The health of your teeth and gums can affect your oral health and other body systems. Dr. Smith places great emphasis on helping his patients keep their gums and teeth healthy.
Following are some of the key General Dentistry services Dr. Smith provides:
- Routine checkups including teeth cleaning, x-rays, and screening for gum disease and oral cancer
- Treatment for toothaches
- Gum disease treatment
- Home care instructions
- Dentures and partial dentures
Dr. Smith works closely with other specialists including Endodontists, Oral Surgeons, Orthodontists, and Periodontists in his efforts to keep his patients' gums and teeth healthy and smiles beautiful.
A dental bridge is a false tooth most often fused between two crowns to replace a missing tooth.
Some people grind their teeth while they are asleep. Teeth grinding can lead to tooth breakage and jaw pain, sometimes referred to as "TMJ". Nightguards are custom made mouth appliances that prevent teeth grinding.