Restorative Dentistry in La Mesa
San Diego Denture & Implant Specialists can help you with restorative dentistry to repair a chipped, cracked or decayed tooth. Unfortunately, dental problems only worsen over time and cannot heal naturally. A seemingly small cavity or fracture can increase in size and cause the treatment to be more complex.
A crown can return a tooth with extensive decay or damage to its natural structure, strength and function. Designed to fit snugly and function as a healthy tooth, a crown will protect your tooth from further damage and preserve the jaw's correct natural alignment and bite.
We use precious metal, porcelain pressed (or fused) to metal, or all-porcelain crowns. To maintain a fully tooth-colored smile, we often recommend all-ceramic crowns. Our precise color-matching system allows us to find the right shade of porcelain to blend with your natural tooth color. Porcelain crowns are also extremely durable and long lasting.
As a Board Certified Prosthodontist, Dr. Johnson fits crowns to perfection with rave reviews by his patients about the beautiful, comfortable results he creates!
Porcelain Veneers are thin shells that are bonded to the teeth after the teeth have been minimally reduced. The porcelain veneers can correct tooth defects, misalignment, and undesirable colors of teeth. The porcelain is resistant to staining and can be cleaned like natural teeth.
If you have decayed or broken teeth, they may be able to be repaired with tooth restorations. Tooth colored porcelain or composite material may be used to preserve or enhance esthetics. Where strength or durability is needed, a cast or mixed metal restoration may be used.
Chipped, slightly misaligned, or otherwise imperfect teeth need cosmetic restoration. Bonding may be suggested that can resolve problems with a single appointment. Cosmetic bonding can be a viable, affordable alternative to more extensive and expensive restorations. With just one visit, you can enjoy a beautiful new smile!
Home Teeth Whitening Kits: An Affordable Teeth Brightening Option!
Home Teeth Whitening with a custom tray is very affordable and more effective than other methods, often with less sensitivity. Teeth whitening can make you look and feel more appealing and invigorated!
Our La Mesa, CA dental office, conveniently located near the Sharp-Grossmont Medical Center, has been proud to serve the Greater San Diego community over the past twenty years. The office is located in the Grossmont Medical Center on the ground level floor of building #1. Free patient parking is adjacent to the office, as well as, easy freeway access.
Call our La Mesa dental practice today for your consultation with Dr. Peter F. Johnson.