Many times, patients are hesitant to go to the dentist because of the sounds and vibrations caused by the dental drill. This is why we use laser technology in our office, since it is easier, painless and quicker than traditional drills. Laser dentistry uses high-powered laser technology to power away soft and hard tissue. It can be useful in most dental appointments when a drill or even scalpel might be needed.
CEREC same-day crowns are a great way to have a permanent restoration placed without needing to come in for multiple appointments. Same-day crowns are just as durable.
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.
Bonding is a common cosmetic procedure that can be done comfortably in our office. Unlike other treatments, bonding typically doesn't require any type of anesthetic to complete.
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 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.
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.
Sports guards help to protect your teeth while you're playing close contact sports. They can be made for children as well as adults.
Sealants are thin, clear protective coverings that can be applied to the back teeth. They are meant to prevent cavities and deep staining that would otherwise occur if they weren't in place.
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.
Oral conscious sedation can be taken before a procedure to help you stay relaxed and calm. This method of sedation allows patients to get through complicated or long dental procedures, and can benefit patients that may have anxiety or fear when visiting the dentist.
Clear aligners are a discrete treatment that gently move teeth into place over time. Clear aligners are a popular alternative to traditional braces giving patients beautiful straight smiles.
A full mouth reconstruction, which is more commonly called a smile makeover, is a treatment that involves completely revamping a patient's smile.
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.
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.
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.
The 6-Month Smiles orthodontic system is the latest technology in orthodontic treatment. This system can quickly move teeth into place with precise control using clear brackets and wires that blend in naturally, and most patients can complete their treatment in only 6 months.
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.
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.
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.
Intra-oral cameras 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.
Botox cosmetic is a minimally invasive treatment to help correct and soften fine lines and wrinkles. Botox can make you look younger, restore your confidence.
TMD, also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction, is a common condition that causes the hinge joint that attaches the lower jaw to the skull to become painful, stiff or inflamed.
Sleep apnea affects millions of people worldwide and can have a serious impact on your quality of life. Most often, being overweight, obese or having other respiratory issues can increase your chances of developing sleep apnea.
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 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.
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.
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.