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Here Are Some Treatments You Should Consider When Designing Your Smile Makeover

Smile Makeover Treatments in Aliso Viejo CA area

Not all people are lucky enough to be born with a perfect smile. We all likely have aspects of our smile that we wish we could improve upon. Whether it be misaligned teeth, discolored teeth, teeth that are cracked or chipped, or some other oral health or cosmetic issue, a smile makeover can be of benefit to you. At Claire Cho DDS, Aliso Viejo, California, we work with patients to develop personalized smile makeover plans for smile improvement. What May Be Included in My Smile Makeover? A smile makeover is a personalized plan you can craft with your dentist, consisting of a number of … Continue reading

What Is Crown Lengthening, and Do You Need It?

Gummy Smile Correction in Aliso Viejo CA area

Do you consider your smile as being “gummy”? If so, you are likely seeking a way to improve your smile’s appearance so that you feel better about not only your smile but also yourself. Crown lengthening is a treatment performed at Claire Cho DDS in Aliso Viejo, California, which can help with gummy smiles to create the room needed to support a dental restoration like a dental crown or bridge. This corrective procedure provides consistent, effective results and could be just what you are looking for. Crown Lengthening Crown lengthening, also called gum recontouring or a gum lift, is a procedure that offers both … Continue reading

Are Porcelain Veneers an Option If I Have Crooked Teeth?

Porcelain Veneers in Aliso Viejo CA area

A porcelain veneer is a thin porcelain shell that is applied to the front surface of an existing tooth to conceal a number of cosmetic imperfections. A porcelain veneer (or multiple veneers) can completely transform a smile by camouflaging existing dental issues. While a porcelain veneer can conceal many issues, the underlying issue, such as a misshapen tooth, will remain. It will just be hidden. When you schedule a consultation at Claire Cho DDS in Aliso Viejo, California, it can be determined if you are a good candidate for porcelain veneers. Read on to find out if you can get veneers with crooked … Continue reading

Understanding the pinhole technique for gum recession

Pinhole Technique for Gum Recession in Aliso Viejo Area

Gum recession is a common aftereffect of severe, advanced periodontal disease. Once the infection is under control and the smile has recovered, many patients in Aliso Viejo, California, seek solutions to improve the appearance of their smile and address this recession that leaves natural teeth exposed and more at risk of developing cavities. While gum grafting used to be the best way to restore the gum line, gum recession is often treated with the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique performed by Dr. Claire Cho of Claire Cho DDS. This specialized pinhole procedure for gums is a revolutionary alternative designed to avoid … Continue reading

What is the LANAP procedure, and how is it used as a dental treatment?

LANAP Dental Treatments in Aliso Viejo CA Area

At Claire Cho DDS, Aliso Viejo, California, Dr. Claire Cho and her team of professionals believe in offering patients the latest services to achieve healthy smiles. This includes integrating state-of-the-art technology that can be used in restoring the health of the teeth, bones, and soft tissues of the mouth. At our office, we strongly encourage patients who have experienced the loss of bone and tissue due to late-stage periodontal disease to ask us about the benefits of LANAP dental treatment. What is LANAP? LANAP is the acronym for “Laser-Assisted New Attachment Procedure.” This specific dental treatment uses a device cleared by the FDA to … Continue reading

Are CEREC crowns same-day restorations?

CEREC Crowns Teeth in Aliso Viejo CA Area

Are you frustrated about waiting weeks for a traditional dental crown to be fabricated before placement? Avoid multiple dental appointments and temporary solutions with the CEREC same-day dental crown restorations available at our dental practice! At Claire Cho DDS in Aliso Viejo, California, we use revolutionary technology that is changing the game in restorative dentistry. Let’s explore CEREC technology, its numerous benefits, and how it is transforming the dental experience for both patients and dentists alike. What is CEREC? Dr. Claire Cho and her team are committed to ensuring patients have access to the latest technologies and modalities to achieve and maintain their oral … Continue reading

Porcelain Veneers for Gaps, Breakage, And Staining

Say goodbye to the teeth gap with our veneers treatment in Aliso Viejo

Porcelain veneers at Dental Health and Aesthetics Center offer patients a solution for their imperfect smiles. These thin facings of porcelain are bonded onto teeth to cover issues such as permanent staining, breakage, or gaps between teeth. Dr. Claire Cho in Aliso Viejo, California, is pleased to educate her patients about the benefits of veneers and what to expect during the process. What is the process of obtaining porcelain veneers? Obtaining porcelain veneers typically involves a few visits to Dr. Claire Cho. During the initial consultation, Dr. Claire Cho will discuss the goals for your smile and evaluate if you are a good candidate for … Continue reading

Can A Dentist Make My Smile Makeover Look Natural?

Get a Perfect Smile, Smile Makeover Dentist Office Aliso Viejo

Cosmetic dentistry has become a more popular and affordable way for patients in the Aliso Viejo, California, area to achieve beautiful smiles. It also allows individuals to have a complete smile makeover performed right at the dentist’s office, completely rejuvenating and even transforming a smile with various imperfections. At Dental Health and Aesthetics Center, Aliso Viejo, California, Dr. Claire Cho, and her team offer a wide range of esthetic treatments and can even customize one’s needs with a smile makeover. Patients considering smile makeovers may be curious if their final results will look natural or if the restoration of the smile will be noticeable and … Continue reading

The Early Signs of Periodontal Disease

Don't Ignore Early Signs of Periodontal Disease in Aliso Viejo

Dr. Claire Cho of the Dental Health and Aesthetics Center in Aliso Viejo, California, educate patients on the signs and symptoms of gum disease, tooth decay, and infection so they know when they need to seek immediate dental care. This condition can be incredibly damaging to the smile, affecting the jawbone, gums, and teeth.  What are the early signs of periodontal disease? Below are some indicators of periodontal disease or gum disease: Red, swollen, or tender gums Gums that bleed easily with brushing or flossing Receding gums that may cause teeth to look longer than normal Persistent bad breath Pus between the gums … Continue reading

The Benefits of Implant-Supported Dentures and All-on-Four Dental Implants

All on 4 Dental Implants Procedure in Aliso Viejo CA Area

When you lose your teeth and need an entire arch replaced, you may consider dentures as a way to restore your smile’s appearance and function. You may also be looking into denture options that do not slip and slide around your mouth or fall out. Clair Cho, DDS offers an excellent treatment option called All-on-four dental implants to patients in the Aliso Viejo, California area. All-on-four dental implants procedure combines dentures with dental implants. With as few as four dental implants, your implant-supported denture will provide a completely natural look with full functionality! Improved Comfort and Stability Because All-on-four implant-supported dentures are attached to … Continue reading

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