Full Porcelain and Veneer Crowns
A Crown is a type of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Crowns are often needed when a large cavity threatens the ongoing health of a tooth. Crowns are often used to improve the strength or appearance of teeth.
Dental Implant Reconstruction
Dental Implant Reconstruction is a surgical procedure that interfaces with the bone of the jaw to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. The basis for modern dental implants is a biologic process called osseointegration where materials form an intimate bond to bone.
Periodontal Therapy is the treatment of the periodontal lesion. The eradication of the lesion with correction of the deformity created by it and the alteration in the oral cavity of the periodontal climate that was contributive to the periodontal breakdown.
Teeth Whitening is a common procedure in general dentistry. According to the FDA, whitening restores natural tooth color and whitens beyond the natural color. There are many methods available, such as brushing, bleaching strips, bleaching pen, bleaching gel, and laser bleaching.
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry
Cosmetic Dentistry is the use of dental treatments and procedures to improve the appearance of the teeth and mouth. Reconstructive Dentistry is defined as a process of reconstructing a patient's gums, jaw, or teeth. Reconstructive Dentistry is more extensive than Cosmetic Dentistry and is mostly done under local anesthetic.
Digital Radiography provides the clinician with the ability to store their images on a computer. This provides two key advantages over film in the form of full screen images that can be enhanced, aiding diagnostics and providing easier patient communication.
An Extraction is the removal of teeth from the dental socket. Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, but most commonly to remove teeth which have become unrestorable through tooth decay, periodontal disease or dental trauma; especially when they are associated with toothache.
Invisalign® takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth.