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What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is a dental specialty that focuses on both the aesthetics of a person’s mouth as well as the function. While most people assume that cosmetic dentistry is for people who simply want a better smile, this myth couldn’t be further from the truth. Cosmetic dentistry is about restoring

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Periodontal Disease

One of the most common dental issues seen in patients, periodontal disease afflicts more than three million Americans. This disease starts out with simply bad breath, but morphs into a debilitating disease that can greatly impact a patient’s quality of life. It requires diagnosis by a dental professional, as well

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What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants offer a permanent solution to tooth loss. They’re a great option for patients who do not want to both with removable prosthetics like dentures. Dental implants are metal posts that are implanted into your jaw bone and affixed with a permanent crown. How do dental implants work? Dental

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Emergency Dental Visits

No one wants to head to the dentist, but many times the trips are unavoidable and critical to your oral health. Emergency dental visits are one of the most dreaded visits, however, true emergencies call for quick care. But how do you know if you’re truly facing a dental emergency?

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Isolation/Humidity Control for Dental Procedures

When you are comfortably reclined in the chair, you may not always be aware of what is going on during some of the dental procedures that you undergo. During dental procedures, Ross Quartano, DDS will take steps to ensure the areas he is working on remain as clean and free

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Continuing Education at Magnolia Dental

At Magnolia Dental it is not enough for our dentists to have a D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree. A D.D.S. degree means that dentists have completed 3+ years of an undergraduate education as well as 4 years of postgraduate dental school. Ross Quartano, D.D.S. has undertaken more than 500

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Restorative Care

Provisional restorations are often used during complex restorative dental procedures to serve as temporary prosthetic replacements while patients wait for a permanent restoration. Provisional restorations offer patients to try-out the look and feel of the final prosthetic and make any necessary changes before the final fabrication and fitting. Unlike temporary

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so it makes sense that you would want it to be bright, white and healthy. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are routine dental procedures used to remove decayed, damaged or otherwise problematic teeth. Dentists usually make every effort to preserve natural teeth, although sometimes an extraction is necessary. Although the procedure is performed in a dentist’s or oral surgeon’s office, it is considered surgery. Depending on which teeth

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