Dr. Kapoor knows that oral surgery isn’t at the top of any “fun” lists—but there are times it can’t be avoided. If one of those times happens to you, the Mirage Family Dentistry team will make the experience as easy and comfortable as possible.
Even though the world isn’t a perfect place, technological and surgical advancements in dentistry have allowed miraculous transformations to become reality. Even if injury, genetics, disease or decay have taken or severely compromised your teeth, Dr. Kapoor wants to encourage you to remain hopeful.
Dentists agree retaining natural teeth as long as possible is the ideal–as long as those teeth appear and function optimally. If teeth become detrimental to your health, Dr. Kapoor and Mirage Family Dentistry can perform safe extraction procedures from the comfort of your dental home.
A crown lengthening procedure is performed when a tooth needs to be repaired, such as when not enough of the tooth surface exists above the gum, making that tooth unable to support a filling or crown, or if there is excessive gum tissue around the upper teeth—sometimes called “a gummy smile”.
Everyone’s mouth is a different shape, and factors like bone loss can make dentures difficult to fit. Ill-fitting dentures can cause sores, discomfort, and difficultly with eating, sleeping, and speaking, which is one of the reasons dental implants are so popular.