San Antonio Veneers and Implants
In our clinic we provide a wide variety of services to help you get the smile you deserve. By incorporating today's advanced techniques and technology, Dr. George Garza can restore your teeth to help you maintain your unique smile. Whether you need to get a tooth filled, a crown placed, teeth replaced, or a complete smile made over, we can offer a treatment plan that is right for you. Please read below to learn more about the procedures we offer.
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Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintain good oral hygiene. A professional cleaning by a registered dental hygienist involves removing mineralized plaque (tartar) that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly...
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help avoid the financial burden associated with large treatment plans. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups for...
Dental Sealants
Dental Sealants Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the grooves on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from tooth decay. Most tooth decay in children and teens occurs on these surfaces....
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 Root canal therapy is treatment used to repair and save a tooth that has been infected due to a deep cavity or a fracture. The treatment involves removing the pulp and the nerve of the tooth and cleaning the infected...
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 include:...
Occlusal Guard
An occlusal guard is a dental instrument that protects the teeth from damage done primarily during sleep. Sometimes referred to as an occlusal splint or night guard it may cover one or both rows of teeth. The occlusal guard is fitted to...
Dentures / Partial Dentures
Dentures and Partial Dentures are a removable replacement for missing teeth. These appliances are made of an acrylic resin making them more aesthetic and comfortable. A complete set of dentures is for patients who have no remaining teeth while...
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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, restoring both function and appearance. A dental crown is used when a tooth is fractured, significantly decayed...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a permanent appliance used to replace a missing tooth between two teeth; it has the look and feel of natural teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health causing your teeth to shift....
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....
Teeth Whitening
Teeth whitening enhances a smile by removing discoloration with a whiter, brighter result. Teeth can discolor through the years as the enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of...
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 less expensive than veneers or crowns, and can thus be a good option to make small cosmetic...
Porcelain Jackets
Porcelain jackets are used for the anterior teeth. There is absolutely no metal to these crowns, allowing the natural transparency of the teeth to show through. Both the doctor and the patient take part in the selection of the porcelain...
Referrals
Due to the nature of dentistry, there are times when Dr. Garza, in the best interest of the care of each individual patient, will refer them to a board certified specialist. This may include any of the following...