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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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


LAS VEGAS AREA PATIENTS ASK IF INVISALIGN TREATMENT IS AFFORDABLE

LAS VEGAS AREA PATIENTS ASK IF INVISALIGN TREATMENT IS AFFORDABLE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


To address malocclusion, or misalignment of the teeth, many patients need to see a specialist called an orthodontist. Often, they decide to move forward with traditional metal braces. Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental in Las Vegas understands that many patients are turned off by the idea of using this method to improve their smiles, so he provides an alternative known as Invisalign. Many patients who hear about Invisalign are excited to know that there is a discreet treatment that can provide the same results. The good news is that Invisalign can be affordable for patients even on the tightest …


WHICH PATIENTS IN THE LAS VEGAS, NV AREA ARE CONSIDERED PRIME CANDIDATES FOR INVISALIGN TREATMENT?

WHICH PATIENTS IN THE LAS VEGAS, NV AREA ARE CONSIDERED PRIME CANDIDATES FOR INVISALIGN TREATMENT?

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


Correcting the alignment of the smile as well as the bite is a common request from patients who visit Dr. Christopher Lim and his team at Hillside Dental. Patients in the Las Vegas, NV area want to learn more about the ways in which they can do so without traditional braces. Many patients avoid braces because of their appearance. These metal brackets and wires cover the smile and can be a source of embarrassment, especially for adults. There have been many advances in the development of orthodontic alternatives. In fact, patients now have the option to enjoy treatment and realignment …


TEETH STRAIGHTENING FOR ADULTS IN LAS VEGAS DISCREET AND COMFORTABLE

TEETH STRAIGHTENING FOR ADULTS IN LAS VEGAS DISCREET AND COMFORTABLE

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


In the adult world, there is an unspoken expectation of “beauty,” specifically as it relates to the smile. We typically do not expect to see an adult with crooked, crowded teeth, nor do we expect to see an adult sporting a metallic smile. Understanding this view of beauty, adults whose crooked smiles have not been corrected can end up feeling embarrassed about their appearance. Teeth straightening for adults offered in our Las Vegas dental office At Hillside dental in the South Las Vegas area, adults and many teens can discover that orthodontic treatment really isn’t what they may have thought. …


STUDY EMPHASIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER TEETH ALIGNMENT FOR PATIENTS IN SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS

STUDY EMPHASIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER TEETH ALIGNMENT FOR PATIENTS IN SOUTHWEST LAS VEGAS

Posted on: August 19, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


It may not seem fair and it may not be generous of spirit, but it is true – humans make snap judgments about others based on appearance. Especially in American culture, those opinions are influenced by your smile. Teeth that are properly aligned contribute to an appealing smile. Dr. Christopher Lim of Hillside Dental helps patients throughout the Southwest Las Vegas area get straight teeth with Invisalign. A recent study by Kelton, a market research consultant, reveals some interesting details about the importance of straight teeth. A group of 1,047 Americans were asked to give their honest impressions about people …


AM I TOO OLD FOR INVISALIGN EVEN IF IT IS AVAILABLE NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS?

AM I TOO OLD FOR INVISALIGN EVEN IF IT IS AVAILABLE NEAR ME IN LAS VEGAS?

Posted on: August 29, 2019

By: Dr. Christopher Lim


The older we get, the more we may catch ourselves thinking that certain things are meant for younger people. This mindset is unfortunately applicable to smile straightening. For more than fifty years, the timing for braces has been during the teen years. This standard of practice has not changed and, as it applies to conventional braces, may be most acceptable for the teen patient. Where does this leave the adult patient who wonders, “Am I too old for braces?” Misalignment is a concern for both the smile’s appearance and to oral health as a whole. This is true regardless of …


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