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Sleep Dentistry

We hear all the time how terrifying it is to go to the dentist. The smell. The sound of the drill. The elevator music. The bully at the front desk. The gruff dentist with fingers the size of sausages--- STOP right there! There is a better way, really! At Brandon L. Cairo DMD, we are here to...

What’s so special about dental microscopes?

Use of a dental operating microscope allows Dr. Cairo to visualize, diagnose and subsequently treat things that would otherwise not been seen with conventional loupes or naked-eye dentistry. Microscope dentistry has the greatest precision and accuracy when providing care; exact tooth preparations and margins,  more conservative treatment that is kinder and gentler to neighboring teeth and...

Composite Bondings

Composite Fillings Composite fillings are a mixture of glass or quartz filler in a resin medium that produces a tooth-colored filling. They are sometimes referred to as composites or filled resins. Composite fillings provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small-to-mid size restorations that need to withstand...

3 Triggers for Sleep Apnea

What is Sleep Apnea? Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Sleep apnea is a disorder that prevents the body from getting sufficient oxygen during times of sleep. During sleep, the person with sleep apnea literally stops breathing for small periods of time,...

6 Things to Know About Whitening

Whitening is a permanent change to the teeth, though those changes can be reversed by things like coffee, tea, red wine, dark sodas and smoking. Whitening is a safe procedure for people over age 13, when done in moderation. Teeth whitening during pregnancy is not recommended. There are many products available that work specifically with sensitive teeth...

Implant-Supported Denture

  Dental implants can be used to replace a section or full arch of missing teeth, using an improved version of a full or partial denture. A specific number of dental implants are placed into the jawbone and allowed to heal (osseointegrate) to the surrounding bone. While this is occurring, impressions and other measurements are taken to design and create...

Implant-Supported Bridge

  Dental implants are quite versatile in their use. Two dental implants can be placed to span a distance of missing teeth, similar to a conventional bridge. Dental implants are placed into the jaw bone and allowed to heal, locking them into place with the surrounding bone. One this occurs, impressions are taken in order for the...

What Is Oral Rehabilitation?

  Though the term sounds complex and scary, it's actually quite simple. Oral Rehabilitation or Reconsturction is simply designing a plan to restore a person's oral health. This differs for every person as it is based of an individual's needs, wants and desires. Dr. Cairo uses the highest quality materials and technology to ensure safe and efficient care...

Oral Implications of Huntington’s Disease

Huntington's Disease is a devastating genetic mutation of the fourth chromosome that is responsible for degenerating one's cognitive and motor abilities over time.  The typical onset of disease is around age 40, and progresses over the next 10-20 years with a fatal outcome. Huntington's disease is broken up into 3 stages, early, middle and late. The signs and symptoms...

Dental Cleanings

GINGIVITIS is an infection within the gums, that requires treatment before it progresses to the bone. Your Dentist will diagnosis the health on the gum tissue so that appropriate treatment can be recommended. Oftentimes in the case of gingivitis, the Dental Hygienist will perform a debridement, which, along with your attentive care at home, can...

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At Dr. Cairo’s, we strive to create beautiful, healthy, and lasting smiles, helping our patients look and feel good throughout every phase of their treatment. To us, this means creating an atmosphere that is calming and comfortable, inspiring confidence. From your first consultation to the final result, we want our patients to feel confident...

Dental Cleanings

Professional hygiene maintenance is of most importance irregardless of how well your home care is. The human body naturally mineralizes plaque remaining on the teeth or hiding under the gums, thus causing tartar / calculus to form. This calculus is a crystallized block of placque and bacteria that attaches to the roots and thus causes...

Jaw Pain

Myofascial Pain / Discomfort Facial soreness, pain, and fatigue when chewing are often symptoms of unconscious grinding / clenching at night when sleeping. This may cause neck and upper back pain which can then lead to tension headaches and potentially be a trigger for migraines.
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Tooth Removal

A tooth is removed in an atraumatic fashion by working with the body's natural responses to easily rock a tooth out. Atraumatic extraction are done in order to provide the best experience to the patient, as well as to preserve as much bone as possible.   [video_preview post_url="

Root Canal Therapy

Inside each tooth is the nerve, also known as the pulp, which provides nutrients and feeling to the tooth. The nerve runs through the tooth like a thread. When the nerve is diseased or injured, the tissue around the nerve becomes necrotic. If the necrotic tissue is not removed, the tooth will become painful and...

Dental Implants

Dental Implants can be used to replace a single tooth or restore an entire smile and provide a more permanent solution. Dental implants are an excellent option for people who may be congenitally missing teeth, or have lost teeth due to trauma or gum disease.

Full Dentures

Full dentures allow people who have lost all their teeth the ability to eat, speak and smile. The full denture replaces all of the patient’s natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. Without the support of teeth, facial muscles can begin to sag and the chewing function is compromised. [video_preview post_url="

Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures allow people who have lost some of their teeth the ability to eat, speak and smile. A partial denture replaces a section of natural teeth and provides support for the cheeks and lips. Without the support of teeth, facial muscles can begin to sag. A partial denture replaces missing teeth so the remaining...

White Fillings

Composite fillings are white fillings designed to match the color of teeth. Composite may be used to repair a defect or restore a decayed tooth. Often used on front teeth, they may also be used in back teeth to allow for a more natural looking smile. [video_preview post_url="

Fixed Bridge

A fixed bridge is a permanently cemented restoration that replaces or spans the space where one or more teeth have been removed or are missing. A bridge helps maintain the shape of the face, as well as alleviate the stress in your bite by replacing the missing teeth. [video_preview post_url="