A dental x-ray is an image that enables us to see underneath the surface of teeth and gums. These images can help us to see decay, infections, impacted teeth, bone loss and many other oral-related problems.
Keeping your teeth healthy and clean requires more than diligent brushing and flossing at home. In many cases, plaque will buildup on different areas of the teeth, hardening into a chalky white substance known as tartar.
Both a denture and partial will help to transform your entire smile. If you're missing your natural teeth, there is no reason for you to feel ashamed or embarrassed.
Digital scanning uses the latest technology to capture detailed and accurate images of your gums and teeth without the need for messy impressions. Digital scanning provides a comfortable and quick way to identify alignment issues and correct problems with your teeth.
A root canal is a procedure that involves taking out the entire pulp of a tooth. Each of your teeth has a pulp, which is often called the nerve.
Porcelain veneers are thin restorations that can be added to the front of your smile. They help to cover up flaws and minor imperfections that might have you feeling badly about your appearance.
Digital X-rays use computer aided technology, and provide detailed images of your teeth and mouth instantly. Digital X-rays are safe, and give our doctors the ability to monitor growth, or quickly diagnose and treat areas of decay or gum disease.
Implant-supported dentures involve a series of implants that are placed to hold the denture securely in your mouth. Many denture wearers complain that their appliances slip and fall out throughout the day, or the fit of the denture looks unnatural and is uncomfortable for them.
Invisalign is a discrete treatment that uses clear aligner trays to gently move teeth into place. Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional braces, giving patients beautiful straight smiles.
Gum grafting involves using a small piece of your own soft tissue to cover areas around teeth that have receded. Gum recession can be caused by aggressive brushing, smoking and gum disease.
A dental filling is a restoration that is specifically used to fill in an area of one or more teeth that have become decayed. Dental decay, known as a cavity, can infiltrate a tooth and cause it to become weak.
Dental implants are a popular choice for patients seeking a permanent restorative solution to damaged, broken, or missing teeth. Implants are durable, and feel like your natural teeth, giving patients a long lasting beautiful smile.
Intraoral Camera are helpful in allowing us to see everything going on inside your mouth. Rather than a typical examination, this camera magnifies everything that it looks at concerning your smile.
A full mouth reconstruction, which is more commonly called a smile makeover, is a treatment that involves completely revamping a patient's smile.
Oral surgery is specifically designed to enhance, restore and protect your smile. We offer many different surgical procedures that can be done on both adult and pediatric patients.
A dental crown is a type of restoration that is designed to fit over a damaged or compromised tooth. If a tooth has fractured, broken or has been recently root canaled, we may recommend that it be crowned.
Dental implants are a great way to completely replace a missing tooth. Single implants replace just one missing tooth at a time. The implant is typically made out of titanium, which is inserted deep into the jawbone.
Teeth whitening can provide patients with a bright white smile that builds confidence. Our teeth whitening systems provide quick and effective results, and patients can notice brighter and whiter teeth after only a few treatments.
3D printing is a revolutionary way for us to better treat our patients. We use this printing to help create surgical guides so that treatment planning is easier and more effective.
Wisdom teeth will typically begin to develop around the time a person reaches adulthood.
All-on-4 technology refers to placing four strategically planned implants to keep a denture in place. This prevents the need for more than just four implants to be used and all of the implants can be placed in one or two appointments.
A cone beam CT scan involves a special type of x-ray that allows us to see the details of your oral and facial health. This scan is more than just a typical x-ray, since it allows us to identify nerve pathways, soft tissue and bone before providing you with treatment.
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that is essential for patients who have areas of bone loss around the jaw. Bone loss can often occur as a result of a variety of different conditions.
A dental bridge is a restoration that helps to replace one or more missing natural teeth. The bridge attaches permanently to surrounding teeth, so it won't need to be removed and cleaned like a prosthetic appliance.
Bonding is a common cosmetic procedure that can bed one comfortably in our office. Unlike other treatments, bonding typically doesn't require any type of anesthetic to complete.
Both an inlay and onlay are restorations that can help to improve the look and feel of an otherwise damaged or compromised tooth.
A ridge augmentation can help replace bone and tissue lost from a tooth extraction procedure. The alveolar ridge is built back up with the required tissue and bone to create a sturdy base that can properly support a dental implant.
Digital 3D printed dentures use computer-aided technology to take accurate images of your teeth and gums and produce dentures that are comfortable and long-lasting. The 3D denture process is easy and the precise fit ensures comfort, allowing patients to speak and eat as they would with their natural teeth.
Sealants are thin, clear protective coverings that canbe applied to the back teeth. They are meant to prevent cavities and deepstaining that would otherwise occur if they weren't in place.
Fluoride is most commonly found in dental products, like toothpastes and mouthwashes. It is designed to protect and strengthen a person's teeth, making them less prone to developing cavities.
The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) is the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull. As with many other joints on the body, the TMJ can experience pain, discomfort, swelling and limited range of movement that gets in the way of your quality of life.
Extractions are done as a way to preserve your oral health and remove problematic teeth. In some cases, you may need to have teeth removed because of advanced gum disease.
Sports guards help to protect your teeth while you're playing close contact sports. They can be made for children as well as adults. The purpose of these guards is to prevent your teeth from being severely damaged if you get hit in the face or mouth by another player
Nitrous sedation is ideal for patients who want to be relaxed and calm during their dental appointments. This type of sedative is safe, effective and can be used for patients of all ages.
IV sedation is typically necessary for oral surgeries and more complicated dental procedures. It involves placing a small IV into the arm and delivering a safe sedative into your system.