Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment Root canals are most often necessary when decay has reached the nerve of the tooth or the tooth has become infected. When root canal therapy is performed, infected or inflamed pulp is removed from the tooth chamber. The inside of the tooth is then...
Dental Bridge

Dental Bridge

Dental Bridge A bridge replaces missing teeth without the use of a denture or dental implant. A false tooth is held in place by being attached to a neighboring tooth. In order to fabricate a bridge, crowns are made for the teeth on either side of the space and a false...
Oral Examination

Oral Examination

Oral Examination An oral examination is a visual inspection of the mouth, head, and neck, performed to detect abnormalities. Radiographs allow for a more complete examination, helping the doctor to detect cavities, problems in existing dental restorations, gum and...
Dental Cleaning

Dental Cleaning

Dental Cleaning A dental cleaning, also known as an oral prophylaxis, is the removal of dental plaque and tartar (calculus) from the teeth. Specialized instruments are used to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. First, an ultrasonic device that...
Biomimetic Dentistry

Biomimetic Dentistry

Biomimetic Dentistry Biomimetic Dentistry is defined as the reconstruction of teeth to emulate their natural biomechanical and esthetic form and function. Simply put, biomimetic dentistry means to copy what is life-like. This form of dentistry treats weak, fractured,...
TMJ Disorders

TMJ Disorders

TMJ Disorders The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is similar to a sliding hinge that connects your jawbone to your skull. TMJ disorders can cause pain in the jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. To treat TMJ disorders, the cause has to be identified....
Full & Removable Dentures

Full & Removable Dentures

Full Dentures And Removable Dentures A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth. There are two types of dentures, full complete dentures and partial removable dentures. Full Dentures Full Dentures are made after all the teeth in the upper and/or lower jaw...
Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal A wisdom tooth that is deemed problematic is normally extracted to avoid any oral complications. To have a wisdom tooth removed, a small incision is made to open up the gum tissue over the tooth and remove any bone that is covering the tooth. Once...