There are many who choose a dental office for cosmetic treatments. While we greatly enjoy providing cosmetic procedures, we recognize that most people choose a dentist for routine cleanings and maintaining their teeth to optimize dental health. We treat all ages of patients in our office and enjoy all of them.
Comprehensive dental services for the whole family
We have a lot of experience with kids (and their parents) and can help them get accustomed to the dental environment and any treatment they may need. We will help you determine if you want to provide orthodontic care for your children and as they get older, evaluate wisdom teeth and make recommendations on whether or not they should be removed.
Most adults are in a maintenance phase of their dental lives and generally do not have a lot of decay. However, while many fillings and crowns can last for decades, nothing lasts forever. We will be able to show you with intra-oral photos and x-rays which teeth have new decay around these older restorations and what needs to be done to restore them to an optimal condition.
While we will recommend that you maintain your teeth to an ideal condition, our goal is not to “sell” you any unnecessary dentistry. We never want you to feel pressured but we will provide a treatment plan and let you decide how you would like to proceed.
You should have your teeth cleaned at least twice a year
One of the best things you can do to maintain your oral health is to consistently receive thorough dental cleanings. We have wonderful hygienists who take their responsibilities very seriously and they will effectively and gently clean your teeth. If you need to improve your hygiene they will not “yell” at you (they only yell at me) but will show you how to optimize your cleaning techniques.
We have the best Hygienists in the whole world! (at least we think so). We schedule most patients for routine cleanings twice a year, however, some patients have gingivitis or periodontal disease. We will evaluate your condition and provide a customized treatment plan that will work for you.
The most common restorative dentistry procedure
Crowns & Bridges
We offer same-day crowns and bridges
Completed the same day! In January of 2009, we invested in a state-of-the-art digital scanner and crown milling system. What that means to you is that we no longer need to take messy impressions and you don’t have to wear a temporary crown for 2-3 weeks. Your appointment will be approximately 1 1/2 hours and you will leave with your permanent crown. We have placed over 2,500 of these crowns and we and our patients would never go back to the old way!
In the past several years dental materials for all porcelain crowns have greatly improved. This means that the dark grey metal line that shows around older crowns has now been eliminated. Most all porcelain crowns are now as strong as metal and have a very life-like appearance. Our patients have been very pleased with their results and we can show you before and after pictures of cases we have completed.
We work well with children!
Full & Partial Dentures
Dentures are a blessing and a curse. While many individuals have adapted and do well with their dentures, there are others who never become comfortable and have difficulty functioning with theirs. While we do not have a large patient base with dentures, we will be able to help you evaluate your situation and what options you have for future treatment. Their are many new procedures available that combine implants and dentures to provide much better function and comfort.
Healthy Teeth Start With Health Gums
Some patients require more than just a traditional cleaning. Often this is due to genetic or systemic conditions beyond the patients control. And…some patients need to brush and floss their teeth better! However these patients have arrived in this condition, we can help them diagnose and treat their periodontal situation. We do most “deep cleanings” in office and if the condition is getting better, we can help maintain and improve your oral health. If your periodontal disease has progressed to where you would be better served by a specialist, we can refer you to a periodontist and work with you and them to optimize your treatment.
Consultations & Second Opinions
We are always happy to provide a second opinion
If you have questions or concerns about your dental health, please call (303-790-9323). We have the latest in digital x-rays and intra-oral cameras and will be able to show you what and why you may need certain dental procedures. We do not charge for these appointments but consider them an opportunity to visit with you and see if you would be comfortable in our office.