Restore your dental health for optimal health
We make use of composite tooth colored fillings, that can mimic completely natural teeth. Fillings are used to replace an cavity area so that it doesn't spread any further. It is always critical to spot the earliest signs, so that you can prevent further decay, avoid more complicated procedures such as root canals. If caught soon enough it can be a simple, painless procedure.
crown can be used to restore a teeth to its optimal shape and size, it can make the teeth strong and resilient again if the original teeth became weak. It can improve your smile greatly if it goes over misshapen or discolored teeth. We can provide crown for implants as well.
An alternative to implants, bridges cover the gap of missing teeth by using the two adjacent teeth as anchor points. Just like the name, it bridges the gap, placing a natural looking false teeth in between that look like the real thing and functions properly for chewing. This bridge can be supported by implants or real teeth. There is craftsmanship involved in crafting bridges that look fantastic, we make sure our patients get the best bridge work in Michigan by aligning ourselves with the latest technology to create the perfect bridge that is both strong & aesthetic. Teeth depend on neighboring teeth to stay in position, it is important for patients to not leave a open gap in their mouth for too long as this could cause other teeth to shift into the gap.
An option to replace missing teeth in which a small titanium shaft is surgically inserted into the bone and overtime the bone forms around it to soundly secure the shaft, which most closely resemble a teeth root, then a cap that look near identical to real teeth is place on top and now there is functioning & aesthetic artificial teeth in place. Some advantages of implants is that it slows or stops the bone loss that occurs when teeth root is missing and no longer putting stress on the bone. Also unlike dentures, implants are more permanent solution with high success rate over 95%, and functions like a real teeth. There is no discomfort in eating, best of all no need to take it out. And unlike bridges it does not stress the surrounding teeth.
When cavity is allowed to get deeper into the teeth, it can reach the pulp where the nerves endings are at, when infection reaches this deep into the teeth it can become quite dangerous to the whole health of the body as infection now has direct access to the blood stream. The body's immune system will do its best to keep the infection at bay but further neglect will worsen the situation cause more serious general health problems, not to mention by this point there will be massive pain signals. Some signs may include sensitive teeth, (to sugar, cold, hot), bad taste, pain to chew, or swelling. Conversely, sometimes the patient may not be aware until their check up. Root canal is a procedure to try to save the tooth from extraction, the infection is treated and filled in for protection from further damage.
Non-Surgical Gum Treatments
the gums are the foundation for the teeth, when the gums are unhealthy the teeth is in trouble. Some signs of weakening gums include bleeding too easily, bad breath, receding gum line, loose teeth. These conditions most times get worse so it is critical to seek treatment at first signs of problem. Our treatment involve deep professional cleaning as main focus, but it may also involve root planing under local anesthetic with local antibiotic treatment.