At Bowmanville Dental, we don’t ever want you to be without your smile. If you need Dentures, our friendly, understanding dentists and staff are with you every step of the way to help you feel better about your smile. Both complete dentures and partial dentures are finely crafted and custom-fitted to each patient. Read the rest of this entry »
Often an alternative to crowns, dental veneers are very thin pieces of specially-shaped porcelain or plastic that are glued over the front of your teeth with little or no anesthesia needed. They are the cure for teeth that are severely discolored, chipped, have small holes or pits, are misshapen or crooked, or for the correction of unwanted or uneven spaces.
What is anesthesia?
The word ‘anesthesia’ means ‘loss of sensation’. Today, safe and effective methods of anesthesia allow surgery to be performed on millions of patients each year. You should know a few important things about anesthesia:
- most importantly, it stops you from feeling pain and other sensations during your treatment
- it can be given in various ways
- not all anesthesia makes you unconscious
- it can be directed to different parts of the body
Dental implants are an ideal option for people in good general oral health who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason. Dental implants are actually more tooth-saving than traditional bridgework, since implants do not rely on neighboring teeth for support, nor do they require the neighbouring teeth to be buffed down and capped. For these reasons and more, dental implants are considered the least invasive, ideal option for replacing teeth. Read the rest of this entry »
Dental issues normally begin around age 30. As we age, many of us find ourselves with teeth that are no longer structurally sound. Root canals, lost fillings, decay below a filling, chipping and cracking of the enamel are all things that can lead to large scale defects in a tooth’s surface. When the entire surface of a tooth is a broken or decayed, but the root system is intact, a dental crown might be the best treatment. Read the rest of this entry »