Oral Cancer Screening: An examination performed at cleaning appointments by the dentist to look for signs of abnormalities such as cancer and precancerous lesions in your mouth.
Bridge: A permanent non-removable restoration used to replace missing teeth by joining artificial teeth with adjacent teeth.
Bonding: A Cosmetic way of closing spaces and reshaping teeth with tooth colored composite materials.
Exams: To evaluate gum, tissue and tooth health two to four times a year. Usually done in conjuction with cleaning appointments.
Prophylaxis: A dental cleaning to remove plaque, calculus ( tartar ) and bacteria from teeth and
the oral cavity.
Invisalign and Clear Correct: A cosmetic alternative to wire braces clear orthodontic aligners
are used to shift teeth.
Composite: A material used in tooth colored fillings and bonding.
Crown/Caps: A restoration that is tooth shaped and will cover the entire tooth structure used to strengthen root canal teeth, as well as broken teeth and largely filled teeth.
Dentures and Partial Dentures: After an implant is surgically placed with an oral surgeon. An implant crown is fabricated.
Dental Implant Dentures: A removable appliance that replaces missing teeth.
Extractions: The removal of teeth by a dentist.
Flouride Treatments: A treatment performed after a dental cleaning to remineralize tooth structure and reduce decay and sensitivity.
Root Canal or Endodontic Treatment: The removal of the nerve of the tooth when the tooth is infected will need a crown restoration after root canal is completed.
Scaling and Root Planing: A non-surgical periodontal therapy that removes debris that causes inflammation and disease from under the gumline.
Sealants: A protective coating that is place on the occlusal surfaces of teeth to help prevent decay.
Veneers: A cosmetic, custom made thin cover placed on the front of the tooth to improve apperance can be made of porcelainor composite.