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  Dr Minh Nguyen
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Initial Dental Visit

The diagnostic process for your dental health

Since you may have periodontal disease without experiencing any symptoms, we perform a thorough examination using X-rays and a periodontal probe. Healthy gums fit tight against the teeth and have no pockets. When the bone levels fall as a result of ...

Infection Control

In our office, we take pride in adhering to the highest standards for infection control. * We scrub our hands before and after each appointment, and always put on a new pair of disposable gloves. * We wear masks and protective eyewear. ...

Nitrous Oxide

We can adjust the dosage of the nitrous oxide gas to fit your needs. You can also control its effects by controlling your breathing. The more deeply you breathe through your nose, the more you'll feel its effects. There are no long-lasting ...

HIPAA Notice

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This act consists of a set of standards that were created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It was signed into law on August 21, 1996 with an effective ...

Dental Insurance Information

A dental insurance plan is a contract between you and an insurance company that, in most cases, is coordinated by your employer. If that's the case, the insurance company and your employer are responsible for negotiating the details of the plan. ...

Dental Rubber Dam

A rubber dam is a small, stretchable sheet of rubber that we use to isolate the teeth we are working on and keep them dry. The rubber dam also keeps debris from falling to the back of your throat. To use a rubber dam, we first put holes in it ...

Oral Cancer Exam

Each year, oral cancer strikes approximately 35 thousand Americans. Of all the major cancers, oral cancer has the worst 5-year survival rate. Only about 50 percent of those diagnosed with oral cancer will survive more than 5 years. In fact, oral ...

Sensitive Teeth

Teeth are often sensitive because the dentin layer of the tooth has become exposed. The dentin is the middle layer of the tooth. Above the gums, the dentin layer is normally covered by an outer layer, called the enamel, and, on the roots, ...

Dental Bitewing x-ray

We use bitewing X-rays to find cavities between your teeth, tartar on the roots, worn-out fillings, receding bone levels caused by periodontal disease, and other conditions we cannot find with a clinical exam alone. Without Xrays, we wouldn't be ...

Complete dental x-ray Series

A complete set of X-rays is the first step in a thorough dental examination. We use the X-rays to find cavities between your teeth, tartar on the roots, worn-out fillings, receding bone levels caused by periodontal disease, and other conditions ...

Panographic dental x-ray

We'll take a panaographic X-ray when we need to have a complete picture of your mouth. Because they produce an image of your entire mouth and jaw, panographic X-rays can detect receding bone levels (a sign of periodontal disease), abscesses, ...


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