Invisalign Dentist San Jose

Invisalign Dentist San Jose, Orthodontist San Jose Ca, Invisalign Orthodontist Silicon Valley California offer free Invisalign / braces consultation.
Savings for Invisalgn!

When you sign up for Invisalign /Orthodontic Treatment, you will receive:

$500 off Total Invisalign Treatment Cost
$550 value CT Scan and 3D X-Ray Images
(Fee of $550 applies to copies, CD or emails of 3D X-ray images)
$160 value Oral-B Electrical Toothbrush w/ Cash Rebate
$350 value impression, Panoramic x-ray & Cephalometric x-ray for Records
FREE 2 Teeth Cleanings Per Year
$600 value In-Office Teeth Whitening upon completion of orthodontic treatment
$1800 value Cosmetic Gum Treatment, if necessary, after completion of Invisalign treatment

Call Today Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers – Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. for dental services.

Crowns & Bridges by a Silicon Valley Specialist ( Silicon Valley Prosthodontist)

Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc. – Top Best San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers offers dental crowns, also known as “caps,” preserve the functionality of damaged teeth. Crowns may be used to protect a cracked tooth, restore functionality of a tooth with excessive decay, or replace a pre-existing crown. As one of the leading Silicon Valley dental practices, Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc — Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers continually keeps up with the latest dental innovations. CEREC, One Day Crown uses 3D technology to manufacture your pure ceramic crown via computer while you wait. This eliminates the need for you to wear a temporary crown, as well as the need to come back for a second appointment.

With hectic everyday schedule, you want your dental appointments to be hassle-free. Having a restorative dental procedure such as a crown require at least two appointment visits to the dentist. But with CEREC technology in Silicon Valley area, Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc — Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers can create your crown in a single visit! Dental bridges, like implants and partial dentures, are used to replace missing teeth offered by Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc. – Top Best San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers. There are several types of fixed dental bridges (cannot be removed), including conventional fixed bridges, cantilever bridges and resin-bonded bridges.

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Free Dentures for Korean War Veterans

Many people know Korean War as a forgotten victory but every citizen of Korea remembers and appreciates those who have fought for our freedom. Thanks to more than 1.7 million Americans served in Korea during the War, the country has developed a stable, democratic government and become a prosperous nation.

To salute the bravery, courage, honor and commitment of those who fought, bled and paid the ultimate sacrifice in the Korean War, Jin Duck & Kyung Sik Kim Foundation / Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc is offering free comprehensive oral exam, full set of x-rays and teeth cleaning to Korean War veterans. In addition, to fifty selected Korean War veterans, we will give you free partial or full denture, absolutely FREE! We understand that there are many veterans who cannot afford dentures as the cost involved in buying new dentures is very high. Those fifty veterans who are selected, will receive free partial or full denture ($4800 for top and bottom), by a denture specialist (prosthodontist), total value of $240,000.

Korean War veterans stepped forward to serve at a defining time in our history, and they deserve our thanks. We owe you a debt we can never repay. No war should ever be forgotten and no veterans should ever be overlooked. We will commit ourselves to continue to protect and promote our freedom and happiness and say to each of you a heartfelt thank you.

Thank you for being a shining example of what a hero is!

Mouth Guard Cosmetic Dentist San Jose

Cosmetic Mouth Guard

Sports and Night Mouthgaurds

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What Are They?

A mouth guard (mouth protector) offered by  Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers – Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. is a flexible custom fitted device worn over teeth during athletic and recreational activities to protect them from damage. A good-fitting mouth guard may be especially important if you wear braces, have fixed anterior bridgework or just want to protect your teeth/smile from potential trauma.

Mouth guards can buffer damage to the teeth, the brackets and/or other fixed appliances from blows and physical contact. Mouth guards can also act as a barrier between teeth/braces and the cheeks, between the lips and tongue, thereby limiting the risk of soft tissue damage.

The ideal mouth guard also:

  • Allows speaking and does not limit breathing.
  • Stays firmly in place during action.
  • Provides a high degree of comfort and fit.
  • Is durable and easy to clean.
  • Is resilient, tear-resistant, odorless and tasteless.

Generally, a mouth guard only covers the upper teeth. However,  Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers – Jonathan H. Kim, DDS, Inc. suggest that athletes with a protruding jaw or those who wear braces or other dental appliances (such as retainers, bridgework or have implant-supported dentures) on their lower jaw wear a mouth guard on their lower teeth.

