Scheduling a routine check-up at the dentist is essential if you want to have healthy teeth and gums. New patients will receive a comprehensive dental check up during their first visit.
A regular check up includes:
X-rays and examination
Oral cancer screening
Gum disease evaluation
Examination of tooth decay
- Examination of existing restorations
When there is a dental emergency, you will want to be seen by a professional as soon as possible. We will make room to see you so you can receive the prompt dental treatment needed.
Dental emergencies include:
Severe tooth pain or bleeding
Broken or damaged teeth
- Dislodged or lost tooth or teeth
- Pain in the jaw or mouth
- Infections or abscesses
Even if you brush and floss your teeth regularly, it’s important that you have your teeth cleaned professionally on a regular basis. After a thorough cleaning, your teeth will feel smooth and squeaky-clean, and will probably look a lot brighter too.
The dental cleaning process is as follows:
Oral exam evaluating the health of your oral tissues
Cleaning to remove plaque and tartar from tooth surface
- Teeth are polished and a toothpaste-like gel is applied
A sparkling white smile can be very appealing. However, our teeth rarely stay as white as we would like them to be without a little help. Teeth whitening done in a professional dental setting is a safe and effective way to brighten your smile.
The teeth whitening process is as follows:
Gums and teeth are covered with a protective barrier
Gel is applied and will be left on for about an hour
Results will be obvious immediately when gel removed
You would probably rather not have a gap in your smile which could affect your self-confidence and overall dental health. A good solution for a missing tooth is a dental implant. Dental implants are durable enough to last a lifetime.
A dental implant procedure is as follows:
Placing Healing Collar
- Placing The Abutment
Placing The Permanent Crown
If you suffer from pain caused by decay or other oral health conditions – you could benefit from restorative dentistry. With the use of modern technology and improved techniques, we can restore a tooth back to good shape and function.
Restorative dentistry includes:
- Composite Fillings
- Dental Implants
- Inlays and Onlays
Braces make it easier than ever to straighten your smile. With straighter teeth, feeling more confident about your smile is just the beginning. Straighter teeth and a correct bite can improve your overall dental health and change your life for the better.
Braces come in many types including:
Traditional Metal Braces
- Lingual Braces
Dentures are beneficial when replacing all or most of the teeth is needed. They removable which means that they can be taken out of the mouth and put back in without the help of a dentist. Custom made providing a natural appearance and perfect fit.
Types of dentures include the following:
- Conventional Full Dentures
- Immediate Full Dentures
- Partial Dentures
- Implant Supported Dentures
A dental bridge is a custom made replacement tooth or teeth that fill the gap where one or more teeth are missing. Dental bridges are a common solution for tooth loss. They are made by placing 2 crowns on anchoring teeth and connecting them with a false teeth. Bridges are a restorative dental procedure.
Dental bridges can:
- Restore your smile
- Help with the ability to properly chew and speak
- Maintain the intended shape of your face
- Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position
Dental crowns are a cover or “cap” your dentist can put over a tooth. Crowns restore the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function. They are a solution for discolored or misshapen teeth and can make teeth stronger and improve the way they look. Dental crowns are a common restorative dental procedure.
Reasons you may need a crown:
- You have a cavity that is too large for a filling
A tooth is cracked, worn down, or otherwise weakened
- You have had root canal treatment
- You have a discolored or misshapen tooth
A dental sealant is a thin plastic coating applied to the top of the back teeth protecting them from decay. You can drastically decrease the chance of cavities by applying sealants to the areas of the tooth that typically experience decay. The process of applying sealants is quick, easy and painless.
In children dental sealants should be applied to:
Secondary teeth to protect from decay
A dental filling is something most people need at least once in their lifetime. Dental filling procedures include applying topical anesthetic to numb the area of treatment, decay removal, tooth restoration using a composite or amalgam filling, and a bite check to make sure your teeth align comfortably.
Dental filling procedures are most commonly used to
- Treat cavities
Repair cracked, broken, or worn down teeth