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"Relaxation Dentistry" is in Demand in Las Vegas

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Relaxation dentistry provides a path free from fear.Thousands of dentists have chosen to be specially trained to relax their patients creating a safe and comfortable dental experience. These doctors understand that for far too many people dental fear and anxiety complicate access to essential treatment. These skilled practitioners use commonly prescribed sedation medications to calm people. These sedatives have been in use for many years and been subjected to rigorous study. Doctors understand a great deal about how they work and interact with other medications. Usually administered by mouth, the medication leaves people fully alert and able to respond to questions.  I am a local Las Vegas dentist offering relaxation dentistry.  I undertook hours of additional education in order to practice sedation to meet the needs of those for whom a visit to the dentist may be emotionally challenging. Altogether dentists trained in the use of anxiety reducing medications are responsible for the s…

Solid zirconia dental crowns are becoming more popular in Las Vegas

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Most dentists here in Las Vegas are accustomed to using gold and porcelain fused to metal crowns to restore broken and decayed teeth.  Cosmetic minded dentists like myself commonly use all porcelain crowns or porcelain fused to metal crowns.  Many cosmetic dentists are using porcelain fused to zirconia crowns because the zirconia adds strength to the crown with out dark metal under the crown.  There are now a few select dental labs offering an even stronger solution:  All-Zirconia Crowns.  My office started using these stronger crowns two years ago and have not seen one single crown break.

Patient Benefits


•Chip-resistant, as it is made of solid zirconia with no porcelain overlay

•Glazed to a smooth surface to reduce plaque accumulation

Bruxzir solid zirconia is now the basic option we use for patients who want the most affordable option.  Most of the patients in my office choose to upgrade to same day CEREC crowns which are also very strong but have the advantage of being made in on…

Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth from your Las Vegas Invisalign Dentist

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