What Are CEREC Same Day Dental Crowns?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Gibsonton can help both with your dental emergencies as well as with improving your smile.

Our office is proud to use some of the latest and most up-to-date technology available in the dental industry. It’s our goal to make your appointments as easy and comfortable as they can be.

One of the machines that helps us achieve this goal is the CEREC mill, which allows us to craft custom crowns and bridges right here in the office.

What Does CEREC Stand For?

CEREC stand for Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics. Our team uses CEREC technology to produce and place a crown in one same day dental procedure.

How Does My Dentist Fabricate a Crown With CEREC?

CEREC same day dental crowns use Computer Aided Design/ Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology and 3D imaging to create a crown that fits your tooth perfectly. A CEREC crown retains your natural bite and gumline contours.

Our team first takes a 3D image of your tooth with an intraoral scanner, which converts to a digital model with the CEREC CAD/CAM software. The digital model is conveyed to the milling machine.

The crown is milled from a ceramic block. We will pick a shade that matches your natural teeth exactly. Then we place the crown onto your damaged tooth.

What Are CEREC Crowns Made Of?

A durable ceramic material.

What Are The Benefits of CEREC Dental Crowns?

  • Restores tooth function in one dental appointment
  • A CEREC crown only requires one dental visit
  • Prevents potential problems with temporary crowns
  • Tooth prep for a CEREC crown maintains more of your existing tooth structure
  • CEREC may be more budget-friendly than a traditional crown
  • CEREC crowns fit better than traditional crowns
  • It prohibits decay that’s possible with a tooth waiting for a permanent crown

Will My Tooth Hurt?

Your crowned tooth may be sensitive for a couple of days after placement. Toothpaste made for sensitive teeth may relieve the sensitivity.

Avoid chewy or sticky foods during this period. Brush and floss your new crown as you (hopefully~> do with your remaining teeth.

A tooth with a crown is susceptible to decay near the gumline. Come into Your Time Dental Urgent Care twice a year for a dental cleaning and exam.

Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. We also have several locations. Call us today at Kernagis Dental Excellence in the Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lithia or FishHawk area. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

Smile Makeover Questions Answered At Your Time Dental Urgent Care

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Even people with top notch oral health want to improve specific parts of their smile. Our team at Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Tampa can help. Though proper brushing is crucial for healthy teeth, it won’t re-contour a gumline or repair a cracked tooth. A cavity-free mouth may still have stained or slightly misaligned teeth.

If you want to correct the smile elements that can’t be improved with diligent oral hygiene, call us to schedule a smile makeover consultation with our team. During your consultation, we will talk to  you about:

Cost
Each smile makeover is completely unique, therefore the price varies from patient to patient depending on the specific procedures performed. During your consultation, we will give you an estimate for your smile makeover.

Function
Proper function is priority one. Your smile redesign will maintain or improve your ability to talk, eat, and smile.

Beauty
This is probably the main reason you are choosing to transform your smile. We will describe the cosmetic improvements you can expect and the technical details about the procedures.

Sedation
If your cosmetic dental smile makeover requires several hours of treatment, or if you have dental anxiety, you may want to look at sedation. Our team will explain your sedation options and the associated costs.

Health
If you have existing tooth decay or gum disease, these troubles need to be addressed prior to your cosmetic concerns. It may be possible to combine required restorative procedures with your cosmetic work.

Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. We also have several locations. Call us today at Kernagis Dental Excellence in the Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lithia or FishHawk area. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

When Something’s Gotta Give, Don’t Let It Be Your Smile

Categories: Dental Health

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Life is hectic for many Gibsonton residents. At times, it’s impossible to get all the “gotta do’s” done and many are delayed or dropped altogether. The team at Your Time Dental Urgent Care wants to remind you to keep your dental health on the important to-do list.

Many important things get put on the back burner, but please don’t make your dental health one of them.

Here are some common dental care shortcuts. Are you guilty of any of them?

