Periodontal Scaling

General Dentistry

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Gingivitis is a generative disease that left untreated, will cause significant tooth and gum deterioration. Just the word gingivitis can strike panic in a patient’s mind. The reality is that the treatment is simple and performed right in your dentist’s office. Read more

Teeth Cleaning

General Dentistry

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Plaque is a bacteria that has damaging effects on the teeth. Plaque is identified as a creamy, sticky layer that appears on the dental surface due to irregular brushing. Plaque can harden to form tartar, which is very difficult to wash away through brushing and requires professional removal. Accumulation of plaque triggers dental decay and causes dental cavities. Read more

Tooth Extraction

General Dentistry

extraction
At our dental office, tooth extractions, or the removal of a tooth from the mouth, (called exodontia), is performed for a wide variety of reasons. The main causes for tooth extractions are: Sever tooth decay which deems the tooth to be un-repairable, or acute/ chronic alveolar abscess. Some other of causes are: extra teeth that block other teeth from coming in, preparation for orthodontic treatments like braces, teeth in the fracture line, or fractured teeth. Read more