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Dental cleaning reinforces the oral health regimen of brushing and flossing. This allows our dentists to locate areas that may need special attention.
Digital x-rays utilize computer technology and digital sensors to view, store, and share radiographic images. An important benefit of a digital x-ray is that it reduces the patient’s exposure to radiation.
These treatments have more fluoride than your toothpaste. It helps to lower the risk of developing dental cavities.
A sealant is a thin, protective coating (usually made from plastic or other dental materials) that adheres to the chewing surface of your teeth. Although it may not be a substitute for brushing and flossing, dental sealants can help keep cavities from forming.
We will teach patients how to clean their teeth properly. This way, further damage like cavities and discoloration may be prevented.
An oral cancer screening can detect early signs of cancer. We recommend our patients to take the exam during their regular dental checkup.
We do thorough checkups for any concern or pain that the patient is in.
You can use dental whitening strips to whiten or bleach the teeth, but the results are different for every person.
These are custom trays that are made for each patient using a whitening solution.
Like braces, Invisalign® is used to correct different types of malocclusions through the use of a series of clear plastic trays called aligners.
If your teeth have gaps, chips, stains, or discolorations, you could be a candidate for porcelain veneers. It’s an invasive cosmetic procedure that helps you achieve beautiful results.
By closing off spaces where bacteria can enter, a filling also helps prevent further decay. Materials used for fillings include gold, porcelain, a composite resin (tooth-colored fillings), and an amalgam (an alloy of mercury, silver, copper, tin, and sometimes zinc).
Dental crowns protect weak teeth, restore broken teeth, and prevent cracked teeth from breaking further. After a crown is cemented in place, it's usually the only visible part of the tooth.
A dentist will need healthy adjacent teeth for support. Like dental crowns, bridges will have to be replaced every 10 to 15 years.
This procedure involves cleaning and shaping the tooth before filling it with a special inert material.
We will implant an artificial tooth to replace the loss of the real one.
For dental emergencies, please contact our office immediately.
Scaling is a standard dental procedure for patients with gum disease. This is a type of dental cleaning that reaches below the gumline to remove plaque buildup. The process of scaling and root planing the teeth is often referred to as deep cleaning.
Extractions can happen for a variety of reasons. It can be performed in cases where a “baby” tooth is reluctant to fall out, or if a tooth is non-restorable.
Sometimes, getting dentures is necessary for an individual. While it can be devastating to lose your real teeth, dentures offer a great solution to restore an attractive smile.
In the event of losing a tooth or more, partial dentures help fill the gaps to restore a full smile.