Everyone needs a dentist who can provide much needed oral and dental health care. But what if you have a special circumstance, such as a missing tooth? In this case you should see Sunnyvale implantologist Dr. Joe Provines. Unlike a dentist who may have limited education and experience in the fields of implantology and periodontics, Dr. Provines has made these areas his life’s work. With a doctorate in medical dentistry from Washington University in St. Louis, a certificate in periodontics from Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine and 30 years of specialized experience, Dr. Provines is uniquely qualified to rebuild smiles with dental implants and restore periodontal health.
Joe A. Provines Blog
December 28, 2016
December 16, 2016
Did you know that it’s possible to brush your teeth too hard? Many patients think that brushing vigorously is the key to removing the most plaque, however it’s also removing your gum tissue, and unfortunately it won’t grow back, and surgery is the only way to restore it. Loss of gum tissue can also be caused by periodontal (gum) disease, and it can cause a host of issues. Dr. Joe Provines is here to discuss gum grafting and what you can expect from gum surgery in Sunnyvale.
November 27, 2016
If you’re missing one, two or even all of your teeth, don’t despair. Do something positive by exploring dental implants from the Peninsula Center for Implantology in Sunnyvale. Lifelike, long-lasting and durable, dental implants are superior to traditional tooth replacements in every way. Chances are good you qualify for these amazing dental prosthetics.
November 14, 2016
You take a fall and knock out a tooth on a sidewalk in Sunnyvale. This is a dental emergency. Do you know what to do? Contact Dr. Joe A. Provines of the Peninsular Center for Implantology. This experienced and highly skilled dentist will give you the right advice and prompt treatment. Your oral health and comfort are very important to him and to his team.
October 29, 2016
Living with a missing tooth presents daily challenges that most of us take for granted. Eating and chewing become more difficult without your tooth, which affects your diet and nutrition. You may feel embarrassed or self-conscious about talking or smiling in front of others, which can affect your personal and professional relationships. Did you know that it’s also affecting your oral health? (more…)
May 26, 2016
Estimates show that up to 20 percent of American adults fear going to the dentist. Difficult past experiences, embarrassment over dental neglect, multiple and complex procedures–they all contribute to anxiety and nervousness. Dr. Joe A. Provines of Peninsula Center for Implantology in Sunnyvale wants his patients to stay relaxed through the use of expert sedation dentistry. (more…)
April 27, 2016
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry says that visits to a Sunnyvale cosmetic dentist have increased by 200 percent in recent years. Certainly, people want the self-confidence that great smiles produce, and studies show that individuals with attractive teeth leave favorable first impressions. But, surely, there are other reasons for this growing trend. (more…)
April 19, 2016
Periodontal, or gum disease can be sneaky because there are not a lot of pain or symptoms associated with it, at first. In fact, gum disease affects almost 50% of Americans, and many people aren’t even aware that they have it. This is why regular visits to your dentist are so important because he or she will screen you for periodontal disease at every bi-annual appointment, and the earlier you detect it, the better your chances are for a successful treatment. If you should encounter gum disease, LANAP treatment in Sunnyvale offers you optimum gum tissue therapy.
February 3, 2016
Needing tooth replacement? Explore the health and aesthetic benefits of dental implants by Joe A. Provines DMD, Sunnyvale implantologist and periodontist.
What’s your best tooth replacement option? For most older teens and adults, it’s the dental implant. Conferring best function, feel and appearance, the dental implant from Sunnyvale specialist, Joe A. Provine DMD, is just like a real tooth.