FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Some dentists choose to provide a variety of procedures, while others focus on specific areas of treatment. Many times, cosmetic and restorative dentistry requires a team approach to achieve the best results. A consultation is a great way to determine your needs, and plan with your dentist how to achieve your goals. Either way, our members will work to give you the smile you want and deserve.

Our member dentists have shown a special interest in new technologies and procedures, specifically to help them achieve better results for you. We provide a wide variety of educational and interactive opportunities that assist member dentists in attaining the best possible clinical skills. That helps promote excellent to care for their patients.

A great smile should improve your self-confidence, which can have a positive impact on the social and professional aspects of your life. Cosmetic dentistry is not just about pretty smiles though. New techniques and materials are available for back teeth as well as the ones you see when you smile. Now your mouth can look great, get healthy and function better at the same time. Ask your dentist what’s available for you.

Like most services, cost will vary based on the time required and the difficulty of the procedures. Generally, improving a smile will require a combination of treatment options such as bleaching, reshaping gums and using bonded materials (resin or porcelain) to improve the appearance of teeth. A great way to start is having a consultation with a dentist to determine the ways that you can reach your goals. Improving your smile is an investment in you.

A wide variety of options are available to improve how your teeth work and the way your smile looks.

Wisdom teeth are remove by surgery. The gum tissue over the tooth is removed, the connective tissue is stripped gently away from the tooth and bone, the tooth is removed, and the gum sutured.

Wisdom teeth generate problems because the shape of the modern human mouth is too small to accommodate these teeth, and they become impacted or unable to come in or move into their proper place.

It is necessary to remove wisdom teeth to avoid problems, such as an impacted tooth destroying the second molar.

Wisdom teeth are the third molars.

Dental implants are inserted surgically in two steps. The first step is to insert a “post” into or onto the jawbone. This post will then become the “anchor” for the artificial tooth that will be placed over the “post”.