Oral surgery is typically performed when the patient is young because the roots have not yet set in the jaw. Once the teeth are anchored, extraction becomes more difficult and requires a longer recovery time.
Endodontists have extensive training and experience in the maintenance and treatment of the inner tissue of your teeth.
Dental implants are the preferred choice for replacing missing or lost teeth. A simple dental implant consists of a metal screw that is inserted into the jaw bone.
Gum disease is an infection of the gums with oral bacteria, resulting in inflammation and irritation of the gum tissue, gum disease is easier to prevent than it is to treat.
Dental extraction is a common dental practice that consists of removing a tooth from its socket, teeth that have not yet erupted are removed surgically.
Root canals are used when the tooth root becomes infected or abscessed. Though the procedure has a reputation for being painful, modern anesthetics allow root canals to be performed without pain.
Dentures are a tooth replacement option for patients who are missing all or many of their teeth. There are options for full dentures and partial dentures.
Periodontics is an oral specialty in inflammatory diseases that affect the gums and other oral structures that support the teeth.
Early dental visits also teach children about proper oral hygiene from a young age and foster good dental habits. Kids who learn early that dental visits are neither painful nor unpleasant generally grow into adults who feel comfortable with regular dental upkeep.
Family dentists are dentists who offer general oral care services for patients at all stages of life, from infancy to adulthood.
Not every patient has to remove their wisdom teeth, but most do as their oral health can be negatively impacted by these large molars.
Orthodontic treatment can benefit children and adults diagnosed with malocclusions, otherwise known as crooked teeth or bad bites.