Teens

Intra-Oral Camera (IOC)

Intraoral cameras (IOCs) were first introduced in 1989 and are now widely used in dental offices. IOCs are small video cameras used by dentists or doctors to show a patient in real-time the interior of their mouth, as an alternative to using a mirror. The IOC looks like an...

Oral Cancer Screening

Your 6-month dental visit is essential and your first line of defense against oral cancer. During the appointment, your dentist will examine your mouth, tongue, teeth, throat, palate, gums, cheeks, mucosa, and lips for any signs of mouth cancer or precancerous lesions that may lead to mouth cancer at an...

Dental Accidents & Trauma

There are many causes of tooth fractures or tooth loss (avulsion) such as accidents, falls, and sports injuries. The most common trauma is a fracture in the tooth’s crown (the visible part of your tooth).  In school-age children and adolescents, falls and trauma are the most common injuries to the...

Porcelain Veneers

Veneers are non-metal restorations that used to be acrylic, but now are ultra-thin pressure-processed porcelain materials that can be adhered to your tooth. They are a durable, stain-resistant hard ceramic with exceptional esthetic qualities that match and blend in with surrounding teeth; veneers are made to last for years....

Dental Flouride Treatments

Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally found in water and many foods. It is also found in toothpaste and mouth rinse. Fluoride helps to strengthen teeth and protect them from tooth decay. As you eat and drink throughout the day, bacteria, sugars and acids attack and demineralize the enamel...

Sealants

Sealants are a safe, painless, and low-cost way to protect your child's back teeth from decay. They have been used to protect children's back teeth for several decades. The back teeth have tiny grooves on their chewing surfaces that form as each tooth develops. This is where most decay...

Mouth & Night Guards

Mouth guards protect the teeth, tongue, cheeks, lips and jaws from injury. By absorbing the shock of impact, mouth guards protect teeth against chips, cracks, fractures, damage and dislodging. They also help avoid more serious injuries, including concussions, jaw fractures and neck injuries, by preventing the lower jaw from...

Root Canal Treatment

Inside every tooth, canals house the pulp (nerve) that sustains the tooth’s life. A deep cavity or crack can compromise the health of the pulp and cause infection or inflammation. As infection and inflammation build, the tooth begins to ache from internal pressure. At this point, your dentist will...

Teeth Whitening

Many factors, including dietary habits (drinking coffee, tea, soda, and red wine) and certain medications, affect the whiteness of your smile. Tooth whitening is an affordable and effective way to combat common causes of tooth discoloration while boosting your self-confidence and improving your appearance. When performed by a dentist, teeth...

Dental Cleaning & Exams

RECARE (DENTAL CHECKUP) VISIT Our teeth have several important functions.., smiling, facial contour, talking, biting, and chewing. They are also a factor which suggests social status and self-esteem. Just think!.., they are on-call 24 hours a day all of our lives. (Sometimes, overtime, as when we grind at night solving...