1. Preventive and diagnostic services

Comprehensive Oral Evaluation
Performed by a general dentist and/or a specialist when evaluating a patient comprehensively, it is a thorough evaluation and recording of the extraoral and intraoral hard and soft tissues. It may require interpretation of information acquired through additional diagnostic procedures such as digital radiographs. This would include the evaluation and recording of the patient’s dental and medical history and a general health assessment, including the evaluation and recording of dental caries, missing or unerupted teeth, restorations, occlusal relationships, periodontal conditions, and hard and soft tissue anomalies.

Removal of dental plaque from teeth, to prevent cavities (dental caries), gingivitis, and periodontitis. It is part of a complete program of oral hygiene.

Full Mouth Radiograph Screenings
• Oral cancer screening
• Intraoral complete x-rays
• Panoramic film

Plastic resin placed on the biting surfaces of molars to prevent bacteria from attacking the enamel and causing caries.

Oral Hygiene Instructions
Patient specific daily practices to maintain a healthy and beautiful smile.

2. Restorative Services

Zoom and Colgate whitening systems.

A general term used for the restoring of lost tooth structure by using materials such as metal alloy, plastic, or porcelain.

A composite resin applied to a tooth to change its shape and/or color.

To improve the aesthetics of a tooth, or to protect a damaged tooth surface.

3. Implant Dentistry

Implant Crown or Bridges
Instead of removable dentures, teeth which stay in place supported by osseointegrated implants.

A customized component interface which connects the dental implant to crowns and bridges.

4. Fixed Prosthodontics 

Crown or Bridges
Realistic looking artificial teeth which replace broken down natural teeth.

5. Removable Prosthodontics

Complete and Partial dentures
An artificial substitute for natural teeth and adjacent tissues which can be removed from the mouth.

6. Endodontic Services

Root canals
Cleaning, sterilizing, and sealing of diseased nerve canals within the tooth itself.

7. Periodontal Services

Scaling and Root planning
Removal of plaque, calculus, and stain from teeth. A procedure designed to remove microbial flora, bacterial toxins, calculus, and diseased cementum or dentin on the root surfaces and in the pocket.

8. Oral Surgery

The process or act of removing a tooth or tooth parts which are hopeless and cannot properly function.

9. Adjunctive Services

Emergency Pain Treatment
We understand when you need to see a dentist right away because after all its not all just for beauty.

Occlusal Guard (Night Guard)
Pertaining to the biting surfaces of the premolar and molar teeth or contacting surfaces of opposing teeth or opposing occlusion rims.

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