Even with an increase in preventative dental care, teeth can still become damaged by infection, decay, or an accident. Through modern technology and improved dental techniques, we are able to offer a variety of options to restore damaged teeth to their original appearance and function.
If you should need restorative services, you can trust that here at Carrier Family Dental we will always discuss with you all available options, and work with you to choose the least invasive and most comfortable treatment. We will give you the best care while making your beautiful smile our number one priority.
Traditional bridges are the most frequently used type of bridge. These bridges are made of one or more fake teeth and are held in place by dental crowns. These dental crowns are also called abutments, and can be cemented onto the teeth adjacent to your missing tooth.
Tooth colored fillings, also called white fillings, are dental fillings that restore and mimic the natural appearance of tooth structure. In addition to restoring teeth that have fractured or decayed, color and shape of teeth, tooth colored fillings may also be used cosmetically to change the size. This quality is particularly useful in closing gaps between teeth; repairing chipped teeth and making teeth appear to be more straight or even.A composite filling is a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth. Composites are also used for cosmetic improvements of the smile by changing the color of the teeth or reshaping disfigured teeth.
Full dentures are replacement teeth that are fitted into an acrylic base that is crafted to look like your gums. An upper denture features a plate, which covers the roof of your mouth, while the lower denture is horseshoe-shaped and rests securely on the gum and bone tissues. A full denture may be the right solution for you.
A Root Canal is a procedure to replace infected pulp in a root canal with an inert material. Patients typically need a root canal when there is inflammation or infection in the roots of a tooth. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Without treatment, the tissue surrounding the tooth will become infected and abscesses may form.
Dental Extractions are the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. Your natural teeth are the doctors highest priority, however sometimes a tooth extraction is unavoidable. In the case of serious infection, injury, or in the case of children to create room for emerging teeth, Dental extractions can be performed quickly in the office, with little to no discomfort.