Balboa Island Dentistry is a comprehensive prosthodontic dental practice serving Newport Beach, California, and the nearby region. The dedicated staff works together to provide patients with regular dental hygiene checkups and standard treatments including fillings, root canals, and periodontal treatment. In addition, the team offers specialized cosmetic dental services, including veneers, teeth whitening, and dental implants.
Dr. Stephen Alfano leads the team and ensures each patient receives the care they need and deserve. He’s been practicing as a dentist for 24 years after earning his degree from the University of Texas Dental School in San Antonio. He possesses board certification from the American Board of Prosthodontics. He has a long list of active memberships in reputable dental associations such as the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association.
Dr. Alfano treats a wide range of dental issues, including sleep apnea and temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ). He prescribes and customizes oral appliances as well as educates and improves patient’s smiles using whitening procedures and veneers. Because he realizes the stress some feel when going to the dentist, he offers conscious sedation to relax the patient and possesses the necessary certification to administer this comfort measure.
Dr. Alfano has published several articles and recently authored a textbook chapter describing the immediate loading of dental implants.