Rushing Through Brushing

Your teeth deserve a careful two minutes or more. Slow and methodical beats quick and dirty. Use a system to make sure you get every tooth. Playing one of your favorite two- or three-minute songs may help you go the distance.

Only Seeing Your Dentist When You Feel a Toothache

We hope none of our patients put off evaluations and cleanings. When you feel tooth pain, it may be way too late to prevent a filling or even a root canal.

Neglecting Professional Cleanings

When softer plaque turns to calculus, you can’t brush it away with a toothbrush. Six-month cleanings help get rid of the calculus or tartar before it can impair your enamel or irritate your gums.

At Your Time Dental Urgent Care, we urge our patients to practice preventative dentistry to guard their smiles for life.

Your Time Dental  Urgent Care serving Gibsonton, Riverview and Apollo Beach areas is a full-service dental practice. An urgent care dentist must be skilled in emergency, general, and cosmetic dentistry. If you have a dental emergency, or are looking for a team of experienced dental professionals, give us a call.

 

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

After Hours Dentists Solve Problems Without Complicating Your Schedule

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Gibsonton can help both with your dental emergencies as well as with improving your smile.

If you have dental problems, you may feel insecure about your smile.

A smile makeover is the answer to your troubles.

9-5 dental offices can’t always accommodate your lifestyle. Smile makeovers involve multiple procedures. Multi-procedure appointments take a while. Of course, the results are worth the time spent in a dental chair. But a lengthy appointment can be difficult to fit into a packed calendar.

Your Time Dental Urgent Care offers quality cosmetic dentistry with business hours that fit your life. There is always a solution to both dental and scheduling obstacles.

Straightening teeth, fixing chips, replacing missing teeth, re-shaping teeth, and whitening teeth are some of the services we offer.

If you are worrying about the cost of a smile makeover, remember there is a way to make it happen. When you and your dentist decide on your smile transformation plan, budgeting becomes part of it. We’ll make a plan to complete your smile makeover in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. We also have several locations. Call us today at Kernagis Dental Excellence in the Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lithia or FishHawk area. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

It Doesn’t Take Long To Beautify Your Smile

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Are you a busy Gibsonton resident who can’t find the time to improve your smile? Your Time Dental Urgent Care can help restore missing, cracked, or discolored teeth—sometimes in just one visit.

And we offer extended weeknight and weekend hours to accommodate your schedule.

  • Today dental implants are considered the best way to replace missing teeth. They look and feel like your own teeth. Also, dental implants are great for producing a foundation for dentures, supporting a bridge, or replacing a damaged tooth without disturbing the surrounding teeth. Since dental implants fit inside your jaw they help prevent bone loss and gum recession.
  • At Your Time Dental Urgent Care, we have several aesthetic dentistry tooth bleaching options available to whiten teeth. Patients can enjoy either in-office teeth whitening or at-home teeth whitening techniques in order to improve the color and appearance of their smile.
  • Also, if you have cracked teeth, consider cosmetic bonding. With this treatment, our team uses tooth-colored composite resins for an immediate fix.

Your Time Dental  Urgent Care serving Gibsonton, Riverview and Apollo Beach areas is a full-service dental practice. An urgent care dentist must be skilled in emergency, general, and cosmetic dentistry. If you have a dental emergency, or are looking for a team of experienced dental professionals, give us a call.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

How To Choose A Dentist (Consider Convenience)

Categories: General Dentistry

Choosing A Dentist In GibsontonThe team at Your Time Dental Urgent Care gets a lot of questions on how to choose a dentist. Here are some things you should consider:

Extended Hours?

Life can be busy. Fitting in a dentist appointment shouldn’t upend your schedule. Visiting a dentist with evening and weekend hours is smart move for busy people. (Isn’t that all of us?)

Convenient Location?

Location is always a factor when selecting a dentist. If you live in the Gibsonton, Florida area, there are many options. While location plays an important role in convenience, many of us are willing to drive a little farther for a better experience.

