Examinations and Consultations are provided for our valued patients during pre-scheduled appointment times. We will address any of your concerns and discuss your needs, then a treatment plan will be presented and explained to you.
X-Rays show the dental staff and the patient, problems at may exist that are not obvious with visual inspection. In our office we use digital x-rays. These are computer generated images that appear on monitors almost instantly and are an essential part of every examination. The insert shows a small version.
Cleanings are provided by our hygienists with the use of ultrasonic instrumentation to effectively remove deposits from teeth. Following this scaling procedure a polishing agent is used to give a high luster to tooth enamel. Home care instruction is offered for proper brushing and flossing techniques.
Sealants are protective coatings that are easily applied to the grooves and fissures on the enamel surfaces of healthy teeth. Sealing these areas prevents decay causing bacteria from invading the tooth.
Veneers are thin facings that are attached to existing teeth. They can be used to change the size, shape, and color of your natural teeth. Veneers are porcelain restorations that make for a beautiful smile.
Bonding is easily performed to close spaces, repair fractures, and to mask discolorations in enamel. This procedure can usually be performed without the use of anesthetic. With our imaging camera, patients can view a simulation before beginning this reversible procedure.
Whitening teeth to a lighter, brighter color is increasing in popularity today. Most of the members of our office staff bleach their teeth. They can give enlightening information about brighter smiles with in office or home bleaching kits.
Fillings for decayed teeth can be provided with different materials, including porcelain, composite, or gold.
Extractions - Most extractions can be performed in our office, however some teeth require surgical removal by a specialist.
Dentures - We strive to provide natural looking dentures using characterized gum material bonded to either porcelain or plastic teeth that best suit the patients needs.
Removable Partials are appliances used to replace a few missing teeth. They are constructed of plastic or a combination of metal and plastic.
Bite Guards are removable acrylic appliances that can be used for purposes such as teeth grinding or to relieve TMJ discomfort.
Crowns - Teeth that cannot be repaired with conventional fillings as described above can be crowned. There are several different materials we utilize for crowns.
Bridges are used to replace missing teeth. They can be removable or fixed. Fixed bridges are permanently attached to natural teeth, implants, or a combination of both. Removable bridges are not permanently attached and are inserted and removed by patients.
ClearCorrect is the clear and simple alternative to braces.
It’s a series of clear, custom-made, removable aligners that gradually straighten your teeth as you wear them, each aligner moving your teeth just a little bit at a time. They're practically invisible, so most people won't even know you're in treatment! They fit you perfectly, so they're more comfortable than regular braces, and they're removable, so you can eat whatever you like and clean your teeth normally. Ask your doctor for more information about ClearCorrect and what it can do for you.