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ROOT CANAL THERAPY DEMYSTIFIED BY SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS DENTIST

ROOT CANAL THERAPY DEMYSTIFIED BY SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS DENTIST

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


“I went to the dentist for a root canal, but I lost my nerve.” It’s an old joke that illustrates a few of the myths surrounding this dental procedure. Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental is the Southwest Las Vegas dentist you can count on for straight answers about root canal therapy. Myth #1 – Treatment is called “a root canal.” The part of a tooth you see is called the crown. It is covered with a hard layer of enamel. Dentin underneath the enamel gives the tooth additional strength. However, the tooth is a living entity with roots that …


LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS CAN USE INVISALIGN INSTEAD OF TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR REALIGNMENT OF THE SMILE

LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS CAN USE INVISALIGN INSTEAD OF TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR REALIGNMENT OF THE SMILE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Traditional braces have been used for years in achieving better alignment of the dental arch and the smile. Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental in Las Vegas, NV proudly offers orthodontic services – but not the conventional kind! Our practice may suggest the use of Invisalign aligner trays instead of metal brackets and wires. What is Invisalign? Patients who are turned off by the idea of metal bracket and wire braces may be seeking alternative options. Invisalign works by using custom plastic trays that slide over the dental arch. These trays are worn all day and night as patients progress …


INVISALIGN PROCESS OF TREATMENT GIVES LAS VEGAS RESIDENTS AN EFFICIENT OPTION

INVISALIGN PROCESS OF TREATMENT GIVES LAS VEGAS RESIDENTS AN EFFICIENT OPTION

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Throughout the Las Vegas area and across the country, teens and adults want to have straighter teeth for more attractive smiles. Yet many are looking for a process of treatment that is more efficient than traditional orthodontics. In this situation, Dr. Christopher Lim may suggest the Invisalign straightening system. How Invisalign is different Each tooth in your mouth has roots that extend into bone for support of the crown. Tooth positioning is a bit more complex than that, however. Small, stretchy ligaments attach teeth to bone. These ligaments allow a tiny bit of flex, acting as shock absorbers to …


PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS, NV ASK ABOUT THE ADVANTAGES OF USING INVISALIGN TREATMENT TO REALIGN THE SMILE

PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS, NV ASK ABOUT THE ADVANTAGES OF USING INVISALIGN TREATMENT TO REALIGN THE SMILE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Patients in the Las Vegas, NV area who are faced with misaligned teeth may be concerned that their only option for a more beautiful smile is traditional metal bracket and wire braces. Thankfully, dental advances now allow patients to achieve the same results with a different methodology. There are many advantages to learning about the benefits of using Invisalign to achieve the smile of their dreams. Invisalign explained Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental starts with an assessment for his patients to determine if they are appropriate candidates for this method of realignment. Instead of using metal glued to the …


SAY GOODBYE TO PAIN WITH ROOT CANAL TREATMENT IN SOUTH LAS VEGAS

SAY GOODBYE TO PAIN WITH ROOT CANAL TREATMENT IN SOUTH LAS VEGAS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


In an ideal situation, we would be able to keep our teeth, gums, and body healthy all the time. The unfortunate fact is that our teeth and gums are susceptible to the many factors that occur both internally and externally. What Dr. Lim wants his patients to know is that oral health does not have to be a complicated matter. Though factors like acidity and sugar play a role in the development of dental problems, there are also preventive measures that your dentist can discuss with you to enjoy a healthier smile. If and when a problem like infection does …


ENDODONTIC TREATMENT IN SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS RESTORES HEALTH AND BEAUTY OF A TOOTH

ENDODONTIC TREATMENT IN SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS RESTORES HEALTH AND BEAUTY OF A TOOTH

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


When a tooth becomes painful, it is a warning sign that something is wrong. These instances should be dealt with promptly to prevent further damage. Pain may result from a cracked or broken tooth. In some instances, it may be from decay. Other times, it is the result of severe infection inside the tooth; in the pulp chamber. There are two options to remedy an infected tooth – extraction or root canal. A root canal is usually preferred by the dentist because it maintains the overall structure of the tooth. This benefits oral health and preserves tooth function. Signs to …


LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS ASK ABOUT THE COST OF INVISALIGN TREATMENT

LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS ASK ABOUT THE COST OF INVISALIGN TREATMENT

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Dr. Christopher Lim and the team of Hillside Dental in Las Vegas, NV encourage patients to consider the benefits of Invisalign treatment as an alternative to conventional braces. The cost is comparable to traditional orthodontia without the embarrassing metal brackets and wires. How does Invisalign work? Invisalign works with clear aligner trays. They are fabricated using impressions of the smile. The impressions are translated with digital software to develop a series of custom trays to progress through treatment, moving the teeth into better alignment. The number of trays varies depending on the severity of the misalignment. When patients wear the …


INVISALIGN FOR ADULTS HAS A COMPARABLE COST TO TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS

INVISALIGN FOR ADULTS HAS A COMPARABLE COST TO TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR LAS VEGAS, NV AREA PATIENTS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Dr. Christopher Lim of Las Vegas, NV is happy to help patients achieve more beautiful smiles. When adults are looking for a way to straighten their smile without braces, they are often excited to learn about Invisalign. Invisalign is a great way to reposition the teeth and improve alignment of the smile in a cost-effective manner. Invisalign treatment explained Patients who hear of Invisalign are often told they are “invisible braces.” This is true! Invisalign works without brackets and wires. Instead, this method of realignment utilizes clear aligner trays made of medical grade plastic. These trays are strong and smooth, …


THE BENEFITS OF ADVANCED ENDODONTICS ARE AVAILABLE TO LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS

THE BENEFITS OF ADVANCED ENDODONTICS ARE AVAILABLE TO LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


The team of Hillside Dental encourages patients to learn more about the various services provided in our practice. From general dentistry solutions to extensive reconstruction, Dr. Christopher Lim has dedicated his career to helping others achieve and maintain healthy smiles. Using the most advanced technology and treatments, patients in the Las Vegas, NV area can undergo endodontics. Endodontics defined Endodontics is focused on root canal therapy. Many patients have heard of root canal procedures but are unsure as to what it entails. Root canal therapy is an oral surgery performed to maintain a natural tooth that has been affected by …


RECEIVE ROOT CANAL THERAPY IN LAS VEGAS WITHOUT HAVING TO VISIT AN ENDODONTICS SPECIALTY PRACTICE

RECEIVE ROOT CANAL THERAPY IN LAS VEGAS WITHOUT HAVING TO VISIT AN ENDODONTICS SPECIALTY PRACTICE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Endodontics is a specialty in dentistry that focuses on diseases of the dental pulp and treating them, usually with root canal therapy. However, patients in Las Vegas don’t have to see a specialist, they can visit Dr. Christopher Lim for root canal therapy. What is a “root canal?” A root canal, which is medically known as “root canal therapy,” is an endodontic treatment that is performed to save a tooth that is broken, infected, or diseased. Root canal therapy is performed right in the dental office at Hillside Dental. While many patients fear root canal therapy, it is nothing to …


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