Dental Services

Our dental team is well experienced in all areas of modern dentistry:

  • Dental Implants

    Dental implants are essentially titanium screws that replace the roots of your teeth. The implants are placed, and then crowns are placed on top of the implants. What patients enjoy the most about implants is that they closely resemble their natural teeth. With implants, ...

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  • Periodontal Disease

    The difference between periodontal disease and periodontitis should be clarified before continuing. Periodontal disease is a broad term that encompasses all sorts of conditions of the gums and supporting bone, including gingivitis and periodontal abscesses. Periodontitis is ...

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  • Biopsy

    Periodontists often perform a biopsy on the gums when the appearance is abnormal. In almost all cases, the suspicious looking tissue is benign. However, by sending a tissue sample to a lab, the exact nature and cause of the tissue’s appearance can be determined. Of course, th...

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  • Gingivectomy

    A gingivectomy is a periodontal procedure which eliminates excess gum tissue. The term "gingivectomy" is derived from "gingiva", or gum tissue, and "-ectomy", which means to remove. There are several reasons why a gingivectomy would be needed. Oftentimes, gingivectomies ar...

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  • Frenectomy

    Frenums are strands of tissue in the mouth which extend from the lips and the cheek to the gums.(You can probably detect one of your frenums by placing your tongue in the space between your upper lip and your central incisors.) While the frenums have no definitive purpose,...

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  • Canine Exposure

    During the course of orthodontic treatment, sometimes certain teeth fail to naturally erupt into place. A surgical exposure of a tooth facilitates its eruption and allows the orthodontic treatment to be completed in a timely manner. In most cases, the canine teeth need to be ...

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  • Teeth in a Day

    As dental implants become safer and more predictable, new applications have been developed. One such extraordinary procedure involves the use of implants to allow immediate function of a full arch of teeth. Previously, a period of time ranging from 3-9 months was required pri...

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  • Sinus Lift

    A sinus lift, also known as a sinus augmentation, is a procedure employed by periodontists to increase the amount of bone in the upper molar areas for dental implants. This procedure only pertains to patients who want implants in the upper molar areas. Why would a patient ne...

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  • Crown Lengthening

    Crown lengthening is a procedure intended to increase the amount of tooth exposed above the gums. Dentists often need more tooth exposed above the gumline in order to prepare the tooth for a crown (or cap as some call it). The procedure is very simple and straight-forward. A...

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  • Soft Tissue Grafting

    Gum grafts, also known as soft tissue grafts, are performed to increase the amount of gum tissue on teeth with recession. Recession of the gums (gingiva) can be caused by many factors, including heavy toothbrushing, clenching of the teeth, and/or incorrect alignment of the te...

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  • Bone Grafting

    Over time, periodontal disease can lead to breakdown of the bone and supporting structures that anchor the teeth into the jawbone. Bone Grafts are placed by periodontists with the goal of regenerating the bone lost from periodontal disease. The bone grafting procedure, als...

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