Preventative dental care is a proactive approach to maintaining oral health and preventing the development of dental problems. It involves a combination of regular dental check-ups, cleanings, and at-home care to keep teeth and gums healthy and free from disease. Preventative dental care is important for people of all ages and is a key component of overall health and wellness. Regular dental check-ups allow our doctors to detect and treat dental problems in their early stages, before they become more serious and expensive to treat. During a dental check-up, we will examine the teeth, gums, and bite, as well as perform a cleaning to remove plaque and tartar buildup. We may also take x-rays and make recommendations for at-home care, such as brushing and flossing, to maintain oral health. By investing in preventative dental care, individuals can enjoy the benefits of a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime.
Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance of a person's smile. It encompasses a range of procedures that can be performed to enhance the color, shape, size, and alignment of teeth, as well as to address issues such as gaps, chips, and cracks. Cosmetic dentistry can be as simple as teeth whitening or as complex as a full-mouth reconstruction. The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to create a beautiful, healthy smile that looks and feels natural. With advancements in technology and techniques, cosmetic dentistry has become more accessible and affordable, allowing more people to enjoy the benefits of a beautiful smile. Some of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures include teeth whitening, veneers, dental bonding, and orthodontic treatments such as Invisalign. Whether you are looking to enhance your smile for personal or professional reasons, cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve the smile of your dreams.
Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional metal braces for straightening teeth. It uses a series of clear, custom-made aligners that are virtually invisible when worn. The aligners are designed to gradually shift teeth into their desired position and are typically replaced every two weeks as the teeth move. Invisalign is a comfortable, discreet, and effective way to achieve a straight, beautiful smile, and is especially popular with adults who prefer a more subtle orthodontic solution. The treatment is typically faster and more efficient than traditional braces and requires fewer office visits, making it a convenient option for busy individuals. Additionally, the removable nature of the aligners means that patients can continue to eat their favorite foods and brush and floss their teeth normally, making it easier to maintain good oral hygiene during treatment. Free consultations available.
Dental surgery is sometimes recommended if a tooth is severely broken, has an extensive cavity, or is loose due to periodontal disease. In these situations, extraction of a tooth is recommended. Our chairside manner, empathetic approach and clinical skill will ensure that you are getting the best possible care.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that provide a base for fixed or removable replacement teeth. They are a popular and effective solution for people who have lost one or more teeth due to injury, periodontal disease, or other reasons. Dental implants are made of titanium or a similar biocompatible material that fuses with the jawbone, providing a strong and stable foundation for the replacement teeth. The implant is then topped with a crown, bridge, or denture, depending on the number of teeth being replaced. Dental implants look and feel like natural teeth and can last a lifetime with proper care. They also help to preserve the jawbone, preventing bone loss and maintaining the natural shape of the face. Dental implants are a versatile solution that can be used to replace a single missing tooth, multiple missing teeth, or even a full arch of teeth.
Dental emergencies are unexpected and often painful situations that require prompt attention to prevent further damage or complications. Some common dental emergencies include severe toothaches, broken or knocked-out teeth, lost fillings or crowns, and bleeding or swelling in the mouth. When faced with a dental emergency, it is important to seek immediate treatment from a dental professional to minimize the damage and prevent the need for more extensive and costly procedures in the future. In some cases, such as a knocked-out tooth, time is of the essence, and quick action can save the tooth. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, it is important to contact us as soon as possible to receive the care you need. Our team at Chili Family Dental will evaluate your situation, provide treatment to alleviate pain and discomfort, and develop a plan to address the underlying issue and restore your oral health.