Fix Tooth Decay Dentist San Jose

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Exercise May Lead to Higher Risk of Tooth Decay

Next time you avoid exercising just say you were doing it for the benefit of your oral health.

A team of researchers at the University Hospital in Germany determined that the more exercise you do, the higher risk there is of tooth decay and early teeth loss. The researchers looked at the oral health status of several triathletes and nonathletes and found that people who regularly exercise have a higher risk of rotting teeth. There were 70 people in the group, some of whom were triathletes and others who were nonathletes.

The higher risk of tooth decay among the triathletes may stem from the fact that exercising raises the alkalinity of saliva. This leads to a better situation for the growth of harmful bacteria.

The risk of decay went up with every extra hour of training.

Despite this information, there is not enough data to definitively say this correlation between more exercise and poor oral health is a fact. If athletes take good care of their teeth and gums, there’s no need to worry.

A more likely reason for the poor oral health among people who exercise is the consumption of energy and sports drinks that contain large amounts of sugar.

– article from Dentistry Today

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Prevent Damage to Teeth Dentist San Jose

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Energy and Sports Drinks are Responsible for Irreversible Damage to Teeth

A recent study found that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth—specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth.

Researchers examined the acidity levels in 13 sports drinks and nine energy drinks. They found that the acidity levels can vary between brands of beverages and flavors of the same brand. To test the effect of the acidity levels, the researchers immersed samples of human tooth enamel in each beverage for 15 minutes, followed by immersion in artificial saliva for two hours. This cycle was repeated four times a day for five days, and the samples were stored in fresh artificial saliva at all other times.

The researchers found that damage to enamel was evident after only five days of exposure to sports or energy drinks, although energy drinks showed a significantly greater potential to damage teeth than sports drinks. In fact, the authors found that energy drinks caused twice as much damage to teeth as sports drinks.

With a reported 30 to 50 percent of U.S. teens consuming energy drinks, and as many as 62 percent consuming at least one sports drink per day, it is important to educate parents and young adults about the downside of these drinks. Damage caused to tooth enamel is irreversible, and without the protection of enamel, teeth become overly sensitive, prone to cavities, and more likely to decay.

You should wait at least an hour to brush your teeth after consuming sports and energy drinks. Otherwise,  will be spreading acid onto the tooth surfaces, increasing the erosive action.

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Reference: Academy of General Dentistry

Halloween Children Dentist Silicon Valley, CA

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Halloween is just around the corner, and although candy consumption is almost unavoidable this time of year, Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc. – Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers want parents and children to know that there are both good and bad candy options, both of which may find their way into children’s trick-or-treat bags this fall.

Worst:

  •  Chewy/sticky sweets, such as gummy candies, taffy, and even dried fruit can be difficult for children and adults to resist, and even more difficult to remove from teeth. “These candies are a serious source of tooth decay, particularly when they get stuck in the crevices between teeth, making it nearly impossible for saliva to wash them away,” Dr. Sherwood says.
  •  Sour candies are highly acidic and can break down tooth enamel quickly. The good news: Saliva slowly helps to restore the natural balance of the acid in the mouth. Dr. Sherwood recommends that patients wait 30 minutes to brush their teeth after consuming sour/acidic candies; otherwise, they will be brushing the acid onto more tooth surfaces and increasing the risk of enamel erosion.
  • Sugary snacks, including candy corn, cookies, and cake, allcontain high amounts of sugar, which can cause tooth decay.

Best:

    •  Sugar-free lollipops and hard candies stimulate saliva, which can help prevent dry mouth. “A dry mouth allows plaque to build up on teeth faster, leading to an increased risk of cavities,” Dr.Sherwood says.
    • Sugar-free gum can actually prevent cavities as it not only dislodges food particles from between the teeth but also increases saliva—which works to neutralize the acids of the mouth and prevent tooth decay.
    • Dark chocolate and its antioxidants, according to some studies can be good for the heart and may even lower blood pressure.

Parents should closely monitor their children’s candy intake this Halloween—and all year round—and continue to promote good oral health habits.  If your child needs dental care, call Jonathan H. Kim, D.D.S., Inc. – Top Best *8* San Jose Dentists Specialists Centers at 408-259-2900 to schedule an appointment with the best pediatric dentist.

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