With our daily consumption of a variety of foods and drinks, it can be inevitable to get teeth stains. Our office offers take home whitening with custom made trays or in-office whitening to help brighten your smile. Teeth whitening is ideal for people who have healthy teeth and gums. Depending on the degree of discoloration and desired level of whitening, we will recommend which product will be most effective for you.
If you do not like the look of dark metal amalgam fillings, tooth-colored composite fillings are a great option for you. Using a more conservative approach, you can easily achieve a beautiful smile while restoring healthy teeth.
There are many reasons why a crown may be recommended for you, such as teeth with large areas of decay, teeth previously treated with root canals, and cracked fillings. Depending on the patient and reason for crown, we have a variety of crown options to suit you. Your options include all-porcelain crown, porcelain fused to metal crown, and full gold crown. We will discuss which crown is best for you.
A bridge is a treatment option for replacing a missing tooth or teeth. It is anchored to teeth adjacent to space created from missing tooth. The bridge serves two important functions: replacing your missing teeth and restoring your smile.
Implants have become a more popular option for replacing missing teeth. If you are a good candidate, your dentist may recommend an implant for you. Once the implant has osseointegrated (bonded) with the bone, we can restore them with beautiful crowns.
There are different reasons for why a tooth may need to be extracted. Two reasons are that a tooth may be badly decayed that it cannot be saved by root canal therapy or filling, or you do not have enough space in your mouth which is common with wisdom teeth. Extractions are offered here, but you may be referred to an oral surgeon depending on the complexity.
Maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth, gums, and overall health. Gum disease is the #1 cause IF tooth loss and studies have linked it to stroke, diabetes complication, and low birth weight to name a few. You should have a professional cleaning twice a year. There are factors that may require you to be seen more frequently. If that is necessary, we will design a plan for you to attend more frequent visits so that we may monitor your gum health.