Category: Treatment

Bonding

August 2, 2022

Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a single visit. Bonding is often performed in order to fill in gaps or change the color of your teeth. […]

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Braces (Orthodontia)

Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion). Various things can cause teeth to become crooked or jaws misaligned, including thumb-sucking or a traumatic injury. Some conditions are inherited. Children between the ages of 7 and 14 are typical […]

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Flap Surgery

Your bone and gum tissue should fit snugly around your teeth like a turtleneck. When you have periodontal disease, this supporting tissue and bone is destroyed, forming “pockets” around the teeth. Over time, these pockets become deeper, providing a larger space for bacteria to thrive and wreak havoc. As bacteria accumulate and advance under the […]

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Jaw/TMJ

People who grind their teeth can sometimes develop a serious problem with their jaw, which left untreated, can adversely affect the teeth, gums and bone structures of the mouth. One of the most common jaw disorders is related to a problem with the temporomandibular joint, the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull, […]

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Medications

Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important that you share your entire medical history […]

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Scaling and Root Planing

Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The root surfaces on the tooth are then planed and smoothed. If effective, scaling and root planing helps the gums reattach themselves to […]

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Sterilization To Protect Our Patients

March 10, 2020

Sterilization to protect our patients! We follow all OSHA standards to protect our patients from infection and go the extra mile during flu and virus season. Every tray, patient chair, hands, countertops, etc. are protected. All instruments are autoclaved at 250 degrees Fahrenheit under pressure so all bacteria are destroyed. Plus all water that comes […]

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Tooth-Colored Fillings

August 25, 2015

Older silver, metallic fillings are a thing of the past. Today’s standard and best practice is to fill a tooth with a composite material (often called white or tooth-colored fillings). Our family dentistry has many colors so we can match your teeth perfectly. This advanced material is completely safe and where a patient has decay […]

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Our Philosophy on Treatment

June 10, 2015

Finding a Charlotte dental office you can trust can seem to be a laborious task.  “Are they just trying to upsell me?”, “ How do I know that I really need this treatment?”. These are just some of the questions you may ask yourself after visiting a dental office for the first time. At Park […]

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Let It Snow

February 25, 2015

Is it spring yet? We are here cleaning, drilling and filling even in the snowy cold.

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