Cosmetic dentistry contains a wide variety of advanced dental treatments specifically aimed at enhancing your appearance. While traditional dentistry focuses on prevention of oral disease, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth.
Custom designed porcelain veneers are can give your teeth a natural look and feel. Porcelain veneers are strong, very thin shells that we fabricate in our Metairie dental office. Veneers are custom designed and colored to match your natural tooth color. In fact, porcelain veneers can improve the appearance of one or more of your teeth.
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Professional in office teeth whitening is one of the most common procedures done at our metairie office. Your teeth will be up to eight shades whiter in less than two hours. In addition, our in office teeth whitening may be recommended prior to a cosmetic procedure. The Zoom!® in office whitening provides a new base shade to which we can match materials like porcelain and composite.
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Restorative Dentistry begins with a comprehensive dental hygiene plan that will include a variety of restoration procedures. A customized plan includes a detailed and comprehensive dental exam, a full set of dental X-rays (new patients), thorough hygiene therapy, pictures of specific teeth that may need work, and a comprehensive periodontal evaluation of the bone and tissue that makes the foundation.
A dental crown completely caps or covers the healthy portion of the tooth to protect it from further damage of fracture. Dental crowns are tooth-shaped restoration, made to match your natural teeth.
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A dental implant is the best option to replace a missing tooth. Implants are the only dental restoration to replace both the root and the crown of the tooth. Dentists may use dental implants to replace a single tooth, multiple teeth, or an entire arch.
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Patients missing most or all of their teeth can benefit from implant-supported dentures. The implant-supported dentures technique is a procedure using dental implants to secure a full arch of teeth.
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A removable denture is a prosthesis placed in the mouth to replace missing teeth. Typically, removable dentures are mounted in a base made of a pink gum colored resin. The prosthesis is designed to be removable without the assistance of a dental professional.
When a tooth has become so extensively decayed or damaged that it cannot be saved, our dentist may recommend removing it. Often, a tooth extraction can help alleviate pain, discomfort, and improve function.
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Metairie family dentists Dr. Jeffrey Gregson and Dr. Taylor Haddock provide more than just your typical visit to the dentist. We provide general dentistry services to adults, children, and geriatric patients. Also, we provide advanced dentistry services such as treatment for sleep apnea, TMJ disorder, and other jaw pain issues.
A dental emergency can happen to children, teens, adults, or elderly patients. Simply put, patients experiencing pain, swelling, or uncontrollable bleeding of soft tissue around your mouth, should contact the dentist. