Digital radiography is a form of X-ray imaging, where digital X-ray sensors are used instead of traditional photographic film. Advantages include time efficiency through bypassing chemical processing and the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images.
Bruxism, the medical term for grinding your teeth, affects about 8 percent of adults, according to the National Sleep Foundation. From the occasional sore jaw to chronic grinding, it can be a serious problem. Whether the grinding is new or a lifelong habit, it's often difficult to tell whether it's a mere annoyance or a serious problem. If you experience one of the following, it may be time to visit our office to talk about a mouth guard for teeth grinding.
The bone holding the tooth is often damaged by disease and/or infection resulting in deformity of the jaw after the tooth is extracted. Jaw deformities can be prevented and repaired by bone grafting just after tooth extraction. Bone grafting can greatly improve your smile’s appearance and increase your chances for successful dental implants for years to come.
Invisalign® is a custom-made aligner that is interchanged roughly every two weeks for a period of six to eighteen months, or longer depending on the severity of misalignment. It is one of the most convenient methods to straighten teeth, requiring patients to make minor life changes to accommodate the orthodontic treatment. It is a clear a computer generated aligner using an impression of the patient’s teeth taken by our dentist and its fitting is unique to each patient .