Root Canal Therapy
Despite its reputation as a painful ordeal, a root canal is actually not very uncomfortable. Typically, it takes less than one hour. During the procedure, the damaged pulp is removed, the root canal is cleaned and sealed off.
A treatment plan for periodontal (gum) disease that includes frequent, non-surgical therapy in the office and optimal home care. On rare occasions, surgery is indicated to treat advanced periodontal disease.
Crowns are used to strengthen and improve the shape, size or color of teeth. They can support broken or weak teeth or those with large fillings, and provide a smooth, strong, attractively contoured surface for stained, misshapen or otherwise abnormal teeth.
A bridge replaces missing teeth. Teeth adjacent to the area of missing teeth are crowned and used as anchors to support the restorations.
These fillings are now becoming the standard of care for back teeth. The material can appear very natural and is bonded into place. After stabilization is complete, the bite, the function and the appearance of the teeth are restored with crowns, bridges and implants as needed. This work can take anywhere from 2 months-10 months to complete.