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WHY IS DENTAL HEALTH IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CHILD? LAS VEGAS DENTIST EXPLAINS

WHY IS DENTAL HEALTH IMPORTANT FOR YOUR CHILD? LAS VEGAS DENTIST EXPLAINS

Posted on: September 12, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Since baby teeth fall out, it can be easy to assume that dental care for children is not a priority. However, this is a misconception that can be extremely detrimental to your child’s long-term oral health and development. Below, Dr. Christopher Lim, dentist in Las Vegas, NV, explains the many reasons why dental health and regular dental care is important for your child. Baby teeth are important! Even though children lose their baby teeth, they play many important roles in your child’s developing body – and not just their mouth. Baby teeth serve the following functions: Keeping the proper amount …


PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS GET BENEFITS OF CEREC ONE-DAY CROWNS TO TREAT DENTAL ISSUE

PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS GET BENEFITS OF CEREC ONE-DAY CROWNS TO TREAT DENTAL ISSUE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


If your teeth are chipped, cracked, or badly decayed, a porcelain dental crown can help restore the function and appearance of your natural tooth and relieve your pain. Traditionally, crown fitting and placement has involved multiple trips to the dentist with several weeks between visits, as well as the hassle of temporary crowns and uncomfortable dental molds. Fortunately, with the latest technology called CEREC crowns, Dr. Christopher Lim at Hillside Dental in Las Vegas can comfortably fit and place your crown in one visit. There are many benefits of the CEREC technology. Purpose of porcelain crowns A porcelain crown is …


DENTIST IN LAS VEGAS ANSWERS, ‘HOW DOES INVISALIGN WORK?’

DENTIST IN LAS VEGAS ANSWERS, ‘HOW DOES INVISALIGN WORK?’

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Patients who are curious about alternative ways to realign their teeth without the use of traditional braces can learn about Invisalign. It is a treatment option for individuals who are not ready to cover their smiles with metal brackets and wires. Patients in the Las Vegas area often speak with Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental and ask, “How does Invisalign work?” Invisalign explained Invisalign is an orthodontic alternative that can be used for teenagers and adults who want to address misalignment of the dental arch. Invisalign works without brackets and wires. Instead, it uses plastic aligner trays that are …


VISIT A DENTIST OF THE LAS VEGAS AREA WHO OFFERS ENDODONTICS

VISIT A DENTIST OF THE LAS VEGAS AREA WHO OFFERS ENDODONTICS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Dr. Christopher Lim at Hillside Dental in Las Vegas encourages patients to be proactive about their dental health and wellness. This means brushing and flossing after every meal and scheduling regular dental visits at least twice a year for cleanings and examinations. However, there are times when problems arise such as an infection in the inner portion of the tooth. At this point, patients need to visit a dentist who offers endodontics. What is endodontics? Endodontics is the treatment of conditions inside of a tooth. Patients may have heard of “endodontic therapy” which is another way of referring to root …


LAS VEGAS AREA DENTIST DESCRIBES HOW ENDODONTICS IS PERFORMED IN HIS PRACTICE

LAS VEGAS AREA DENTIST DESCRIBES HOW ENDODONTICS IS PERFORMED IN HIS PRACTICE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Endodontics is a type of dental treatment that is performed to save a natural tooth from being extracted. Endodontic therapy is best known as a root canal procedure. What is root canal therapy? When patients have an infection, inflammation, disease, or abscess in a tooth, it can negatively impact the health of the tooth. Inside of the tooth is what is called the dental pulp. This tissue contains the blood supply and the nerves. When a problem arises within the tooth, it can cause patients to experience pain and discomfort. This brings patients to Hillside Dental for evaluation and in …


LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS ASK, “HOW DOES INVISALIGN WORK?”

LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS ASK, “HOW DOES INVISALIGN WORK?”

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Patients in Las Vegas, NV who have been advised that orthodontic treatment is the only way to realign their bite or dental arch are often hesitant to move forward with an orthodontic specialist. They may cringe at the idea of having metal brackets and wires covering their smile while straightening the teeth over the course of months or even years. Thankfully, there is an alternative available called Invisalign. How does Invisalign work? Patients are often ready and willing to learn about Invisalign and how this treatment can provide amazing outcomes in a relatively brief period – without the embarrassment of …


STOP TOOTH PAIN WITH RESTORATIVE ENDODONTICS TREATMENT IN LAS VEGAS

STOP TOOTH PAIN WITH RESTORATIVE ENDODONTICS TREATMENT IN LAS VEGAS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Restorative endodontics treatment is also known as root canal therapy. While root canals have generated a bad reputation over time, they are done with anesthesia so you don’t feel pain while you undergo the procedure, and they will provide you tremendous relief from infected tooth pain when the procedure is complete. Dr. Lim and his associates at Hillside Dental offer comfortable, effective pain relief through endodontics treatment in Las Vegas. When root canal treatment is needed When cavities or tooth decay are untreated and progress beyond the outer layers of the tooth, the bacteria can start to infiltrate the inner …


YOUR OFFICE FOR ENDODONTICS NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS EXPLAINS WHY YOU MAY NEED A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

YOUR OFFICE FOR ENDODONTICS NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS EXPLAINS WHY YOU MAY NEED A ROOT CANAL TREATMENT

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Your search for endodontics near me in Las Vegas ends here. Dr. Christopher Lim and the team at Hillside Dental are adept at gently and effectively treating the inside of your tooth (pulp). It’s this soft tissue that is at the heart of why you may need a root canal treatment. The root of the problem Under the hard enamel and dentin parts of our teeth is soft pulp tissue, which contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues. This connects the tips of the tooth’s roots to surrounding tissues. It’s vital for proper dental development. But, after a tooth has …


LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS ENJOY INVISALIGN ON THEIR TEETH

LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS ENJOY INVISALIGN ON THEIR TEETH

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Misalignment of the teeth is known as malocclusion. When the dental arch is not aligned and the bite is off, it can result in aesthetic concerns as well as issues with functionality and protection of natural teeth. Poor bite alignment may cause unwanted wear on the teeth. Patients in the Las Vegas, NV area interested in orthodontics can consider Invisalign as an alternative to traditional metal bracket and wire braces on teeth. What is Invisalign? When patients hear about Invisalign, they are often intrigued at the idea of addressing misalignment in a way that is more discreet than conventional orthodontics. …


INVISALIGN: DISCREET TEETH ALIGNMENT FOR LAS VEGAS PATIENTS

INVISALIGN: DISCREET TEETH ALIGNMENT FOR LAS VEGAS PATIENTS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Appearance is very important to adults of all ages, from teens to more mature women and men. Typically, appearance is a major roadblock to seeking orthodontic teeth alignment. People simply don’t want to look into the mirror and see their smiles obscured by a collection of brackets, wires, and bands. Dr. Christopher Lim removes that impediment with Invisalign. Expertise with this straightening method is one of the traits that make him the dentist 89148 area patients trust with their smiles.Invisalign 101 Just in case you haven’t heard of Invisalign, it is a whole new approach to straightening. There is no …


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