Preventative

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.

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...