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Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are one of the most effective options available to replace a missing tooth. The implants are titanium anchors that are secured into the bone of your jaw where your missing tooth used to be. The dental implant replaces the root portion of your tooth and is used to support a dental crown that […]

My Partner Snores – Does That Mean He Has Sleep Apnea?

Since so many people with obstructive sleep apnea also snore, it is listed as one of the risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA). Studies of both men and women show that between 30 percent and 50 percent of Americans snore. With US population estimates for 2010 at about 310 million, and only 12 […]

Treatment Options for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is much more common than people think. Millions of Americans have undiagnosed sleep apnea and can’t figure out why they don’t feel rested in the morning. Ask yourself these questions: Do you experience chronic fatigue or feel sleepy during the day? Do you nod off at inappropriate times? Do you snore? Are your […]

The Advantages of Using Dental Porcelain

Technological improvements in manufacturing dental porcelain are growing more impressive with each new development. As a restoration material, dental porcelain has gained so much favor that it is replacing silver/mercury amalgam fillings. Metal dental crowns are also being replaced in favor of porcelain crowns in many dental practices across the country. Galleria Dental Aesthetics dentists […]

Why You Should Choose Tooth Colored Fillings

Are you resigned to having silver/mercury, or amalgam, every time you need a filling? Have you come to expect this as your only option–or as your only affordable option? We at Galleria Dental Aesthetics are excited to tell you about tooth-colored fillings and why you should choose them over amalgam fillings. In the past, tooth-colored […]

How Long Do White Fillings Last?

White fillings have been the topic of various research studies whose goal was to determine how long white fillings last. Unfortunately, the outcomes of these studies are inconsistent, and some study groups were so small that they did not effectively represent the longevity of white fillings. Our experience at Galleria Dental Aesthetics shows that white […]

What Are The Benefits of White Fillings?

Dr. Lee, Dr. Oh and Dr. Mortazie are convinced that white fillings are superior in every way to silver/mercury, or metal fillings. Because the benefits of white fillings are so well documented we have eliminated metal fillings from our practice completely. White fillings, also called tooth-colored fillings, are made of composite resin, the same material […]

Are White Fillings as Strong as Metal?

Cosmetic dentistry procedures each have their own advantages and disadvantages. Sometimes concepts, such as the strength of a filling can be a bit misleading. The cosmetic dentists at Galleria Dental Aesthetics have concluded from their research and experience that white fillings are as strong as metal fillings and are far superior to them, overall. White […]

Questions About White Fillings

Are white fillings only done as a cosmetic dentistry procedure? While white fillings offer aesthetically pleasing cosmetic enhancements, we at Galleria Dental Aesthetics offer only white fillings to restore, repair or enhance our patient’s teeth. We do not use silver/mercury or amalgam fillings at all. Our cosmetic dentists believe white fillings offer far more benefits […]

Are Dental Crowns a Permanent Fix?

Dental crowns are often spoken of as a permanent restoration or repair. To the extent that the work done in preparing teeth for crowns is permanent this is absolutely true, but to refer to dental crowns as a permanent fix is misleading. The experienced cosmetic doctors at Galleria Dental Aesthetics point out that it is […]

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