Do You Have Dentures That Slip and Move While You Talk, Chew and Smile?
San Jose Dental Implant Dentist Grant F Shimizu, DDS Can Help!
The Benefits of Dental Implant Retained Dentures! More Natural Looking
– Dentures that are placed over dental implants look, feel, and function more like your natural teeth. The denture is securely anchored to the implant which allows you to smile and chew just as you would with your natural teeth. No Movement
– When dentures are anchored to ... Continue Reading →
Your oral health can affect your overall health in numerous ways because problems that begin in your mouth can affect the rest of your body, says San Jose dentist
Dr. Shimizu. This is why it is so important to be aware of things like tooth decay, periodontal gum issues, as well as lingering sores in your mouth or throat. This awareness can allow you to take the appropriate action to remedy the problems in your mouth which ultimately will contribute ... Continue Reading →
If you have darkened gums but are otherwise healthy, San Jose dentist Dr. Grant Shimizu can help! With his Laser Gum Depigmentation treatment Dr. Shimizu will remove a thin top layer of the areas where your gums are black or brown, resulting in a beautiful new pink gum tissue.
What Causes Dark Gums?
While the normal color of the gums and gum tissue is pink, darkened gums can be caused by a number of things including smoking, medication side effects, and even ... Continue Reading →
With regular visits to our dentist office to help with keeping your teeth clean and free of decay, Dr. Shimizu also offers cosmetic dentistry services to ensure your teeth look as healthy as they are. Here are some of the most popular procedures Dr. Shimizu may recommend that can give you a whiter and brighter smile.
Professional Teeth Whitening
Professional teeth whitening under Dr. Shimizu’s supervision can whiten your teeth many shades lighter than when you began the process. Here at our dentist office in San Jose, we offer three types ... Continue Reading →
One of the most common causes of tooth loss is trauma caused by sudden impact or unexpected contact with a hard surface. If you or someone you are with experience a dental emergency due to trauma, there are some things you can do to preserve the tooth that will increase your odds of saving it. Knocked-Out Tooth:
Carefully rinse the tooth and make sure not to wash away any tissue that may be attached. Place the tooth in milk or water ... Continue Reading →
Many infections of the teeth, gums, and mouth can be painless in their early stages of development. Without routine visits to the dentist, many people affected by these infections can be completely unaware that they may be developing potentially devastating diseases like gingivitis and periodontal disease. In the later stages, these diseases can not only cause tooth loss but can move on to affect other parts of the body. Dr. Shimizu says there are numerous studies which show that serious ... Continue Reading →
How You Can Benefit From Conscious Sedation Dentistry!
Are you avoiding dental treatment because you’ve had a bad experience at the dentist or you’re simply afraid of sitting in the dentist’s chair and going through a procedure? Are you a person with special needs who finds it difficult to sit calmly for extended periods of time? If you are, then our Conscious Sedation dentistry services may be right for you!
What is Conscious Sedation Dentistry?
Conscious Sedation dentistry in San Jose involves Dr. ... Continue Reading →
Why Dental Implants Are the Best Replacement Option for Your Missing Teeth?
A dental implant is a prosthetic fixture that San Jose dentist Dr. Shimizu surgically embeds within the jaw bone to function as the root component of a prosthetic tooth. This mode of replacement for missing teeth has become quite popular, not only for Dr. Shimizu and other dentists, but an increasing number of patients also prefer dental implants over other tooth replacement options. Have you ever wondered why dental ... Continue Reading →