To ensure overall oral health, missing or damaged teeth need to be replaced or restored by a licensed dentist. At Water's Edge Dental, Dr. Kristin Fenwick or Dr. Geoffrey Herzog will provide a personalized treatment plan that is right for you to get your smile back to its best. Below are some of the restorative procedures that our practice offers.
FillingsFillings are used to restore areas of your tooth affected by decay. At Water's Edge Dental we use composite (tooth-colored) materials to "fill in" the surface of the tooth after all decay has been removed.
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CrownsA crown is a covering that will wrap and protect the entire surface of a tooth, allowing it to look and function just like the original tooth.
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BridgesA dental bridge is a fixed (non-removable) appliance and is one of the traditional dental methods for replacing missing teeth.
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Dental ImplantsA dental implant is a titanium post designed to replace missing teeth. The post is surgically placed into the jawbone where the tooth is missing, and provides a more permanent solution.
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Root Canal TherapyA "root canal," or endodontic therapy, is a procedure available to save a tooth that is infected and would otherwise require extraction.
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Tooth RemovalA tooth extraction is the procedure done to remove a tooth that is damaged beyond repair from its socket in the jawbone. Extractions are also done to remove wisdom teeth that may be impacted or create future problems.
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Dentures & PartialsWhen the condition of the teeth has deteriorated so far that they can no longer be repaired, removal is the only option. Dentures are a "replacement" option for missing teeth.
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TMJ TherapyDr. Geoffrey Herzog or Dr. Kristin Fenwick will examine your temporomandibular joint for irregularities during your comprehensive or periodic exam in order to detect signs of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).
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Sedation DentistryFor our patients with anxiety, sedation dentistry may be the answer. We offer both nitrous oxide and oral (conscious) sedation as options for our patients.
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