A dental implant is specifically designed to replace a missing tooth. When a tooth falls out or is extracted, a gap is present in your smile. Over time, the underlying bone can be impacted and you may find that surrounding teeth shift out of place.
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that is essential for patients who have areas of bone loss around the jaw. Bone loss can often occur as a result of a variety of different conditions. From gum disease to having had extractions done, bone loss can cause your face to look sunken-in and make implants difficult or even impossible to place.
Gum recession can happen for a variety of reasons, leaving the roots of your teeth exposed and vulnerable to decay and sensitivity. With gum grafting, you can ensure your tooth roots are protected while improving the overall look of your smile.
A sinus lift is a procedure that aims to lift the maxillary (upper) sinuses and place a bone graft between this area. It is most often needed if you have bone loss and are looking to have implants placed.
Periodontics is the field of dentistry that involves the gums and soft tissue. Because gum disease is the number one cause of tooth loss and occurs in nearly half of all adults, periodontal treatment often involves diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Scaling & root planing
We typically recommend a periodontal scaling and root planing to patients who have gum disease. This treatment is non-surgical in nature, and is performed in-office comfortably and quickly. The goal of the scaling and root planing is to keep the gingival pockets as clean as possible, so that gum disease is not allowed to progress.
Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Wisdom teeth will typically begin to develop around the time a person reaches adulthood. Unfortunately, if there isn’t enough room for the teeth to come in properly, they become impacted underneath the gums. Impacted wisdom teeth will often become painful, infected and cause damage to surrounding teeth.
A gum biopsy is a surgery in which a small piece of gum tissue is removed and examined. Gum biopsy is a diagnostic procedure in which a small piece of gum tissue is removed for examination.
Laser-assisted gum infection therapy is designed to help eradicate gum disease. Laser-assisted therapy uses a high powered, yet gentle laser that clears away diseased and infected gum tissue.
Nitrous sedation is ideal for patients who want to be relaxed and calm during their dental appointments. This type of sedative is safe, effective and can be used for patients of all ages. The process of administering nitrous oxide is easy and quick, and the effects wear off quickly once the procedure has been completed.
Cleanings are critical to the overall health and wellness of your smile. They are done to remove plaque, tartar and stains to reveal a healthy, beautiful smile underneath. We recommend having a professional dental cleaning every six months