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  • Procedures 

    June 17, 2011, 13:05

    There are many dental procedures performed by a general dentist or other oral health specialist. Listed in the directory below are some of the procedures, for…

    • Diagnostic and Preventive 

      June 19, 2011, 12:58

      Dental Exams A comprehensive dental exam will be performed at your initial dental visit. At regular check-up exams, Dr. Alvarez and his hygienist…

    • Cosmetic Dentistry 

      June 19, 2011, 16:25

      Porcelain Veneers Veneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain that are custom made (for shape and color) by a professional…

    • CEREC (Computerized Ceramic Restoration) 

      June 19, 2011, 23:12

      Among the high tech instruments that Dr. Alvarez uses to restore damaged teeth is the CEREC system. This system uses CAD/CAM technology, integration of…

    • Fixed Bridges 

      June 20, 2011, 00:17

      A dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is an excellent way to replace missing teeth. There are several types of bridges. Dr. Alvarez…

    • GUM (Periodontal) Disease Treatment 

      June 24, 2011, 20:20

      Treatment If the disease is caught in the early stages of gingivitis, and no damage has been done, one to two regular cleanings will be recommended…

    • Dental Implant 

      June 24, 2011, 21:21

      A dental implant is a root form metal (titanium) device designed to replace missing teeth. The device is surgically placed into the jawbone where the tooth is…

    • Bone Grafting Augmentation 

      June 24, 2011, 21:42

      Ridge Augmentation (Block Graft)  What is a bone graft? Bone grafting augmentation is a term that is used to describe a variety of procedures that…

    • GUM (Gingival) Graft 

      June 24, 2011, 22:42

      Soft Tissue Gingival Graft There are many types of soft tissue grafts. This type of graft involves taking a small piece of tissue from the surface skin on…

    • Occlusal Guard (TMJ Treatment) 

      June 24, 2011, 22:58

      Occlusal guard (also called bite splints, bite planes, or night guards) are removable dental appliances carefully molded to fit the upper or lower arches of…

    • Restorative 

      June 24, 2011, 23:48

      Amalgam Silver Fillings Used by dentists for more than a century, dental amalgam is the most thoroughly researched and tested restorative material among…

    • Dentures 

      June 25, 2011, 01:36

      Full Dentures / Partial Dentures A denture is a removable dental appliance replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissue. They are made to…

    • Root Canal Treatment 

      June 25, 2011, 01:54

      Root canal treatment 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…

  • Dental Materials 

    June 29, 2011, 23:28

    Frequently Used Dental Materials Amalgam Titanium Gold Composite - Resin (Bondings) Porcelain

    • Amalgam 

      June 29, 2011, 23:34

      Macro of a tooth with amalgam filling What is amalgam? Is amalgam safe? Pregnancy and amalgam fillings? Alternatives to amalgam Should…

    • Titanium 

      June 29, 2011, 23:55

      Many of titanium’s physical and mechanical properties make it desirable as a material for implants and prosthesis. The strength and rigidity of…

    • Gold 

      June 29, 2011, 23:56

      Gold fillings have excellent durability, wear well, and do not cause excessive wear to the opposing teeth, but do conduct heat and cold, which can be…

    • Composite - Resin  

      June 29, 2011, 23:58

      Composite resin fillings are the most commonly used  alternative to dental amalgam. They are sometimes called “tooth-colored” or “white…

    • Porcelain 

      June 30, 2011, 00:05

      Porcelain Veneers Porcelain Crowns (Caps) Porcelain Inlay and Onlay Porcelain Veneers Veneers are very thin…

  • Contact Us 

    June 17, 2011, 13:07

    View Larger Map Our Staff José J. Alvarez, DMD Implant Diplomate Reconstructive & Cosmetic…

  • Testimonials 

    June 30, 2011, 01:27

    Dr. Alvarez is an outstanding professional in the field of Dentistry. Dr. Alvarez and his staff adhere to a standard of excellence that I have not found in…

  • Invisalign Dental 

    July 25, 2011, 18:15

    Not only is Invisalign versatile, helping to correct a broad range of dental and orthodontic issues, but it really works. And there are over a million…

  • About Jose J. Alvarez, DMD 

    June 1, 2011, 05:07

    Dr. Jose J. Alvarez is a Miami, Florida Dentist who has trained with the world's most prominent Implantologists. In addition, Dr. Alvarez is an…

  • Site Map 

    June 4, 2011, 23:26

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