Monthly Archives: September 2015


General Dentistry

By |September 13th, 2015|

General dentists serve as your first line of defense against oral health problems. Although general dentists provide primarily preventative care and minor restorative therapy, they often are able to perform a wide array of dental procedures, including cosmetic treatments.

Although general dentists typically forgo postgraduate dental specialist education programs, their training does not necessarily end with […]

Pediatric Dentistry

By |September 13th, 2015|

Pediatric dentists require an extra two to three years of dental training that prepare them in meeting the unique dental needs of infant children and adolescent dental care. This also includes those with special health care needs.

Differentiating itself from regular dentistry pediatric dentistry emphasizes the establishment of trust and confidence in children with their dentists. […]

Cosmetic dentistry

By |September 13th, 2015|

Cosmetic dentistry is a discipline within dentistry in which the primary focus is the modification of appearance of a patient’s oral cavity and surrounding structures, in conjunction with the prevention and treatment of organic, structural, or functional oral disease.


Cosmetic Dental treatment options include:

Whitening, or “tooth bleaching”
Enamel shaping
Contouring also know as Tooth reshaping
Dental Bridges
Gum Lift


By |September 13th, 2015|

Orthodontic treatment can focus on dental displacement only, or can deal with the control and modification of facial growth. In the latter case it is better defined as “dentofacial orthopedics”. Orthodontic treatment can be carried out for purely aesthetic reasons-improving the general appearance of patients’ teeth and face for cosmetic reasons-but treatment is often prescribed […]

Root Canal Therapy

By |September 13th, 2015|

Root Canal is the commonly used term for the main canals within the dentin of the tooth. These are part of the natural cavity within a tooth that consists of the dental pulp chamber, the main canals, and sometimes more intricate anatomical branches that may connect the root canals to each other or to the […]

TMJ Pain Management

By |September 13th, 2015|

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), is an umbrella term covering acute or chronic inflammation of the temporomandibular joint, which connects the lower jaw to the skull. The disorder and resultant dysfunction can result in significant pain and impairment. Because the disorder transcends the boundaries between several health-care disciplines – in particular, dentistry, neurology, physical therapy, and […]


By |September 13th, 2015|

The art and science of examination, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the periodontium; a study of the supporting structures of the teeth, including not only the normal anatomy and physiology of these structures but also the deviations from normal. Periodontists are also expert in the placement and maintenance of dental implants.

The word “periodontal” literally […]

Dental Implant

By |September 13th, 2015|

A dental implant (also known as an endosseous implant or fixture) is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. The basis for modern dental implants is a biologic process […]

Oral Surgery

By |September 13th, 2015|

Oral Surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is a recognized international surgical specialty. Specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as […]