Root Canal Treatment
Nothing quite strikes fear into the heart of dental patients like the words ‘root canal treatment’. When the blood or nerve supply of a tooth (often known as the ‘pulp’) becomes damaged through injury, infected or decayed, it can cause the nerve of the tooth to die. Year ago this would have meant a certain need to remove the tooth before the whole area became infected. However, thanks to root canal treatment it is now possible to save teeth that are at risk from the damaged pulp.
Scaling and Root Planing
Composite Resin Restoration
Dental Sealants for Primary Teeth
Invisalign Clear Aligners
The Invisalign® system actually has a lot of benefits that stem not only from its aesthetics but also the fact that it is removable. It can't always predictably be applied to every type of alignment and occlusion issue across the board, so it can't be used in every patient.
Gum disease is an exceedingly common oral health problem and is estimated to affect more than half of the U.S. population. Unfortunately, it is also very easy to ignore in the earliest stages of the condition and this means that it is often fairly advanced by the time it is diagnosed. This means that irreversible damage to your oral health may have already occurred.
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This joint acts as a sliding hinge that connects your jaw to your skull. A disorder in the TMJ is often associated with pain or discomfort. It may be difficult for your doctor or dentist to identify the exact cause of your pain.
Many dental patients are looking for ways to improve the appearance of their teeth and smile. In response, many dentists have started to offer smile makeover services. These treatment plans are individualized based on every patient’s personal needs.
The enamel covering the teeth can become stained over time for a number of reasons, and as such, teeth whitening is considered to be one of the easiest and most economical ways of enhancing the appeal of your smile.
Single Implant Restoration
It can be difficult to find basic information on what you should be doing for your teeth. Many advertisers have saturated the market trying to prove why their product is the best or only option for your teeth. However, dental care doesn’t have to be that difficult. In order to help keep you on the right track for your dental health and away from chasing the newest and unproven fads, we’ve compiled a list of tried and true methods for your home oral care.
Regular dental appointments are a critical component in your dental health. The health of your mouth also has impacts on other aspects of your body as well, so it’s important to make sure that you correct any issues as soon as possible. If you are considering a checkup, contact your dentist today to schedule an appointment.
X-rays are typically performed at your first appointment and again when your dentist feels that you need them. These images are helpful in determining any problems that aren’t visible to the naked eye. X-rays can aid your dentist in diagnosing cavities, tooth decay or impacted teeth.
If you are considering the use of a night guard for bruxism, it’s important to see your dentist. Your dentist can help to guide you to the right choice for you and help you avoid any unnecessary pitfalls. Additionally, if you require a custom nightguard, your dentist is specifically equipped to handle all the legwork involved with getting you the right fit. Call your dentist today to discuss the possibility of a nightguard to help you stop grinding your teeth while you sleep.
Oral Cancer Screening
Tooth decay is the single most common dental problem affecting Americans today. You may hear your dentist refer to ‘dental caries’ or ‘dental cavities’, but all of these terms mean that you have at least one tooth being affected by tooth decay. Tooth decay is a leading cause of dental pain and also the most noted reason for patients to visit their dentist for advice and support.
A variety of people uses dental mouthguards for many different reasons. Whether you are an athlete involved in impact sports or wake up in the morning with an aching jaw, there are options out there that might be right for you. It is essential to understand the types of mouthguards and their applications before you use one to make sure that you get the right equipment for the job.