If your jaw system is out of balance, it can impact a number of nerves, muscles, and joints in the area, especially the temporomandibular joint. TMJ can cause regular headaches, jaw pain, ear symptoms, neck pain, and more.
Dental implants are tooth replacements that are structured like your natural teeth. They have a tooth root that is anchored in your jawbone and an attractive crown. Eat all the foods you enjoy today with no special maintenance. And dental implants can last a lifetime.
Snoring might also be a sign of sleep apnea, in which your breathing stops regularly at night. When breathing stops, your heart and brain both suffer, which is why sleep apnea is associated with heart and mental problems. Sleep apnea treatment can be accomplished with a comfortable mouthguard.
We offer both partial and full dentures to replace missing teeth. We are also proud to offer Denture Fountain of Youth®, which use neuromuscular dentistry to ensure the best possible fit for dentures, allowing them to restore not just your bite, but your facial appearance as well.
Porcelain veneers reshape your teeth. You can close gaps in your smile, build up short or poorly shaped teeth, or get a completely new smile. We offer both traditional veneers and the prepless or minimal preparation veneers known as Lumineers.
CEREC is a remarkable advance in dental technology. It is a computerized system that allows us to design fully ceramic restorations, such as dental crowns, that are highly attractive and durable. We can then manufacture those restorations while you wait.
Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults in America. It’s also linked to heart conditions, pregnancy complications, diabetes, and more. If prevention doesn’t keep gum disease at bay, we can treat it to ensure the health of your mouth and body.
We offer teeth-colored fillings that are not only more attractive than metal amalgam fillings, they can be longer-lasting as well. We have multiple filling options so that you can get the one that is right for your cosmetic and functional goals.
If you have experienced receding gums as a result of gum disease, orthodontics, or other causes, the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique allows us to rejuvenate your gums without the need for a painful surgery. Results are as good or better, it’s less uncomfortable, and healing is faster.
If your teeth are crooked, crowded, or gapped, orthodontics can move them into a more attractive, more comfortable, and healthier configuration. Orthodontics can help adults, too: it’s almost never too late to get your teeth straight.
Want to get your teeth straight but don’t like the thought of metal wires and brackets? Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to move your teeth into position. Because they’re smooth plastic and removable, they’re more comfortable and allow you to eat all foods without special cleaning.
Discolored teeth can make you look older. If your teeth are discolored by staining foods, beverages, or tobacco use, teeth whitening can help. It removes external staining to help your teeth look whiter and helps you look more youthful.
When tooth decay reaches the living center of the tooth, called the nerve or pulp, bacteria can infect a tooth, threatening the tooth, your jaw, and even your life. A root canal cleans out the infection and restores the tooth with a dental crown, making it fully functional again.
Regular visits to the dentist for professional cleaning and exams is an essential part of maintaining your oral health. We will remove the hardened tartar that you cannot brush away and ensure that there are no imminent dangers to your teeth or gums that need treatment.