Think of your teeth and gums as a great work of art: A fabulous
smile. Straight. Bright. White. Healthy. The right combination for a perfect
image. Here's how we'll help you get-and keep-that perfect smile:
Oral Health Exams: Every new patient receives a
thorough examination and a precise assessment of his or her oral health. Dr.
Kathleen Ban will discuss your needs, answer your questions, advise you of
options, and make her recommendations for treatment. Intra-oral cameras,
computer imaging, and surgical telescopes are available when indicated for even
more in-depth analysis and better results. Multimedia and projected
presentations are used for comparative analysis and discussion of complex
treatment plans and cosmetic makeovers.
Ultrasonic Cleaning: We can perform even
the most difficult cleanings thoroughly and comfortably using ultrasonic
instruments. This gentle vibration, called cavitation, removes heavy deposits
allowing us to reduce the need for scraping. You'll enjoy the nurturing care of
regular professional cleanings. They enhance the health of your teeth and gums,
and you'll feel better with your mouth and breath as fresh as they can be.
Cosmetic Dentistry/Veneers: A beautiful
smile makes you look healthier and younger, no matter your age. Dr. Kathleen
Ban is uniquely qualified and experienced to provide your cosmetic dentistry.
She places invisible mercury-free fillings and uses state-of-the-art methods to
whiten your smile. She can correct chips and flaws with composite bonding or
beautify your smile with porcelain veneers or bondings. Your wonderful
transformation can be life changing. Please check her smile gallery.
Periodontal (Gum) Treatment: The gum and
bone tissue are the foundation for a healthy smile. We offer the latest
treatments to stop the damage caused by periodontal disease-the nations leading
cause of adult tooth loss. These include soft tissue management, new
pharmaceuticals and new tissue regenerative procedures. Cosmetic periodontal
surgery using laser or traditional methods can even improve the appearance of
your smile. Dr. Kathleen Ban will discuss all of your needs in detail.
Dental Implants: Do you wish you could
start over? Dental implants are like a second chance at having natural teeth.
These durable tooth replacements allow you to close the gaps from missing
teeth, or anchor custom-fit dentures and partials for unsurpassed stability and
comfort. Dr. Kathleen Ban is very well qualified in this restorative option,
providing you with the fine craftsmanship and attention to detail that each of
our patients have come to trust. She works with a group of highly qualified
oral surgeons to provide you with the most up to date implants.
Crowns and Bridges: There are many
techniques and materials for fabricating crowns and bridges. Their beauty and
longevity depend upon choosing the best techniques and using the finest
craftsmanship. Dr. Kathleen Ban is up-to-date on all the latest materials and
techniques and can recommend the particular type that will best suit your needs
for strength, health, and incredibly natural-looking results.
Dentures and Partials: Dr. Kathleen Ban
received additional training in this area, and with her additional experiences,
she is able to create natural restorations, beautiful reconstructions and
comfortable-fitting dentures and partials. Partial dentures can be made with
conventional clasps or precision attachments that show no clasps. Dentures and
partials can both be made to attach to dental implants for additional stability
Zoom: Zoom! is the culmination of
extensive research into light technology, chemical reaction to light and years
of traditional tooth whitening experience. Combining this proprietary light
technology (specially designed for tooth whitening) with a specifically
formulated hydrogen peroxide gel in a two part delivery system results in a
tooth whitening system that significantly reduces the time it takes to achieve
dramatically whiter teeth. Dr. Kathleen Ban will personally perform Zoom
procedure for you and help you achieve optimal result with this whitening
Brightsmile: Whiter teeth, in
about one hour. It's that simple. Years of yellowing as well as staining from
coffee, tea, red wine and cola are almost magically erased in the time it takes
to get a haircut, a manicure or lunch. In fact, clinical studies prove that the
BriteSmile whitening treatment results in an average improvement of eight
shades whiter! You will be amazed with the result at Dr. Ban's office.
Endodontics: Endodontics is a
dental treatment that deals with diseases of the tissue, blood vessels, and
nerves inside the tooth. The most common endodontic treatment is called a "root
canal therapy," the removal of infected tissue and refilling of the nerve canal
inside the tooth. Dr. Kathleen Ban is very skilled in endodontic treatments (
root canal therapy). She will put you at ease and before you know it, it will
be all over. Most patients report little or no discomfort.
Oral Surgery: Oral and
maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the
diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects
involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues
of the oral and maxillofacial region. Dr. Ban received special training upon
graduating from dental school. She is confident at removing almost all wisdom
Pedodontics: Dr. Kathleen Ban's
office is equipped with cartoon channels for children to watch while receiving
their dental treatments. She also has a special waiting room for all the little
ones. They will have a wonderful first time at the dental office and the many
more in their future.
Invisalign: Invisalign® is the
invisible way to straighten your teeth without braces. Invisalign® aided by
computer imagery uses a series of clear removable aligners to straighten your
teeth without metal wires or brackets. Invisalign® has been proven effective in
clinical research. Dr. Kathleen Ban and all of her associates have been
certified by invisalin to perform this procedure. She has been 100% successful
in treating all of the invisilign cases in her office.
Implant: Everyone deserves a beautiful smile. With the tremendous advances in esthetic dentistry, There’s no reason to put up with anything less. Nobel Biocare dental implants and NobelProcera™ crowns can now easily, conformably, and beautifully replace a missing tooth. When you lose a tooth, your adjacent teeth may shift over time. This can create unsightly gaps. A dental implant can help prevent this process. With a dental implant, your new tooth is strong and durable, just like a natural tooth, so you can comfortably eat all your favorite foods. Nobel Biocare dental implants are a long-lasting solution – often for life. A beautiful new smile can give you back the confidence you may have lost. It can transform your life!