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.
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.
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 build up on different areas of the teeth, hardening into a chalky white substance known as tartar.
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.
A full mouth reconstruction, which is more commonly called a smile makeover, is a treatment that involves completely revamping a patient's smile. Unfortunately, smiles can become dull or unsightly over time, whether this is caused by bad habits or chipping or losing a tooth.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Both an inlay and onlay are restorations that can help to improve the look and feel of an otherwise damaged or compromised tooth. The restoration can be used to cover a tooth that has cracked or broken or to replace old fillings.
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 jaw bone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. If this pulp becomes infected by decay or is damaged in any way, it will need to be removed.
Wisdom teeth will typically begin to develop around the time a person reaches adulthood. Unfortunately, if there isn't enough room for the teeth to come in properly, they become impacted underneath the gums.
A dental emergency can occur at virtually any time, regardless of how well you take care of your smile. Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for many of these emergencies to leave a patient in severe pain and discomfort.