Periodontal Therapy

Once your treatment is complete, your dentist and dental hygienist will recommend follow-up periodontal cleanings, usually four times a year. At these appointments, the dental hygienist will clean the teeth of both tartar and plaque that could not be removed … Continued

Dentures & Partial Dentures

What are dentures and partial dentures? Dentures and partial dentures are removable dental appliances that are used to replace teeth that are missing. Full dentures offer artificial teeth to those that have lost all of their teeth on either the … Continued

Extractions

A tooth that is severely damaged may need to be removed. A surgeon who specializes in surgeries of the mouth (oral and maxillofacial surgeon) or your dentist can remove a tooth. Before removing your tooth, your dentist will give you … Continued

Implant Restoration

What are dental implants? Dental implants are recommended for those seeking a permanent solution to missing teeth. They are designed to look natural while also giving you the ability to have stable function of natural teeth. Dental implants are surgically … Continued

Root Canal Therapy

What is a root canal? Root canal therapy is a treatment used to save a tooth when the tissue, blood vessels and nerves inside of a tooth have become inflamed. In order to save the tooth and remove the pain, … Continued

Gum/Periodontal Disease

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is a very serious dental disease that affects many people. It is caused by bacteria from plaque formations on the teeth. In the mouth, there are constant plaque formations on the teeth, but when … Continued

Fillings

What are composite fillings? Mouth fillings are the most popular method of restoring teeth. There are many types of materials that can be used for fillings such as amalgam and gold. Composites fillings are a popular choice because they match … Continued

Digital X-Rays

Taking dental x-rays or radiographs is essential for diagnosing dental disease and concerns. These radiographs show teeth, bones and soft tissue to help dentists determine if there are caries or hidden dental problems such as bone loss that cannot be … Continued

Crowns

What is a porcelain crown? A porcelain crown is a tooth shaped cap that is used to help replaced teeth that cannot be restored using the traditional filling. They are generally suggested for patients who have had severely decayed or … Continued

Bridges

What are porcelain fixed bridges? Porcelain fixed bridges are non-removable appliances that are placed on teeth to replace a tooth that is missing. Porcelain bridges are made to match the natural color of your teeth and help fill in the … Continued