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By Dr. Stephanie ML Wong, DMD, Inc.
September 09, 2014
Category: Dental Procedures
Taking care of a family is a big responsibility. It may seem like you are always on the go and to-do lists become your new best friend. When it seems like life is getting a little hectic, we know how easy it can be to put your health on the backburner for your family. If you are having dental trouble, we recommend you see a dentist right away. Letting dental issues of the teeth or gum tissue go untreated can spell more trouble down the road. CEREC One Visit Crowns
As a family dental practice in Honolulu, we just want to make sure our patients are getting the best preventative dental care. We can’t stress enough how important oral health is to overall body health. There is a connection between oral health and body wellness—that’s why you shouldn’t ignore a toothache or damage to the tooth.

Common Dental Problems Covered by CEREC One-Visit Crowns 

At our Honolulu dentistry office, we utilize modern dentistry techniques because it saves our patients’ time and worries. And CEREC One-Visit Crowns is a convenient restorative treatment for the following issues:
  • Chipped tooth
  • Tooth decay
  • Weak tooth
  • Worn down tooth
  • Misshapen or discolored tooth
  • Cracked tooth
Since a dental crown resembles the natural tooth in shape and color, patients appreciate how it improves the look, function and health of a tooth. With CEREC One-Visit Crowns, are busy patients can get a tooth treated in just one visit. It’s save them time and also gives them a peace of mind, without the added stress of more dental appointments.
We want to get your oral health back on track and give you that extra time with your family! Please contact us at (808) 732-3072 if you believe something is wrong with a tooth or teeth. Have a great day!

Family Dentistry Procedures

Family dentistry includes services that patients of all ages and stages in life need to keep their teeth healthy and secure. Honolulu ,HI family dentist, Dr. Wong, sees patients young and senior with a wide variety of oral health concerns. Learn about some of the most commonly requested family dentistry procedures to prevent and fix dental problems. Family Dentistry Services

Regular Cleanings

One of the most important family dentistry procedures is a basic tooth cleaning. Family members are encouraged to come in for a cleaning at least twice per year. A dentist can remove plaque and buildup that a toothbrush can’t reach. Dr. Wong cleans between the teeth and around the gums carefully before polishing the enamel to a brilliant shine.

Tooth Fillings

Even with regular cleanings, some patients (usually children) need help to fight tooth infections. Infections happen when you eat and drink a lot of sugary food without taking special care to brush and floss regularly. This is why it’s important to encourage young kids to brush their teeth for at least two minutes every morning and every night. In the case of a cavity, which are also called caries, Honolulu HI family dentist Dr. Wong cleans the infection and then fills in the tooth with protective material.

Root Canal Therapy

When a tooth becomes too infected and painful to treat with a cavity filling, a root canal may be necessary. Infected material is removed from the inner pulp so that the tooth can heal. Regular checkups are crucial to preventing problems of this magnitude.


Another common family dentistry service is orthodontia. This is the process of straightening or correcting the teeth so that they look and function better. Young children and teens often benefit from getting braces at an early age and adults at various stages of life often want their teeth straightened to make a good impression at work and in social settings.
Dr. Stephanie Wong is a skilled practitioner who offers all of these services and more at her Honolulu, HI family dentist office on Waialae Avenue. Contact her for a consult at (808) 732-3072 or just hit the “Appointment Request” button on her website today.

Stephanie Wong

Dr. Stephanie Wong is unlike any other dentist you've ever been to.  The reason she became a dentist was her yearning to help and heal her patients.  Her goal was to "Create Life Changing Experiences".  She is also well regarded...

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