Welcome to Hope Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Jerome Cha and proudly provide comfortable and relaxing patient care using the latest dental treatments and technologies. Discover more about our Tulsa, OK, dental office, including the technology we use to diagnose and treat our patients and the origins of our practice.
Whenever you’re looking for a new dentist, it’s important to not only take qualifications into consideration. Consider how the dentist and staff treat patients during regular visits and if the office provides extensive treatment. It’s important to find a friendly dental office that cares about your comfort while giving you customized, precise care.
A Story of Hope
Since graduating from dental school in 1993, Dr. Cha dreamed of becoming a world-class cosmetic dentist. In 1997 he formed Tulsa Cosmetic Dental Center and started serving the Tulsa area by providing cosmetic and restorative dentistry.
In the early 2000s, years of practicing dentistry had taken a toll on his body. After a lengthy dental procedure in 2008, Dr. Cha ruptured two spinal discs. Immediately, he was seen by a physician. However, the physician misdiagnosed his condition as acute muscle pain, administered pain medication, and sent him home. When the pain medication wore off in the early morning hours, Dr. Cha could not walk nor feel his lower body. He was seen by the spinal doctor in the morning and was operated on.
The operating doctor diagnosed “cauda equina syndrome,” a severe condition where the spinal cord suffers permanent nerve damage from the disc fragments compressing the cord. After three weeks of heavy steroid treatment, the physician dismissed Dr. Cha from the hospital with a 25% chance of complete recovery.
This was a very dark period in his life. Then, after a period of uncertainty, wondering if he could return to his dental career, he realized that in the darkest hour, he just needed hope—a hope of a better future and recovery.
Dr. Cha found his hope in the scriptures, in Isaiah 53:5: “And by his stripes, we are healed.” As a result, in 2009, he changed the name of his dental practice to Hope Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry. The clinic’s mission is to restore patients’ hopes and dreams by restoring broken-down oral health to a beautiful, healthy smile.
Why Choose Hope Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry?
Dr. Cha incorporates the latest technology to make your treatment more accessible and more comfortable. Digital x-rays expose our patients to much less radiation than traditional dental x-rays, and the results are immediately available on a computer screen. In addition, intraoral cameras take detailed photographs of problematic areas in your mouth. This technology allows us to enlarge the photos by up to 50 times, and if you have never seen your teeth in this way, you will be amazed at how much these photos help you understand your treatment.
We also employ CEREC technology that fabricates strong and beautiful ceramic crowns in the office so that you can enjoy the advantages of same-day crowns. In addition, we use laser technology to assist in some procedures. For example, laser dentistry is precise and allows shorter recovery times.
More significantly, we use the Carestream CT Scan system to assist with the diagnostic phase of dental implant restorations. The Carestream system uses three-dimensional digital radiography to show Dr. Cha exactly where to place your dental implants. Using this technology, he can see the exact location of your nerves, blood vessels, sinus cavities, and bony concavities.
Call Our Tulsa Dental Office
Contact Hope Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry for treatment today at 918-347-1114 or request a dental appointment on our website. We are proud to serve patients from Bixby, Tulsa, and the surrounding communities.