We encourage our patients to have a dental exam done every six months in order to prevent existing problems from worsening and to prevent dental problems from developing. This allows us to identify and treat a problem at an early stage, which is easier to treat.
Dental exam is a visual examination of your teeth and gums and usually ends with a dental cleaning that removes stains and buildup.
Gum Disease Treatments
If your gums are red or swollen you may need to have a gum disease treatment done, there are many effective and pain-free treatments available that may only require a complete dental cleaning followed by daily brushing and flossing for mild gum disease; however, a more advanced gum disease may require root planing and scaling to remove buildup below the gum line.
Periodontics & Periodontal Maintenance
Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth, as well as diseases and conditions that affects them. A procedure is typically performed on patients that have been diagnosed and treated for periodontal disease. It keeps teeth and gums clean and prevents the buildup of tartar and plaques that threaten to destroy these supporting structures. This procedure is recommended to be performed every 3 months and its success is almost only based on the patient’s recurrence and ability to attend to their quarterly cleanings.
Oral Cancer Screening
We encourage our patients to have an oral cancer screening at least every six months in order to be able to identify it early when there is still chance for a cure. The screening is pain-free and it takes a few minutes, it can even be done during regular dental exams.
We offer a variety of choices of whitening treatments to brighten up your smile!The first professional option is commonly referred to as “in-office” whitening. During an office visit, your dental professional will apply the whitening gel and, depending on the system being used, will shine a light source directly onto the teeth. The entire office visit generally takes about 90 minutes and has immediate results.
Scaling & Root Planing
Also known as deep cleaning, is the
process of removing dental plaque and subgingival calculus, which cause inflammation followed by bone loss which if not treated
on time, can cause loosen of the teeth.
This is determined by measuring the distance between gum level and bone (probing depth).
Endodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies the treatment on the inner tooth (pulp). There are a variety of procedures related to Endodontics including root canal treatments, surgery, and treating crack teeth and dental trauma. At the early stages of an infection you may not feel anything but as it progresses you could have toothache and swelling, these procedures help remove the infection and prevent an infection from spreading; therefore, saving the tooth.
Also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry, is the area of dentistry that focuses on cosmetic restoration and replacement of teeth. The ADA defines it as "the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes."
It is a dental restoration which is often needed when a large cavity threatens the health of a tooth. A dental crown, also known as “cap”, can also be used to hold a dental bridge in place, cover misshapen and discolored teeth, or to protect a tooth after a root canal treatment. With our new technology (CEREC Machine), this procedure is perfomed in just one visit and the crown, made of porcelain, matches your tooth color.
It is a dental restoration used to replace missing teeth by joining artificial teeth permanently to adjacent teeth. It helps prevent surrounding teeth to move out of position, improve chewing and speaking, and help keep your face shape undamaged.
Are false teeth used to replace missing teeth. There are many different denture designs nowadays, but the most conventional ones are removable. Dentures also require daily maintenance and they should last a good 5-7 years during which they will need relines to accommodate to any changes in the outlines of your mouth.
This term refers to a variety of surgical treatments such as dental implants, wisdom teeth extractions, and bone grafting.
Are the most effective way to replace missing or damaged teeth permanently. They are surgically placed tooth roots made of titanium that hold dental crowns, bridge or dentures in place.
Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Is recommended when there is no room in your mouth to accommodate wisdom teeth as they commonly affect other teeth as they develop, becoming impacted or coming in sideways.
Is a procedure that transfers bone from one part of the jaw to another in order to accommodate a dental implant.
The modern, braces free, invisible, new way to straighten your teeth using a custom made set of aligners created for you. They are made of plastic that you wear over your teeth and that will gradually shift them into place based on the movements your dentist plans for you. You only pop a new set approximately every two weeks until your treatment is complete.