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Dental Palermo

Dental Palermo

Show Phone NumberCharcas 3127, CABA, Palermo, Buenos Aires, C1425BMM
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Opening Hours

Monday09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday09:30 - 18:00
Thursday09:30 - 18:00
Friday09:30 - 18:00
Saturday
Sunday

Popular Treatments

Dentist Consultation
Veneers
Teeth Whitening
Dentures
Dental Crowns
Dental Bridges
Extractions
Teeth Cleaning
Laser Teeth Whitening
Fillings
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About Dental Palermo

Dental Palermo emphasizes quality dental care for all ages!

At Dental Palermo we are committed to provide specialized and comprehensive dental care.Whether you seek routine family care or major restorative dentistry (smile makeovers) we recommend only the best treatments and highest quality dental products tailored to fit your personal situation. From tooth colored restorations, like white fillings and all porcelain crowns, to cosmetic treatments like veneers and teeth whitening. Great comfort during your appointments while enjoying a friendly atmosphere and privacy.

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from 48 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Dental Palermo

Yves Buenos Aires
Reviewed 01 May 2014 "Went very well and very fast"
"Went very well and very fast. Took about 75 minutes."
Martina Argentina
Reviewed 25 June 2013 "Pleased with the results!"
"several treatments

I am very pleased with the results. Everything was very well explained, all my questions were answered and I felt really well taken care of."
Tom Buenos Aires
Reviewed 25 June 2012 "Highly recommended"
"Consultation

Very professional and in-depth advice. Highly recommended."
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Accreditations

  • ITAES - Instituto Técnico para la Acreditación de los Establecimientos de Salud (Argentina) 
  • The Leading Dental Centers of The World (International) 
  • ESCD - European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (International) 
  • IADR - International Association for Dental Research (International) 
  • ICD - International College of Dentists Fellowship (International) 
  • ISCD - International Society of Computerized Dentistry (International) 
  • PFA - Pierre Fauchard Academy (International) 
  • YDW - Young Dentists Worldwide (International) 

Provides

Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentures

Emergency Dental Services

Family Dentistry

Children's Dentistry

Periodontic Services

Dental Restorations

Premises

Parking - Parking in front of the office

Accessible to disabled people

Public transport access

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Access without steps

Patient bathroom

Wireless access

On-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Emergency service

Text message reminders

Home visits

Open 24 hours

Open weekends

Languages spoken

EnglishSpanishPortuguese

Dentistry

 
Air Abrasion

Air abrasion is a drill-less technique that is being used bysome dentists to remove tooth decay and for other applications.

How Does Air Abrasion Work?

During air abrasion, an instrument that works like a minisandblaster is used to spray away decay. During air abrasion, a fine stream ofparticles is aimed at the decayed portion of the tooth. These particles aremade of silica, aluminum oxide, or a baking soda mixture and are propelledtoward the tooth surface by compressed air or a gas that runs through thedental handpiece. Small particles of decay on the tooth surface are removed asthe stream of particles strikes them. The particles of decay are then"suctioned" away through a thin tube.

Is Air Abrasion Safe?

Yes, air abrasion is safe. The only precautions neededbefore air abrasion are protective eye wear (to prevent eye irritation from thespray) and the use of a rubber dam (a rubber sheet that fits around teeth) orprotective resin applied to nearby teeth and gums to protect areas of the mouththat arent being treated. The suctioning of particles also prevents them frombeing breathed into the lungs. 

What Are the Advantages of Air Abrasion?

Compared with the traditional drilling method, theadvantages of air abrasion are many and include the following:

  • Air abrasion generates no heat, sound, pressure, or vibration.
  • Air abrasion reduces the need for anesthesia, particularly if the cavity is shallow.
  • Air abrasion leaves much more of the healthy tooth tissue behind.
  • Air abrasion leaves the working area relatively dry, which is an advantage during the placement of composite fillings.
  • Air abrasion reduces the risk of fracturing and chipping of the tooth, which some dentists believe can affect the life span of the filling.
  • Air abrasion allows the dentist to treat multiple sites in the mouth durin
 
Antibiotic and Antifungal Treatment
 
Bad Breath Treatment
 
Cosmetic Dentist Consultation

Your initial appointment enables us to review your medical and dental history, discuss your treatment goals and conduct a comprehensive dental examination. Once we gather all essential information, we will share our findings and provide you with information and options to achieve your goals.  After this visit, our front desk staff will assist you in  getting scheduled back for the appropriate amount of time for your first cleaning here.

Please provide the following at the time of your initial consultation:
  • Recent x-rays if available
  • A list of medications you are presently taking
  • If you have dental insurance, the necessary completed forms. This will save you time and allow us to help you process any claims. 
 
Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is an option that can be considered:

  • To repair decayed teeth (composite resins are used to fill cavities)
  • To repair chipped or cracked teeth
  • To improve the appearance of discolored teeth
  • To close spaces between teeth
  • To make teeth look longer
  • To change the shape of teeth
  • As a cosmetic alternative to amalgam fillings
  • To protect a portion of the tooths root that has been exposed when gums recede
Whats the Procedure for Having a Tooth Bonded?
  • Preparation. Little advance preparation is needed for dental bonding. Anesthesia is often not necessary unless the bonding is being used to fill a decayed tooth. Your dentist will use a shade guide to select a composite resin color that will closely match the color of your tooth.
  • The bonding process. Next, the surface of the tooth will be roughened and a conditioning liquid applied. These procedures help the bonding material adhere to the tooth. The tooth-colored, putty-like resin is then applied, molded, and smoothed to the desired shape. An ultraviolet light or laser is then used to harden the material. After the material is hardened, your dentist will further trim and shape it, and polish it to match the sheen of the rest of the tooth surface.
  • Time-to-completion. Dental bonding takes about 30 to 60 minutes per tooth to complete.
What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Dental Bonding?
  • Advantages: Dental bonding is among the easiest and least expensive of cosmetic dental procedures. Unlike and , which are customized tooth coverings that must be manufactured in a lab, bonding usually can be done in one office visit unless several teeth are involved. Another advantage, compared with veneers and crowns, is that the least amount of tooth enamel i
 
Dental Bridges
 
3-Unit Bridge
 
Maryland Bridge
 
Metal Bridge
 
Permanent Bridge
 
PFM Bridge
 
Porcelain Bridge
 
Temporary Bridge
 
Routine Dental Examination
 
Dental Crowns
 
Gold Crown
 
Permanent Crown
 
PFM Crown
 
Porcelain Crown
 
Resin Crown
 
Stainless Steel Crown
 
Temporary Crown
 
Zirconia Crown
 
Dental Sealant

Dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces ofteeth -- usually the back teeth (the premolars and molars) -- to prevent toothdecay. The sealant quickly bonds into the depressions and grooves of the teeth,forming a protective shield over the enamel of each tooth.

Although thorough brushing and flossing can remove food particles and plaquefrom smooth surfaces of teeth, they cannot always get into all the nooks andcrannies of the back teeth to remove the food and plaque. Sealants protectthese vulnerable areas from tooth decay by "sealing out" plaque andfood.

Who Should Get Sealants?

Because of the likelihood of developing decay in the depressions and groovesof the premolars and molars, children and teenagers are candidates forsealants. However, adults without decay or fillings in their molars can alsobenefit from sealants.

Typically, children should get sealants on their permanent molars andpremolars as soon as these teeth come in. In this way, the sealants can protectthe teeth through the cavity-prone years of ages 6 to 14.

In some cases, dental sealants may also be appropriate for baby teeth, suchas when a childs baby teeth have deep depressions and grooves. Because babyteeth play such an important role in holding the correct spacing for permanentteeth, its important to keep these teeth healthy so they are not lost tooearly.

How Long Do Sealants Last?

Sealants can protect teeth from decay for up to 10 years, but they need tobe checked for chipping or wearing at regular dental check-ups. Your dentistcan replace sealants as necessary.

 
Dental X-Ray

Dental X-rays help dentists visualize diseases of the teeth andsurrounding tissue that cannot be seen with a simple oral exam. In addition,X-rays help the dentist find and treat dental problems early in theirdevelopment, which can potentially save you money, unnecessary discomfort, andmaybe even your life.

WhatProblems Can Dental X-Rays Detect?

In adults, dental X-rays can be used to:

Show areas of decay that may not be visible with an oral exam,especially small areas of decay between teeth

Identify decay occurring beneath an existing filling

Reveal bone loss that accompanies gum disease

Reveal changes in the bone or in the root canal resulting from infection

Assist in the preparation of tooth implants, braces, dentures, or otherdental procedures

Reveal an abscess (an infection at the root of a tooth or between thegum and a tooth)

Reveal other developmental abnormalities, such as cysts and some typesof tumors

In children, dental X-rays are used to:

Watch for decay

Determine if there is enough space in the mouth to fit all incomingteeth

Determine if primary teeth are being lost quickly enough to allowpermanent teeth to come in properly

Check for the development of wisdom teeth and identify if the teeth areimpacted (unable to emerge through the gums)

 
Traditional Dental X-Ray
 
Dentist Consultation
 
Dentures
 
Acrylic Dentures
 
Chrome Dentures
 
Dentures Adjustment
 
Dentures Repair
 
Fixed Partial Dentures
 
Flexible Partial Dentures
 
Full Dentures
 
Immediate Dentures
 
Overdentures
 
Removable Partial Dentures
 
Denturist Consultation
 
Emergency Dentist Consultation
 
Extractions
 
Non-Surgical Extractions
 
Surgical Extractions
 
Family Dentist Consultation
 
Fillings
 
Amalgam Filling
 
Glass Ionomer Cement Filling
Fillings That Release Fluoride

Among the newer options for dental fillings are glass ionomers, made of acrylic acids and fine-glass powders.

Advantages: Glass ionomer fillings can be colored to blend in with surrounding natural teeth. Plus, they can be designed to release small amounts of fluoride, which helps prevent decay.

Disadvantages: Glass ionomer fillings can fracture, so they arent appropriate for chewing surfaces.

Because of their fragile nature, dentists may suggest this type of filling for cavities near the gum line or to fill between teeth.

 
Gold Filling
 
Porcelain Filling
 
Resin-Modified Glass Ionomer Cement Filling
 
Root Filling
 
Temporary Filling
 
White Filling
 
Fluoride Therapy
 
Gingivitis Treatment
 
Gum Surgery
 
Gum Contouring and Reshaping
 
Hygienist Session
 
Inlay or Onlay
 
Composite Resin Inlay or Onlay
 
Gold Inlay or Onlay
 
Porcelain Inlay or Onlay
 
Mouth Guard

Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time.Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm,but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged andother oral health complications can arise.

Why DoPeople Grind Their Teeth?

Although teeth grinding can be caused by stress and anxiety, it oftenoccurs during sleep and is more likely caused by an abnormal bite or missing orcrooked teeth.

How Do IFind Out if I Grind My Teeth?

Because grinding often occurs during sleep, most people are unaware thatthey grind their teeth. However, a dull, constant headache or sore jaw is atelltale symptom of bruxism. Many times people learn that they grind theirteeth by their loved one who hears the grinding at night.

If you suspect you may be grinding your teeth, talk to your dentist. Heor she can examine your mouth and jaw for signs of bruxism, such as jawtenderness and abnormalities in your teeth.

Why IsTeeth Grinding Harmful?

In some cases, chronic teeth grinding can result in a fracturing,loosening, or loss of teeth. The chronic grinding may wear their teeth down tostumps. When these events happen, bridges, crowns, root canals, implants,partial dentures, and even complete dentures may be needed.

Not only can severe grinding damage teeth and result in tooth loss, itcan also affect your jaws, result in hearing loss, cause or worsen TMD/TMJ, andeven change the appearance of your face.

What CanI Do to Stop Grinding My Teeth?

Your dentist can fit you with a mouth guard to protect your teeth fromgrinding during sleep.

If stress is causing you to grind your teeth, ask your doctor or dentistabout options to reduce your stress.

 
Paediatric Dentist Consultation
 
Periodontist Consultation
 
Periodontitis Treatment
 
Pulpotomy
 
Restorative Dentist Consultation
 
Teeth Cleaning
 
Scaling and Root Planing
Root Planing and Scaling for Gum Disease

Root planing and scaling is one of the most effectiveways to treat gum disease before it becomes severe. Root planing and scalingcleans between the gums and the teeth down to the roots. Your dentist may needto use a local anesthetic to numb your gums and the roots of your teeth.

Some dentists and dentalhygienists will use an ultrasonic tool for the planing and scaling. This toolis not as uncomfortable as a standard scraping tool, but not all cleaningsrequire this type of tool.

The professional may place antibiotic fibers into the pockets between yourteeth and gums. The antibiotic will help speed healing and prevent infection.The dentist will remove the fibers about 1 week after the procedure.

What To Expect After Treatment

If anesthesia is used, your lips and gums may remainnumb for a few hours. Planing and scaling causes little or no discomfort.

Why It Is Done

Root planing and scaling is done when gums have eitherstarted to pull away from the teeth or the roots of the teeth have hard mineraldeposits on them.

How Well It Works

If you maintain good dental care after the procedure,the progression of gum disease should stop. And your gums will heal and becomefirm and pink again.

Risks

Root planing and scaling can introduce harmful bacteriainto the bloodstream. Gum tissue is also at risk of infection. You may need totake antibiotics before and after surgery if you have a condition that puts youat high risk for a severe infection or if infections are particularly dangerousfor you. You may need to take antibiotics if you:

  • Have certain heart problems that make it dangerous for you to get a heart infection called endocarditis.
  • Have an impaired immune system,
  • Had recent major surgeries or have man-made body parts, such as an artificial hip or heart  valve.
What To Think About
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Ultrasonic Scaling
 
Teeth Contouring and Reshaping
 
Teeth Whitening
 
BriteSmile™ Teeth Whitening
 
Chemical Teeth Whitening
 
Home Whitening Kits
 
Laser Teeth Whitening
 
Whitening Top Up Treatment
 
Treatment of Dental Abscess
 
Veneers
 
Composite Veneers
 
Porcelain Veneers

Payment Information

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Insurance

Private Patients Welcome

Public Health Insurance

Dental Plans Accepted - HTH Worlwide International

Dr Claudio Sorrentino

Job Title:
  Principal Dentist
Specialisations:
  Conservative Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Examinations, Dental Public Health, Functional Aesthetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Show Phone NumberCharcas 3127, CABA, Palermo, Buenos Aires, C1425BMM