Dentistry is the branch of medicine that focuses on the health of the teeth and mouth. It is a profession that requires a great deal of knowledge, skill, and compassion, as dentists are responsible for diagnosing and treating a wide variety of dental conditions and diseases.
Our dentists are trained professionals who have completed a minimum of eight years of post-secondary education, including a four-year dental program at a university and a two-year residency program. They are responsible for diagnosing and treating a variety of oral health issues, such as cavities, gum disease, and tooth decay. They also provide preventive care, such as cleanings and fluoride treatments, to help prevent these conditions from occurring.
One of the main goals of dentistry is to prevent oral health problems from occurring. This can be achieved through regular check-ups and cleanings, as well as education on proper oral hygiene techniques, such as brushing and flossing. Dentists may also recommend treatments such as sealants or fluoride treatments to protect against tooth decay and cavities.
In addition to preventive care, dentists also provide a variety of treatments for oral health issues. This can include fillings to repair cavities, root canals to treat infected teeth, and extractions to remove damaged or infected teeth. They may also provide cosmetic treatments, such as teeth whitening or veneers, to improve the appearance of a person’s smile.
Smile design, veneers, and implants are all popular cosmetic dental procedures that can help improve the appearance of a person's smile. Smile design involves working with a dentist to create a personalized plan to improve the overall aesthetic of our patients' smile. This can include a variety of treatments, such as teeth whitening, braces, or veneers.Veneers are thin, custom-made shells that are attached to the front of the teeth. They are often made of porcelain or composite material and are used to cover up imperfections, such as chips, gaps, or discoloration. Veneers can be a quick and effective way to improve the appearance of a person's smile without having to undergo more invasive treatments. Implants are a permanent solution to replace missing teeth. They are small, titanium posts that are surgically placed in the jawbone to act as a foundation for a replacement tooth. Implants can be used to replace one or multiple missing teeth, and can provide a natural-looking and functional solution for people who are missing teeth.
Smile design, veneers, and implants can all be effective ways to improve a person's smile. However, it is important for individuals to consult with our dentists to determine the best treatment option for their specific needs and goals. Our dentist can provide personalized recommendations and guidance on the best approach to achieving a beautiful and healthy smile.
Another important aspect of dentistry is the use of dental implants. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are placed into the jawbone to support replacement teeth. They are made of titanium, which is a biocompatible material that integrates with the jawbone and provides a strong foundation for the replacement teeth. Dental implants can be used to replace a single missing tooth or multiple missing teeth, and they can also be used to support dentures.
Whitening is another popular procedure in dentistry that involves the use of special products and techniques to lighten the color of teeth. There are several methods of teeth whitening, including in-office whitening, where our dentists applies a whitening gel to the teeth and activates it with a special light, and at-home whitening, where the patient uses a whitening gel or strips at home to whiten their teeth.
Overall, dentistry has come a long way in recent years, and there are now many effective treatments available to improve the appearance and health of a person's smile. Whether it is through smile design, implants, or whitening, our dentists have the skills and knowledge to help individuals achieve the smile of our patients' wish.