A mouthguard is a protective device that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips, gums and brain.
Cosmetic bonding is the use of a bonding composite material to drastically improve the appearance of teeth. Bonding composite is a paste-like material made from a mixture of resins and fillers.
A dental bridge, also called a "fixed dental bridge", is a dental prosthesis that is used to replace one or more missing teeth within the same arch.
A dental crown (sometimes referred to as a dental cap) is a type of dental restoration that can be used to cover a significantly damaged tooth where there is very little of the tooth structure left to restore.
High quality teeth in today's dentures are made with layers of different acrylics and are as close to your natural teeth as can be. It is nearly impossible to tell the dentures of today from the real thing, allowing you to smile with complete confidence.
Dental symptoms can range in severity and urgency. A dental condition may be considered urgent, but not an emergency. However, urgent conditions still require the attention and care of a dentist as soon as possible.
Extractions are often necessary if a tooth has been damaged or decayed beyond repair.
Composite restorations have a natural, tooth-like appearance and are used primarily on anterior teeth, although many patients now prefer to have composite fillings placed on posterior teeth.
Dental hygiene is essential in maintaining the overall health of your teeth.
Root canal treatment can provide an effective means of saving a tooth that might otherwise require removal. The presence of the teeth and their root structures helps to maintain the overall structure of the jaw.
Sedation dentistry, also known as "sleep dentistry", allows you to relax during your dental appointment safely and comfortably, free from feelings of discomfort, stress and anxiety.
If you are missing one or more teeth, it is important to fill those spaces with prosthetic teeth as soon as possible.
Veneers are thin, customized shells of porcelain ceramic that bond directly to the front surface of your anterior (front) teeth to enhance your smile.
Achieving the beautiful, brilliant smile you want may be as simple as having a professional teeth whitening treatment.
Dental x-rays (radiographs) are valuable diagnostic tools for the dentist. The primary reason for taking x-rays is to provide a method of detecting decay that is not visible to the naked eye.