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INVISALIGN TREATMENT VS. TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS, NV

INVISALIGN TREATMENT VS. TRADITIONAL BRACES FOR PATIENTS IN LAS VEGAS, NV

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Dr. Christopher Lim and the team of Hillside Dental encourage patients to consider the many options they have available to them when it comes to addressing misalignment of the teeth. Many patients in the Las Vegas, NV area consider traditional braces. However, with advances in orthodontia, patients now have other options available to them, including treatment with Invisalign. Invisalign explained Las Vegas, NV area patients who are interested in Invisalign often wonder what it entails. Invisalign is a way of realigning the teeth that does not require metal on the smile. Traditional braces require an orthodontist to place brackets and …


VISIT LAS VEGAS AREA DENTIST, DR. CHRISTOPHER LIM TO STRAIGHTEN TEETH WITHOUT BRACES

VISIT LAS VEGAS AREA DENTIST, DR. CHRISTOPHER LIM TO STRAIGHTEN TEETH WITHOUT BRACES

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Las Vegas area patients who are seeking a method to straighten misaligned teeth without braces are encouraged to call Hillside Dental to learn more about Invisalign. Dr. Christopher Lim and his team provide this treatment for teenagers and adults who want to straighten their smile without the use of metal brackets and wires. This method instead utilizes clear aligner trays for a more discreet solution. How does Invisalign work? This treatment is also known as the aligner tray treatment. Instead of using brackets and wires that push teeth into better positions, this method utilizes plastic trays that conform to the …


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INVISALIGN FOR ADULTS IN LAS VEGAS?

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF INVISALIGN FOR ADULTS IN LAS VEGAS?

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Braces are often synonymous with an awkward childhood or teenage experience, yet a “metal mouth” is still considered as relatively acceptable for children and teens. However, once someone has reached adulthood, braces are practically unheard of because few adults want to live through the social stigmas that would come with wearing braces. This doesn’t mean that adults are necessarily happy with the way their smiles look, though. Why Invisalign? Whether you never had the chance to have your smile corrected by braces when you were young or your teeth simply became crooked over time, it is very likely that as …


DENTIST IN LAS VEGAS, NV SAVES NATURAL TEETH WITH DENTAL CROWNS AND CAPS

DENTIST IN LAS VEGAS, NV SAVES NATURAL TEETH WITH DENTAL CROWNS AND CAPS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Today we can replicate almost anything. Think about that for a moment, though. Is the copy ever quite as good as the original? A photocopy of a photograph? A print of a fine art painting? A home recipe for the Colonel’s original chicken? Modern dentistry is no different. That’s one of the reasons Dr. Christopher Lim and his team at Hillside Dental want to help patients in the Las Vegas, NV area keep as many of their natural teeth as possible, for as long as possible. Dental crowns and caps play an important role in that mission. Anatomy of a …


WHY ENDODONTICS MAY BE THE BEST OPTION FOR LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS

WHY ENDODONTICS MAY BE THE BEST OPTION FOR LAS VEGAS, NV PATIENTS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Patients who are struggling with a diseased or infected tooth are not only dealing with pain. They are also at a point where they need to decide the best treatment for their health. In many instances, when the dental pulp is affected, Las Vegas, NV area patients should consider endodontics. What is endodontics? Endodontics is oral surgery within a tooth. It typically refers to endodontic therapy or “root canals.” The dentist performs a root canal to access the inner portion of the tooth, removing pulp. Dental pulp is a mass of tissues that includes blood supply and nerves. By removing …


LAS VEGAS DENTIST ANSWERS, “WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL?” FOR FIRST-TIME PATIENTS

LAS VEGAS DENTIST ANSWERS, “WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL?” FOR FIRST-TIME PATIENTS

Posted on: August 29, 2019

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For a patient facing a root canal for the first time, it may sound like a frightening experience. Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental in Las Vegas wants to provide an informative answer to the question that will be asked by an endodontic patient, “What is a root canal?” Hearing the facts from a trained professional will help alleviate fears due to misconceptions regarding the procedure. A tooth is made up of two main parts – the crown which is visible above the gum, and the root which supports the tooth going into the bone below the surface. Four different …


WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM CLEAR BRACES NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS?

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM CLEAR BRACES NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS?

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Many people wish that they could correct misalignment in their smile. People who are living with turned teeth, overcrowding, or too much space in between teeth may shy away from orthodontic care for fear they will be told they must wear metal brackets and wires braces. Many of our patients find that their smile concerns can be efficiently corrected with comfortable, discreet Invisalign treatment. Invisalign has brought something that was needed in the area of orthodontic dentistry. Clear plastic aligners are more comfortable, and they are far more discreet than traditional braces. Additionally, aligners are removable, making the entire tooth-straightening …


LAS VEGAS DENTIST SUCCESSFUL IN CORRECTING MISALIGNED TEETH WITH COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVE TO METAL BRACES

LAS VEGAS DENTIST SUCCESSFUL IN CORRECTING MISALIGNED TEETH WITH COMFORTABLE ALTERNATIVE TO METAL BRACES

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental has achieved great success in correcting misaligned teeth for teens and adults in his Las Vegas dental practice using Invisalign technology. Patients are pleased to have this alternative to wire and metal braces for mild to moderate orthodontic needs. Invisalign is considered by some to be clear braces, but that is not really an accurate representation. Invisalign does its work through a series of alignment trays that are custom designed for each patient. Dr. Lim has been extensively trained as an Invisalign provider, allowing Hillside Dental patients to receive this treatment from their trusted …


INVISALIGN DENTIST TURNS SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS SMILES INTO WORKS OF ART

INVISALIGN DENTIST TURNS SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS SMILES INTO WORKS OF ART

Posted on: August 29,2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Fine art is the application of skill and imagination to create something with visual beauty and emotional power. You are a one of a kind work of art inside and out, and your smile radiates that unique essence. If you aren’t confident in your smile because of uneven alignment or crooked teeth, you probably don’t show it as often as you might. You deprive yourself of the physical pleasure of smiling, and others of a glimpse into your character. Invisalign dentist, Dr. Christopher Lim, has been helping patients in Southwest Las Vegas rediscover their smiles since 2005. Invisalign is a …


WHY SO MANY LAS VEGAS PATIENT’S VISIT INVISALIGN DENTIST DR. CHRISTOPHER LIM

WHY SO MANY LAS VEGAS PATIENT’S VISIT INVISALIGN DENTIST DR. CHRISTOPHER LIM

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


The Invisalign system is a popular choice for teens and adults wanting to correct mild to moderate misalignment. Dr. Lim and his friendly dental team provide the details patients need to make an educated, confident decision about their smile-straightening treatment. In many cases, Invisalign makes the ideal alternative to traditional braces. When you visit Las Vegas Invisalign dentist, Dr. Christopher Lim, you will benefit from a thorough consultation and examination. Dr. Lim reviews the advantages and disadvantages of the Invisalign system and can determine if this method is right for your needs. Although Invisalign may not be appropriate for some …


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