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Westgate Medical Center
General Dentistry, Orthodontics, Cosmetic Veneers,bridges, and crowns. same day crowns, laser dentistry,
BracesThese are before and after pictures of patients who used Clear Correct invisible braces. Clear Correct is an effective and affordable option for invisible braces.
OrthodonticsChristopher J. Cappetta, D.D.S., P.A. specializes in family and cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, and much more. Emergencies are seen immediately on the same day.
Invisalign OrthodonticsWe are certified providers of the Invisalign system for straightening of teeth and correction of bite problems. Invisalign is a convenient and discrete way to re-align teeth, and is especially popular with adult patients. Invisalign uses a clear brace that is molded to fit your teeth perfectly to slowly re-align your teeth, giving you a naturally straighter smile that you can be confident about.
Dental ImplantsWhen a tooth is lost, the gum and bone around the site can shrink. A dental implant helps to support the surround structure and decrease the amount of bone loss, meaning that you gain not only a better looking smile, but strength as well.
VeneersFor a veneer, only the front layer of the tooth will be ground away and your tooth will be safe until your custom veneer is fitted.
CrownsThe CEREC process is remarkably efficient and has made once visit porcelain crowns possible. The dentist first uses an intraoral camera to capture the necessary images to input into a computer program that then digitally constructs the tooth so that then dentist can create the porcelain crown necessary for the specific tooth that needs to be repaired. Once the dentist has made his alterations to the digital tooth model, he then sends it to a milling machine. The milling machine then creates a new artificial tooth out of ceramic using diamond coated milling units in less than 20 minutes. The dentist can then paint, polish, glaze or add any other finishing touches to the tooth before inserting it into the patient’s mouth. Depending on the type of ceramic used for the construction, the crown is inserted into the patient’s mouth using an oral cement or adhesive to integrate the “tooth” with the rest of the patient’s teeth.
Root Canal TreatmentIf the inside of your tooth has become damaged or infected, a root canal treatment can be used to save the tooth. Root canals have a bad reputation as being very difficult and painful, but in actual fact a root canal can be completed in around two sittings, with local anesthetic keeping you comfortable throughout the procedure.
DenturesWhen you get fitted with dentures, it is important that you learn what you need to do in order to take care of them. You finally have your smile back and the last thing you want is to damage that smile by doing something wrong in terms of caring for your dentures. Here are a few tips to help keep your dentures in good shape...
Tooth WhiteningYour teeth can get stained through everyday eating and drinking. Drinking beverages such as tea, coffee, red wine and cola, alongside smoking, can all stain your teeth. Teeth whitening is a good way to clean your teeth and remove such stains, restoring your teeth to healthy whiteness. Zoom whitening uses a patented system of Zoom whitening gel combined with a laser to activate the gel's whitening properties.
Cosmetic DentistryCosmetic dentistry always starts with a consultation and an examination of your teeth to find out what kind of treatment will give you the best results. Your dentist will then use a tool called a burr to gently grind your tooth down, using a local anesthetic to make sure you are comfortable.
General DentistryWe are here to serve your family’s general dentistry needs, as well as specialized laser and orthodontics treatments. Because we understand that each patient has different needs, we are able to accommodate emergency visits on the same day.
Teeth CleaningMy name is Dr Chris Cappetta, dentist in San Antonio Texas providing dentistry with a passion for creating beautiful smiles. I love helping children and adults feel great about how they look, improve their confidence and how they eat. Dentistry enables me to do this. My staff and I provide you and your family with a safe environment, affordable rates, compassionate, gentle and high quality dentistry, using cutting edge technology. We offer dental work from basic cleaning and exams to Full Mouth Reconstruction, Cerec crowns (fabricated and installed in just one visit), tooth colored fillings, porcelain veneers, invisible braces and traditional braces, root canals, implants, sedation dentistry and more for the whole family. Call us today at (210) 614-5481.
Dental SealantsDental lasers and air abrasion technology are both alternatives to drilling teeth for various procedures. Air abrasion is used to prepare teeth for sealants that prevent tooth decay and remove enamel and dentin stains. Laser is used to treat oral ulcers and spot early tooth decay before it is apparent to the naked eye or visible through x-ray images.
Dental ExaminationDigital x-rays can show hidden teeth (such as wisdom, permanent or extra teeth), bone loss, and cavities that would not be apparent without x-ray technology. The following four types of x-rays are the most common dental examination x-ray types...
X-raysDo not show cavities. Panoramic x-rays show the broadest view of the mouth and the images include the sinuses, teeth, jaws, and temporomandibular joints.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tooth ExtractionsThe recovery period after a wisdom tooth extraction is usually a few days. You can treat any pain or tenderness using over the counter remedies, and may also find it useful to...
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