January 24, 2017
Are you experiencing a damaged or broken tooth? You may need to consider visiting our Smile by Design office and looking into dental crowns in Virginia Beach, VA. Our office offers CEREC, a new technology that stands for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic. This gives our team the ability to create same-day dental crowns, accommodating busy schedules and providing a solution to various oral health issues.
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November 28, 2016
Intense dental sensitivity and swollen gums frequently indicate infected tooth pulp. Root canal therapy in Virginia Beach is a comfortable alternative to tooth extraction. Also called endodontics or “ a root canal,” this restorative treatment extracts diseased inner pulp and crowns remaining tooth structure to protect it for years of additional service. Dr. Stephanie L. Santos and Dr. Vinita John Volck of Smile by Design perform endodontics to restore smiles to health, function and great aesthetics.
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October 26, 2016
Why do patients and dentists alike praise dental implants, today’s innovative tooth replacements in Virginia Beach and across the globe? Stephanie L. Santos DDS and Vinita John Folck DDS recommend dental implants for people missing one, two or even entire arches of teeth because implants are realistic-looking, stable and preserve the density of the jaw bone. Healthy adults with sufficient bone are good implant candidates. Here are the reasons why these artificial teeth work so well.
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August 11, 2016
Saving a sick tooth is better than extraction, but many people choose extraction rather than Virginia Beach root canal therapy. Learn how Dr. Stephanie Santos and Dr. Venita John Falck perform this straightforward and long-standing restorative treatment comfortably in just 2 dental visits. (more…)
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November 30, 2015
If you’ve got a cavity, there’s no question about it — it has to be filled. A cavity that remains unfilled for a long period of time can cause real problems. Soon that once small cavity is a severely aching tooth that needs root canal therapy or, at worst, extraction. You must have cavities filled, but you don’t have to have them filled with that noticeable, unattractive silver substance. These days you can choose tooth colored fillings in Virginia Beach for a discreet tooth restoration you won’t even remember you had. Keep reading to learn more about this cosmetic restorative option at Smile By Design!
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November 16, 2015
If you’ve ever had a crown, inlay, onlay, or other dental restoration you’re likely aware that traditional dental restorations require at least two appointments. During the first visit, patients’ teeth are prepared, and impressions taken that are used by a lab to create a custom smile restoration. In the meantime, patients wear a temporary restoration. During a subsequent appointment several weeks later, patients receive their final dental restoration. At Smile by Design, we offer patients CEREC, the single-visit smile restoration alternative.
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