Chipped Tooth or Cracked Crown?

Chipped Tooth or Cracked Crown?

Chipped Tooth or Cracked Crown? I was going to the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo for my regular teeth cleaning and as the dentist was checking over my mouth, he asked how everything was with my teeth and overall health of my mouth. Proudly, I answered, “Everything was great” and as I am thinking to myself, now let’s get this cleaning done and get me out of here! My Mission Viejo Dentist asks me if I noticed that I had chipped my crown? I said no, but food gets caught back there where you are pointing every time I eat. They had mentioned that the crown was chipped and even worse, after x-rays were taken, they noticed a cavity was developing under the crown. “Oh No!” was my first though, however, I knew I was in good hands because at the Vartanian Dental Group, crowns, fillings and veneers are their specialty! I made my appointment for two weeks later to have the crown replaced and the cavity removed. Of course, with me, nothing can be easy, so when Dr Vartanian removed the crown, he had to really work hard to get out the cavity, which meant he was drilling a little longer than he originally thought. One thing I want to point out, as I have had many procedures performed from various dentists, that just because he had to work a little harder to get the cavity out, he took his time and was gentle the entire time. If you have ever been to a dentist who is not so gentle, when they come up against a problem,...
Dental Insurance – Use it or Lose it

Dental Insurance – Use it or Lose it

Dental Insurance – Use it or Lose it If you have insurance benefits and haven’t maximized the benefits yet, make your appointment today! Now is the time to use your insurance benefits before the end of the year. If you have insurance, there is a good chance you have a certain amount of dental insurance budgeted for each calendar year. The Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo accepts most insurance plans and most importantly, we are In-Network with most insurance companies. This means you will pay less when you use the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo. If you are new to Orange County, be sure to see if the Vartanian Dental Group in Mission Viejo is on your insurance list. You’ll want to choose the Vartanian Dental Group for several reasons, but the most important reason is because they are the best dental practice in Orange County.   One of the things that make them the best dental practice is that they have the best doctors all under one roof. They specialize in family dentistry, children’s dentistry, braces and much more. Ameet Chopra is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon specializing in tooth extractions, dental implants, anesthesia/sedation, corrective jaw surgery, and trauma surgery. He was born and raised in Southern California, and attended UC-Irvine for his undergraduate education. Dr Tyson Curtis is our Endodontist, who specialize in maintaining teeth through endodontic therapy — procedures, involving the soft inner tissue of the teeth, called the pulp. The word “endodontic” comes from “endo” meaning inside and “odont” meaning tooth. Like many medical terms, it’s Greek. Dr James Jun is our Periodontitis (per-e-o-don-TIE-tis),who specializes in...