Dental Cleanings (aka Prophylaxis)
Dental cleanings are the removal of plaque, calculus and stains from the tooth structures.
Fluoride is a mineral that is found naturally in water and many foods.
Oral Hygiene Evaluation
An oral hygiene evaluation is the patient assessment that may include gathering of information.
Dental sealants are a safe resin material applied to the surfaces of teeth (commonly permanent molars) to prevent cavities.
Oral Cancer Screening
Oral cancer affects thousands of Americans yearly. We use the latest technology to detect changes in oral tissue consistencies and/or lesions.
Composite (white) Fillings
After cavities are cleaned, a composite filling is used to “patch up” the cavity that bacteria leave behind when they infect the tooth.
A dental crown is an artificial replacement that restores missing tooth structure by surrounding the remaining coronal tooth structure after the decay is removed from the tooth.
A bridge replaces missing teeth without the use of a denture or dental implant. A false tooth is held in place by being attached to a neighboring tooth.
Dental implants are the replacement of tooth roots in the mouth. Implants provide a strong foundation for fixed or removable replacement teeth.
Root Canal Therapy
Our primary goal is to save your natural teeth whenever possible. Endodontics is the treatment of the pulp and surrounding tissues of a tooth.
An extraction is the process of removing a tooth or tooth parts.
Cosmetic bonding is the process of filling or restoring teeth with a tooth-colored material in order to maintain its natural appearance.
Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth.
In Office Whitening
Teeth whitening is the process of lightening the shade of the teeth by using safe chemical agents.
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth. There are two types of dentures, complete (full) and partial dentures.
Local anesthesia is the elimination of sensation/feeling, especially pain, in one part of the mouth by the topical application or injection of a local anesthetic drug.
Nitrous oxide, sometimes referred to as “laughing gas,” is an effective and safe sedation agent that is inhaled through a mask that fits over your nose to help you relax.
Dental Radiographs (x-rays)
An Xray is an image or picture produced on a radiation sensitive film, phosphorous plate, emulsion or digital sensor by exposure to ionizing radiation.
Comprehensive Oral Evaluation
An oral evaluation is recommended every six (6) months to prevent cavities and other dental problems.