Regular checkups ensure that problems can be caught early and treated conservatively, and some oral health issues can even be reversed if spotted in the earliest stages.
Even the most diligent patients can miss hard-to-reach areas of the mouth and leave themselves vulnerable to tooth decay and periodontal disease.
A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap. Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants.
Dental X-rays are useful for viewing jawbones and various tooth structures. They can find and image cavities, bone or gum loss, periodontal disease, benign or malignant tumors, and other normal or abnormal structures within the lower portion of the head.
Also known as dental restoration; a filling preserves the integrity of the tooth and prevents further damage from cavities. Fillings can also restore the chewing surfaces of teeth that have become worn.
Dental crowns, also called caps, fit over worn or damaged teeth. They can also serve a cosmetic purpose, restoring a discolored tooth to its former hue.
If you have several factors that leave you at risk for developing tooth decay, a fluoride treatment will help strengthen your tooth enamel and lower your risk of tooth decay.
Sealants are a type of plastic coating that’s placed on top of the surface of permanent molars and premolars placed on top of chewing services to help provide an extra layer of protection between bacteria and our tooth enamel.
An examination of your mouth to look for signs of any tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. They also allow our dentist to monitor the progression of certain health issues over time.
The sooner you have a cavity filled, the better, since untreated cavities can grow larger and eventually cause serious toothaches and infection.
The pain is sharp and stabbing or dull and aching, it can interfere with your ability to eat, talk, and complete normal life obligations.
Accidents, dental injuries, and tooth damage can happen at any time, day or night, and they often demand immediate attention.