Same Day Crown Restorations
CEREC means CERamic REConstruction and is a tool in our office that can take accurate digital imagery of areas requiring restoration and produce the appropriate restoration on the spot.
With our CEREC cad/cam machine, you can have your crown or other restoration finished in just one visit. We will design and custom fit your tooth precisely with our computer milling unit right in the office. You no longer need to have a temporary crown or wait weeks for the laboratory to produce your crown.
CEREC can be utilized for a full range of indications: posterior crowns, anterior crowns, veneers, inlays, onlays and partial crowns.
Other Dental Treatments That May Be Offered
A variety of dental treatments are available for our local clients. Our goal is to provide a warm and reassuring environment for your dental experience, whether you are visiting us for the very first time for a dental evaluation and cleaning, or you are returning to complete your cosmetic smile makeover.
The services shown below are just a sampling of what we may offer:
Today We Will Be Talking About:
- Dental Crowns
- Dental Implants
- Teeth Whitening
- Total & Partial Dentures
- Dental Bonding
- Temporal-Mandibular Joint Treatments
- Gum Disease
- Porcelain Veneers
- Dental Bridges
- Root Canal Therapy
Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)
Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Due to the fact that gum disease is normally painless, you might not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky film of germs that is constantly forming on our teeth.
Some warning signs that may indicate an issue:
- gums that bleed easily.
- red, swollen, sore gums.
- gums that have actually pulled away from the teeth.
- consistent foul breath or bad taste.
- permanent teeth that are separating or loose.
- any difference in the way your teeth fit together when you bite.
- any change in the fit of partial dentures.
There are lots of aspects that increase the danger of establishing gum disease consisting of smoking, pregnancy, and diabetes. It is important to go to your dentist if you presume you have gum disease because the sooner you treat it the better.
The early stage of periodontal disease is called gingivitis. If you have gingivitis, your gums might become red, inflamed and bleed quickly. At this stage, the disease is still reversible and can typically be removed by a professional cleaning at your dental office, followed by day-to-day flossing and brushing.
Advanced gum disease is called periodontitis. Chronic periodontitis can result in the loss of bone and tissue that support the teeth and it might end up being more serious over time. If it does, your teeth will feel loose and begin moving around in your mouth. It normally becomes worse slowly, however there can be periods of rapid progression.
Aggressive periodontitis is a highly destructive form of gum disease that happens in patients who are otherwise healthy. Common features consist of rapid loss of bone and tissue and might happen in some areas of the mouth, or in the entire mouth.
Research in between systemic diseases and periodontal diseases is ongoing. While a link is not conclusive, some research studies show that extreme gum disease might be associated with multiple other health conditions such as stroke or diabetes.
Routine dental checkups and gum examinations are crucial. The treatment methods that most dental experts diagnose will depend upon the type of disease and how far the condition has actually progressed. Great dental care in your home is vital to help keep periodontal disease from becoming more serious or recurring.
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