Our Regular Office Hours Are:
Mondays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesdays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesdays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursdays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturdays - 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sundays - Emergencies and by Previous Appt only
We strive to offer convenient and quick appointments. We can schedule for weekends, early mornings and late evenings to meet your busy schedules.
When patients decide to have dental implants placed, they are making a smart choice in restoring their smiles. Tooth loss can leave gaps in the smile that are unsightly and embarrassing for many, but restoring with dental implants is one of many ways to bring back that beautiful smile! While others may consider the benefits of dental bridges and partial dentures, dental implants are an investment in the smile. The long-term nature of implants makes them the gold standard in dental restoration, and they provide patients with a carefree, low-maintenance smile. Dental implants are titanium posts used to restore missing … Continue reading
The smile is often the first thing people notice about others. When an individual flashes a beautiful smile, it makes a positive first impression on those who see it. While not everyone has a naturally radiant smile, there are ways for patients to achieve it, including those who have suffered from tooth loss. These patients can benefit from dental implants from an implant dentist. San Jose dentist, Dr. Lokhandwala of StarBrite Dental, offers dental implants, along with other restoration alternatives. Dental implants are a wonderful way to restore missing natural teeth. They are long lasting, affordable, and allow patients to … Continue reading
For the person with the perfect smile, this article isn’t for you. This article is for the person who is struggling with imperfect teeth, teeth that pain, teeth that are either partially broken or crumbling in your mouth, teeth that need to be extracted, and teeth that need the care of a dental professional. The symptoms above are the consequences of poor dental hygiene or lack of proper oral care. Many times, the lack of proper dental care and poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth loss. What causes tooth loss? Tooth loss can be caused by many different factors. … Continue reading
San Jose is a beautiful and thriving city; home to hundreds of thousands of people. Among these are many individuals who would benefit from an improvement in their smiles. To a human being, a smile is a form of non-verbal communication. With our smiles, we can encourage, convey shyness or nervousness, and impart importance to another person or event. When someone loses a tooth, whether through tooth extraction or accident, It leaves a gaping hole in the location of the tooth. There are many severe implications to this empty space. Other than the obvious cosmetic issue, the empty space tend … Continue reading
Dental implants are just one of many restorations offered in San Jose by Starbrite Dental. Dr. Munira knows how important it is to have a smile that you can be proud of. For patients who are missing natural teeth, or for those who want to consider implant-supported dentures, dental implants are a permanent solution for many patients wanting to improve their smile. Dental implants are titanium metal rods that are surgically placed into the jawbone and stabilized through the process of osseointegration. This is when the bone grows around the implant and gives it strength and support, similar to the … Continue reading
What is the success rate of dental implants? The success rate of dental implants are very high. For a well placed dental implant, the success rate will exceed 98%. There are patients who placed dental implants when they first come out 20 odd years ago and they are still fully functional. Are titanium implants worth the cost? Titanium implants are definitely worth the cost. It’s a great alternative to replace a missing tooth and avoid removal dentures or fixed bridges. The use of dental implants allows the dentist to replace a missing tooth without having to resort to cutting the … Continue reading
Extracted or lost teeth can have a negative effect on one’s appearance and can affect the efficiency of the oral structure. Chewing, biting, and speaking all require teeth to perform and when one or more natural teeth are missing from the dental arch, it can cause concern. Additionally, patients who are missing natural teeth may experience problems such as the shifting of their existing teeth, which can only be fixed with orthodontic treatment. Restorative services through StarBrite Dental with Dr. Munira Lokhandwala should be considered as soon as possible to ensure preservation of the smile. In many cases, patients who … Continue reading
Maintaining a full set of teeth is important. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of the San Jose area explains to her patients how beneficial it can be to keep all the natural teeth within the smile. Missing teeth can: reduce chewing and biting efficiency make it difficult to speak clearly result in the shifting of the existing teeth, developing large spaces cause deterioration of the jawbone, resulting in an aging, sunken in appearance While things can happen that result in the loss of natural teeth, it is important to consider restorative options. One option often recommended by Dr. Munira Lokhandwala of StarBrite … Continue reading
Lost teeth can affect more than just the aesthetics of the smile. This is why patients in the San Jose area should speak with a restorative dentist about the options available for repair. Replacing missing teeth can improve appearance, function, and health of the smile and should always be considered as soon as possible to avoid further damage to the smile. For example, when teeth are missing, it can reduce the amount of bone underneath the gum tissue and can result in the shifting of the existing teeth-making orthodontics necessary to correct. Instead, patients are urged to contact Dr. Munira … Continue reading
A missing tooth can have a dramatic impact on the smile. This is why patients who visit Dr. Munira Lokhandwala in the San Jose area interested in replacing one or more teeth may be urged to consider the benefits of placing a dental implant. Dental implants are a common solution for restoring the smile. They are often chosen over alternatives such as partial dentures and dental bridges because they have many benefits over the others. Patients who are seeking a permanent way to replace their missing teeth will find dental implants to be the best option out there. Dental implants … Continue reading
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Best Dentist facility I've ever been too. Professional, quick and painless. The ability to watch Cartoon Network while having my wisdom tooth removed is a plus.