What can cause a dental tooth implant to fail?

Tooth Implant in Dublin area

While dental implants are a reliable and effective way of replacing missing teeth, they are not without their problems. At StarBrite Dental, Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai in Dublin, California, encourage patients to consider the benefits of dental implants, or tooth implants, while also being mindful of the reasons why their placement can fail. We educate our patients on the advantages of dental implants and help them decide if they are good candidates. Understanding the factors that can cause a dental implant to fail is essential so you can do your best to ensure they last a lifetime! What are … Continue reading

Why might I consider Invisalign over other orthodontic and dental treatments?

Invisalign Dental Treatment in Dublin area

The team at StarBrite Dental of Dublin, California, knows that many patients with misaligned or gapped smiles avoid the conversation of treatment with their dentist for fear of needing metal bracket-and-wire braces. Fortunately, there are advances in the field of orthodontia that allow patients to avoid these appliances in the first place. This includes the inclusion of Invisalign orthodontics, a revolutionary alternative to traditional orthodontia. Why might I consider Invisalign over conventional braces? Invisalign has become an increasingly popular way to achieve the smile patients have always wanted! Using clear plastic trays instead of metal bracket-and-wire braces, patients can gradually push teeth into the … Continue reading

How effective is teeth whitening toothpaste?

Teeth Whitening Solutions in Dublin area

Do you feel self-conscious about your smile because of the color of your teeth? Do you have naturally darker teeth, or have you noticed discoloration happening over time?  Our teeth are subjected to staining with the foods we eat and even the medications we take. When you visit StarBrite Dental in Dublin, California, you can work with our team to brighten your smile and lift away dark stains. However, many patients ask about whitening toothpaste as an alternative to professional whitening. Let’s discuss each option and determine which is most appropriate for you! Teeth whitening solutions available at StarBrite Dental Bleaching teeth … Continue reading

What alternatives to porcelain veneers are available with my dental team?

Dental Porcelain Veneers in Dublin area

Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai of Dublin, California, are experienced dentists who see patients regularly seeking ways to enhance or transform their smiles. Porcelain veneers are a popular treatment for imperfections at the front of the smile, but they are not appropriate for everyone. Our team at StarBrite Dental may encourage you to consider an alternative treatment. With restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedures, there are often several ways to approach dental concerns based on a patient’s budget and lifestyle. What are some alternative treatments that might be recommended instead of porcelain veneers? Alternative treatments for porcelain veneers that may be recommended … Continue reading

Frequently asked questions about natural-looking dental crowns

natural-looking dental crowns at StarBrite Dental in Dublin, CA

What are natural-looking dental crowns? Our team at StarBrite Dental educates patients in and around Dublin, California, about dental crowns. Dental crowns are a “cap” made to cover the natural tooth structure. The purpose of a quality crown is to restore a damaged tooth or improve its look. What materials are used to fabricate dental crowns? Quality dental crowns can be made from many different materials, such as ceramic, porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM), and gold alloy. The most popular material for dental crowns today is ceramic because of its durability and natural tooth-like appearance. Porcelain is not only strong and durable, but it matches the tooth … Continue reading

Using removable partial dentures for replacing front teeth

your smile with removable partial dentures for replacing front teeth at StarBrite Dental

Your smile says a lot about you. When imperfections or problems arise, it can cause you to feel more self-conscious about the appearance of your smile. With the team at StarBrite Dental of Dublin, California, you can rest easy knowing your smile is beautiful AND functional! When you have had the front teeth lost or extracted, it is essential to work with a dentist who can restore your beautiful smile with restorations such as removable partial dentures for the front teeth. What are removable partial dentures? Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai of StarBrite Dental describe the removable … Continue reading

Cosmetic dentistry procedures available at StarBrite Dental practice

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Dublin CA

For patients with imperfect smiles, cosmetic dentistry procedures can help in achieving the desired results. Now patients can get the smile of their dreams without having to essentially break the bank with expensive treatments only affordable to the Hollywood elite. At StarBrite Dental, Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai can assist you in achieving your dream smile at their Dublin, California, area practice. What cosmetic dentistry procedures are available at StarBrite Dental? Our team offers the following services to enhance smiles: Porcelain veneers. Covering noticeable imperfections in the front of the smile can be done successfully with porcelain … Continue reading

What can I expect from the placement of porcelain veneers on my teeth?

Veneers on Teeth Dublin CA

Porcelain veneers are just one of many restorations used at the office of StarBrite Dental by Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai. Patients in and around the Dublin, California, area who are curious about the process of obtaining these restorations are welcome to contact our office to learn more about these aesthetic treatments. The process from start to finish typically takes just a few weeks to complete to ensure veneers on the teeth cover imperfections. What to expect during your porcelain veneer process There are several steps a dentist for veneers will require to obtain porcelain veneers from … Continue reading

Regain Your Amazing Smile with New Teeth Implants

New Teeth Implants in Dublin CA Area

Missing teeth can ruin a beautiful smile. Sadly, far too many people choose to live with missing teeth rather than seek restorations. In the past, if you wanted to restore a single tooth, you would have to get a dental bridge that involved altering adjacent teeth. However, over recent years, dental implants have restored millions of smiles. These implants last longer and don’t involve damaging healthy teeth. If you were searching for terms such as “teeth implants near me,” you’ve come to the right place. At StarBrite Dental, Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, and Richard Yai can restore any missing tooth with … Continue reading

Enjoy A Brilliant, New Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry in Dublin CA Area

At StarBrite Dental, Drs. Munira Lokhandwala, Maryum Tariq, Richard Yai, and our dedicated team have made it their mission to help patients achieve healthier smiles and transform them into stunning, radiant ones. We proudly offer exceptional cosmetic dentistry services with cutting-edge technologies and the finest materials. The Art of Enhancing Smiles Cosmetic dentistry emphasizes the art of enhancing the beauty of one’s smile. Some individuals may possess healthy smiles yet desire a more aesthetically pleasing appearance. Cosmetic dental treatments such as bonding front teeth can significantly elevate the smile’s allure. Through cosmetic dentistry, patients can effectively address concerns such as: Gaps between teeth Misalignment and overcrowding Broken and chipped teeth Discolored … Continue reading

Munira Lokhandwala, DDS FICOI
StarBrite Dental - Dublin offers trusted, world-class dentistry solutions upon which hundreds of residents rely for all their dental needs. Dr. Munira Lokhandwala is one of the critical pillars of the dental clinic specializing in cosmetic and general dentistry. Her experience gives her the ability to provide ideal and customized solutions for many dental issues clients may have.

Dr. Munira Lokhandwala takes pride in ensuring quality service, and her precision and attention to detail can be seen with all her patients. In addition, to being a skilled and qualified dentist, Dr. Munira has a pleasant and friendly attitude and warmly welcomes anyone to StarBrite Dental - Dublin for dental assistance.
7197 Village Pkwy Suite B, Dublin,
CA 94568
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