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Dental ImplantsTo provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.
BridgesA dental implant provides several advantages over other tooth replacement options. In addition to looking and functioning like a natural tooth, a dental implant replaces a single tooth without sacrificing the health of neighboring teeth. The other common treatment for the loss of a single tooth, a tooth-supported fixed bridge, requires that adjacent teeth be ground down to support the cemented bridge.
CrownsNitrous oxide, a sweet smelling gas, is a compound of nitrogen and oxygen. It is inhaled, along with oxygen, through a nasal mask. It is used for patients of all ages. It is also used in a number of dental treatments such as tooth restoration, placement of crowns, or for minor surgical procedures. Nitrous oxide is often used along with local anesthetics and pain medications. It has the effect of raising the discomfort threshold and may even make the time appear to pass quickly.
DenturesIn the past, people missing all of their teeth had no option but dentures. This prosthesis has numerous disadvantages, such as...
Cosmetic DentistryPeriodontal procedures are available to lay the groundwork for restorative and cosmetic dentistry and/or to improve the health and esthetics of your smile.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral SurgeryThese problems, associated with tobacco use of any kind, are caused by the many chemicals, such as nicotine and tar, in tobacco. These chemicals have harmful effects on the periodontal tissues. They cause an increase in the accumulation of plaque and calculus (or tartar) that can irritate your gums and lead to infection. Following periodontal treatment or any type of oral surgery, the chemicals in tobacco can also slow down the healing process and make the treatment results less predictable.
Bone GraftingBone grafting has been shown to greatly improve appearance and increase your chances for successful implants that can last for years to come. Bone grafting can enhance your restorative success both esthetically and functionally.
Dental ExaminationThe best way to prevent gum disease is effective daily brushing and flossing as well as regular professional examinations and cleanings. Unfortunately, even with the most diligent home dental care, people still can develop some form of periodontal disease. Once this disease starts, professional intervention is necessary to prevent its progress.
Periodontal SurgeryDrs. Rubins, Tolmie, Corsig, Kerr and Corwin, board certified periodontists, are specialists in the placement of dental implants and treatment of gum disease. The full scope of periodontal and dental implant treatment is performed, including non-surgical therapy, periodontal surgery, crown lengthening, soft tissue grafts ( gum grafts ), dental implants, bone grafting, sinus augmentation, and sedation. They serve Charlotte and greater Mecklenberg County, including, Matthews, Mint Hill, Ballantyne, Pineville, and South Park.
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