Veneers/Crowns – A way to make teeth look great and give you a great smile. A veneer is bonded on the front part of a tooth where a crown goes around the entire tooth.
Invisalign – a way to straighten teeth without braces
Bleaching – In office bleaching is a 2 hour session with several applications of whitening. Prior to the long appointment there will be a short appointment that impressions will be taken for bleaching trays. Take home bleaching is done at home with solution and trays. This will take one appointment when impressions are taken for trays.
Orthodontics treatment – traditional metal or clear brackets are used for braces. To begin this process up to two appointments will be needed before braces are put on. The first appointment is when xrays are taken and impressions which then are used to diagnos what the treatment would be. The 2nd appointment is used for the consultation and if ready seperators will be placed and 1st appointment for braces will be scheduled.
- children and adult cleanings it is recommended to get your teeth cleaned every 6 months
- Bite Wings are taken once every 12 months to check for decay between the teeth and can also show any bone loss that may be present.
- Periapical or PA is taken to show the entire tooth to the root to better treat a toothache.
- Panoramic is taken every 3-5 years to check for problems such as wisdom teeth, bone abnormalities, cysts, infections, and help with orthodontic treatment.
- Cephalometric is an xray that is used for orthodontic treatment
- Fluoride it is recommended that children receive fluoride 2x per year
- Sealants a way to prevent cavities in permant teeth.
- composite fillings – white or tooth colored fillings that replaces cavities
- crowns/bridges – Crowns/caps cover an entire tooth that may have a large filling, crack or have had a root canal Bridge is a way to replace missing teeth bu three crowns fused together.
- root canal – a way to save a tooth that has decay or infection into the nerve
- implants – a great way to replace a missing tooth without affecting teeth next to the area
- extractions – removing a tooth/teeth that are unable to save due to decay, infection or broken.
- dentures/partials – dentures would replace all missing teeth. Paritals are used to replace just a few teeth.