Restoring Your Smile

Tooth decay, breakage, infection and trauma can happen in spite of our best intentions. Yet, this doesn’t mean you have to live with it. At Long Beach Smile Co., we use advanced dentistry to restore your smile in a way that’s comfortable, minimally invasive and, best of all, undetectable. Whether you need a simple filling or more extensive reconstruction, Drs. Kaufman and Hamdani are known for their expert, compassionate care. You’ll be left with a bright smile that’s functional and natural looking.

Bonding

Bonding is a cosmetic procedure that allows the dentist to reshape or repair your smile using composite resin. Cosmetic bonding is particularly ideal if you’re insecure about the appearance of your smile or want an affordable alternative to invasive and more costly procedures such as orthodontics or veneers.

Bridges

A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an excellent way to replace missing teeth. urable and will last many years; Dental bridges are highly durable and will last many years; however, they may need replacement or need to be re-cemented due to normal wear.

Composite Fillings

A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.  The decayed or affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling.

Crowns

A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth surface, restoring it to its original shape and size.  A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations.

Dentures & Partial Dentures

A denture is a removable dental appliance and a replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue.  They are made to closely resemble your natural teeth and may even enhance your smile.

Lumineers

LUMINEERS® are an excellent option for people who are unhappy with the cosmetic appearance of their teeth.  These ultra-thin, porcelain slips fit perfectly over teeth, making them look cosmetically perfect and completely beautiful.  

Inlay/Onlay Restorations

An inlay restoration is a custom made filling made of composite material, gold, or tooth-colored porcelain.  It is made by a professional dental laboratory and is permanently cemented into the tooth by your dentist.

Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection.  In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed and the resulting space is filled with special, medicated, dental materials, which restore the tooth to its full function.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile.