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Which Services Can You Take Advantage Of?

If you live in , locating a provider who can take care of general and urgent dental health issues may be a daunting task. Thankfully, at , we render comprehensive and emergency dental care. Here is an overview of our areas of expertise.

 

  • Teeth Cleaning

Teeth cleanings are an essential part of keeping your mouth, and the rest of your body, disease-free. We need teeth cleanings for two main reasons: to prevent tooth loss and diseases in the rest of the body. Teeth cleanings remove the buildup of plaque and tartar. While this buildup is, for the most part natural, too much of it leads to gum disease. Teeth cleanings serve to level the playing field by keeping things in check.

Sometimes, during teeth cleanings and regular checkups, our dentist may find an abscess. This is a painful swelling caused by an infection in the gum or inside a tooth. To cure an abscess in the gum, our dentist will need to clean the area, drain the pus, and treat the infection with antibiotics. In the case of a tooth abscess, if there already is a fistula, the course of action may include, but it's not limited to, drainage, a root canal, an extraction, or surgery.

 

  • Invisalign

If there are gaps between your teeth, or if they are crooked or misaligned, your smile may not be as cosmetically-pleasant as you would prefer it to be. Fortunately, there is an effective new treatment to straighten your teeth and give you the beautiful smile you've always wanted: Invisalign. This innovative teeth straightening system consists of custom-fitting, clear plastic aligners that not only correct your teeth, but can also be removed to make oral hygiene, eating, and drinking simple and easy.

 

  • Braces

If our dentist determines that Invisalign is not for you, you can always use traditional metal braces. This type of braces is a more affordable, yet higher-maintenance option, but there are many other teeth straightening alternatives to choose from:

 

  • Clear ceramic braces: They function just like traditional braces, but instead of metal brackets, these have clear or tooth-colored ones, making them much less obvious and often working much faster than Invisalign.

  • Traditional braces: These are the more commonly used, yet most effective braces, the ones with metal wires and brackets.

  • Palatal expander: This appliance expands the upper jaw so that it easily aligns with the lower one. Usually, this treatment is followed with the use of traditional braces to straighten the teeth.

  • Forsus appliance: This device is used to correct the jawline of patients whose upper jaw protrudes over the lower one, align the teeth, and significantly reduce an overbite, thus promoting healthy jaw growth.

  • Crowns

Crowns, also known as caps, are tooth-shaped covers placed over a tooth that is badly damaged or decayed. Crowns may be applied on a tooth that has been broken or severely damaged by decay and, because of this, a filling can't replace enough of the tooth or strengthen it enough. A crown may hold together parts of a cracked tooth and hold a bridge in place. Crowns may also be used to improve appearance by covering misshapen or badly discolored teeth.

Notwithstanding, it is important to keep in mind that, when it comes to cleaning crowns, you will need our dentist to do it for you. Crowns need to be removed to clean the teeth and the caps themselves.

 

Why choose us?

Caring for your teeth means more than brushing and flossing. The first step in this process is to find a dentist with whom you feel comfortable, and then schedule an appointment. Keep in mind that most dental visits are checkups and regular checkups, combined with a professional cleaning, will help your teeth and gums stay cleaner, last longer, and prevent painful problems from developing.

For complete care, it is important to see our dentist every six months for a regular checkup and professional cleaning. When you select our clinic in , we will guide you through the entire dental care process and give you emergency dental care whenever necessary.

When Would You Require Emergency Dental Services?

A dental emergency is whenever there is an injury to teeth or gums. The best thing to do is get medical attention soon after a lesion has occurred because nerves or blood vessels could be damaged, not to mention the risk of infection. If an infection is not treated, it can spread and cause serious health problems. One of the most frequent problems that require immediate emergency dental care is pain and it may be the product of:

 

  1. Tooth decay

  2. Abscessed tooth

  3. Fractured tooth

  4. Infected gums

  5. Damaged fillings

If your toothache lasts longer than one or two days, is intense, there is fever, earache, or it hurts when opening your mouth wide, get emergency dental care without further delay. Proper identification and treatment are key, especially if there is a dental infection, to prevent it from spreading to other parts of the face, the skull, and even the bloodstream.

 

  • Forsus appliance: This device is used to correct the jawline of patients whose upper jaw protrudes over the lower one, align the teeth, and significantly reduce an overbite, thus promoting healthy jaw growth.

  • Crowns

Crowns, also known as caps, are tooth-shaped covers placed over a tooth that is badly damaged or decayed. Crowns may be applied on a tooth that has been broken or severely damaged by decay and, because of this, a filling can't replace enough of the tooth or strengthen it enough. A crown may hold together parts of a cracked tooth and hold a bridge in place. Crowns may also be used to improve appearance by covering misshapen or badly discolored teeth.

Notwithstanding, it is important to keep in mind that, when it comes to cleaning crowns, you will need our dentist to do it for you. Crowns need to be removed to clean the teeth and the caps themselves.

For your greater convenience, all our services are carried out with precision and care. Call us at 580-252-2056 to schedule appointment or come by our office in , and consult with our dentist.