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Veneers Easily Remedy More Smile Flaws Than You Thought Jul 1st, 2020

Veneers don't just improve your smile, they also provide health benefits. Veneers are made of thin pieces of either porcelain or composite resin. Their versatile design corrects multiple smile issues quickly and effectively. Not to mention, the procedure is minimally invasive. At Today’s Dentistry in San Jose, CA, Peter Lee,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Jun 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Invisalign — The Clear Way to Straighter Teeth Jun 23rd, 2020

What’s standing between you and your ideal smile? If it’s crooked teeth paired with not wanting to get visible braces, we have good news.  With Invisalign®, you can get perfectly aligned teeth without attaching a single piece of metal to your smile.  At Today’s Dentistry in San Jose, California, Peter...

Your Guide to Handling Common Dental Emergencies Enroute to Our Office May 13th, 2020

Dental emergencies can arise at any time, and you might need to travel or have a long wait times before you can get in to see a dentist. If you delay response and treatment for dental emergencies, you can risk permanent damage in your teeth and gums. At Today's Dentistry...

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Root Canal Apr 20th, 2020

Root canals have a bad reputation, but largely it’s undeserved. At Today’s Dentistry, Dr. Peter Lee and his team understand your fears and concerns when it comes to getting a root canal and want to give you the best information so you feel confident when walking in for your appointment. ...

Am I a Candidate for a Smile Makeover? Mar 19th, 2020

Do you tend to smile with your mouth closed? Then you may be aware that your smile has a big impact on how you’re perceived on a daily basis, especially if you’re insecure about how your teeth look. Even studies confirm that people who have pearly white smiles are perceived...

5 Important Ways Parents Can Ensure Their Children's Oral Health Feb 14th, 2020

The habits you build as a child and young adult influence you for the rest of your life. This includes preventive dental care and how you brush/floss your teeth. It's important for parents to encourage good oral health in their children to ensure the health of their teeth as they...

What Does a Smile Makeover Entail? Jan 14th, 2020

It’s no secret that the first thing most people notice about you is your smile. And it can be embarrassing and damage your self-esteem if you’re not confident with your smile. A smile makeover can help you get your confidence back with a radiant, beautiful smile. At Today’s Dentistry, Dr....

Don't Ignore Your Oral Health Because of Anxiety: We Have Sedation Dentistry Dec 4th, 2019

Most people don’t relish the thought of visiting the dentist, but did you know that up to 15% of adults have dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is characterized by avoiding routine dental procedures because of fear, and it can put you at increased risk for decay, gum disease, and tooth loss....

All-on-4® Dental Implants: Why They're the Best Option for Replacing Missing Teeth Oct 31st, 2019

While your teeth are designed to last a lifetime, tooth decay, gum disease, and trauma may have other plans, leaving you searching for the best option for replacing your missing teeth. Whether you’re missing your upper teeth, lower teeth, or all of them, you want replacements that fulfill both form...

Why Wait When You Can Get Crowns in One Office Visit? Oct 16th, 2019

A dental crown is a nifty and versatile solution that allows us to preserve your natural tooth and keep your great smile intact. Traditionally, however, the process to get a crown involved multiple trips to our office to create the impression and then a second visit for a fitting once...

Welcome to Today’s Dentistry Sep 27th, 2019

We are committed to providing quality service to residents located In the San Jose, CA area. Our website has additional information about the following topics: Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist, Family Dentist, Emergency Dentist, Dental Implants, Teeth Whitening, CEREC Dentist, Dental Veneers, Dentures and Dental Crowns.

Visit Today’s Dentistry, a Family Dentist in San Jose to Protect Your Child from Injury Sep 27th, 2019

Visit Today's Dentistry today to fit your child for a mouthguard. When your child plays sports, it is easy to think of the equipment you need to get in order to protect them from danger on the playing field. You think of shoulder and knee pads, shin guards, and even jock straps, but sometimes...

