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After more then 50 years of dental pain, was left with four lower front teeth and one crown in front on top. After much research I was able to find a sedation dentist I felt I could trust. After making the appointment I stood outside his office and trying to decide if this is what I wanted to do. As soon as I walked in I was greeted by friendly warm people. Doctor Gonzales spoke to me at...
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Biology, University of California, Los Angeles
DDS, University of Southern California School of Dentistry
Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
Treatments offered at Sedation Dentistry
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All on 4 technique was created by Dr. Paulo Malo and many research papers have shown an excellent success rate. The success rate of the prosthesis is... READ MORE
Teeth whitening is very safe if performed correctly. There is be no damage caused to the teeth with the whitening products. Just make sure you follow... READ MORE
Certain crown are more esthetic than others. You can ask your dentist about different crown options such as Zirconia or full procelin crowns to better... READ MORE
Acrylic teeth on an all on 4 look better than zirconia . However the zirconia companies are getting better but I feel they are not there as far as... READ MORE
The All on Four procedure will require time for the implants to integrate into the bone to be completely stable. This time usually take approximately... READ MORE
In a very simplified-generalized answer, yes you can get a single arch all on 4. For a complete answer you would need to have a full complete exam and... READ MORE
The part that fell out of your mouth is most likely a healing abutment. It is used to cover the implant to protect it. They fall out occasionally and... READ MORE
If the bite feels uncomfortable, best if you go back to your dentist and have the crown adjusted. If the bite is off and you wait too long, this can... READ MORE
I was just told by my surgeon that all six of my dental implants need to be removed. Any suggestions ?
Some titanium implants are coated with hydroxyapatite in hopes to have better bone integration or compatability with the implant. There has been no... READ MORE
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Dr. Thomas R. Gonzales gave this man dental implants with All on-4 Treatment, improving his oral health and appearance. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Marchand, a cardiologist and patient of Dr. Thomas R. Gonzales, tells his experience of finding out he had sleep apnea, his treatment method, and changes to his quality of life. WATCH VIDEO
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