Comprehensive Dental Services in Roseville & Cameron Park
Achieving A Healthy Smile Made Simple
At Cosmetic Dental Implant Solutions in Roseville, California, Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar take pride in offering comprehensive general dentistry services to help you and your family attain and maintain optimal oral health. Whether you require a routine dental cleaning or a more complex treatment like root canal therapy, our dedicated team is here to deliver gentle and high-quality dental care. We strive to create a comfortable and friendly atmosphere for patients of all ages.
The Key To A Lifetime Of Smiles
To ensure the health of your smile, our dentists recommend regular dental checkups at least every six months. During these appointments, you can expect a thorough dental cleaning, examination, and x-rays. Should any issues be detected, Dr. Sonny Afshar or Dr. Fara Afshar will provide recommendations for further treatment.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, we encourage you to contact our office promptly:
- Tooth sensitivity to hot or cold
- Easily bleeding gums
- Red, swollen, or tender gums
- Cracked, chipped, or broken teeth
- Loss of a permanent tooth
- Changes in your bite
Your oral health is our top priority, and we are here to address any concerns and provide the necessary care to keep your smile in optimal condition. We have an extensive selection of general dentistry services to cater to all your oral health requirements. Under the guidance of our skilled professionals, Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar, our committed team ensures exceptional care within a comforting atmosphere. We are delighted to accommodate patients fluent in English, Spanish, Farsi, and Romanian.
With years of expertise, we take immense pride in delivering top-notch dental care to individuals and families residing in Roseville, California, and neighboring areas such as Granite Bay, Rocklin, Citrus Heights, and Antelope.
Our array of general dentistry services encompasses the following treatments:
Our skilled dentists, Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar, may recommend a dental bridge as a solution for patients with gaps and spaces in their smile caused by missing teeth. A dental bridge consists of a replacement tooth supported by dental crowns on each side, known as abutment teeth, which are placed on the adjacent teeth to close the gap. To ensure a perfect fit, our dentists will take impressions of your teeth and create a custom-made porcelain dental bridge that matches the natural appearance of your teeth. We prioritize your satisfaction, making any necessary adjustments to the bridge’s fit and appearance before permanently cementing it in place.
What Are The Benefits Of Dental Bridges?
By opting for dental bridges placed by Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar, you can experience the following advantages:
- Restored smile: Dental bridges improve the aesthetics of your smile by filling in the gaps caused by missing teeth.
- Replacement of missing teeth: Bridges provide a functional solution for replacing missing teeth, allowing you to chew and speak properly.
- Enhanced ability to eat and speak: By closing the gaps in your smile, dental bridges restore your ability to eat and speak with confidence.
- Facial shape maintenance: Dental bridges help maintain the natural shape of your face, preventing a sunken appearance that can occur due to missing teeth.
- Bite distribution: Bridges properly distribute the force of your bite, ensuring even pressure on your remaining natural teeth.
- Prevention of teeth shifting: By filling the gaps, dental bridges help keep your natural teeth in their proper positions, preventing them from shifting out of place.
Dental Health: Exams and Cleaning
To ensure your dental health is in top shape, it is recommended to visit our office every six months for a comprehensive exam and prophylactic cleaning. During the cleaning procedure, our skilled dental hygienist will use specialized tools to thoroughly clean your teeth, including areas below the gum line, and remove any accumulated tartar since your last appointment.
Following the cleaning, your teeth will be flossed, and a polishing compound will be applied to eliminate surface stains, leaving your teeth shining.
What to Expect During a Dental Exam
After the meticulous cleaning by our hygienist, our experienced dentists will conduct a thorough dental exam. They will carefully examine your teeth and gums, looking for signs of decay and dental issues such as gingivitis. To obtain a comprehensive view and detect hardto-spot decay, our dentists may also take x-rays of your teeth. If any decay, disease, or dental problems are detected, our dentists will discuss the available treatment options, ensuring you understand the procedures involved.
Dental Hygiene At Home
To maximize the benefits of brushing, it is essential to brush your teeth at least twice a day. Use a toothbrush with soft bristles and your preferred fluoride toothpaste. Hold the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle where your teeth meet the gums, applying gentle but firm pressure. Avoid scrubbing vigorously, as this can damage tooth enamel and irritate the gums. Instead, use small circular motions with gentle pressure. Brush all surfaces of your teeth, including the back molars and the inside of each arch. Additionally, don’t forget to brush your tongue from back to front, as this helps remove plaque and prevents bad breath.
Proper flossing is crucial for dental hygiene. Floss at least once a day, sliding the floss gently between your teeth and toward your gums. Curve the floss around each tooth and move it up and down a few times to scrape off plaque from the tooth surfaces.
Our dentists and team are dedicated to educating our patients about dental hygiene. To learn more and schedule an appointment with Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar, please contact us today!
Dentures and Partial Dentures
Complete Dentures: Two Types To Consider
Complete dentures are removable appliances used to replace all teeth in the mouth. There are two main types of complete dentures: conventional and immediate.
