Tooth Extraction

Removing a tooth is necessary when decay or an abscessed tooth is so severe that no other treatment will cure the infection. It can help keep the infection from spreading to other areas of your mouth. ( Video : Tooth Decay and Tooth Extraction ) Reasons for Extracting Teeth Having a tooth extraction (Pulling a Continue reading


Teeth Cleaning

Stained and yellow teeth ruin a beautiful smile! This embarrassing situation can be avoided by having regular teeth cleaning here at Smile Dental. ( Video : The art and science of your Smile) Why You Need Teeth Cleaning & Dental Exams ? To ensure a beautiful healthy smile for life, teeth cleaning at least twice Continue reading


Fillings

Why do I need to fill my teeth? The purpose of fillings is to remove the decay and restore your tooth to its full usage. Removing the decay prevents the cavity from getting bigger and will help prevent the tooth from needing either extraction or root canal treatment if the decay reached the pulp of Continue reading


Dental Crowns

  Dental crowns, also known as “caps,” preserve the functionality of damaged teeth. Dental crowns may be used to protect a cracked tooth, restore functionality of a tooth with excessive decay or replace a pre-existing crown. What is the Dental Crowns Clinical Procedure? During the dental crown procedure, your dentist prepares the tooth and makes Continue reading


Dental Bridges

What is a Bridge ? A Bridge is a solution for a missing tooth or teeth. Dental bridges bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. The crown replacing the missing tooth is joined to crowns made to fit over the adjacent teeth. In this way, the bridge, made up of three crowns is supported by the teeth either side of the gap. Sometimes more than one missing tooth can be replaced in this way. What are the benefits of Dental Bridges? Restore your smile Restore the ability to properly chew and speak Maintain the shape of your face Distribute the forces in your bite properly by replacing missing teeth Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position   Will it be difficult to eat with a Dental Bridge? Replacing missing teeth with a dental bridge should actually make eating easier. Until you become accustomed to the bridge, eat soft foods that have been cut into small pieces. How do I care for a Bridge? Brushing twice a day and flossing daily helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease that can lead to tooth loss.Keeping a regular cleaning schedule will help diagnose problems at an early stage when treatment has a better prognosis. Selecting a balanced diet for proper nutrition is also important.


Dentures

( Full Denture ) (Removable Partial Denture) A denture is basically a removable appliance that is used for replacing a missing tooth and the surrounding tissue. Dentures are always custom made that are designed according to the needs of a mouth. They help in creating a natural smile for people with defective teeth. Past vs Continue reading


Tooth Veneers

( Video: Cosmetic Veneers – What are teeth veneers ? ) What are tooth veneers? Tooth veneers are thin sheets of porcelain or composite resin which are permanently cemented to the front teeth. They can dramatically improve the appearance of teeth that are broken, chipped, misshaped, crooked, stained or discolored. They are also great for Continue reading


Gum Treatment

  ( About Periodontal Disease ) What is Gum Disease? Our mouths are full of bacteria. These bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless “plaque” on teeth. Brushing and flossing helps to get rid of plaque. Plaque that is not removed can harden to form “tartar” which is difficult to Continue reading


Root Canal Therapy

Has your dentist told you that you need root canal treatment? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with root canal treatment. Learn more about root canal treatment and save your smile. Watch our video below to learn more! ( Video : Tooth Decay – Root Canals ) Continue reading


Teeth Whitening

Your smile is one of your best assets, so, of course, you would like to keep it sparkling. But even if you brush, use white strips, and visit your dentist twice a year, it may not be enough. With a variety of teeth whitening methods available, whitening your teeth has never been more accessible. Are you dreaming of Continue reading