Santa Maria Veneers and Implants

Procedures offered by your Santa Maria, CA dentist

 

Dr. Scott Kim's family and cosmetic dental practice provides a wide variety of services to maintain and restore the appearance, health, and vitality of your teeth and gums. Our practice performs a wide variety of services to help you get the smile you deserve. By leveraging today's advanced techniques and technology, Santa Maria dentist Dr. Scott Kim can restore your beautiful smile to help you maintain your youthful appearance.  Regardless of your dental needs, Dr. Scott Kim will design a treatment plan that's right for you and your needs. Learn more about some of the procedures we offer below.

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Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to...
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help to avoid the financial costs associated with large treatment plans later on. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups...
Composite Fillings
When treating a cavity, the dentist will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and fill it with another substance. This procedure is called a filling. There are multiple options for the material to be used in the filling, the most common of...
Amalgam Fillings
Amalgam fillings, also known as silver-colored fillings, are made from a combination of metals such as tin, copper, silver and mercury. This combination of metals gives amalgam its renowned strength and durability. These fillings usually last...
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is treatment used to repair and save a tooth that has been infected due to a deep cavity or cracked tooth. The treatment involves removing the pulp and the nerves of the tooth, and cleaning the infected area. A tooth's...
Tooth Extractions
A dental extraction is the procedure to remove a tooth from your mouth. A dental extraction is most commonly required if one of your teeth is damaged beyond practical repair. The most common reasons for tooth extractions...
Nightguards
Many people grind or clench their teeth, sometimes without realizing it. Grinding or clenching can cause your teeth to wear down, chip, or crack, and may lead to muscle tension and headaches. A nightguard is a custom fitted removable appliance...
Sportguards
Professionally fitted sports mouth guard can prevent or minimize unnecessary trauma to teeth and jaw for those who participate in contact sports.
Sealants
A dental procedure that provides preventive, non-invasive(no drilling) treatment to prevent cavities from forming.
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Porcelain Crowns
Compared to fillings which just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth's new outer surface.A dental crown is used when a tooth is broken or...
Teeth Whitening
Our teeth can discolor through the years as our enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of our teeth, to show through. This is what gives our teeth a yellowish tint. Teeth...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill the gap created by missing tooth or teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health, as it can cause your teeth to shift resulting in a change in your bite...
Dental Veneers
Dental veneers are thin custom made shells that cover the front surface of your tooth to improve their appearance. They are made of tooth colored materials and can be used to improve the color of teeth that have been worn down or stained....
Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is a restoration procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is bonded to a tooth and cured with ultraviolet light. Bonding is faster and cheaper than veneers or crowns, and can thus be a good option to make small cosmetic...
Dental Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are a more conservative approach to tooth restoration than full crowns. The are used to repair rear teeth that have mild to moderate tooth decay, or for cracked teeth where the damage does not warrant a dental crown....
Invisible Braces
Looking for an alternative to metal braces? ClearCorrect is the clear and simple choice. No wires. No brackets. Just clear, convenient comfort—every reason to smile.   With ClearCorrect, Dr. Kim can straighten your teeth using a...