Buena Park Dentist, Dentist in Buena Park, CA

Andrew W. Yap, DDS, FAGD

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry

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8081 Stanton Ave. Suite 100

Buena Park, CA 90620

Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Dental Sleep Medicine

714-828-6684

714-82-TOOTH

Our Services
 

Dental Hygiene/Periodontal Health

While at our office, we make sure that you receive the highest level of service and ensure that our dental work is of the highest quality. To ensure that you maintain great oral health, this level of quality needs to extend into your personal oral hygiene routine. We can help you establish a dental hygiene routine that will keep your teeth healthy and white. If you have any questions about your current hygiene plan please ask us.

Your teeth are not the only important part of your mouth. Your gums are essential to oral hygiene as well. We can provide periodontal cleanings and treatment, or refer you to one of our recommended specialists. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Oral cancer screenings

Oral cancer screenings are a very important part of the dental visit for the patient. With the advances in modern technology, we are now able to pinpoint the start of a potential problem much earlier in its evolution. The ability to do so is extremely important in being able to treat any issues prior to them becoming a major irreversible problem.

The oral cancer screening is often completed with an ultraviolet light or similar device that allows us to view issues that can't always be detected by the human eye under normal conditions.

Certain lifestyle choices can have a great impact on the health of tissues and your overall health in the mouth. If you are a smoker or heavy drinker, make sure to get regular screenings when you visit the dentist.

Root Planing

Often there is plaque and tartar that accumulates below the gum line. In this scenario, we will clean and smooth this area with special instruments to ensure that the area is completely spotless. If this area is not kept clean the entire area can become irritated with the bacteria that resides in the tartar and plaque. It's very important to have your dentist check this area if you have bleeding during brushing.

Arestin

Our office provides the service of localized placement of a medicine, Arestin, in your gum pockets if they are infected with bacteria that is causing bone loss. ARESTIN® uses Microsphere technology to deliver minocycline, an antibiotic that kills the bacteria that cause periodontal disease. The minocycline is placed painlessly under the gums, directly to the infected site. ARESTIN® Microspheres continue to fight the infection for up to 21 days.

ARESTIN® is indicated as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP) procedures for reduction of pocket depth in patients with adult periodontitis. ARESTIN® may be used as part of a periodontal maintenance program which includes good oral hygiene, and scaling and root planing.

For more information visit, http://www.arestin.com/for-patients.jsp

 

 
 
 
We proudly offer dental hygiene at our convenient location in Buena Park, CA. A consistent dental hygiene appointment is important to your overall oral health. Well make sure that your teeth are clean, plaque-free and looking their whitest