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Routine oral exams will help keep both your teeth and gums healthy, and catch the early signs of dental disease such as cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, tongue lesions and other general health problems. A dental X-ray can detect new cavities, especially those that could not be uncovered during regular cleanings.
Improving oral health through maintaining good hygiene habits at home is essential. Good habits such as frequent brushing, flossing, a balanced diet and limiting sugar intake will go a long way in keeping your smile bright and healthy.
Fluoride is an essential element in keeping the enamel in your teeth healthy and able to withstand the acid environment the leads to teeth decays. To help enhance your smile, we provide fluoride treatment at our office to supplement your natural dietary intake.
Fillings will restore decayed teeth, and are made of tooth-colored porcelain or composite material. Sealants are acrylic coatings that will protect teeth from decays by acting as a protective barrier against harmful acids and plaque formation.
An extraction is the removal of a “problem” tooth. Some of the reasons to extract a tooth are when the tooth is diseased and cannot be saved, to make space for an implant, a trauma to the tooth, or because of “overcrowding” inside the mouth.
Mouth guards (or sport guards) are special teeth protective devices that are worn over the teeth (usually covering the upper teeth). They protect against broken teeth, lip lacerations, cuts, and other facial injuries mostly related to contact sports.
TMJ disorders are usually the result of joint misalignments, joint injuries, or other medical conditions. Symptoms include restricted jaw movement, clicking, popping and pain with chewing and biting.
Our office provides a safe, comfortable environment for kids of all ages. We take our time with each patient, explaining all of our tools and processes to alleviate any fear!
There are multiple whitening methods available to patients, with one common goal in mind: to give you that bright sparkling smile! We always recommend having a dental exam before the whitening treatment.
Veneers are simple ceramic shells that are designed to adhere to the front surfaces of the teeth. They are mainly used to enhance the appearance of a smile by repairing large chips and cracks.
A smile design (or a smile makeover) is a personalized, comprehensive treatment plan that is based on your own individual needs. It may include multiple cosmetic treatments such as whitening, veneers, fillings, crowns and implants.
The goal of cosmetic bonding is to repair small cracks and chips in the tooth. A composite resin in applied to a chipped, cracked, discolored, or generally decayed tooth allowing the material to “bond” to the surface of the tooth.
A crown (or cap) is used to restore or replace a tooth that is significantly damaged, with a large amount of structure missing. This could be done to repair a large cavity, a broken tooth or a significantly large decay.
A root canal treatment deals with disease that affects the tooth pulp (the core of the tooth). The pulp contains blood vessels, connective tissues, and most importantly the nerves that can cause tooth pain.
A dental bridge is designed to replace one or multiple missing teeth in order to restore a beautiful smile. Bridges are also indicated to restore the functions of biting, chewing, speaking, and to improve the shape of a smile.
Dental implants are replacement teeth mounted on metal posts that are surgically implanted into the bone of the jaw. Implanted teeth are the most stable and the longest lasting teeth replacement available on the market. Bridges and dentures are often mounted to dental implants.
Dentures are a treatment for full or partial teeth loss. They could be partial or full and can be taken out and replaced inside the mouth with ease. Dentures restore smiles, enhance self-image, and decrease the risks of other health disorders.
Our office provides treatment for urgent or emergent dental conditions such as tooth pain, lost filling or crown, cracked or broken tooth, tooth swelling and abscess.
If you have any emergency dentistry needs, please call the office at (610) 268-2040 and we will accommodate your visit as soon as possible. Some conditions may need immediate attention, while others can wait until normal business hours. If you need immediate medical attention, please call 911 or report to the nearest Emergency Room.
New Garden Family Dentistry
385 Starr Road, Suite 202, Landenberg, PA 19350
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