Services

Bone Grafting

  Bone Grafting Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed. This often results in poor quality and quantity of bone making it unsuitable for placement of dental implants. Unless corrected, the sites may not accommodate the dental implants.  Today, we have the ability to grow bone where...

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Complete and Partial Dentures

  Complete and Partial Dentures A denture is an artificial set of removable teeth made of acrylic resin, and sometimes combined with metal. Dentures replace missing teeth and the adjacent tissues. Dentures can be either partial or complete. A partial dentures purpose is to fill in the spaces made by missing teeth and prevents the...

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Implant Dentistry

  Implant Dentistry Dental implants are synthetic teeth roots, which is usually in the form of a titanium screw. The implant is surgically anchored to the jawbone, generally performed in the dental office under light local anesthesia. Once the implant is inserted, it will heal relatively quickly over a couple months. Once the incision site has fully healed, the crown is fitted and permanently...

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Cosmetic Dentistry

  Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic dentistry is the art of a dental procedure focused on restoring teeth to their natural looking beauty, and enhancing a smile’s overall esthetic appearance, while also helping maintain the health and function of the teeth.  Cosmetic dentistry improves the patient’s self-image – enhancing the patient’s smile often times has a positive emotional and psychological impact on the patients’...

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Teeth Whitening

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Periodontics

  Periodontics - Gum Disease At Dr. Arteaga Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we pride ourselves on preventative oral health. Gum disease is an inflammation and infection of the gums and tissue. This is generally caused by bacterial plaque and is a major cause of adult tooth loss. If gum disease is left untreated, bacterial plaque...

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Pediatric Dentistry

  Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric dentistry is a specialty dentistry that provides primary and comprehensive oral hygiene care for infants and children. Pediatric dentists are trained for the care of children's teeth, gums, and mouth through the various stages of their growth. In addition to the four years of required dental school, pediatric dentists complete an additional two years of residency training in dentistry for infants, children, and also...

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Wisdom Teeth

  Wisdom Teeth Any tooth can fail to emerge or fully break through the gum tissue, which is called an impacted tooth. Many times this happens to third molars or wisdom teeth - as many people refer to them. One common problem associated with impacted wisdom teeth is called pericornitis which is an inflammation and...

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Root Canal Treatment

  Root Canal Treatment The root canal is the hollow space in the center of the tooth. It contains the pulpy nerve tissue that provides the tooth with a proper sensory function, and the availability to feel hot and cold. There are up to four canals in the human tooth. When the roots pulp becomes...

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Cosmetic Lumineers

  Cosmetic Lumineers Lumineers are similar type of porcelain veneer which is used in cosmetic dentistry to correct teeth that are stained, chipped, discolored or even misaligned. Lumineers are unique in that much less of the natural tooth needs to be removed, since Lumineers are much thinner than traditional veneers. With less tooth removal, the...

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Crowns

  Crowns Dental Crowns are a tooth-shaped cap that is permanently cemented over a natural tooth, to enable restoration of the tooth’s natural strength, shape and size - also improving its appearance. The crown will cover the visible portion of the tooth above and directly at the gums lining, once it is permanently cemented into...

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Lumineers

  Cosmetic Lumineers Lumineers are similar type of porcelain veneer which is used in cosmetic dentistry to correct teeth that are stained, chipped, discolored or even misaligned. Lumineers are unique in that much less of the natural tooth needs to be removed, since Lumineers are much thinner than traditional veneers. With less tooth removal, the...

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Porcelain Veneers

  Porcelain Veneers Dr. Arteaga Family & Cosmetic Dentistry specializes in porcelain veneers. A porcelain veneer is s thin shell of a ceramic material which is placed over the natural tooth surface. Dr. Arteaga will first prepare the tooth by removing half a millimeter of the natural tooth, to allow for the thickness of the...

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