Toothache Causes and Possible Treatments

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Whether it’s acute and sharp or chronic and dull, tooth pain can be debilitating. But regardless of how slight or severe your tooth pain is, it’s important to schedule a dental visit immediately. As a highly skilled and trained San Francisco dentist, Dr. Mina Levi of California Dental Innovations helps... Read more »

5 Reasons for Mercury-Free Dentistry

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In the past, dentists used metal amalgams–or mixtures–to fill cavities and create restorative devices, such as dental crowns and bridges. Dentists created these dental amalgams by combining a powder made of silver, copper, zinc, tin, and other metals with equal parts liquid mercury.    Although all of these metals are... Read more »

Advantages of Zirconia Dental Implants

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Dental implants are restorations used to replace missing permanent teeth. Traditionally, dental implants have been made from titanium. Zirconia implants, which were released in 1987, are an alternative to titanium dental implants. Zirconia is a tooth-colored ceramic. In most cases, Zirconia implants are just once piece. Dr. Mina Levi is... Read more »