Learn About the Types of Dentures Available To You Sep 27th, 2019

When it comes to getting dentures, patients typically have many questions about what kind of solutions are available, how reliable they are, and what the cost factors are. The reality is that dentures are one of the most trusted solutions available for replacing teeth that you have lost. As people grow older or...

Tips for Preventing Dental Caries From Your San Jose Dental Office Sep 27th, 2019

Dental caries is a result of tooth decay and yet, completely preventable with the proper oral hygiene regimen. People may not realize the tooth decay begins with an erosion of the tooth enamel that causes holes in the teeth. These holes are known as cavities. If we do not treat dental caries,...

The Advantages of Visiting a Veneers Dentist Sep 27th, 2019

As a veneers dentist, we are able to offer our patients a great and highly effective way to improve their smile. With much of the modern world looking for solutions to improve their smile, there are endless solutions available. While most of these are effective in some regard, each of the...

7 Reasons a Dental Cleaning is Necessary Sep 27th, 2019

When was the last time you had a professional dental clinic? Hopefully, you have not skipped too many cleanings since these can have a significant impact on your health in general. This procedure will also help you to keep your smile as bright as ever. Poor oral hygiene leads to...

How to Keep Your Breath Fresh Sep 27th, 2019

Who wouldn't love to have fresh smelling breath? Foul-smelling breath can be a huge turnoff and it can have a negative impact on your interactions with others. If you have ever had a conversation with a person who has bad breath, you likely tried everything you could to end the conversation as fast as...

When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended? Sep 27th, 2019

When Is a Sports Mouth Guard Recommended? This page explains the different situations in which it is prudent to wear a sports mouth guard. mouth guards are laminate or soft plastic devices placed in the mouth to protect the teeth, gums and tongue during physical activities. The vast majority of NFL players but...

Is It Ok To Pull Out My Loose Tooth? Sep 27th, 2019

If you have a loose tooth or if your child has a loose tooth, you are likely wondering how to proceed. You will undoubtedly be tempted to pull the tooth on your own. However, pulling a loose tooth can create some health issues. Here is what you should think about when dealing with a loose tooth....

5 Situations Where You Will Need Emergency Dental Care Sep 27th, 2019

Some oral issues require emergency dental care. Waiting a few weeks before seeing a dentist will not be the ideal thing to do in these situations. Besides the unbearable pain that a patient will have to deal with if he or she decides to ignore a dental emergency that requires immediate...

Can Sedation Dentistry Help you Relax at the dentist? Sep 27th, 2019

If the thought of having to sit in a dentist’s chair makes your entire body tense and your palms sweaty, chances are that you are a good candidate for sedation dentistry. Some people may even choose to avoid the oral surgeon’s office altogether, enduring the agony of their current pain than...

5 Important Preventive Dental Treatments Sep 27th, 2019

Preventive dental treatments involve instruction, treatment, and the practice of keeping a proper oral hygiene routine. Preventive care is crucial for having healthy teeth and an attractive smile. The procedures are aimed at preventing cavities, enamel wear, and gingivitis (gum diseases). Preventive Dental Treatments Thorough Oral Examination When you have a...

6 Popular Smile Makeover Options for Busy People Sep 27th, 2019

A smile makeover is vital for your overall physical look. Whether you are looking for a minor fix or a complete overall, these options will provide a little something for everyone. 6 popular smile makeover options Popular option #1 Reshape your gum lining. With the advent of technology, if you are unhappy...

How Long do Dental Implants Last? Sep 27th, 2019

A dental implant is an excellent option for long-term tooth replacement, but a common question is how long do dental implants last? Factors that alter how long dental implants are viable depend on the patient's lifestyle and dental hygiene. The technology of dental implants has become so progressive over the years that implant failures...

How Teeth Grinding can Affect Aspects of Your Daily Life Sep 27th, 2019

Regular visits to the dentist are important to maintain good oral hygiene. Dentists are able to address any oral or dental issues that a patient is experiencing. Teeth grinding, otherwise known as bruxism, is a common condition that affects a lot of people. The main symptom being the involuntary gnashing...

How an Oral Piercing Affects Your Teeth and Gums Sep 27th, 2019

Whether it's believable or not, oral piercings can have a significant effect on the rest of the mouth - including the teeth and the gums. When something sharp and metal is placed inside something that holds a lot of bacteria, such as the mouth, the piercing is likely to get infected. An...

Our General Dentistry Services Can Help You Keep Your Natural Teeth Sep 27th, 2019

Regularly getting general dentistry services can go a long way when it comes to keeping your teeth healthy. Preventive dentistry treatments are the most common treatments performed by dentists, and they help to protect teeth from the things that are most likely to damage them. Teeth are naturally protected by enamel, which...

Visit Our Office for a Smile Makeover Sep 27th, 2019

If you are looking to improve the appearance of your teeth, a smile makeover is the way to go. The term refers to a series of cosmetic dentistry procedures performed to restore or improve the appearance of a person's smile. Whether your teeth have been damaged by an accident or you simply...

How Does a CEREC Machine Work? Sep 27th, 2019

The CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) machine is a dental tool used to make customized ceramic dental restorations in one visit, speeding up a process that typically requires sending a mold of a patient’s teeth to a dental laboratory to get a part made, which can take up to a...

What Happens During a Root Canal Treatment to Save Your Tooth Sep 27th, 2019

When your tooth is badly decayed or infected, root canal therapy is used by dentists to remove the decay and save the tooth. The procedure is performed when the pulp in the tooth, which contains nerves and blood vessels, is badly damaged, leaving you in a considerable amount of pain. During the...

What You Should Know About Different Dental Crown Materials Sep 27th, 2019

A dental crown is one of the most popular cosmetic or dental restorations. They strengthen broken, cracked, or decayed teeth. Dentists recommend dental crowns for different reasons, but you will be surprised to discover that crowns differ in many ways, including cost and appearance. This article focuses on the different materials used in...

Recovering From a Tooth Extraction in 95125 Sep 27th, 2019

lthough adult teeth are meant to last for a lifetime, tooth extraction is often necessary as people age. This may be for a number of reasons, including but not limited to tooth decay, trauma, a crowded mouth or a badly damaged tooth. If you recently had a tooth extracted, it is important...

FAQs About Cosmetic Dentistry Services Sep 27th, 2019

Cosmetic dentistry is an important part of dentistry because it is used to fix flaws in the teeth, improving their appearance and a patient’s self-confidence. However, some people are not familiar with the types of services cosmetic dentists offer, which is why we created a list of frequently asked questions to...

Dental Implants are a Long Lasting Replacement for Missing Teeth Sep 27th, 2019

Having missing teeth can present a whole host of problems. Thankfully, with the help of dental implants, patients can find a long-term replacement option. A lot of people turn to dental implants when they begin to lose teeth, as they can significantly improve the look and function of the teeth. As dental technology...

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Worth the Investment? Sep 27th, 2019

Wondering if you should further explore your cosmetic dentistry choices? You should if you are not completely satisfied with your smile. When you have a smile that you feel confident in showing off, you will smile more. When you smile more, you will experience more happiness in your life. Life is too...

Five Myths and Facts About Invisalign® Sep 27th, 2019

Invisalign is becoming a common method of orthodontics for people looking to straighten their teeth. However, this form of dentistry still has a lot of myths going around about it because the aligners haven’t been around for as long as traditional braces have.  Unsure of what is true versus what is...

Cosmetic Dentistry Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright Sep 27th, 2019

Yellowed teeth often keep people from smiling or laughing in public, but a little intervention with some cosmetic dentistry is all it takes to get the teeth sparkling a little brighter. While a dental professional will have access to high-grade teeth whiteners, it is possible to work on whitening teeth at home...

New Dentures Versus a Denture Repair Sep 27th, 2019

Denture repair is necessary when there is damage, so it is important for wearers to know that they have to handle their dentures carefully. Sometimes, the patient may be stuck in between getting new dentures or repairing the old ones when their dentures break. In this article, you will learn more...