Category Archives: Services

Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening

Deciduous (baby) teeth are typically whiter than the adult teeth that appear later.  As we age, our adult teeth often become darker, yellower, or stained.  This is partly why white teeth make people look more youthful.  The main causes of darkened teeth are genetics, antibiotics, and certain foods and tobacco. Our office uses take homeContinue Reading

Extractions

Our goal is for you to maintain your teeth for life but sometimes the need for tooth removal arises.   Our office performs most simple extraction procedures but we do work closely with several oral surgeons for more complex cases.  Rest assured we will coordinate any needed treatment with their offices to make the referral processContinue Reading

Dental Implants

Dental Implants

One of the best and most natural ways of replacing missing teeth is by using dental implants.  One of the key benefits of implants over bridges and partial dentures is that an implant connects directly to the jaw bone to support the crown. When a tooth is lost, bone loss will eventually occur in theContinue Reading

Complete Dentures

Complete Dentures

If all the natural teeth are missing due to gum disease, cavities or injury a complete denture can be made to restore your smile.  Complete dentures are a wonderful way to restore chewing function, speech and support your facial muscles to maintain their proper appearance. For first time denture wearers an immediate denture is oftenContinue Reading

Partial Dentures

Partial Dentures

If several teeth are missing, especially on both sides of the jaw, another replacement option is a removable partial denture.  Partial dentures are typically supported by a strong and thin metal framework which holds the replacement acrylic teeth and a pink gum colored base.  A partial denture is  an effective way to prevent natural teethContinue Reading

Bridges

Bridges

In cases of a missing tooth or teeth,  a dental bridge is one available option to replace and restore the area back to normal appearance and function.  Missing teeth can cause shifting of the adjacent teeth and changes in appearance and speech. Bridges utilize the adjacent teeth to support the replacement tooth or teeth.  They Continue Reading

Veneers

Veneers

Porcelain veneers are thin pieces of porcelain used to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel.  It is often the material of choice for those looking to make slight position alterations, or to change tooth shape, size, and/or color.  The bond between original tooth andContinue Reading

Crowns

Crowns

When the damage to a tooth is too great to be restored by a composite filling, a full crown is the restoration of choice to provide the maximum amount of strength to the remaining tooth structure.  Crowns are commonly needed when a cusp or corner breaks off a tooth or when a tooth has bitingContinue Reading

Fillings

Fillings

One of the  most conservative ways to restore damage to teeth from decay, wear or breakage is the placement of composite resin or “tooth colored” fillings.  These materials are made of a glass and plastic material and are actually bonded to your tooth giving a tight and strong seal.  They are a very conservative treatmentContinue Reading