Conventional dentures are crafted after the removal of any remaining teeth by our dentists, allowing time for the gums to heal, usually around eight to twelve weeks.
On the other hand, immediate dentures are prepared in advance, enabling placement immediately after tooth extraction. However, it’s important to note that gums and bones tend to shrink during the healing process, requiring more adjustments for immediate dentures. They are commonly used as temporary dentures
until permanent dentures are custom-made.
A solution for missing teeth when some natural teeth still remain, partial dentures offer a suitable option for tooth replacement. Similar to complete dentures, they consist of a gum-colored base with attached replacement teeth. Partial dentures can be secured in the mouth using a metal framework or by utilizing a dental bridge. The dental bridge incorporates crowns for the teeth adjacent to the gap, with artificial teeth in between. Once the fit and functionality of the partial denture or dental bridge have been evaluated, it is permanently cemented in place, ensuring stability and
restoring your smile.
We are here to address any questions you may have about dentures and partial dentures. Feel free to contact our team at Cosmetic Dental Implant Solutions to learn more and schedule a consultation with our experienced dentists. Let us assist you in achieving a confident and complete smile!
Digital imaging revolutionizes the way we capture dental x-rays, providing numerous benefits over traditional methods. Unlike the time-consuming process of developing x-rays in a darkroom, digital imaging instantly transfers the images to a computer. This advancement allows our dentists to access the images within seconds, providing immediate analysis and
enhancing the diagnostic process. The digital images can be manipulated, enlarged, and enhanced, enabling our dentists to detect dental issues more effectively and utilize the images to explain treatment options clearly.
The Advantages of Digital Imaging
- Instant Availability: Digital imaging eliminates the waiting time for x-ray development, providing our dentists with immediate access to the images.
- Enhanced Analysis: The digital images can be manipulated, enlarged, and enhanced, enabling our dentists to examine dental issues with greater precision.
- Effective Communication: Digital images serve as valuable visual aids, allowing our dentists to explain treatment options more effectively to patients.
Is Digital Imaging Right for You?
The frequency of digital imaging depends on your individual dental health. Patients with optimal dental health may only require digital imaging once a year or even less frequently.
However, if you have a higher susceptibility to decay or dental diseases, our dentists may recommend digital x-rays as frequently as every six months. The significant advantage of digital radiology is its minimal radiation exposure, making it the safest option available for diagnosing dental conditions and determining appropriate treatments.
Contact Cosmetic Dental Implant Solutions today to learn more about the advantages of digital imaging and schedule an appointment with our experienced team. We are committed to utilizing advanced technology for accurate diagnosis and providing you with exceptional dental care.
Restoring Gum Health
Understanding Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease, also known as gingivitis, is an infection that targets the tissues and bones surrounding your teeth. In its early stages, gingivitis affects the gums and soft tissues, making it treatable. However, when left untreated, it progresses to a more advanced stage, reaching below the gum line and causing permanent damage to the supporting tissues and bone.
The root cause of Periodontal Disease
Gum disease develops when bacteria from plaque accumulate on the teeth and gums. These bacteria feed on sugars from your diet and produce toxins, leading to gum irritation, swelling, tenderness, and easy bleeding during brushing and flossing. Over time, plaque can harden into tartar, exacerbating gum irritation and causing the gums to recede from the teeth.
Effective treatment options for Periodontal Disease
Periodontal disease can be effectively treated with professional teeth cleanings, which remove plaque and tartar from both above and below the gum line. Depending on the susceptibility of your teeth to plaque, our dentists may recommend more frequent cleanings beyond the standard twice-a-year schedule. In cases where plaque is present below the gum line, a deep
cleaning procedure called scaling and root planing may be necessary. This process involves smoothing the tooth roots to discourage plaque accumulation.
Take control of your gum health
Don’t let periodontal disease compromise your oral health. Contact Cosmetic Dental Implant Solutions today to learn more about our effective gum disease treatments and schedule your next appointment.
Our dedicated team is ready to provide the care you need to restore your gum health and
maintain a confident smile.
Root Canal Therapy
Understanding root canal therapy
When the pulp, or nerve, of a tooth becomes infected, Dr. Sonny Afshar and Dr. Fara Afshar may recommend root canal therapy. This procedure involves the removal of infected pulp from the inside of the tooth, followed by cleaning and sealing to prevent further damage.
The necessity for root canal therapy
If infected pulp is left untreated, it can lead to the breakdown of tissue within the root canal, allowing bacteria to thrive. This can result in various complications, such as infection of the surrounding tissue or the formation of an abscessed tooth. An abscessed tooth may cause pain, swelling, and potential spread of infection to the face, neck, or head. Additionally,
infected pulp can create drainage issues, with the potential for the formation of a hole through which infected material may drain into the gums or through the cheek. Root canal therapy effectively prevents these consequences and restores the health of your smile.
Benefits of root canal therapy
By undergoing root canal therapy, you can experience several benefits, including the preservation of your natural tooth, relief from pain and discomfort, elimination of infection, and restoration of oral health. This procedure allows you to maintain the functionality and aesthetics of your smile while preventing further complications.