Woodland Hills Cosmetic, Implant, Specialty and General Dentistry
Specialized in crowns, teeth whitening, invisalign, porcelain veneers and dental implants. Call (818) 225-9410 for $59.00 XRay, Exam, Cleaning. We are currently accepting new patients, and all in network PPO insurance accepted. In House Discount Plan available for patients with no insurance.
Dental Vocabulary and Definitions to Help Patients With Oral Health Conditions.
Apicoectomy: This is the surgical removal of a root tip in order to treat a dead tooth
Abrasion: This is damage to your tooth due to brushing too hard or grinding your teeth.
Bitewing: X-ray of your mouth to help detect tooth decay
Bleaching: A whitening technique that helps lighten the color of stained teeth through laser or chemical treatments
Bonding: A filling material that’s applied to teeth to change their shape or color
Bruxism: The involuntary habit of clenching or grinding your teeth
Calculus: A hard mineral deposit coated with plaque that builds up on your teeth and causes inflammation of your gums. Also known as tartar
Crown: This is an artificial cover that strengthens and protects severely damaged or decayed teeth
Curretage: Removal of diseased tissues from periodontal pockets
Dentin: The inner layer of your tooth’s structure immediately under the surface enamel
Extraction: The process of removing all or part of the tooth
Filling: This is a material used to restore the structure of your damaged tooth. Filling is usually made of metal, porcelain, or plastic
Frenum: A piece of skin that connects your lower jaw to your lower lip. It is also the name of the skin that connects your tongue to your gums
Gingiva: Also called gums. These are soft tissues that hold your teeth and protect them from infections
Gingivitis: Early stages of gum disease. Gingivitis is characterized by inflamed gums that bleed easily. It is caused by buildup of plaque
Gingivectomy: Surgical removal of gum tissues
Malocclusion: This is a condition in which the top and bottom teeth are not lined up well. Malocclusion makes it harder to bite or chew properly
Maxilla: Upper jaw
Mandible: Lower jaw
Nightguard: This is a removable acrylic appliance that you wear at night to reduce the effects of grinding your teeth
Periodontitis: This is a severe inflammation of the gums due to chronic gingivitis. This gum disease can cause your teeth to loosen and fall out
Plaque: A sticky substance that coats your teeth and harbors growth of bacteria. The easiest way to prevent plaque buildup is to brush and floss your teeth
Pulp: Soft tissues inside your teeth where the nerves and blood vessels are
Retainer: An appliance that’s placed in your mouth to help maintain the position of your teeth following orthodontic treatment
Root canal: This is a procedure that removes all the pulp and soft tissues from a severely infected tooth and fills the space with a permanent filling.
Scaling: This is a procedure that removes hardened plaque from your teeth
Temporomandibular Joint: This is a joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull
Temporomandibular Joint Disease: Clicking or pain due to problems associated with the temporomandibular joint and surrounding muscles
Xerostomia: Dry mouth or decrease in saliva production. This condition can cause bad breath and an increase in cavities gum infections
Woodland Hills Cosmetic and Family Dentistry
$ 59 Dental Exam, X-Ray and Cleaning.*
15% off Initial Treatment and a Free Sheer White Take Home Bleaching Kit after Completion of Initial Treatment.
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* New patients only. $399 value. Limit one per patient. Not valid with other offers or for price service. No cash value. Cleaning is a regular cleaning and in the absence of periodontal disease. Teeth Whitening is a kit.
$ 699 High Quality Porcelain Veneers (4 or More Teeth; $799 for 1-3 Teeth).
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