A dental bridge is a fixed prosthesis that is used to replace one or more missing teeth.The replacement teeth are fused between crowns that are placed on the surrounding teeth, serving to anchor the replacement teeth. This creates a bridge which holds the restoration firmly in place.
Your absolute best line of defense in prevention is maintaining a regular "check up" schedule with your dentist. We recommend that you visit our office every six months for a routine cleaning, exam, and any necessary x-rays. This allows us to detect and address any problems that may occur while they are still in the early stages.
One of the most important diagnostic tools we have available to us is the use of x-ray technology to check all areas of the oral cavity, and ensure that no problems are developing. It is our professional obligation to help you maintain your oral health and ensure that you receive the very best dental care.
Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance.
Teeth Whitening is a very common, affordable cosmetic dental procedure. While there are many whitening options available, a treatment that is supervised by your dentist continues to be the recommended, and most successful, option.
People lose their teeth for many reasons: periodontal disease (also known as gum disease), old cavities that have never been repaired, and years of poor dental hygiene. When dentures are being considered as an alternative to implants, there are a few different choices:
Dental implants are natural-looking replacements for missing teeth that also provide the same function as your natural tooth root. They have also been used to anchor other types of restorations for greater success and patient satisfaction.
Crowns, also known as “caps,” are a type of restoration that can help to protect teeth that have become damaged, broken or cracked. Instead of replacing the tooth, a crown is used to strengthen the existing tooth and preserve its usefulness.
Fillings are used to "fill" or repair an area of a tooth that has decayed (a cavity). They are also used to repair cracked or broken teeth and teeth that have been worn down from things like nail-biting or tooth grinding.