Tooth whitening is a popular procedure to make teeth whiter and brighter, and therefore more attractive. Whitening can be used to brighten stained and discolored teeth, or simply to enhance a dull smile. Either way, tooth whitening is a safe and relatively painless procedure ideal for most patients. Our office offers three methods of whitening: Zoom whitening, KOR whitening, which are done in office and take home tray whitening.
Nightguards & Snoreguards
Nightguard, also known as an occlusal (biting surface) guard, is a removable acrylic (plastic) appliance that fits over the upper or lower teeth used to minimize the effects of grinding the teeth or joint problems (TMD) during sleep.
Snore Guard is an anti-snoring device that
to prevent snoring before it starts. It is a jaw retaining mouthpiece that is fitted over your teeth and while it is in your mouth, it holds your lower jaw forward.
Routine dental exams are an important part of preventive health care. During a dental exam, the dentist will check for cavities and gum disease. The dentist will also evaluate your risk of developing other oral health problems, as well as check your face, neck and mouth for abnormalities. A dental exam might also include dental X-rays (radiographs) or other diagnostic procedures.
During a dental exam, the dentist will likely discuss your diet and oral hygiene habits and might demonstrate proper brushing and flossing techniques. Other topics for discussion might include lifestyle factors that can affect oral health and possible cosmetic improvements to your teeth.
A dental cleaning is a professional cleaning you receive from a dental hygienist. Most dental cleanings take approximately 60 minutes. Cleanings should be performed at least every six months to prevent excessive plaque buildup. Some patients require more frequent visits to maintain dental health. Plaque left untreated can lead to unhealthy gums and tooth decay. During your routine cleaning we will remove excess plaque and polish your teeth.
A crown is a type of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant and is typically bonded to the tooth using dental cement. Crowns can be made from many materials, which are usually fabricated using out-of-mouth methods. The full porcelain crown is tooth colored there for more esthetically pleasing.
A dental emergency is
an acute disorder of oral health that requires dental and/or medical attention, including broken, loose, or evulsed teeth caused by traumas; infections and inflammations of the soft tissues of the mouth; and complications of oral surgery, such as dry socket.
Contact our office for an emergency.
The denture part of a dental appliance is officially the plate to which false teeth are attached, but people tend to refer more generally to dentures, meaning the whole device. If an accident or dental disease causes you to lose adult teeth, you can have a dentist make dentures that are fitted exactly to your mouth. Some of these are permanent, while others are removable.
We offer our anxious patients nitrous.
You breathe nitrous oxide -- otherwise known as "laughing gas" -- combined with oxygen through a mask that's placed over your nose. The gas helps you relax. Your dentist can control the amount of sedation you receive, and the gas tends to wear off quickly. This is the only form of sedation where you are capable to drive yourself home after the procedure.
Veneers are a dental procedure in which a covering is placed over the outside (visible area) of the tooth. Veneers are usually only applied to the part of the tooth that is visible when talking or smiling.
Veneers usually involve two appointments because the veneers will be fabricated at a dental laboratory. At the first appointment the teeth are prepared, impressions are taken, and the teeth are given a temporary veneer. In two to three weeks the veneers are back from the laboratory, the temporaries are removed and the veneers are bonded to the teeth. The laboratory fabricated veneers are usually made using porcelain or pressed ceramic and are very aesthetic.
The advantage of veneers versus crowns is that much less tooth material is removed, and the procedure is generally less uncomfortable. Veneers are recommended for teeth that have large fillings or little tooth structure.
A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. If you have a tooth that requires a filling, the dentist will first remove the decayed tooth material, clean the affected area, and then fill the cleaned out cavity with a filling material. A filling helps prevent further decay by closing off any cracks or spaces where bacteria can enter.
There are a variety of filling materials available including gold, silver, composite and porcelain. The dentist will work with you to determine which material is best, depending on the extent of repair, where the filling is needed, and cost.
Dental Care You Can Trust
At the dental office of Juan Bolano DDS we offer a wide range of general and cosmetic dental services to patients of all ages. General dentist, Dr. Bolano, has the expertise and knowledge needed to provide every patient with the dental care they deserve. With a warm and welcoming environment, patients can ask any questions they may have about their dental treatment.
As a family dentist, Dr. Bolano and our staff work hard to ensure every patient feels comfortable, especially our anxious patients. We know going to the dentist can make some patients anxious, so we do what we can to ensure every patient feels comfortable when they walk through our doors.
Whether you're in need of a root canal, veneers, dental implant restorations, teeth whitening, or a routine dental cleaning; our dental office is here to help. Through the years, we have helped hundreds of patients achieve the beautiful smile they deserve through cosmetic dentistry and our advanced services.
We are pleased to offer the following services and technologies to our patients:
Oral Hygiene Care
Dental Implants Restorations
Bonding/ Tooth Colored Fillings
Nightguards, Mouthguards & Snoreguards
Crowns & Bridges
Root Canal Treatment
Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)
5202 Shadowbend Place, Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX 77381
Monday- Thursday 8:00am- 5:00pm
Open on ocassional Fridays 8:00am-12:00pm
Financial concerns shouldn't get in the way of your good dental health. Therefore, Dr. Bolano has kept his fees reasonable and offers several methods of payment to meet every budget. Our staff will be happy to help you with your financial options.
Cash, Checks, Credit Card, or Debit Card
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and debit cards.
Most Insurance Accepted
Upon receiving your dental insurance information, our staff will help you maximize your dental benefits.
Call our office for more information.
Interest free payment plans through CareCredit.
Our staff will be happy to help you determine the best payment option for you.
Dr. Juan Carlos Bolano
Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. J.C. Bolano.
He appreciates each of his patients and treats each one like a family member. He takes his time to communicate with his patients and answer any questions to make sure that everyone is fully aware of their options for dental care.
Dr. Bolano graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1985. He then enrolled in dental school at The University of Texas Dental School in Houston, and graduated in 1989. After graduating from dental school he then completed a General Practice Residency program at The University of Oklahoma. Since 1990 Dr. Bolano has kept current with evolving techniques and materials to provide state-of-the-art treatment for his patients by completing several thousand hours of continuing education both on the local and national level. He has studied at some of the leading dental institutes in the US such as Pankey, Spears and Dawson. For his dedication to continuing education, Dr. Bolano was recognized in 1996 as a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Only 5% of general dentists receive such a high honor. He is currently working towards Master recognition.
Dr. Bolano was named one of the top dentists in the state of Texas the last ten years by Texas Monthly Magazine. He is also an active member of The Greater Houston Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Bolano has served on several committees for The Greater Houston Dental Society.
For the last 20 years Dr. Bolano has volunteered at the Community Dental Clinic providing free dental care for people in Montgomery County. In the past he has served on the Board of Directors for the Community Dental Clinic.
Dr. Bolano is married to his wife Elisa. They have a son and daughter, Austin and Caroline. They have enjoyed raising their children in The Woodlands community. Dr. Bolano enjoys playing golf, hiking and traveling with his family.