General Dentistry FAQs
What is a 3D X-ray?
Also known as CBCT (Cone Beam Computer Tomography) uses imaging technology to take multiple images in a single scan, safely. This imaging can be used for planning computer generated implant placement accurately. CBCT is a very useful tool in any kid of dental diagnostics and multiple treatments.
Why are my gums bleeding?
This may be a result of periodontitis or gingivitis, which results in gum inflammation and harmful bacteria. Could be caused by poor oral hygiene, smoking, stress, hormonal changes, and other underlying conditions. Most importantly visit your dentist to go over proper brushing and flossing techniques to improve oral hygiene.
Why are my teeth yellow?
There can be many reasons why teeth are turning yellow: aging, enamel strength weakening, improper diet or diet with foods that stain, smoking, grinding, certain medications. Luckily your dentist can offer several solutions to improve or change your tooth color.
What is Laser Dentistry?
We utilize Laser for multiple dental procedures. Our office has both – hard and soft tissue lasers. That gives us an opportunity to do multiple periodontal and surgical procedures as well as substitute drilling with a laser cutting of the teeth.
What is Laser Bacterial Decontamination?
It is a gum treatment allowing our patient to prevent periodontal issues (diseases of gums and bones). Laser beam helps destroy harmful bacteria beneath the gums. It is minimally invasive and helps shape gums by eliminating pockets, ensuring that the seal between your gums and teeth remain intact.