Restorative Treatments (Fillings)

Prophylaxis (Simple Cleaning) and Fluoride

Simple Extractions

Scaling and Root Planing (Deep Cleaning)

This type of treatment is the most common and conservative form of treatment for periodontal (gum) disease. Scaling is the removal of calculus (commonly called tartar) and plaque that is attach to the tooth surfaces. The process especially targets the area below the gum line, along the root.  Plaque is a sticky substance, full of bacteria, that forms on teeth. When plaque hardens over time, it is called calculus. Plaque is more likely to stick to rough surfaces. For this reason, the root surface is made smooth in a process called root planing. Root planing removes any remaining calculus and smoothes irregular areas of the root surface.

Crowns and Bridges

A crown is a tooth-shaped cover placed over a tooth that is badly damaged or decayed and is made to look like a real tooth. Crowns also can be used to hold a bridge in place and can be all metal, porcelain fused to metal (PFM) or all ceramic.  A Bridge is a dental restoration used to replace a missing tooth by joining permanently adjacent teeth or dental implants.


Porcelain veneers are used to modify the shape and color of teeth. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are etched and then bonded to the enamel of the teeth. Tooth preparation is necessary to avoid over bulking of the tooth, but it is limited to the enamel and usually involves only a few surfaces of the tooth.

Complete Dentures

Complete dentures are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth in a single arch, and which are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable; however there are many different denture designs, some which rely on clasping onto teeth or dental implants.

Removable Partial Dentures

Are for patients missing some of their teeth on a particular arch and want to have them replace for functional and aesthetic reasons.

Night guard/Teeth Grinding

Night mouth guards are bite pads that are supposed to be worn at night as you sleep. There are also mouth guards for day use. These guards are usually made of high-grade plastic and should fit the teeth or mouth perfectly. This device keeps the upper teeth from grinding with the lower teeth, offering an instant solution to teeth clenching problems and to relieve pressure on the TMJ that can be quite destructive.

Teeth Whitening

Many products are now available for patients to whiten their teeth. These products include custom fabricated trays with a bleaching gel or bleaching in a dental office using UV light.

Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment is very common today. Nearly everyone had braces or some other form of treatment. Orthodontists align teeth with braces by applying constant pressure in a desired direction. The pressure is adjusted at prescribed intervals over the course of the orthodontic treatment, which can last from one to three years or longer depending on the severity of the patient's case. There are several types of orthodontic braces available to consumers, including the traditional metal braces and new clear braces. Perfect oral hygiene is necessary during any type of orthodontic treatment. Teeth can be pulled into a perfect smile, but they can’t be prevented from decaying unless they are taken care off. This means flossing around the braces and brushing at least twice a day, very carefully.

Endodontic Treatment

Corresponds to any therapy practiced in the dentin-pulp complex of a tooth. Endodontic therapy goes from a range of a direct or indirect pulp capping to a complete removal of the dental pulp and tooth nerve. It is applied in fractured teeth with deep cavities or injured in the pulp tissue (nerve tissue) in which there is a characteristic symptom of severe and spontaneous pain. These lesions may be reversible or irreversible, in with the most suitable option could be the endodontic treatment.

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