A dental crown (sometimes called a “tooth cap” by our patients) covers the entire visible portion of your tooth above the gum line. Our dentists may recommend porcelain crowns for teeth that are fragile, broken, or discolored. During your first appointment, our dentist… Read More
If you’ve recently lost a tooth, our dentists may suggest a dental bridge to repair your smile. To be a candidate, you must have healthy natural teeth or dental implants on both sides of the empty socket. A dental bridge is comprised of an artificial tooth secured by… Read More
A dental implant is a metal post (usually titanium) that acts like a natural tooth root would to support a crown. If you have missing teeth, you owe it to yourself to schedule a consultation with one of our dental implant dentists. Dental implants not only restore your smile, but… Read More
Dentures are removable false teeth you wear during the day to eat and talk. Our dentists can help you determine whether you need full or partial dentures based on your oral health. For example, you may only need a partial denture to replace a few upper teeth… Read More
Our dentists do everything in their power to save a tooth. However, sometimes tooth extraction is necessary to protect oral health. The sooner you see our emergency dentists for tooth pain, the more likely we’ll be able to avoid dental extraction. Otherwise, we may… Read More
Interested in a smile makeover? During your consultation, one of our dentists will be able to walk you through the process of what it would take to restore your teeth, gums, and jaws. Our dentists focus on the entire mouth to improve your oral health and quality of life… Read More
Approximately 47.2% of Americans age 30 and older have periodontal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gum disease is caused by untreated plaque buildup. If our dentists detect gum disease during your routine oral examination, they may… Read More
Our dentists offer oral surgery so you can maintain healthy teeth, gums, and jaws. Depending on what you need, our dentists may handle your oral surgery or refer you to the appropriate specialist. It’s not uncommon for people with periodontal disease to have deep… Read More
Don’t ignore tooth pain. If you suspect you have an abscess tooth, you’ll need to call our office as soon as possible to schedule emergency dental care. Once a cavity is deep enough to breach the living tissue inside your tooth, you’ll need to schedule a root canal. Our root canal… Read More
If you have periodontal disease, our dentists will recommend scaling and root planing. People with periodontal disease often have deep gum pockets around their teeth that collect food particles and plaque. During a deep gum cleaning, our dentist will clean above and below… Read More
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge that connects your jawbone to your skull. If you have persistent jaw pain, this may be a sign that there’s something wrong with the TMJ. Our dentists will be able to help you find TMJ relief to improve quality of life… Read More
Wisdom teeth are given their name because they erupt through the gum line between the ages of 17 and 25. Most people simply don’t have the space in their jaws to accommodate these extra teeth, which is why they call our dentists. Since wisdom teeth form around age 10… Read More
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