San Jose area patients who are interested in replacing missing teeth in a permanent, long-term way are encouraged to ask the team at StarBrite Dental about the benefits of dental implants. Dental implants are dental restorations that provide permanent tooth replacement. These versatile restorations can be used in many different ways to improve the function, beauty, and health of the smile. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala and her team invite patients to make an appointment to learn about the advantages of using dental implants. What is a dental implant? A dental implant is best described as a prosthetic that is placed into … Continue reading
Tooth replacement options available in dental clinics today may seem overwhelming to patients. Fremont, CA area patients considering ways of replacing one or more teeth with a dental center may be unsure as to which option is right for them. Individuals who are thinking of long-term, reliable replacement options may want to work with Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental to discuss the benefits of dental implants. How dental implants work The dental implant is a titanium post that looks like a tiny hardware screw. During oral surgery, Dr. Munira Lokhandwala places the implant into the jawbone. The implant placement … Continue reading
Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental is a dentist in the community of Fremont, CA who offers a selection of services for new and existing patients. Tooth loss is a common concern for many of our patients. Loss may be caused by injury to the mouth, periodontal disease, a failed root canal treatment, or from extraction. Regardless of how the tooth was lost, patients need to work with a dental professional to replace these teeth to restore function and beauty. Our clinic is proud to offer dental implants as a smile restoration option for patients seeking a long-term, fully functional … Continue reading
Starbrite Dental in Fremont, CA is a dental practice dedicated to patients improving the health, appearance, and function of their smile. When problems such as tooth loss arise, patients need to be proactive about working with a dentist to restore the smile. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala often recommends the placement and restoration of dental implants, titanium restorations made to function as a natural tooth root once did. Implants are popular, and our team discusses the top five reasons why dental implants are an excellent investment for patients when replacing missing teeth. Five reasons why dental implants are desirable Longevity. Dental implants … Continue reading
Tooth loss can impact the function and beauty of a smile, and can make patients feel self-conscious about how they look. By undergoing certain dental procedures, patients in the area of Fremont, CA will be able to restore their smile and feel confident once again. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental is a professional dentist who helps explain the process of oral surgery procedures such as the placement of dental implants, which are considered the “gold standard” in tooth replacement. What is a dental implant? Dr. Munira Lokhandwala describes a dental implant as a titanium metal restoration that looks like … Continue reading
When San Jose, CA area patients use full dentures to restore the function and beauty of their smile after tooth loss, they may not realize the troubles that may occur. Though dentures can be held in place with natural suction and dental adhesives, both of these methods can fail an individual and make them self-conscious about wearing their dental prosthetics. Instead, patients are urged to consider the benefits of using dental implants to retain their dentures and provide ultimate function. What are implant-retained dentures? Implant-retained dentures are full dentures that are made to fit into place with strategically-placed dental implants … Continue reading
When patients decide to have dental implants placed, they are making a smart choice in restoring their smiles. Tooth loss can leave gaps in the smile that are unsightly and embarrassing for many, but restoring with dental implants is one of many ways to bring back that beautiful smile! While others may consider the benefits of dental bridges and partial dentures, dental implants are an investment in the smile. The long-term nature of implants makes them the gold standard in dental restoration, and they provide patients with a carefree, low-maintenance smile. Dental implants are titanium posts used to restore missing … Continue reading
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The smile is often the first thing people notice about others. When an individual flashes a beautiful smile, it makes a positive first impression on those who see it. While not everyone has a naturally radiant smile, there are ways for patients to achieve it, including those who have suffered from tooth loss. These patients can benefit from dental implants from an implant dentist. San Jose dentist, Dr. Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental, offers dental implants, along with other restoration alternatives. Dental implants are a wonderful way to restore missing natural teeth. They are long-lasting, affordable, and allow patients to have … Continue reading
For the person with the perfect smile, this article isn’t for you. This article is for the person who is struggling with imperfect teeth, teeth that pain, teeth that are either partially broken or crumbling in your mouth, teeth that need to be extracted, and teeth that need the care of a dental professional. The symptoms above are the consequences of poor dental hygiene or lack of proper oral care. Many times, the lack of proper dental care and poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth loss. What causes tooth loss? Tooth loss can be caused by many different factors. … Continue reading
San Jose is a beautiful and thriving city; home to hundreds of thousands of people. Among these are many individuals who would benefit from an improvement in their smiles. To a human being, a smile is a form of non-verbal communication. With our smiles, we can encourage, convey shyness or nervousness, and impart importance to another person or event. When someone loses a tooth, whether, through tooth extraction or accident, It leaves a gaping hole in the location of the tooth. There are many severe implications to this empty space. Other than the obvious cosmetic issue, the empty space tends … Continue reading
Our team consists of Dr. Munira Lokhandwala and Dr. Maryum Tariq who are highly skilled dentists with decades of dental experience in both cosmetic and general dentistry.
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