Extractions in Richboro. Unfortunately, when a tooth is compromised significantly it may not be wise to try and save that tooth.
An extraction may be necessary to remove the failing tooth. If it tooth is removed options will be discussed on what can be done to replace that tooth. These options may include implants, bridges or removable dentures to replace the missing teeth or tooth. Once the tooth is extracted the surrounding teeth tend to shift over time. The movement of the remaining teeth over time can affect chewing efficiency and lead the loss of more teeth. Dental Bridges in Richboro.
Bridges are a way of connecting multiple teeth together and replacing missing teeth at the same time.
It is a series of crowns and pontics (a crown which fills in the space of a missing tooth) bridges are fixed permanently. They are not patient removable and do not have to come out at night. Bridges are extremely cosmetic in nature and can be done in all porcelain. Our Richboro office has helped many patients who chose to have a dental bridge constructed. Dr. Porcelain Veneers in Bucks County. Same Day all Porcelain Crowns in Richboro. Cosmetic Bonding. A bonding procedure is placing a dental restorative material in a void where to structure is missing from because of either fracture or decay.
Because the new dental restorative materials come in many shades to match a patient’s to structure, the procedure is almost imperceptible when complete. All bonding procedures performed in our office are cosmetic in nature. We do our absolute best to match the shade of your teeth so the filling does not stand out. If you do require a bonding in front teeth you will be given the choice of whether or not you would like to whiten your teeth prior to the bonding procedure. Root Canal Therapy. Gum Disease - Richboro PA.
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums surrounding your teeth.
Gum disease is one of the top reasons for tooth loss in adults, and because it is virtually pain free, many patients do not know they have the disease. During each regular checkup, your dentist will check for signs of periodontal disease by measuring the space between your teeth and gums. What causes gum disease? Gum disease is caused by a build-up of plaque (a sticky form of bacteria that forms on the teeth). If the plaque is not removed (by flossing, brushing, and regular dental checkups), it will continue to build up and create toxins that can damage the gums. Pediatric Dentistry - Richboro PA. A child’s first visit to the dentist should be enjoyable.
Children are not born with a natural fear of the dentist, but they can fear the unknown. Many times if a parent is fearful of dental procedures they can unknowingly cause their child to be apprehensive. Parent’s need to be aware of this to minimize their Childs fears. Preventive Care - Richboro PA. Preventive dental care is important throughout your life, regardless of your age.
By practicing good oral hygiene at home and scheduling regular checkups with your dentist, you can help keep your smile bright and healthy for many years to come. Here are a few simple ways you can prevent the build-up of plaque and cavities: Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush. Cosmetic Dentistry in Bucks County. One of the most important features you have is your smile.
Nothing should stop you from keeping your beautiful smile. Sometimes cosmetic dentistry is needed to correct flaws that detract from the beauty of a smile. That’s when you turn to Dr. Eric Shantzer, a cosmetic dentist who will perform high-quality cosmetic dental treatment.