We want all of our patients to enjoy a comfortable experience when they receive treatment from us. To help ensure this, we often provide sedation dentistry as a way to calm nervous patients and address dental anxiety. What are your dental sedation options? Does everyone benefit from a calming solution?
Losing a tooth impacts both your appearance and the health of your smile. In order to once again enjoy a whole and healthy smile, you need to seek a replacement option. We often recommend dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth. What are the benefits of dental implants? How does this tooth replacement option differ from bridges or dentures?
Two things related to periodontal disease often surprise people: How many people will develop the disease and how easy prevention can be in many cases. How can we avoid gum disease, which can affect more than 65 million people in the United States? By recognizing the early warning signs and taking steps to avoid the onset of the disease, you can often successfully prevent gum disease.
Prior to an oral surgery procedure, or if a patient receiving treatment suffers from dental anxiety, the doctor may recommend a sedative. Dental sedation helps patients enter a calm and relaxed state. We offer multiple options for calming a patient. Do you need oral or inhaled sedation?
“Why should I replace missing teeth?” A simple question. What’s the big deal if you lose one or more teeth? Aside from the changes to your appearance, tooth loss can have a major health impact on your smile. Without replacement, everything from your facial structure to your smile’s alignment is in jeopardy. Fortunately, we can use dental implants to provide a lifelike replacement.
As serious as gum disease is, there are still steps to be taken in the early stages to reverse to successfully manage the disease. Without these steps however, you could eventually suffer from tooth loss and a number of uncomfortable symptoms. Do you need preventive services? What can you do to treat the disease in these early stages?
The first step in receiving treatment is an exam. The doctor takes a close look at your smile for indicators that something is wrong. As part of this process the patient may need diagnostic imaging. What is diagnostic imaging? Using advanced technology the doctor can obtain a clear and precise view of your oral health.