Don’t like traditional needle syringes? Neither do we. The Wand™ is a revolutionary new way to deliver anesthesia. No more traditional needle syringes – Dental Arts Hawaii performs ALL anesthetic injections with this new technology. Not only have our patients reported that The Wand is a far more pleasant experience than traditional needle syringes, The Wand is more precise and more effective. The flow of anesthesia is computer-controlled and computer precision means more effective results with minimal discomfort. The benefits ...
Imagine top quality fillings, crowns and veneers – in one, single visit.
It’s all possible at Dental Arts Hawaii with the Cerec system. We create precisely-designed, color-matched and highly durable ceramic restorations right in our office. From simple fillings to full crowns to veneers, our dentists deliver the results you need in a single dental appointment. For more information the Cerec system visit www.hicerec.com.
Do you wake up with a stiff, tired jaw? Soreness at the base of your neck or shoulders? Are your teeth sensitive to cold drinks? At Dental Arts Hawaii, preventive care is the utmost priority in getting your hygiene maintained regularly and to preserve tooth structure. The othotic nightguard assists in taking care of the teeth enamel or porcelain crowns from wearing over a period of years. You may ...
Are white fillings better? Are silver fillings safe? Should I have all my old silver fillings replaced?
Restorations or fillings are only as good as the technique used in its placement. The larger the cavity or the more tooth removal there is, the more compromised the tooth becomes. One benefit to white fillings is that they are placed conservatively than the traditional siliver fillings.. Which means in preparing a decayed tooth there is less tooth removal on a cavity for when a white filling than there is for a ...
When can dental implants be used?
Whether you lost your teeth through an accident, disease, or dental caries, dental implants can be an excellent treatment for tooth replacement. Dental implants can be used for replacing:
- A single tooth
- Several teeth or when all teeth are missing -- bridges or dentures
A beautiful smile isn't the only result you'll enjoy from properly aligned teeth by Invisalign. Added benefits include healthier teeth and gums, easier cleaning, and numerous overall health benefits.
Properly positioned teeth are easier to brush and floss than teeth that are crowded, crooked, or spaced too far aprart. Properly aligned teeth can help gums fit more tightly around them, which may lead to better periodontal health.
You may be wondering, "What sets Dental Arts Hawaii apart from any other dental practice I can visit?
A lot of things make us different. First, we complete a comprehensive examination of your teeth, gums, joints and other tissue in your mouth when you first visit us. We even create a digital photo album of your mouth using our digital x-ray and intra-oral camera. That way, we can see everything going on everything going on in your mouth and show you what is happening as well. From there, ...
Are you an athlete looking to perform at your best? The potential to improve athletic performance by using a properly designed mouthguard is not a new idea . Dentists have, for some 40 years, noted improvements in athletic performance when athletes used a properly designed mouthguard. Our focus is simple – we have developed a product that is, we believe, the best performance...
HOW LONG DO TEETH WHITENING EFFECTS LAST?
The professional ZOOM whitening treatments we offer at Dental Arts Hawaii can whiten your teeth several shades in a short period of time. But after your teeth have been whitened, how long can you expect results to last? This will, of course, vary from person to person, but on average a single teeth whitening treatment can produce results for upwards of six months. To help prolong your results, ...
The Lesson of the Five Balls. An inspirational story from James Patterson.
I have always looked to dentistry as a means to an end. It is an incredibly wonderful privilege to be a dentist, to be able to help people by relieving pain and suffering or to create beautiful smiles. And you can make a terrific living. But we can’t let the profession consume us. I read something recently that said to try to imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls. The balls are work, family, health, friends, and integrity. And you are keeping all of them in the air at the same time. One day you come to understand that work is a rubber ball-and if you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls are made of glass, and if you drop any one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed or even shattered.
You deserve the latest dental technologies and Dental Arts Hawaii makes it a priority to delivery upon that.
Dental Arts Hawaii relies on the Orthophos XG 3D, the most popular and trusted x-ray unit in the world. The Orthophos XG 3D provides the best images in 2D and 3D at a low dose to allow for impressive panoramic scans and accurate data. Digital x-rays from simple annual dental check-ups to complicated surgical implants.
How Do Acidic Foods and Drinks Affect Your Dental Health?
Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth, but acidic foods can cause just as many problems. This is because the acid in food and drinks, such as orange juice, temporarily softens the enamel (which is the outside layer of your teeth). After you eat, it can take half an hour for the acids in your mouth to neutralize and the enamel to go back to normal. So if you are constantly eating ...
POCKET NUMBERS, ARE YOU AT RISK TO PERIODONTAL DISEASE
Here at Dental Arts Hawaii, we measure the depth of your pockets using a tiny probe. A pocket of 4 millimeters is a sign that you have gum disease. If you wait to treat your gum disease, it could lead to painful and expensive surgery in the future.
A POTENTIAL HEALTH RISK
If left untreated, malocclusion can lead to periodontal disease andpremature wear of teeth that can worsen over time and even result in tooth loss. Periodontal disease may also increase the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (hardening of the arteries).
Neuromuscular Dentistry Science – Proprioceptive Avoidance Conditioning and the Reticular Activating System: What Makes It WorkThe mandible will always strive to position itself for maximum stability. Factors causing instability, such as occlusal insufficiency, will set up a proprioceptive avoidance conditioning response causing the neuromuscular postural system to adjust its movements and avoid negative stimulation. These adjustments are controlled by the central nervous system (CNS). The chain of motor movement events initiates an avoidance pattern of responses controlled by the CNS known as sensory engrams ...
Root canal treatment is our way of preventing pain and infection in your teeth. When your tooth has had extensive decay or injury the pulp tissue becomes bruised and eventually dies. The problem is that the nerve fibers are the last to die and they let you know it. Root canal treatment or "Endodontics" lets the dentist get rid of all the pulp tissue thoroughly and fill the empty pulp chamber with a rubber like material that is cemented and condensed into the pulp chamber. This prevents infection from starting up in the empty pulp space and makes the tooth comfortable for the rest of your life. YOU CAN EXPECT 1 of 3 things ...