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Educating You about Relevant Dental Topics

Lance I Teramoto DDS, Inc. is dedicated to educating our patients on a variety of relevant dental and oral health topics. Should you ever have a specific question, don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff by calling 1 808-737-9882

What are Porcelain Veneers and its Cost and Benefits?

Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of the teeth to improve your appearance. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth and are capable of changing their color, shape, size, or length.

What is Silver Diamine Flouride (SDF) and How is it used?

Silver diamine fluoride is useful for the treatment of hypersensitivity, tooth decay, and cavities. It’s an FDA-authorized antibiotic liquid that is clinically used to control actual dental caries and to avoid further progression of the disease. While the perfect approach to treat teeth with rot is by removing the decay and doing a restoration, this option of treatment enables us to stop the decay with noninvasive techniques, especially with young children that have baby teeth.

Digital X-Rays Vs Traditional X-Rays and Benefits

With the help of technology, dentistry has come a long way. With all the technological advances it is easier for you to see and understand what your dentist sees. With this new technology, dentistry is becoming safer and more comfortable for the patients. Not sure if your dentist is using modern tools and equipment? Read the list below to learn what some of the newest and best equipment is that dentists all over are using today.

What is Sleep Apnea and How is it treated by a dentist

Sleep apnea is a programmed delay in breathing and it occurs during sleep, either from a blocked airway route or a noteworthy problem in the brain.The general population, who are experiencing this issue, startlingly stop breathing while sleeping.

Dental Implants and its Benefits

Are you suffering from teeth loss? You may be at a high risk of a number of oral health problems which add up to the obvious reality of your compromised chewing efficiency. Teeth loss is an undesirable condition for your oral health, yet it is not rare for people to lose teeth.

What is CEREC and Benefits

Have you ever had a cracked tooth or lost a dental filling? Have you had root canal treatment on a tooth that was broken? Then you could use a CEREC Crown. What would happen if we told you that we can complete your crown start to finish in just a one simple visit with a CEREC crown? Would you want to know more about CEREC crowns?

Dental Crowns and Dental Bridges

Both dental crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Crowns and bridges differ from removable devices, like dentures, which you can take out and clean every day. Crowns and bridges are fixed onto dental crowns: The crown is the cover that is set over a separate tooth to protect it from further damage and enhance its general aesthetics.

Cosmetic Dentistry and Benefits

Have you at any point wished that your smile was straighter or brighter? Are you embarrassed by your stained, chipped tooth, or misshapen teeth? We have the solution for you at our dental office for affordable and convenient care. Cosmetic dentistry incorporates the dental work that enhances the presence of a person's teeth, gums, or bite.

Gum Disease – What it can actually do to your teeth

Gums are the supporting soft tissues that surround your teeth at the neck. They form a tight seal against food debris and protect the supporting structure and the roots of your teeth. When the gums are infected, there is loss of valuable gum tissues which over a long-term can lead to tooth loss.

The Importance of Oral Hygiene and Oral Care

The mouth plays a vital role in the overall health of a person. It helps in breaking down food and beginning the process of digestion. The mouth is also home to millions of bacteria most of which are good for our health while others are not. Therefore it is important to care for the teeth and gums and ensure that the mouth is free from infection. How do we go about it?

Laser Dentistry: Applications and Advantages as an alternative to Mechanical Drill

Laser Dentistry is the use of laser technology to treat and detect oral problems. A laser is a very narrow, intense beam of light. When this light comes in contact with tissue it causes a reaction. The intense beam of light can help to remove or shape your tissues. Laser dentistry can be accurate and most effective way to perform several dental procedures. The possibility of Laser dentistry improving your dental care experience depends on your dentist skills and knowledge...

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