Services We Offer
Invisalign® takes a modern approach to straightening teeth, using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place, based on the exact movements your dentist or orthodontist plans out for you. There are no metal brackets to attach and no wires to tighten. You just pop in a new set of aligners approximately every two weeks, until your treatment is complete. You’ll achieve a great smile with little interference in your daily life. The best part about the whole process is that most people won't even know you're straightening your teeth.
Dentistry for Children
We provide gentle dental cleanings and sealants for our children patient. For children who require more extensive dental work, conscious sedation can be provided or they can be put under general anesthesia at the Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.
Good oral hygiene is important, not only for looks, but for general health as well. Poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene.
Bonding is a treatment that can be used to repair teeth that are decayed, chipped, fractured or discoloured or to reduce gaps between teeth.
For this procedure, composite resin, a type of plastic mixed with glass particles which match the color of your teeth are used. Several layers of resin are applied to each tooth. Each layer is hardened under an ultraviolet light and shaped and polished so the finished tooth looks natural and smooth.
Bonding can also be used to build up older teeth to make them appear younger. Bonding is an option for people of all ages, including children, as the resin can be replaced as teeth grow.
Veneers are strong, thin pieces of porcelain that are bonded to the teeth. They are used to repair chipped, decayed or stained teeth and may help in closing gaps between teeth.
With a bit of contouring, veneers may also correct slightly crowded or overlapping teeth. If your teeth have discoloured with age, a veneer may improve their appearance.
Veneers can also be used for cosmetic reasons instead of crowns, which are more often used for badly damaged or decayed teeth. The tooth enamel needs to be ground down slightly in order to accommodate the veneer.
A dental implant is made by surgically inserting one or more small metal posts beneath the gum into the jawbone. In a few months, when the implants are fused to the surrounding bone, the artificial tooth or teeth are then attached and the missing tooth or teeth are restored.
A fixed bridge replaces one or more missing teeth. It is called a “bridge” because it covers a gap, and the bridge is supported by teeth or implants on one or both sides of that gap. The supporting teeth or implants are sometimes called abutments. In this procedure, each abutment is prepared to receive full crowns or caps. When completed, the bridge is cemented into position over the supporting abutments.
A removable denture is a single appliance that replaces several lost teeth. The denture is held in place by clasping some of the remaining teeth - or by suction where none of the natural teeth are left.
Nitrous oxide is one of the safest anesthetics available. It is especially useful for fearful patients as well as young children. The effect of nitrous oxide is often remarkable. A patient that was anxious before treatment will become relaxed and calm.
Sedation & Sleep Dentistry
Sedation dentistry has become very popular because it offers several benefits:-
Control of gag reflex
Little or no memory of treatment
Confused about your dental insurance? Don't worry. We can file your insurance claim electronically so you don't have to worry. If you have any questions about your insurance, please feel free and let us know!