In your lifetime you are likely to undergo a variety of procedures as part of your dental care plan.
The articles in this section give you a solid understanding of what is involved in each.
Overview Whitening works by applying carbamide or hydrogen peroxide solution to the tooth surface. Peroxide whitener reacts with water toRead more.
Overview The American Heritage Dictionary defines cosmetic as “the correction of physical defects.” Cosmetic dentistry is the correction of dentalRead more.
Root Canal Treatment
Overview Inside every normal, healthy tooth is a space, containing a nerve, artery, and vein, called the pulp. Inside theRead more.
Novocain: Local Anesthesia in Dentistry (the “shot”) Local anesthesia in dentistry (commonly referred to as Novocain), is used to completelyRead more.
Overview The phrase “oral surgery” is an umbrella term for a range of procedures to surgically treat a variety ofRead more.
The Dental Exam
Overview Dental exams are recommended on an annual or bi-annual basis, depending on the preference of the patient and theRead more.
Overview Implants in dentistry involve the surgical placement of the implant into bone and the implant becoming firmly fused orRead more.
Overview A crown, as the name implies, does not sit on top of the tooth; it covers three-quarters, seven-eighths orRead more.
Inlays and Onlays
Overview An inlay is a laboratory-constructed restoration that is placed between the cusp tips of your tooth and typically restoresRead more.