What is tooth extraction? Tooth extraction is a procedure in which a dentist removes a tooth by cutting it out of the mouth. Teeth can be extracted for many reasons, including when they’re damaged by trauma or decay, or to treat an infection. They can also be removed if they’re impacted and can’t become part of your natural bite. When…
Here at South Bay Dentistry & Orthodontics, we strive to give our patients the best possible dental care available. This includes using the latest technology to offer the best dental experience and results. Our new iTero oral scanner is the fastest and most accurate way to give our dentist the best picture of your oral condition and prognosis.
A root canal is an endodontic procedure used to clean and restore an infected tooth. To this day, the term carries with it the outdated and largely inaccurate stigma of being an unpleasant and even painful experience. This simply is not the case. Having the procedure done today is quick and painless. In fact, you will likely be back to work or school the very same day.
Understand Teeth, Their Conditions and Treatment- 04 – What’s involved with Getting a Dental Implant
If you’re missing any of your natural teeth or need to have some removed, dental implants can give you the look of your original teeth.
Understand Teeth, Their Conditions and Treatment- 03 Most Common Dental Procedures and What to Expect
The American Dental Association recommends that most children and adults go to their dentist for routine oral exams and professional dental cleanings twice each year. Some people need to go more frequently, especially if they have gum disease, a high risk of cavities or chronic health conditions such as diabetes that affect oral health. In addition to routine dental cleanings,…