Frequently asked questions
What is an implant?
A dental implant is an excellent treatment for replacing missing teeth. A root form implant is the most common kind of dental implant. It is a small, titanium post that replaces the roots of a missing tooth. A custom-fitted artificial tooth, called a restoration, is secured to the implant, which holds the restoration firmly in place.
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Why is dental hygiene important?
Learn more about dental hygiene and what a hygienist does by clicking on this video.
Registered dental hygienists are highly trained and licensed oral health professionals who specialize in providing you with clinical, therapeutic, and educational services to enhance your oral and overall health.
What is a crown?
A crown is a cap that protects and seals a damanged or decayed tooth and restores it to its original size and shape. To learn more about how crowns work click on this video.
What is a bridge?
When teeth are missing, a fixed bridge is a good choice for replacing them. A dental bridge is a great way to maintain a stable bite and restore your beautiful smile.
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When should I bring my child to the dentist?
We like to see small children as soon as they start getting their first teeth. The reason for this is so that we can have a positive initial visit by making the appointment fun, and we can establish important oral hygiene habits for you and your child to practice.
What is a root canal?
When the pulp layer of a tooth becomes infected, it is necessary to remove the infection with root canal therapy. It is a generally comfortable procedure that saves your tooth and gives you back your healthy smile.
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Can you remove my wisdom teeth?
Yes! We are able to remove most impacted wisdom teeth along with simple cases, we will need a brief appointment to take an x-ray and diagnose the extractions. Many patients elect for sedation during this procedure.
Do I need dental x-rays?
The computer era has brought us a dental technology called digital radiography. With this technology, we use computerized equipment and software to capture x-ray images of your mouth and teeth by exposing a small sensor or plate that feeds the image into a computer. This results in much less exposure to radiation.
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