Bonding is the process where our dentists cover over a tooth’s surface with a tooth-colored composite. This is done to change the shape of a tooth, or to repair a damaged or stained tooth.
Appliance fixed to teeth adjacent to a space. Replaces one or more missing teeth, cemented or bonded to supporting teeth, or implants adjacent to the space.
This is a form of dentistry where treatments are performed to enhance the color and shape of teeth.
Dental restoration covering all or most of the natural tooth; the artificial cap can be made of porcelain, composite, or metal and is cemented on top of the damaged tooth.
A removable replacement of artificial teeth for missing natural teeth, and surrounding tissues. Complete and partials are available.
Our dentists can perform tooth removal at our Springfield office.
We restore lost tooth structure with metal, porcelain, or resin materials.
A metal rod, usually made of titanium, that is surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone where a tooth is missing. It serves as the tooth root and anchor for the crown, bridge, or denture that is placed over it.
Root Canal Therapy
Procedure used to save an abscessed tooth in which the pulp chamber is cleaned out, disinfected, and filled with a permanent filling.
Scaling and Root Planing
A deep-cleaning, nonsurgical procedure whereby plaque and tartar from above and below the gum line are scraped away (scaling) and rough spots on the tooth root are made smooth (planing).
A thin, clear or white resin substance that is applied to the biting surfaces of teeth to prevent decay.
When gums rest too low, or too high, on your teeth and you are unhappy with your smile. Also called gum reshaping or tissue sculpting, this cosmetic dental procedure can even out an uneven gum line and give you a smile you can be proud of.