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3 Times When a Dental Extraction Is Your Best Option

At Modern American Dentistry, we understand your trepidation. No one likes to think about tooth extractions, but dental extractions are sometimes necessary and, in some cases, can even contribute to a healthier and more beautiful smile.

Let’s look at times when a dental extraction—or extractions—in our Woodland Hills, CA dental office are your best option.

1. The Misery of Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are not necessary teeth. You don’t chew with them. You don’t need them to anchor anything. In fact, these troublesome teeth can encroach on other teeth and cause pain and shifting.

Sometimes, wisdom teeth only partially erupt, too, which is an invitation to root and gum infections.

Having troublesome wisdom teeth removed ...

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Why Modern Dentures Are a Great Option

At Modern American Dentistry, we understand that losing your teeth can be a traumatic experience. However, today’s dentures are heads above the dentures from decades ago.

The modern dentures in our Woodland Hills, CA dental office are high quality, fit perfectly, and are completely natural looking.

Denture Options

At Modern American Dentistry, we offer several denture types, including removable dentures, partial dentures, and affixed dentures.

A removable denture is a standard, high-quality prosthesis that takes the place of natural teeth. Removable dentures can be taken out for cleaning, realignments, or other purposes.  

Partial dentures, designed for patients who still have viable teeth, are removable. A partial denture, however, is anchored to surrounding teeth, which keeps ...

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We Can Treat Your Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies are frightening. Whether you have lost a tooth or are experiencing swelling and pain, our emergency dentist at Modern American Dentistry wants to help you recover quickly.

The good news is that with prompt action even a tooth that has been knocked out can be saved. We can also relieve your pain quickly and begin treatment immediately depending on your situation.

Signs and Symptoms of a Dental Emergency

Many of us have experienced tooth sensitivity at one time or another, but dental emergencies are different.

If you have a dental emergency, you may experience one or more of the following:

  • A lost tooth
  • A broken crown
  • A fever
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Bleeding

When in doubt, call our office. The staff ...

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Four Issues Solved with Dental Implants

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At Modern American Dentistry, dental implants are a patient favorite because they solve a variety of dental issues.

Apart from looking natural and restoring confidence—by closing gaps brought by missing teeth—dental implants can also improve oral health! 

Dental implants are small titanium posts surgically implanted in your jaw. After implantation, these posts fuse with your jawbone. This creates a stable foundation for above-the-gum line abutments and brand new teeth!

You can opt for a single implant or more than one.

A few strategically placed implant posts, in fact, are stable enough to host an entire bridge of new teeth or an affixed denture.

Let’s look at a few issues solved with dental implants, or a ...

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What Constitutes a Dental Emergency?

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Dental emergencies can be painful and scary. Some emergencies can even lead to permanent tooth loss. If you’re experiencing a dental emergency, it is crucial to contact our dental office immediately or, in some cases, head to your local emergency room.

The signs of a true dental emergency include:

  • A broken tooth
  • A lost restoration
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Tooth trauma
  • Extreme sensitivity
  • Fever
  • Bleeding

If you have been in an accident or suffered trauma, we strongly recommend going to the hospital where your dentist can be alerted to the situation.

How Our Office Responds to Your Emergency

At our Woodland Hills, CA dental office, we can respond to emergencies even after hours. Simply call our office and follow the easy phone prompts. ...

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Weighing Your Cosmetic Dental Options

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At Modern American Dentistry, our cosmetic dentist provides several cosmetic dental options—everything from the invasive to the non-invasive.

We even offer long-term cosmetic enhancements with quick dental chair time and treatments you can do at home!

No matter your needs or budget, we will do everything we can to provide the perfect cosmetic dental option just for you!

A  Bright Smile on Your Own Time

We provide custom whitening trays, which are contoured to fit your unique mouth shape. These trays, along with our prescription-strength gel, can brighten your teeth by up to eight shades.

Moreover, you can whiten your teeth with these trays and our solutions at home on your own time!

Our Restorations Look ...

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3 Good Reasons to Choose Dental Veneers

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At Modern American Dentistry, we’re experts when it comes to cosmetic procedures and treatments. And our Manhattan Beach dental veneer procedures are a big part of what we do.

If you want your teeth to be consistent in length or a homogeneous shade of white, dental veneers are a great option. Veneers can also conceal a chipped tooth and close small gaps between teeth. 

Veneers are thin but sturdy shells that adhere to existing teeth, giving your smile an amazing enhancement. 

If you’re considering a cosmetic procedure or treatment, here are three great reasons to choose dental veneers. 

Veneers Are Versatile

Many cosmetic dental treatments and procedures are designed to correct a single issue, but veneers ...

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