Veneers

Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve…

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening has become very popular over the years and is no longer just done in a dental chair. At our office we make custom fitted trays for our patients to do their teeth whitening in the comfort…

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Sealants

Dental sealant is a thin, plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth — usually the back teeth (the premolars and molars) — to prevent tooth decay. The sealant quickly bonds into the…

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Root Canal

A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned…

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Nitrous Oxide Sedation

At our office we offer nitrous oxide sedation, otherwise known as laughing gas. You breathe nitrous oxide gas combined with oxygen through a mask that’s placed over your nose. The gas helps you relax…

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Fluoride Treatment

Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also reverses early decay. In children under 6 years of age, fluoride…

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Fillings

When patients think of fillings, usually unsightly metal comes to mind. At our office we offer composite fillings. A composite filling is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth…

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Extractions

Tooth extractions are the removal of the tooth from its socket in the bone. Extraction is performed for positional, structural, or economic reasons. Teeth are often removed because they are impacted. Teeth…

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Ct and Digital X Ray

Dental cone beam computed tomography (CT) is a special type of x-ray equipment used when regular dental or facial x-rays are not sufficient. This type of CT scanner uses a special type of technology…

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Dentures

A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. Two types of dentures are available — complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth…

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Dental Cleanings

Regular visits to a dentist for dental cleanings are important to preserve dental health. Preventative services that our dental hygienists perform include fluoride treatment, sealant application, and scaling. We…

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Bone Grafting

Bone grafting may be necessary for some patients before having dental implant surgery. Bone grafting is needed to support the implant for patients who have undergone bone loss. It is a fairly…

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat practically anything. Knowing…

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Crowns and Bridges

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth — to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance. The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase…

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Appliances

Along with partial removable dentures and full removable dentures, our office also offers night guards. A night guard is a removable acrylic appliance intended to relieve temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain…

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