Patients missing one or more teeth within the smile may be proper candidates for dental implants. Implants are titanium posts used to address tooth loss. These versatile restorations are used to replace one tooth or several teeth, depending on the needs of the patient. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of Fremont’s StarBrite Dental is a dentist who has used dental implants for many years to restore patients’ smiles. Dental implants are best for those who have sufficient bone structure to hold the implant firmly in place. Without sufficient bone, the implant procedure often fails. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala determines candidacy for dental implants … Continue reading
Fremont area patients who are faced with tooth loss are often worried about how they will replace their teeth. There are many options available on the market, so it is important that patients educate themselves on the different ways to restore their smiles so they can determine which is best for their specific needs. Why dental implants? For many of our Fremont patients, a dental implant is the best solution. There are many reasons patients choose a dental implant. Their benefits include: Long-lasting – dental implants can last a lifetime with proper oral care. Strength – dental implants have unsurpassed strength … Continue reading
Dr. Munira Lokhandwala and the friendly professionals of StarBrite Dental are excited to offer patients in the Fremont, CA area a variety of restorative treatments. When patients are faced with restoration of the smile following tooth loss, they are encouraged to consider the advantages of using dental implants. Dental implants are titanium posts that are placed into the bone of the jaw during oral surgery. They act as a tooth root, anchored in the jaw for stability and strength. Dental implants can replace one or more teeth, depending on how they are used. These versatile restorations are commonly used in the … Continue reading
When patients have full dentures, they may experience complications with keeping them in place. While dental adhesives are a common method of securing dentures, they are not the only way. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of Fremont, CA can use dental implants to stabilize full dentures and provide worry-free restoration of the smile. What are implant-supported dentures? Full dentures that are made to snap over dental implants are an effective way of replacing an entire arch of teeth. Full dentures on their own may be troublesome, and patients may feel self-conscious and worry about their dentures slipping out of place at inopportune … Continue reading
Whether they’re extracted or lost due to trauma or disease, missing teeth can negatively affect the smile. Not only do patients feel more self-conscious about smiling at others and speaking in social situations due to the embarrassment, but they also experience reduced chewing and speaking efficiency. Additionally, if they do not address the missing tooth soon, it can result in the remaining teeth shifting out of place, thus requiring them to undergo orthodontic treatment to reposition them. Instead of dealing with all of these concerns, patients can visit Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental to learn about restorative solutions available … 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.