Services we offer include:
Dental emergencies can be frightening. They are usually unplanned and when they happen, you know you need help immediately. When your teeth become suddenly damaged, try to stay calm. Know that we are there to help. Whether you are suffering from sudden pain, a chipped or lost tooth, sensitive gums, or a broken crown – give us a call to schedule an emergency appointment. We will evaluate and treat the problem. You will be pain free ASAP.
Exams and X-rays
No matter the reason for your visit, you can expect some sort of an oral exam during your visit. Your exam may be comprehensive, regular, limited or follow up. At this time, your dentist will assess the health of your teeth and gums. If applicable, they may also evaluate ongoing treatments and dental restorations. Ultimately, they will be looking for any signs of dental issues. If necessary, the doctor will order an X-ray to get a closer look at your teeth and gums. Exams are the perfect time to talk with your dentist about any issues you may having with your mouth.
We all should have our teeth professionally cleaned regularly to help us keep our smiles bright and healthy. If we do so at six-month intervals, teeth cleanings are generally quick and painless (30-60 minutes). Aside from a daily brushing, flossing, rinsing routine, they are the best type of preventative measure you can take to avoid painful and costly dental issues. A standard cleaning appointment involves brushing, polishing, flossing and often a fluoride rinse.
Fillings are the method best used to remove decay in teeth, repair minor fractures or smooth out worn-down teeth. Actions like biting and chewing are made more comfortable and less painful. Patients with damaged enamel may also get fillings to aid with teeth sensitivity from hot and cold foods or drinks. Depending on how severe the damage is to the tooth, different types of fillings may be used. The procedure is done in one visit, and a local anesthetic is applied to help ease any pain.
When an entire tooth needs to be removed, it’s called an extraction. This procedure is usually one of last resort and may be needed in circumstances like when teeth are damaged beyond repair or after you have suffered an injury or trauma. Your dentist will perform a thorough examination and make every reasonable effort to save your tooth before making the final determination. We’ll let you know if there are any alternatives. If it comes to have a tooth extracted, your comfort and wellbeing will be the top priority, whether it is a simple or surgical procedure.