Application: Use for diagnostic purposes, it helps the doctor to see problems more clearly for certain procedures and create treatment plans (ie. implant)
Intra Oral Camera - a camera designed to be used in the mouth for the purpose of taking video or still photography to help address areas that need medical attention.
Application: Typically used for diagnostic purposes, it enables the doctor to see the problem with more clarity by allowing a faster diagnosis. In some cases, it may also be an alternative to x-rays.
PA (periapicla) - to obtain the radio-graphs of the crowns, roots and tissues of the mouth.
PANO (Panorex) - to take a two-dimensional dental x-ray that displays both the upper
and lower jaws and teeth on the same film. Purpose of it: orthodontic assessment,
diagnosis impaction of wisdom teeth, aid with the diagnosis of periodontal disease, etc.
CEPH (Cephalometric) - used for the planning of orthodontic treatment (it takes an x-ray
of the patients profile)
Application: X-rays are taken Pro Re Nata (as needed basis). The doctor will inform the
patient if x-rays are required for further diagnosis.
This is a standard cleaning procedure done to polish and clean the surfaces of teeth.
It is used to remove agents between the teeth that can cause inflammation, plaque, and calculus that accumulate over time to help the oral cavity stay healthy.
Immediate treatment of a patient’s teeth to help reduce and relieve the pain or swelling in the oral cavity.
Dental filling to replace a missing tooth's structure (includes crowns, composite, amalgam, temporary crown).Amalgam
It completely surrounds a tooth, and is used when a tooth decay is problematic for the health of the tooth and is also used to improve the strength or appearance of a tooth.
This is the removal of a tooth from the mouth because it is no longer has use.
Treatment for the pulp of a tooth will result in the elimination of infection and the protection of the decontaminated tooth from future microbial invasion.
Application: Used to treat the infected diseased root of the tooth. The root is then filled with material to prevent it from further decay and infection.
Devices constructed to replace missing teeth and are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity.Application: Practical and aesthetic uses which allow the patient to replace missing
teeth. There are full dentures and partial dentures depending on the needs of the patient.
Partial dentures are reinforced by metal stay plates and ridges to prevent any movement.
This is a one hour treatment used for whitening teeth. There are significant results after one treatment.
Application: Purely for cosmetic and aesthetic purposes.
Provisional crown that encapsulates the tooth, providing a temporary solution to
infection, dentures, or porcelain crowns whilst a more suitable treatment is readied.
Application: Temporary crown that covers a tooth while the doctor prepares for a more
permanent solution such as a porcelain crown.
A thin layer of restorative material placed over a tooth surface, either to improve the aesthetics of a tooth, or to protect a damaged tooth surface. There are two main types of
material used to create a veneer: composite and porcelain.
Application: To cover up a damaged tooth, usually for cosmetic reasons.
An artificial titanium root used to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of
teeth to replace missing teeth.
Application: Most natural look for a patient seeking to restore their missing teeth. It is also used to reinforce the support of dentures.
Problem: missing right upper tooth
Treatment: implantation of a single implant to repair a single tooth
Problem: the top right teeth before and after
Treatment: four implants to repair six teeth (top row)
Age: 80 yrs
Problem: lower right posterior tooth loss
Treatment: two implants to repair the three crowns
Age: 79 yrs
Problem: Missing lower teeth
Treatment: Three implant jaw cover dentures to stabilize the teeth
Orthodontic treatments are used for aligning improper bites or misaligned teeth. Braces
help maximize teeth's effectiveness in performing their functions.
Application: Used for cosmetic and practical purposes. Braces enable easier oral care and straightens and aligns teeth to allow the patient to properly use their teeth.