Dental Exam & Cleanings

DENTAL EXAM & CLEANING Regular exams and cleanings, along with good oral hygiene can prevent painful tooth decay, infections and other dental disease. Avoid bad breath and potentially harmful or expensive situations with regular dental cleanings and exams. The accumulation of plaque and calculus around the teeth and under the gums can cause numerous dental…

Digital X-Rays

DIGITAL X-RAYS Dental X-Rays are preventative diagnostic tools that provide valuable information that is not visible during a dental examination. Dentists and dental hygienists use this information to safely and accurately detect hidden dental abnormalities and complete an accurate treatment plan. Without x-rays, problem areas may go undetected. Digital radiography (digital x-ray) is the latest…

Fluoride Treatment

FLUORIDE TREATMENTFluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is present in varying amounts in almost all food and water supplies. It is the most effective agent available to help prevent tooth decay. The benefits of fluoride have been well known for over 50 years,  and are supported by many health and professional organizations. Fluoride works…

Sealants

SEALANTSSealants protect the surfaces of teeth most prone to tooth decay. They are a thin, plastic coating applied to the chewing surface of molars, premolars and any deep grooves (called pits and fissures) of teeth. More than 75% of dental decay begins in these deep grooves. Teeth with these conditions are hard to clean and…

Porcelain Veneers

PORCELAIN VENEERSVeneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain that are custom made (for shape and color) by a professional dental laboratory. Veneers can be used to change the color and shape of your teeth to create a beautiful, natural looking smile. An ideal solution in treating many dental conditions, they can often…

Tooth Whitening

TOOTH WHITENING Tooth whitening (or bleaching) is a simple, non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of natural tooth enamel and is an ideal way to enhance the beauty of your smile. There are a number of ways to whiten teeth- the most popular method is to use a home tooth whitening system that…

Composite Fillings

COMPOSITE FILLINGS A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc. The affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling. Today, composite is the most widely used material for fillings. Because composite fillings are tooth colored, they can…

Dental Implants and Implant Crowns

DENTAL IMPLANTSFor the right candidate, dental implants are a great option for replacing a tooth lost to decay or injury. Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone, usually by an oral surgeon or periodontist. The crowns attached to implants have a natural…

Fixed Dental Bridges

FIXED DENTAL BRIDGESA dental bridge is another way to replace missing teeth. A semi-permanent fixture, a bridge consists of one or more porcelain crowns spanning the gap between teeth. There are several types of bridges. Dr Davis will discuss and present the best options for your particular case to you. The “traditional bridge” is the…