Gum problems, bacterial infections, and tooth decay all affect your health. Science has revealed that inflammation in your mouth can be measured in other parts of your body. It means a healthy smile not only feels great, but it’s good for you. There is a real value in maintaining your oral health and we can help.
It sounds easy, but not everyone does it: visit your dentist regularly. Annual x-ray images and exams will prevent little problems from becoming serious ones. You will avoid pain, expensive dental treatment, and stress. Call us and make a one hour, new patient exam.
If you are living with a problematic dental situation and you don't feel confident about your treatment so far, then call us. We are happy to give you our expert opinion and we won't expect you to become our patient. It'll help you make a better informed decision.
Dental Technology helps us in many ways: Digital x-rays use less radiation. White fillings make teeth look natural. Fluoride varnish prevents ingesting gel fluoride. All ceramic crowns/veneers rebuild teeth. Micro fillings and sealants are placed without pain. Implants replace missing teeth.
Gingivitis is the #1 cause of inflammation in the world! This inflammation is usually reversible, but it can also destroy the bone and gum around our teeth. This destruction is called periodontitis. Periodontitis often results in tooth loss. But, it can be controlled with special cleanings and techniques.
When whitening is used properly, it's safer for your teeth than drinking a glass of Coca-Cola. There are many different brands and types of tooth whitening and we can help you decide which one is best for you. TIP - whitening at home takes longer but gives the best results.
Grinding or clenching you teeth is called bruxism and it can destroy your teeth or injure your jaw joint. Some signs of bruxism: headaches, shortened teeth, root sensitivity, and cracked teeth. A night guard is a silicone or acrylic cover that protects your teeth at night. It must fit and feel good in your mouth, or you won't wear it.