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How are White Fillings Placed?

Feb 26, 2014 Everybody likes beautiful white teeth. Did you ever wonder how a white composite filling is placed? What is involved in replacing a silver mercury/amalgam filling? Well, here is a quick step by step outline demonstrating the placement of a white filling. ISOLATION: We need to isolate the tooth with or without a rubber shield. Below you can see how some of the fillings are isolated. In some of the teeth the silver mercury or decay has already been removed. We use a clamp to separate the teeth so a tight contact can be achieved in the final restoration. EVALUATION:... Read More »

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Thin Porcelain Veneers – Save Your Tooth Structure

Jan 14, 2014   Porcelain Veneers are beautiful, there is no question about that. A beautiful smile really does improve the quality of your life…but, is it worth cutting your teeth down to little nubs? In my dental opinion no. Your teeth need to last you your entire life, so the more tooth structure you save the better. The good news is that top cosmetic dentists now are able to deliver thin, minimally invasive porcelain veneers that look amazing! The thinner the porcelain veneer the more skill is required of the dental technician and the dentist. This is why I recommend patients... Read More »

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Happy Thanksgiving from Ideal Dentistry

Nov 27, 2013 Happy Thanksgiving to you all from Ideal Dentistry, your premier source for quality dentistry in Louisville. One of the most important pleasures in life is the ability to enjoy eating…another great reason to take care of your teeth. If you want to improve your ability to enjoy these festive times, call us, it is not too late to get your teeth fixed for Christmas! Keep Smiling, Dr. Chris   Read More »

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Free Teeth Whitening! Have a WHITE Christmas

Nov 04, 2013 Ideal Dentistry of Louisville KY is having a FREE TEETH WHITENING promotion! Yes, I said free, completely FREE. One day this month we will ask anyone interested in getting their teeth whitened to line up outside our office. For 3 hours Ideal Dentistry will take impressions to create professional whitening trays that will maximize the effectiveness of our top of the line whitening product! There is not cost to you, anyone from Louisville can line up to get their teeth whitened. Here are the stipulations that we must legally follow: To whiten teeth you must have a quick exam... Read More »

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Truth in Advertising – Who is a Cosmetic Dentist?

Oct 02, 2013 Let’s say you live in Prospect, Kentucky (Louisville Kentucky), and are looking for a true Cosmetic Dentist, how do you find one? As soon as you starting looking at signs, searching online, or listening to the radio you will realize that everyone is a Cosmetic Dentist, even in Louisville or Prospect, KY! Just yesterday I did the same thing to see what my patients face when trying to make an educated decision when it comes to selecting a dentist. Here is what I found: On the radio you hear a respected person that shall remain nameless (but we all... Read More »

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Ideal Dentistry Teams Up With Gold Dust Dental

Jun 13, 2013 Ideal Dentistry, the premier dental practice in Louisville that provides exceptional dentistry for both adults and children, has joined the invitation only dental lab – Gold Dust Dental. Together Ideal Dentistry and Gold Dust Dental are able to provide not only the most esthetic and beautiful smiles but also work closely with each patient and customize every restoration. Ideal Dentistry, lead by Dr. Christian W. Hahn (a AACD accredited cosmetic dentist) has been the industry leader in Louisville for several years now and has redefined the standard of care by putting the patient and quality first. “I believe there... Read More »

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Ideal Dentistry – What Drives Us

May 06, 2013 We believe that there is a better way, a more personalized way, a more successful way to deliver dentistry and treat our patients. Dr. Hahn, a natural born problem solver, is passionate about helping patients escape the Dental Cycle (the continuous need for more dentistry over time at constantly increasing cost) and has created a unique approach to dentistry, Ideal Dentistry, focused on helping you prevent seeing the dentist. We believe that dentistry is an art as much a science, and that every restoration we deliver, every filling we place needs to be as beautiful and functional as humanly... Read More »

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Straight Teeth WITHOUT Braces in about 6 Weeks!

Apr 30, 2013 Straight teeth not only look better but also are healthier. Traditionally to get your teeth straightened would require a significant investment in braces, clear or with wires, and a long time commitment. What if we could straighten your front teeth, top or bottom, in about 6 weeks? What if we could straighten your teeth with an appliance you can remove when you like? What if we could straighten your teeth at a fraction of the cost of braces? Would you be interested in getting your teeth looking and feeling their best? Welcome to the Inman Aligner At Ideal Dentistry... Read More »

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How to select a Cosmetic Dentist

Apr 22, 2013 Cosmetic Dentistry is not a specialty. Every dentist advertises that they are a cosmetic dentist, so how do you pick a dentist to give you a beautiful, lasting smile? After all, your smile is essentially one of your most important features! You spend a lot of time researching shoes, clothing, purses, cars, you name it. All these “things” come and go, but a smile is forever. Why would you not do your due diligence when it comes to something so important? After practicing dentistry for over 15 years in both Orange County California and Louisville Kentucky, here is my... Read More »

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Dr. Christian Hahn to speak in Quebec on Componeers – Cosmetic Dentistry

Apr 09, 2013   Dr. Christian W. Hahn, a AACD Accredited Cosmetic Dentist from Louisville, KY, is traveling this week to Quebec City, Canada to present a lecture and workshop on on of the most exciting revolutions in cosmetic dentistry – Componeers.   Dr. Hahn has given multiple hands-on workshops to dentists around the country over the last two years, teaching the art of direct composite veneers and the beauty of componeers. To view Dr. Hahn’s current lecture schedule, visit this link: Dr. Hahn Bio Read More »

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Life Changing Dentures

Mar 27, 2013                   I would like to discuss how dentures can change your life today…why you ask, well, simple , I have had several wonderful patients come to my office recently who had to put their life on hold because of their bad dentures. When I speak to a group of dentists my goal is not only to teach them about cosmetic dentistry, but much more importantly, teach them that we as dentists can change lives…we  can make or break patients confidence, success, and most importantly, happiness. The two patients I am referring... Read More »

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What Are Porcelain Veneers?

Feb 28, 2013   Porcelain Veneers are the pinnacle of cosmetic dentistry. When you decide you want that beautiful white smile, select a dentist that lives and breathes veneers, not someone that has dabbled in the art…this is not the time to practice! Dr. Hahn is one of under 300 accredited cosmetic dentists in the world with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. For the last 15 years Dr. Hahn has lectured and been published on this subject. Currently Dr. Hahn is a top national speaker on the subject of veneers. At Dr. Hahn’s office, Ideal Dentistry, you are guaranteed to love... Read More »

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