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Comfort and Sedation at our office

There are millions of Americans who feel anxious or nervous about going to the dentist. An estimated 9 to 15% of those with dental anxiety fail to get treatment as a result.  Our friendly doctors and staff make it a top priority to keep your visits as comfortable and pain-free as possible by providing comfort […]

What should I expect on my first visit?

Dr. Ovadia and Dr. Tanur and our friendly staff strive to make your first visit as pleasant and efficient as possible. You will be made to feel at home from the moment you arrive. During your first visit, the doctor will conduct a thorough exam using state-of-the-art equipment to get an accurate view of the […]

Why should I go to see a specialist?

When you see a beautiful smile, it’s those lovely teeth that you tend to notice. But a smile is only as strong and healthy as the gum and bone structure supporting the teeth. The care and well-being of those supporting structures is best understood by a specialist. What is a periodontist? A periodontist is a […]

Getting Expert Periodontal Treatment

Gum disease, also known as periodontitis, is a bacterial infection and inflammation of the gums that becomes worse over time if not treated. A recent study published in the Journal of Periodontology reports that 46 percent of people in the US over the age of 30 have gum disease.   When gum disease is allowed […]

Dental Implant Problems and Implant Cleanings

Dental implants typically have a 98% success rate. In a small percentage of instances, however, there can be complications. Let’s take a look at some of the problems that can arise with implants and what can be done to keep them in tip-top shape. Signs of Possible Implant Problems These signs indicate the possibility of […]

Options for Missing Teeth

Smile with Confidence and Enjoy the Foods You Love Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to smile with confidence, eat all of the foods you love and enjoy a higher quality of life? Advances in implant dentistry have resulted in more tooth replacement options than ever before—options that are far more comfortable, durable and […]

New Teeth in One Day

Regain the confidence of your smile with stable, natural-looking teeth in a day. Removable dentures were once the only option for replacing a full arch of teeth, but advances in dentistry have resulted in a far better option—New Teeth in One Day. Dr. Tanur and Dr. Ovadia can provide implant-supported new teeth in just one […]

Cosmetic Gum Treatment – Crown Lengthening

Cosmetic Crown LengtheningThe crown is the visible part of the tooth that is seen above your gums. When too much gum tissue covers the teeth or the gum line is uneven, it can detract considerably from a person’s smile. Dr. Ovadia and Dr. Tanur perform crown lengthening to gently remove excess gum tissue or to […]

Dental Implants… Are they right for me?

A dental implant is titanium post that serves as replacement for a missing tooth. Dental implants can support one or more teeth, or they can be used in combination with other tooth replacement options, such as dentures or dental bridges. Dr. Ovadia and Dr. Tanur recommend dental implants for replacing teeth whenever possible because of […]

What is a Gummy Smile?

Sometimes when a person’s teeth appear to be too short, they have what is known as a “gummy smile.” Many people think that a gummy smile results from having been born with teeth that are too short. However, it is not that the teeth are too short but that they are being hidden by excess […]