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Pinhole Surgical Technique - Gum Disease Treatment

Tempe Family Dental

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Great News for Periodontal Patients!

Pinhole Surgical Technique - Gum Disease Treatment in Tempe, Arizona

For our periodontal patients, or anyone with gingivitis or periodontitis, we are very excited to have a new option for the treatment of receding gums. With this new minimally invasive procedure, gum recession can be treated more easily, more quickly, and less painfully than in the past. This is great news for anyone who suffers from gum recession.

As you may know, periodontal disease (gum disease) can cause the gum line to recede from teeth, revealing roots and leaving them vulnerable to decay. As bacteria invade periodontal pockets, gum tissue is slowly destroyed, to create that distinct “long in the tooth” look. This process is gradual, so many patients don't even notice it is happening from day to day. Until now, gum tissue grafts have always been the best way to correct this condition, and protect tooth...

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Invisalign

Tempe Family Dental

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If the thought of orthodontia makes you think of stainless steel brackets and wires, we would love to tell you about Invisalign. Designed for teens and adults with mild to moderately crowded teeth, Invisalign will straighten your teeth faster and more easily than traditional braces, with a less-visible mechanism than the “metal-mouth” you remember from long ago.

At Tempe Family Dental, we want you to look and feel your best. If you suffer from mild to moderate malocclusion, the Invisalign system may be a way for you to find your best smile. If you would like to learn more, call our Tempe, Arizona dental officetoday at 480-838-3103 to schedule a consultation with one of our dentists.

How Invisalign Works

Rather than attach brackets and wires to your teeth, Invisalign provides BPA-free translucent plastic...

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How can I whiten my teeth?

Dr Wayne F LeSueur

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How can I whiten my teeth?

Teeth whitening is the most frequently requested dental procedure at Tempe Family Dental.  It provides a relatively simple and impressive way to improve one’s appearance.  Our teeth stain for a variety of reasons.  This includes; drinks (coffee, teas, whine and foods), smoking, aging and genetics.  The great news is whitening products have greatly improved and we now have a variety of options to treat your smile.

There are at-home and in-office whitening products available, but all utilize the same fundamental chemistry:  hydrogen peroxide breaks down into oxygen radicals which destroy stain molecules in the teeth.

There are three options at Tempe Family Dental to whiten your teeth.  The first and most common is the at-home method.  It significantly lowers the cost and is very effective.  We have two at-home methods.  First, custom made trays. ...

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