At Ideal Dentistry, Dr. Christian W. Hahn specializes in cosmetic dentistry and dedicates himself to performing handcrafted cosmetic techniques that imbue refurbished smiles with a natural and realistic appearance. When patients arrive, they're escorted to a private consultation room to meet with the doctor and discuss their desired results. After a "quick-look" exam and a few digital photographs, the doctor will help the patient determine which dental tests and treatments should follow on their next visit.
The doctor demonstrates his compassion for patients and commitment to health by using safe, advanced dental technology. He also uses safe and aesthetically pleasing compounds such as white composite and porcelain. So dedicated is Dr. Hahn to the use of natural ingredients in dentistry, he is the founder and president of Dr. Hahn?s Naturals, which exists for the sole purpose of replacing harmful chemicals with natural dental products. In addition, technologies such as digital x-rays spare patients the radiation exposure and anachronistic lectures of traditional x-ray equipment.
An active member of the American Dental Association, Dr. Michael Kirchner and his professional staff bequeath mouths with healthier bite bones using up-to-date techniques. During an examination, Dr. Kirchner delves into facial caverns to seek out cavities, periodontal disease, and gummy worms courting eligible tongues. A panoramic x-ray exposes full anterior and posterior mouthscapes and bitewing x-rays reveal any proximal molar decay. After a cleaning sloughs off unseasonable plaque jackets and kitschy tartar top hats, patients exit with a take-home whitening kit, with bleaching solution that safely excavates stains from enamel. Patients in need of premier fang-brightening can opt for the in-office Zoom! whitening treatment. Teeth don daubs of gel that, when triggered by an LED light, penetrates the enamel to break apart stains caused by caffeine, wine, and slanderous tongues.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Family and cosmetic dentistry
Brands Used: Strickland Facelift Dentures, Zoom!, Invisalign
The Kentucky Center for Orthodontics’ trio of doctors all got into orthodontics when they realized just how much a great smile can improve someone’s life. Dr. Douglas Durbin, the inventor of the Flosspik polypropylene interproximal dental cleaner, Dr. Thomas Garner, and Dr. John Huang enhance the smiles of both children and adults with Invisalign treatments, braces with clear brackets, and invisible retainers glued to the back of teeth. They use digital imaging to construct treatment plans, they avoid headgear whenever possible, and they never just pull out a tooth when it won’t cooperate. Under their steady hands, The Kentucky Center for Orthodontics has straightened the teeth of more than 35,000 patients, including Miss Kentucky USA 2009 Maria Montgomery.
Dr. Gary L. Griffin and his team follow a philosophy of treating each patient as an individual, so much so that they refer to each patient as their guest. Dr. Griffin’s office schedules only one appointment at a time, giving each guest a heaping dose of undivided attention and virtually eliminating long wait times and attempts to break the land speed record for thumb twiddling. Once inside the sunny yellow treatment room, guests can relax in the thickly cushioned office chair amid an arsenal of up-to-date equipment such as laser dental technology and a flat-screen TV. During initial appointments, Dr. Griffin looks deeply into medical histories and works with guests to develop custom treatment plans to fit their needs and expectations.
At Advanced Dental Center, dentist Rachel Talis and her team keep smiles healthy and beautiful. Dr. Talis graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, and went on to complete advanced training in areas such as cosmetic dentistry, advanced restorative options, and the treatment of gum disease. She also performs Boost teeth-whitening sessions that erase stains from smoking, drinking coffee, or mistaking a fountain pen for black licorice.