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How Dental Implants Protect Your Jawbone Aug 23rd, 2021

Roughly 2 in 3 Americans suffer from tooth loss every year. Losing a tooth can have long-term effects on your oral and overall health. Losing several teeth endangers the health of your jawbone and the alignment of your remaining teeth.  Without proper treatment, the missing teeth make caring for your...

New COVID-19 Guidelines Jun 1st, 2020

As of June 1, 2020, Silicon Valley Smile Solutions is open and seeing patients again. In light of COVID-19, however, we are adopting new guidelines to protect the health and safety of our staff and patients. Here are the new guidelines: The doctor and the hygienist only see one patient...

Now Offering Video Consults May 19th, 2020

Dr. Hagshenas is now offering video consultations for patients. This is a good option for patients in San Jose, CA, and other areas to discuss dental needs with a professional during COVID-19. You can learn about getting a new set of teeth and ask the doctor questions. Plus, you can...

Dental Implants: A Permanent Solution Feb 19th, 2020

Dental implants are a solution doctors are turning to because they provide a full smile reconstruction while providing permanent, durable teeth. Dental implants are sturdy, provide a stable jaw and facial structure, and are natural-looking and feeling. Prior to undergoing the dental implant procedure, you may need to have other treatments done...

Bone Grafting:Regrowing your Jawbone for a New Smile Feb 4th, 2020

When considering the dental implant procedure, there is more to know than just about the implants, themselves. Dental implants require a certain candidate to be able to be placed. To be a dental implant candidate, you must have proper jaw bone density as well as sufficient soft tissue in the mouth to...

Why Are Dental Crowns The Right Choice For You? Jan 20th, 2020

Dental CrownsDental Crowns are great cosmetic choice for dental patients because they are a great way to get healthy and functional teeth you will be proud to show off. Specifically, patients who are suffering from teeth that are chipped, cracked, or broken would benefit from dental crowns. Also, dental crowns are...

The Benefits of Invisalign Jan 2nd, 2020

The Benefits of Invisalign® Versus Metal BracesThanks to advancements in orthodontic dentistry it is now easier than ever for dental patients seeking to align their teeth discreetly to do so using Invisalign. If you are in need of orthodontic treatment and you don’t want to have to deal with metal brackets or...

Using Cavity Photos As Prevention Dec 16th, 2019

At some point in most of our lives, we know the pain and discomfort that comes with a tooth cavity. When experiencing a cavity, we tend to be sensitive to temperatures and have aches and pains at the site. It is generally known that your tooth begins to discolor, in a...

Protecting Your Teeth With Sealant Dec 2nd, 2019

If you have experienced a lot of tooth decay, resulting in cavities, your dentist may recommend putting sealants on your teeth. A dental sealant is a coating that is placed on the tooth, made of a plastic material. Sealant is typically placed on back teeth, where chewing occurs. This coating is to...

Understanding Dentures Nov 27th, 2019

Dentures are a set of teeth that are used to replace missing teeth. Once you lose natural teeth, the muscles in your face begin to soften, sometimes making you look older. Dentures are a great way to prevent your muscles from sagging and preserving your smile. Dentures are designed to look like...

Teeth Straightening With Invisalign® Nov 12th, 2019

Do you want a straight smile, but don’t want to have to deal with the hassle of traditional metal wired braces? If so, Invisalign® may be the best option for you. There are several benefits when using Invisalign® to straighten your teeth:  Invisalign® are clear aligners, so they are almost completely invisible....

Should You Stay Away From Cheap Dentures? Oct 14th, 2019

When it comes to dental care, things are rarely affordable. The procedures themselves are pricey and when you search for affordable, the quality is questionable at best. Getting cheap prosthetics will only become more expensive in the long run. However, there are ways you can save money regarding dentures. Here are...

Straight Teeth: More Than Aesthetics Oct 2nd, 2019

Straightening your teeth can work wonders on your smile, but did you also know it may help lower your risk of developing serious oral diseases? It has been cited in recent studies that crooked teeth can lead to excess food debris and plaque buildup between the teeth. This can lead to...

Teeth Replacement Options Sep 17th, 2019

Dentures are easy and convenient solutions for those who are missing numerous or all of their teeth. They are easy to wear and can be inserted and removed based on a person’s personal preference. Dentures also allow you to feel comfortable with your smile, as they give an appearance that...

Gum Disease Stages Sep 11th, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that gum disease affects more than 64 million American adults. Gum disease can pose a threat to your overall health and if left untreated, it can have negative long-term repercussions on your entire body not just your mouth. With that being said,...

How to Make Your Invisalign Treatment Easier Aug 30th, 2019

Patients love Invisalign® since they allow them to obtain the same outcome of a orthodontic treatment (traditional braces) as discreetly as possible. If you truly intend to on getting the most out of this treatment, you’ll need to understand how to get the most effective results from the process. That means recognizing what...

Tooth Care: Basics of Brushing Aug 13th, 2019

Brushing and flossing are something we all learn at an early age. The proper way to brush your teeth takes less than 2 minutes. Although, most adults tend to spend less than a minute, which isn’t enough time to properly clean your teeth. To make sure your getting the right...

The Benefits of Regularly Visiting a General Dentist Jul 26th, 2019

There are many kinds of dental professionals available to help with all kinds of dental problems. You may wonder about the role of general dentistry when there are so many specialties out there. Dr. Amir HagShenas of Silicon Valley Smile Solutions and the rest of his staff offer a few good reasons to visit...

Why Would You Get Dentures? May 6th, 2019

Dental technology has come a long way over the years, and that includes in the realm of dentures. With so many different options available, some patients may wonder why they should consider dentures? There are actually many good reasons that may come to light with a talk with your dentist in San...

Want Full Arch Dental Implants Fast? Get Teeth In a Day Apr 3rd, 2019

Patients who need a full arch replacement because of total tooth loss on the upper or lower jaw have traditionally had one path to them — dentures. Many patients find that even acting as fast as possible, it still takes a few weeks to go from an initial appointment to...