General Dentistry is the protection of your oral health, therefore your overall health! When you experience tooth decay, it is crucial to remove the decay, clean and repair the tooth. Our first goal at Shelby Dental Care Center is to save the tooth if at all possible, however if an extraction is necessary, we will discuss the best method to restore a decayed or missing tooth. The type of repair is a decision between you and your dentist. There are several approaches to repairing decay as well as replacing missing teeth. Below please find a brief description of the alternatives that your dentist at Shelby Dental Care Center will discuss with you.
Composite Fillings are environmentally non-toxic since there is no mercury used and they bond directly to the surface of the tooth, which makes them stronger. Plus, they look great!
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is an excellent way to save a tooth that would otherwise die and need to be removed. Removal of the tooth is the only alternative.
Porcelain Crowns are strong, long-lasting and absolutely stunning as a re-creation of your natural teeth. The color is naturally matched to your teeth so anyone would have a difficult time telling a porcelain crown from your natural teeth.
Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, including tooth decay that has destroyed enough tooth structure to prevent restoration. Extractions of impacted or problematic wisdom teeth are routinely performed, as are extractions of some permanent teeth to make space for orthodontic treatment.
Removable partial dentures can be replaced by a permanent bridge. A permanent bridge gives you the benefits of having your permanent teeth back again.
Dentures & Partials
Precision Partials and Dentures provide a solid fit that is long lasting and compatible to the surrounding teeth and/or gum.
Shelby Dental Care Center also offers the following services:
- Non-Surgical Gum Care
- Restorative Dentistry
- Mini Implants
- Sports Dentistry
- TMJ Therapy
- Sleep Apnea
- Metal Free Choices