Routine check-ups and cleanings are the best way to maintain your healthy teeth now and prevent major oral health conditions down the road. Most insurance plans cover routine check-ups twice per year. If your plan does not, or you don't have insurance, contact us.
Fillings & Restorations
A dental filling (filling the inside of the tooth, also known as an "inlay") or restoration (building up and extending over the top of the tooth, also known as an "onlay") are routine procedures most commonly used to treat cavities, repair cracked or broken teeth, or restore teeth that have been worn down over time. These treatments can not only restore your smile with a natural look but can also strengthen weakened teeth. We do both Composite (all white) fillings as well as Amalgam (silver) fillings at Southern Heights Dental Group.
A root canal is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or becomes infected. During a root canal procedure, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed.
A dental sealant is a thin, tooth-colored coating that is painted on the chewing surface of teeth to prevent decay. The sealant seals the dips and grooves in your teeth, preventing the acid produced by food particles from settling in your teeth, causing cavities.
A dental bridge is used to bridge the gap when one or more teeth are missing, and can be either fixed or removable. If you have missing teeth a bridge can not only restore your smile but also help maintain the health and position of existing teeth and restore your ability to chew and speak properly.
A crown is a natural-looking "cap" that is put on a missing or damaged tooth to restore its size, shape, strength and function. A crown may be used to fill a cavity that is too deep for a filling, replace missing teeth or repair weakened or broken teeth.
Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the structures around teeth caused by the bacteria in dental plaque. Common signs of periodontal disease are swollen, bleeding gums. Both surgical and non-surgical treatments are available depending upon your specific needs.