Do You Feel Comfortable?

Chairside manner is an important factor. Your dentist should be approachable and make you feel relaxed when you are in the dentist chair. After all, your dentist will be working very closely with you to help you achieve and maintain oral health; you most certainly will want to have a comfortable relationship with your dentist and the staff.

Specialty?

Specialty is another factor. Some dentists specialize in cosmetic dentistry. Others specialize in orthodontia. Depending on your need, you may select a local dentist who can solve your immediate concern. Bear in mind, however, that it is good to have a general dentist who can maintain your dental history and offer ongoing general dental care.

Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. We also have several locations. Call us today at Kernagis Dental Excellence in the Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lithia or FishHawk area. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

Makeovers For Busy Smiles

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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Have you been considering beautifying your smile with cosmetic dentistry but are afraid you can’t fit it into your hectic schedule? Let Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Gibsonton put your mind at ease

Cosmetic dentistry at Your Time Dental Urgent Care is faster than you think.

  • Some procedures such as teeth whitening can be done in just one visit to our comfortable office.
  • If you are one of the many people who want to have their teeth corrected, check out the new orthodontic options including 6-month braces, invisible braces, and adult braces.
  • A porcelain veneer is a minimally invasive cosmetic dental procedure. Veneers can correct chipped teeth, cracked teeth, discolored teeth, and slightly misshapen teeth.
  • If you replace your old silver fillings with tooth colored fillings, you can open wide without flashing any silver. Your rear molars will look like they did before you had any cavities filled. (How long ago was that?)

Your Time Dental  Urgent Care serving Gibsonton, Riverview and Apollo Beach areas is a full-service dental practice. An urgent care dentist must be skilled in emergency, general, and cosmetic dentistry. If you have a dental emergency, or are looking for a team of experienced dental professionals, give us a call.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

Questions To Ask Your Urgent Care Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry

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Sometimes Gibsonton residents research their mechanic or hairdresser more thoroughly than their dental professional. Shouldn’t your oral health be far more important? At Your Time Dental Urgent Care, we love to answer questions about all facets of dentistry.

What Training and Experience Do You Have?

You may have questions about a dentist’s training and experience. Drs. Kernagis has been performing complex dental procedures since 2001. If you have questions about the dental schools attended, be sure to ask about it during your consultation.

What General Services Do You Offer?

You probably have questions about the types of services your dentist offers. These may include crowns, braces, fillings, dental bridges, root canals, dental bonding, white fillings, and gum contouring. These services may not be important to you now, but it is a good idea to have an understanding of your options.

What Cosmetic Procedures Do You Provide?

If you are contemplating smile restoration, tooth implants, or tooth whitening, discuss cosmetic dentistry services. Look at before and after pictures and ask your dentist which procedures may be right for you. At Your Time Dental Urgent Care, we provide general dental services and specialty procedures in addition to emergency dental care.

In addition, our dental hygienists perform the most thorough deep dental cleanings of any practice in Florida. If you haven’t run your tongue along smooth, tartar-free teeth in a while, come in for a dental cleaning. It’s a wonderful feeling!

What Are The Risks of This Procedure?

If you visit your urgent care dentist because you have a dental emergency, things will start moving fast. You might need anesthesia. Be sure to find out about the risks and benefits before you proceed.

What Kinds of Fillings Do You Use?

You have a choice in dental fillings. Some dentists offer white, metal-free fillings. Ask your dentist about filling materials.

 

Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. We also have several locations. Call us today at Kernagis Dental Excellence in the Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lithia or FishHawk area. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

Inlays And Onlays For Custom Same-Day Tooth Restorations

At Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Gibsonton, we perform many tooth restorationsafter hours dental practice Gibsonton  for urgent care patients. We’ve been restoring teeth since 2001 for our valued patients.

We fill cavities, repair broken teeth and also place dental implants after a tooth extraction. Regardless of the extent of the tooth damage—or if the tooth has to be extracted—we create custom restorations.

In today’s post, we are going to talk about two types of restorations: inlays and onlays.

What’s The Difference Between an Inlay And an Onlay?

Both inlays and onlays are smaller than full crowns. They can be made of metal, composite resin, or porcelain.

Inlays and onlays are very strong and shaped to precisely fit a hole in a damaged tooth. The choice of an inlay or onlay depends on how much decay and tooth loss has taken place.

An inlay resembles a filling and fills a small part of the tooth, while an onlay covers one or more cusps, or bumps, on the top of the tooth.

  • An inlay fills a hole without changing the shape of the tooth
  • An onlay builds up the tooth surface to restore its initial dimension

Inlays And Onlays in One Dental Visit

With our CEREC technology, we can create and place an inlay or an onlay in one dental visit.

The treatment begins with a thorough evaluation and x-ray. We will remove the damaged tooth structure and we mill the inlay or onlay to accurately fit your tooth and bite.

After the CEREC milling machine creates the restoration, it’s permanently bonded to the tooth. Same day restoration!

Matched Perfectly to Your Tooth Color

Inlays and onlays are durable and inconspicuous. We match them to the specific shade of your tooth. No silver amalgam.

Inlays and onlays protect the tooth from further deterioration. They provide natural function.

Your Time Dental  Urgent Care serving Gibsonton, Riverview and Apollo Beach areas is a full-service dental practice. An urgent care dentist must be skilled in emergency, general, and cosmetic dentistry. If you have a dental emergency, or are looking for a team of experienced dental professionals, give us a call.

 

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534

 

99 Problems And A Toothache Is Only One Of Them

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

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At Your Time Dental Urgent Care in Gibsonton, many urgent care patients come in because a toothache is unbearable.

We provide a variety of procedures to stop tooth pain. More importantly, we eliminate the underlying cause of the pain.

It may call for removing decay and crowning a tooth. It may require a root canal.

But…

Sometimes a patient has 99 problems and a toothache is only one of them.

The good news is that we offer entire mouth reconstruction.

What is Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Total mouth reconstruction is a multi-procedure smile makeover. The combination of services depends on the specific problems. There is no less-than-attractive smile that can’t be upgraded.

Dental implants or implant-anchored dentures restore missing teeth. If there is insufficient bone structure for securing an implant, we can strengthen existing bone with a bone graft.

Soft tissue grafts fix gum recession. Porcelain crowns can correct damaged teeth. Porcelain veneers can correct less extensive cosmetic imperfections like chips and cracks. Tooth whitening takes care of stains and discoloration.

Total Mouth Reconstruction: A Case Study

Let’s describe a hypothetical full mouth reconstruction.

First, the ’99’ problems (okay, there were about 15):

‘Jim’ was a 67-year-old man with a mouthful of troubles. He had received extensive radiation for cancer several years earlier. The radiation therapy damaged soft tissues in his mouth. This led to gum recession which revealed the metal bases of two old crowns.

The exposed tooth roots had decayed. Three of his teeth had to be taken out. Four of his original teeth were broken. Jim also had bone recession at the extraction sites. Plus a couple old crowns that were broken.

The Your Time Dental Urgent Care solution:

Jim received implant placements for the missing teeth. We made new crowns to replace the broken ones. We executed soft tissue grafts to correct the gum recession. Two of his existing teeth were cracked but intact and decay-free. We repaired these teeth with porcelain veneers.

The result; an attractive brand-new smile!

Every tooth in the mouth restored. No amalgam fillings.

If you have 99 dental problems, give us a call. Your Time Dental Urgent Care is more than just an emergency dentist. We offer a number of great dental services. If your dental needs are urgent but not emergencies, that’s no reason to avoid calling us. We have late and weekend hours specifically so that you CAN call us when you need to.

 

Contact Your Time Dental Urgent Care:

813-519-0128

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

13145 Kings Lake Drive Ste 105B
Gibsonton, Florida
33534