Services

Bridges

A bridge is one or more replacement teeth anchored by one or more crowns on each side. When one or more teeth are missing, the remaining teeth can drift out of position, which can lead to a change in the bite, the loss of additional teeth, decay and gum...

Children’s Dentistry

Stages of Tooth Development There are 20 primary or deciduous teeth. The first teeth to erupt through the gums at 5-8 months are the lower central incisors. The last to erupt are the second upper molars at about age 2 years. Between ages 6 and 12 primary teeth are lost and...

Crowns & Onlays

Crowns (also known as caps or jackets) are recommended when: • a tooth fractures and is otherwise restorable • additional filling material cannot be placed - for lack of healthy tooth structure • decay has severely damaged the tooth • the tooth structure is decayed at the margin of an existing crown • the...

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...

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...

Dental Fillings

A small cavity or other source of dental decay can grow to destroy an entire tooth if left untreated. Unlike our skin, teeth cannot heal naturally. Only professional dental care can correct your cavities and return your tooth to a state of optimal oral health. A dental filling, made from...

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...

Dental Implants

Dental implants are a long-lasting solution for a missing tooth. If you have lost all your teeth, a few teeth or even just one tooth, dental implants can be the way to bring your smile back. People lose teeth through accidents, gum disease, root canals gone bad, decay and...

Dentures & Partials

Complete dentures are used to replace all teeth on the upper or lower arch, and partial dentures replace multiple missing teeth on one arch. These prosthetic dental appliances are more comfortable and lifelike than ever before with options like implant retention and hidden clasps. Traditionally, dentures are secured by natural...

Digital X-Rays

Digital X-rays (radiographs) Digital X-rays have become the norm in dental offices today and is part of the dental care we give to our patients. Our digital radiography is ultimately better for patient's health, care, and diagnosis. It creates better X-rays faster and reduces the amount of radiation patients receive by...

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...

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...

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...

Periodontitis & Gingivitis

Besides the common cold, dental disease like cavities and gum disease the most prevalent. Over three-fourths of the population over the age of 35 have some form of periodontal disease, but the majority does not realize it.

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....

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...

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...

Smile Makeover

If you feel unsatisfied with your smile, you may unknowingly convey low self-esteem and an unfriendly attitude. Dr. Bohay can update your smile and boost your confidence with a complete smile makeover. If you have dark fillings, metal dental restorations, stains, gaps, or crooked teeth, we can transform your...

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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...

TMJ/TMD Treatment

Your temporomandibular joint is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are in front of each ear. It lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side so you can talk, chew, and yawn. Problems with your jaw and the...

Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are a common procedure. In some cases, a tooth extraction is the best treatment option to reduce crowding, prepare for dentures or eliminate a dying tooth.During this procedure, an analgesic is administered to keep you comfortable as the tooth is being extracted. Afterward, be sure to follow...