Cavities

Dental cavities are formed when bacteria penetrate your teeth and create a hole in your teeth. Most cavities start off when you fail to clean your teeth properly, causing food particles to attach to your teeth. These attached food particles are known as plaque and tartar. Plaque and tartar harbor Read more…

Sedation dentistry

Sedation dentistry, or sleep dentistry, is a technique used to reduce dental anxiety through the use of various medications. These medications put you in a semi-conscious or unconscious state and help you get through tougher dental procedures. Once sedated, you won’t be aware of your surroundings or remember much of Read more…

Dental sealants

Sealants are a preventive treatment that protects your teeth against developing cavities. Dentists place sealants to protect your teeth against cavity bugs. Dental sealants are a tooth-colored, plastic coating that’s applied to the chewing surfaces of teeth. By placing a sealant on your tooth, you essentially seal off bacteria’s access Read more…

Bridges

Bridge is a fixed restoration that attaches to two or more teeth and closes gaps created by missing teeth. Think of a bridge as several crowns connected to one another. The teeth used as anchors for the bridge are known as abutments. The missing teeth are known as pontics. Bridge Read more…

Dentures

Dentures are removable false teeth that fill gaps caused by missing teeth. In contrast to implants and bridges, dentures are removable. This means that you can take them in and out of your mouth at any time. Dentures are made from pink and white acrylic that closely resemble your natural Read more…

Tooth extraction

Losing a tooth is never fun, but it’s sometimes necessary to do so. Teeth go bad for many different reasons. Teeth that become infected, loose, or cause other major issues, may have to be removed from your mouth. Removing this bad tooth can stop pain, eliminate infection, and reduce the Read more…

Root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is a procedure that removes infection from your tooth nerves. Receiving a root canal treatment eliminates pain, removes the infection, and allows you to keep your tooth. Once your tooth nerve has been infected, it can no longer be saved with a filling or crown. You must Read more…

Dental crowns

A crown is a cover designed by your dentist to restore grossly damaged teeth back to their original shape. Crowns protect your teeth against cavity bugs and traumatic bite forces. Placing a crown restores your damaged teeth back to their original format. Crowns restore the shape and function of your Read more…