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Crowns and Bridges, Cosmetic Dentistry: Teeth Whitening and Porcelain Veneers, Implant Restoration, Complete and Partial Dentures, Invisalign, Root Canal Treatment, Oral Surgery, Gum Disease Treatment.
BracesThe Invisalign treatment consists of a series of clear, snap-on, custom fit, removable mouth trays that apply a controlled amount of force to your teeth, forcing them to shift. The system provides the same beautiful results as traditional braces, but since the trays are made of clear plastic, they are virtually invisible. In addition, because Invisalign trays are removable, they can be taken out while eating, drinking, brushing and flossing.
OrthodonticsFor over 30 years, Dr. Newhouse has studied with the American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics and has treated hundreds of orthodontic cases successfully without extracting permanent teeth! After his eldest daughter, Becky was treated orthodontically with extracted permanent teeth, Dr. Newhouse was unhappy with the results. Not only were the esthetics unsatisfactory leaving her with a narrow, collapsed arches, but more importantly functionality leaving his daughter with a compromised result. It was at this point in his career that he decided to go back to school and joined a group with a different philosophy. Dr. Newhouse believes in early intervention before growth has fully completed. Using appliances, the full potential of jaw growth is reached to make room for all the adult teeth. This process can be started as early as 7 years of age. Please go to www.aago.com for more information and photos!
Invisalign OrthodonticsThe Invisalign System works begins by first creating a series of trays that will each moving your teeth gradually until the end result is achieved. At the end of each two-week period, you will switch trays. Throughout the process, you will visit your dentist every six weeks to ensure treatment is progressing as planned. Once your treatment is complete, you will likely wear a clear retainer to ensure your new smile stays in place.
Dental ImplantsThis type of radiograph shows the whole jaw and is a good diagnostic tool. It is an important tool for the extraction of wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants, and for many orthodontic procedures. A panoramic radiograph will show any abnormal growths or cysts in the jaw. Panoramic radiographs are taken every three to five years or as needed for diagnostic purposes.
BridgesCrowns and bridges are used to restore and enhance teeth that are damaged, or to take the place of missing teeth. A crown, also referred to as a cap, is used to entirely cover a damaged tooth. A crown not only strengthens a tooth, but it can dramatically improve a tooth's appearance, shape and alignment.
Dental BondingBonding is a conservative way to repair slightly chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth. During dental bonding, a white filling is placed onto your tooth to improve its appearance. The filling "bonds" with your teeth, and because it comes in a variety of tooth-colored shades it closely matches the appearance of your natural teeth.
FillingsPorcelain fillings are called inlays or onlays and are custom created in a lab and then bonded to the tooth. They can be matched to the color of the tooth, resist staining, and are about the same cost as gold fillings. A porcelain restoration generally covers most of the tooth, making the filling nearly undetectable.
Resin CompositeThe direct technique usually involves placing composite resin on the outside of the tooth using bonding. This method is usually referred to as bonding.
VeneersBonding is less expensive than other cosmetic treatments and usually can be completed in one visit to our office. However, bonding can stain and is easier to break than other cosmetic treatments such as porcelain veneers. If it does break or chip, tell your doctor. The bonding can generally be easily patched or repaired in one visit.
CrownsThese are restorations to repair a severely broken tooth by covering all or most of the tooth after removing old fillings, fractured tooth structure, and all decay. The restoration material is made of gold, porcelain, composites, or even stainless steel. Dentists refer to all of these restorations as "crowns". However, patients often refer to the tooth-colored ones as "caps" and the gold or stainless steel ones as "crowns". back to top »
Root Canal TreatmentIt is not uncommon to have discomfort after a Root Canal is done. It may take several days for it to feel better, as your body begins the healing process. Over the counter pain medication can help alleviate any discomfort. back to top »
DenturesA denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. There are two types of dentures available, including partial and complete dentures. Partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain, while complete dentures are used to completely replace all teeth. Dentures are made to resemble your natural teeth so there should be no noticeable change to your appearance. In fact, dentures may even improve your smile!
Tooth WhiteningLaser dentistry is the latest advancement in dental technology, treating a wide range of dental and cosmetic problems from cavities to gum disease to teeth whitening. The lasers we use in laser dentistry at our practice are an alternative to the common hand-held scalpel, drills, or other tools. These lasers direct an invisible energy beam onto problem areas and allow us to efficiently treat decayed teeth, enamel, and gums. The benefit of laser dentistry is that they minimize the pain most often associated with dental procedures, meaning more comfort to our patients. Clinical studies show that approximately 96% of all patients require no anesthesia when lasers are being used during dental treatments. Dental lasers have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and are safe for both adults and children. Soft Tissue Laser
Cosmetic DentistryAt A Bishop Street Dental Practice, our dental services include preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry options for optimum oral care and wellness. Whether you need bonding, dentures, fillings, a root canal, an extraction, help with gum disease, or want help with TMJ treatment, our Honolulu, Hawaii dental office would be happy to provide a consultation to help you determine the best way to move forward.
Teeth CleaningA dental cleaning is a professional cleaning you receive from a dentist or dental hygienist. Our highly skilled hygienist can make your cleaning a pleasant one using various products to help make you comfortable while providing you an exceptional cleaning. Using a state of the art tool such as the ultrasonic scaler.
Dental SealantsSealants are used to fill in narrow grooves in a tooth that cannot be adequately cleaned by brushing. In some cases, the tooth structure has fine grooves or pits which accumulate plaque, not because the person doesn't brush, but because they're too narrow to allow even one bristle into them. These will develop cavities over time, and you don't want that. So the dentist will brush on a coating that seals the grooves and pits, making it possible to brush off all the plaque and keep your teeth healthy.
Dental ExaminationBad breath caused by bacteria in the mouth can easily be treated. Brushing your teeth, tongue and gums after meals as well as flossing and rinsing with mouthwash will usually take care of the problem. Regular visits to the dentist should be made for dental examinations and for professional teeth and gum cleaning.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tooth ExtractionsA wisdom tooth extraction is a relatively routine procedure. The dentist will numb the area in your mouth with a local anesthesia or use IV sedation so you are asleep during the procedure.
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