• Teeth Whitening

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth. The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by [...]

  • Sealants

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses some of these intricate structures on the chewing surfaces of your teeth. Enter sealants, which are thin coatings [...]

  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with [...]

  • Root Canal Therapy

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root.All teeth have between one and four root canals.Many [...]

  • Ridge Augmentation

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry

    If you lose one or more permanent teeth, an indentation may result in the gums and jawbone where the tooth used to be. When no longer holding a tooth in place, the jawbone recedes and the [...]

  • Veneers

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped, or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth. Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your [...]

  • Old and Unsightly Fillings

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Newer kinds of fillings made from composite resins and porcelain can restore unsightly fillings; many people are surprised how natural these kinds of filling materials can make a tooth once covered by the old-fashioned silver amalgams. [...]

  • Missing Teeth

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems. Crowns and bridges are the most effective procedure for replacing missing teeth or bite problems. [...]

  • Maxillofacial Surgery

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    When facial reconstruction, including procedures involving the oral cavity, is called for, a specialist is needed. Surgical procedures of the neck and head area are performed by a maxillofacial surgeon. Common maxillofacial procedures include denture-related procedures [...]

  • Jaw/TMJ

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    People who grind their teeth can sometimes develop a serious problem with their jaw, which left untreated, can adversely affect the teeth, gums and bone structures of the mouth. One of the most common jaw disorders [...]

  • Invisalign®

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign® is great for adults and teenagers. What is [...]

  • Implants

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants [...]

  • Grafts

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Soft tissue grafts are sometimes performed to treat gum disease, or correct other abnormalities. The procedure involves taking gum tissue from the palate or another donor source to cover an exposed root in order to even [...]

  • Flap Surgery

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Your bone and gum tissue should fit snugly around your teeth like a turtleneck. When you have periodontal disease, this supporting tissue and bone is destroyed, forming "pockets" around the teeth. Over time, these pockets become [...]

  • Extractions

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    General Procedure When restoration procedures such as root canal therapy, crowns, or fillings are not enough to save a tooth, it may need to be pulled, or extracted. Tooth extraction procedures today are far less painful [...]

  • Excessive or Uneven Gums

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Many people inherit the problem of excessive or uneven gums. An aesthetic surgical procedure called a gum lift can be used to correct this problem.

  • Dentures

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals. Types of dentures Complete dentures replace all the teeth, while a partial [...]

  • Crowns and Bridges

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite [...]

  • Crowns

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a [...]

  • Chipped, Cracked, and Worn Teeth

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Treatment

    Special thin laminates, called veneers, can often be used to correct discolored, worn down, cracked and chipped teeth. Veneers can also be used to close unsightly gaps between teeth. Stronger types of veneers made of porcelain, [...]

  • Bridges

    Published On: November 16, 2023Categories: Articles, Treatment

    Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship [...]