Professional teeth cleaning by a certified dental hygienist aims to remove plaque, tarter and stains that have accumulated on the teeth. In between routine cleanings, good oral hygiene at home is vital to prevent tarter build-up and gum disease.
Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth or as serious as an infection in your jaw. If you have a toothache contact us so we can identify and address the issue
Crowns (often called caps), are 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 root canal.
A bridge is a fixed dental restoration used to replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth. A bridge will span the area where teeth are missing. They are attached to the natural teeth or that surround this space
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge.
Cosmetic dentures are custom-fit to your mouth to give you both a beautiful smile and a great fit. Implant-supported dentures usually are made for the lower jaw because regular dentures tend to be less stable there.
A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During this procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form.
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This joint can be the source of pain for many people. It is unknown why exactly TMJ pain occurs, but there are a few possible causes. Injury to the jaw, joint, or even muscles of your head and neck, possibly from a car accident, can be the reason for TMJ pain.