Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Dental implants are an excellent way to replace missing teeth without affecting the adjacent teeth. Many methods of tooth replacement involve modifying or destroying other teeth. While this is chea...

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Tooth Colored Fillings

Tooth Colored Fillings

There are a few different types of materials that can be used to fill a cavity in a tooth. Composite fillings are the most common type of tooth-colored filling available. Composite fillings come in...

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Silver Fillings

Silver Fillings

“Silver” fillings are actually only about ¼ silver! In fact, these fillings are only called “silver” because they are silver in color. The filling is approximately half mercury. Other meta...

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After Treating Gum Disease

After Treating Gum Disease

If you are a patient who has had treatment for periodontal disease, including scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) or surgery, we will probably want to see you about 4 times a year in order to ...

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Treating Gum Disease

Treating Gum Disease

As bacteria, plaque and other harmful products build up around your teeth and under your gums, your tissues can be damaged. Treatment of gum disease depends on the severity of the disease as...

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Porcelain Fixed Bridges

Porcelain Fixed Bridges

A bridge is a non-removable appliance that is often used to replace single missing teeth. A bridge can be made of many different materials, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. A porcela...

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Checkups And Cleanings

Checkups And Cleanings

Dental Checkups Routine checkups are essential for even the healthiest of patients.  Many times, there may be areas of your teeth or gums that you cannot see on your ow...

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Sealants

Sealants

Sealants A sealant is a thin plastic coating that is placed over the pits and fissures (grooves) in some teeth. This helps seal out decay and in many cases can prevent decay in these groov...

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Porcelain Crowns

Porcelain Crowns

A porcelain crown is a cap that completely covers the surface of your tooth.  These can restore the natural beauty of your teeth and look so much like natural teeth that it can be difficult to...

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Night Guards

Night Guards

Night guards are often recommended for patients who grind or clench their teeth while sleeping. These grinding and clenching habits can be extremely damaging to not only teeth, but the jaw joi...

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