Crowns and bridges Prosthetic devices or “caps” cemented onto existing teeth or implants to a cover a damaged tooth or implant. Bridges are commonly used if you’re missing one or more teeth. They cover the space where teeth are missing and and are cemented to natural teeth or implants.
Tooth removal When a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay beyond what can be repaired, the tooth may need to be extracted, or removed. Following healing options to replace teeth can be considered including implants, bridges, or dentures.
Dentures Custom made replacements for missing teeth and can be taken out and put back into your mouth. They are a way to replace missing teeth and improve your smile and may be a permanent solution or a temporary one while you are healing following tooth removal.
Implants Metal post that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums, which allow teeth to be mounted on them. Dental implants are a stay of the art way to replace missing teeth and have the advantage of not needing adjacent teeth to be prepared to hold a crown. Implants are also used to better support dentures.
Root Canals Treatment to repair badly damaged or infected teeth instead of tooth removal. The procedures removing the damaged nerve, cleaning and disinfecting the tooth, and the filling and sealing it. With todays advances in local anesthetics, root canal treatment is virtually painless and are a very predictable way to save damaged teeth.