It only takes twenty four hours for plaque that is not removed from your teeth to turn into hard calculus (tartar)! Your daily routine helps control plaque and tartar buildup, but there will always be areas that need special attention. Most people require regular maintenance cleanings 2-4 times a year. At these cleaning appointments, the pocket depths will be carefully checked to ensure that they are healthy. Any plaque and calculus will be removed from above and below the gum line. In addition to your cleaning and checkup, your appointment will usually include:
Patients consider Invisalign to be a positive addition to their lives. With custom-made, clear, removable plastic aligners, Invisalign treatment is easy, convenient and can be less painful than other orthodontic procedures. In addition to the cosmetic benefits, consider these key benefits of Invisalign treatment:
The Kor whitening system works by restoring your teeth’s ability to absorb oxygen. The oxygen from Kor whitening gel is absorbed deeply into the tooth, dissolving stain molecules.
For a brighter, whiter smile without the wait, choose Opalescence Boost, an in-office, chemically activated whitening treatment that offers results in less than an hour. It’s ideal for people who want instant whitening gratification or those who have that special event coming up that requires a bright, white smile.
Opalescence take-home whitening gel is perfect for people who want a lot of options. With four different concentrations and three flavors, you can wear Opalescence for as little as 30 minutes per day—or even overnight! Dispensed only by a licensed dental professional, Opalescence take-home whitening gel allows you to get professional whitening results at your convenience in a safe, effective, and customized way!
Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. They provide a foundation to replace your missing teeth, either with removable replacement teeth or fixed crowns. Implants have many advantages including:
A crown is a covering that is put over a tooth. The crown helps restore your tooth to its normal shape and size. It can also improve the way the tooth looks.
Sometimes a tooth cannot be saved and needs to be removed. When a patient desires an implant to replace the missing tooth, enough bone must be present to support it. Bone grafting is basically a way of building up the jaw bone to accommodate dental implant placement. There are several ways that we can grow bone, including the use of bone grafted from the patient or another donor, use of synthetic mineral, and human growth factors.
We provide comprehensive oral health care for children that includes the following: