Our office offers a complete range of dental procedures and treatments to effectively meet the challenges faced by our patients. Dental care starts with an examination and consultation with the patient to identify their needs and goals. Oral exams and x-rays may be used to help diagnose and treat existing pathologies.
From a simple toothache emergency, to complex cosmetic restorations, your dental health and the comfort you experience during treatment are always our primary concerns. Please call us if you have questions.
Preventive care
Good oral hygiene and regular dental examinations are essential in the prevention and early detection of problems such as gum disease, tooth loss and tooth decay. We provide thorough cleanings with x-rays for all patients. Dental x-rays are pictures of the teeth, bones and soft tissues to help find and diagnose problems with the teeth, mouth and jaw.
Periodontal disease
Deep cleaning helps to prevent or treat periodontal (gum) disease. Unhealthy gums are a major warning to problems ahead; this can also be an indication for the potential of a stroke and heart disease. The rough hard surface of calculus irritates gums and other soft tissues near teeth, leading to inflammation and infection. To keep ahead of gum disease, it is important to remove these irritants from your mouth as soon as possible. Some procedures that may be used are scaling, root planning and the use of an ultrasonic scalar to remove tartar. We also use laser therapy to resolve periodontal disease without surgery.
Tooth colored fillings
Made of a complex composite resin, tooth colored restorations bond to your teeth. They feel, look and function like your natural teeth. We are currently a silver free office.
Crown and bridge

Dental crowns, also known as “caps,” are restorations that cover the teeth. Crowns are used when there is a need to rebuild broken or decayed teeth, strengthen teeth, or improve the cosmetic appearance.

If you are missing one or more teeth, we may suggest the use of a fixed bridge, dental crowns, and implants. Since the gap left by a missing tooth can cause the remaining teeth to shift or move, it is important for your oral health to replace the missing tooth or teeth.  Bridges consist of a pontic (artificial tooth) and crowns that go over the teeth on both sides of the bridge and serve as anchors to stabilize the bridge. Crown and bridges are usually made from porcelain fused to metal or ceramics.

Porcelain veneers
These paper thin shells are made of porcelain. They are bonded to the front surface of a tooth to cover teeth that are discolored, stained, chipped, cracked or even misaligned. Veneers can also close gaps, change size, and improve the worn appearance of teeth.
Implants
A dental implant is a small, sturdy, titanium post put into the jaw bone to replace missing teeth. After the bone has grown around the dental implant, the implant can be restored with a crown, bridge, full or partial dentures. Dental implants look and function just like natural teeth. Allowing you to bite and chew properly without discomfort.
Root canal therapy
Root canal therapy is used to correct disorders or diseases of the dental pulp. The pulp is the soft tissue inside the tooth that contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue.  Teeth with infected nerves are treated with root canal therapy. Most common causes of pulpal nerve damage are tooth decay that reaches down to the pulp. After a root canal it may be recommended to place a crown to prevent cracking or breaking of the treated tooth.
Extractions/wisdom teeth
The most common reason for extraction is tooth damage due to breakage or decay. Tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, we will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes there is too much damage for the tooth to be repaired and it must be removed. Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people acquire. Most often they are misaligned and require removal.
Sealants
Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are applied to the grooves of the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from tooth decay. Sealants protect the chewing surface from tooth decay by keeping germs and food particles out of these grooves. Every child ages six to twelve should have these placed on the back permanent teeth.
Teeth whitening
Teeth whitening is a chemical process used to lighten the color of a patients teeth. Whitening procedures can greatly improve the brightness and overall appearance of teeth. Teeth can be whitened by several new techniques. Whitening can be accomplished in the dentist's office or can be performed at home with materials provided by the doctor.
Dentures/ partials
Dentures are removable replacements for missing teeth. They are typically made out of acrylic resin, or resin combined with metal for added support. There are two main types of dentures, complete and partial. Both complete and partial are custom made for each patient.
Night Guards (Bruxism appliance)

A Bruxism appliance is a custom made plastic appliance that fits in your mouth to help you not grind and cleanch your teeth while you sleep.They also prevent chipping, shortening, and destruction of the teeth.

We also offer Under Armor Performance mouth guards as well which give the athlete an advantage on performance and protection.

Nitrous oxide
Better known as “laughing gas”, nitrous oxide-oxygen is the most effective with a mild to moderate degrees of dental anxiety. The advantage of the technique is that most patients receiving it recover promptly and may be permitted to leave the dental office unescorted and resume normal activities immediately.
Oral conscious sedation
Oral conscious sedation is a prescribed sedative drug taken by mouth prior to the planned dental appointment. It is used with nitrous oxide and oxygen and is most effective in the management of moderate to severe of dental anxiety. The patient will have no memory of some, or even all, of the dental treatment. This will lead the patient to think they were asleep during the treatment when, it reality, they were awake, but comfortable, at all times.

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