Tooth Whitening-Tooth whitening or “bleaching” is performed by using a peroxide gel placed in custom fit trays.
In less than 1 week your teeth can be up to three shades lighter!
Tooth Colored Fillings or “bonding” is an esthetically pleasing solution for replacing old silver fillings or repairing teeth that are damaged from decay.
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Porcelain Veneers can be used to change the color and shape of front teeth.
A thin porcelain facing is cemented over the front surface of a prepared tooth.
Crowns and Bridges are used to replace or protect one to several teeth at a time.
They can be porcelain fused to metal or all ceramic (white). Crowns and bridges are permanently cemented on top of prepared teeth.
Implants - An implant is a titanium screw that is placed in the jaw and allowed to heal and fuse to the bone.
After several months they are restored with a post and crown that looks and feels like a natural tooth.
They are a wonderful and permanent solution for replacing missing teeth.
Root Canal Therapy is necessary when the nerve of a tooth becomes infected.
This can be due to trauma or decay reaching the nerve area. The infected nerve is removed and replaced with a biocompatible material.
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Periodontal “Gum” Therapy is necessary when the gums and bone become infected. This condition is often painless and frequently goes unnoticed. It is treated by having a “deep cleaning” performed, where as much tartar as possible is painlessly removed below the gumline.
It is extremely important that it be addressed because of the clinical research that shows the link between periodontal disease and heart disease, diabetes, and Pre-term/Low birth weight babies.
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Partials and Dentures - Partial and full dentures are removable acrylic teeth.