PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

Treating small cavities without drilling or removing healthy parts of the tooth.

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Project Description

PRIMUM NON NOCERE.-
“FIRST, DO NO HARM.”

Preventive dentistry is our priority for every patient. Why is it so important? In most cases the decay (cavity) starts as a small lesion in between the teeth.   The lesion is so small that it can only be detected with a radiograph (x-ray). Our state-of the-art preventive dentistry techniques allow us to treat cavities while preserving the healthy parts of the tooth.

Small lesion x-ray, Montebello dentist

 Until recently we treated  small lesions by drilling and removing up to 1/3 of a healthy tooth structure.  Now we use the revolutionary European technique to treat small lesions by infiltration only, without drilling and removing the healthy parts of the tooth.

Even If the lesion has already progressed we can still treat it without drilling by using air abrasion instead.

WHAT IS AIR ABRASION?

Air abrasion. Preventive dentistry, Montebello dentist

Air abrasion is an instrument that works like a mini sandblaster. It is used to spray away decay.

During the air abrasion, a fine stream of particles is aimed at the decayed portion of the tooth. These particles are made of silica, aluminum oxide, or a baking soda mixture and are propelled toward the surface of the tooth by compressed air or a gas that runs through the dental hand piece. The small particles of decay on the tooth surface are removed as the stream of particles strikes them. The particles of decay are then “suctioned” away.

Air abrasion is also being used to remove stains from your teeth without damaging them. This short video illustrates how exactly air abrasion works and how effective it is.

WHAT CAN BE DONE FOR BIGGER CAVITIES?

Even if the lesion has already progressed, at SKY DENTAL we can still treat it without drilling, by using air abrasion. Air abrasion leaves behind much more of the healthy tooth tissue. It generates no heat, sound, pressure or vibration. In addition, it reduces the need for anesthesia, making it an ideal choice for children and those who experience dental anxiety.

At SKY DENTAL we offer a variety of preventive dentistry procedures, including fluoride, prophylaxis and dental sealant. Call us today for high quality dental care, so that you can keep your beautiful smile for years to come!

OPENING HOURS

Tuesday- Friday

10:30am – 6pm

Saturday

10am – 4pm

Sunday, Monday

Closed

Whittier office: 562 698 1314

Montebello office: 323 728 0327

  OFFICE LOCATIONS

WHITTIER DENTAL OFFICE:

12640 Whittier Blvd Whittier, CA 90602

MONTEBELLO DENTAL OFFICE:

3001 West Beverly Boulevard Suite 100 Montebello, CA 90640

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OUR PATIENTS SAY

Finally I was able to smile and felt so at ease. My colleagues couldn’t figure out what’s the secret of my freshness. Dr. Shahmanian’s professional dental treatment made me feel younger and healthier. It was so emancipating to go to bed without having to take out my dentures, instead I had implants permanently supporting my dentures.

LAURA GORDON

My front tooth has damaged since since I was a child. As a mature lady, it was something that always got on my way and limited my smile. I heard Dr. Shahmanian’s really good in cosmetic dentistry. It’s a matter of only 2 hours and I got my smile and confidence back. What else can I say? The sky is the limit for SKY DENTAL.

NATALIE AVAKIAN

I took my 5-year old twins to Dr. Shahmanian’s office because of his immaculate reputation as people’s doctor. I was amazed by the welcoming and warm atmosphere in the office, in addition to the doctor’s calm and meticulous treatment. My kids after the visit said they want to become a dentist. I wouldn’t mind at all. Dr. Shahmanian is now our family dentist and, most importantly, my kids love going to SKY DENTAL.

ANNA SMITH

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND TOOLS

Using state-of-the art equipment and the most advanced technology on the market to offer the best solutions to the most challenging dental problems.

IN-HOUSE PROCEDURES

A wide range of treatments and procedures under one roof, meaning that we can handle all your dental needs in one location.

RELATIONSHIP BASED DENTAL CARE

We have built our dental practice on forming sincere and lasting relationships with our patients. We truly care about every one of them.

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