checkups. Gum disease – About half of adults in this country have some form of periodontal disease. Bacteria that cause gum disease are linked to increased risk … Continue reading

Glendale general dentist offers attractive cavity solutions

There was a time when having a cavity repaired meant living with a noticeable silver filling. Today, patients in the Glendale area have appealing options in the hands of Dr. Carlos Garcia. As a general dentist, he addresses the problem of tooth decay. As a cosmetic dentist, he provides aesthetic restorations. Understanding cavities The progression of tooth decay to a cavity follows this path: Plaque develops – Your mouth contains hundreds of strains of bacteria. Some thrive on sugars left behind by your meals. Bacteria form a sticky film, excreting acids as they feast. Enamel is attacked – Bacterial acids … Continue reading

Overcoming barriers with pain free dentistry: Dentist in Glendale answers questions about sedation

with pain free dentistry Dentist in Glendale answers questions about sedation

Dental anxiety keeps countless people from getting the care they need for healthy mouths and gorgeous smiles. Sedation dentistry and pain free treatment go a long way toward breaking down anxiety barriers to good oral health. However, some people still have concerns about sedation. Glendale dentist, Dr. Carlos Garcia answers common questions.   Will I need an IV? No. Intravenous sedation is an option at Bright Smiles Dental Studio, but we also offer nitrous oxide, an inhaled gas, and oral sedation in pill form. Will I feel pain? No, but sedation is not an anesthetic. It calms anxiety response in … Continue reading

Cosmetic dentist in Glendale, CA explains the teeth whitening procedure

Cosmetic dentist in Glendale, CA explains the teeth whitening procedure

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures offered at Bright Smiles Dental Studio in Glendale, CA. It is a fast, economical way to make your smile “pop.” Cosmetic dentist, Dr. Carlos Garcia, explains the procedure. Whitening vs. bleaching These terms are used interchangeably, but there is technical a difference. Whitening refers to methods of removing surface stains, returning tooth enamel to its natural color. This is usually accomplished with abrasion. Bleaching is the use of chemicals that penetrate tubules (microscopic pores in enamel), loosening and lifting embedded pigmentation. The Zoom! system used at Bright Smiles Dental Studio … Continue reading


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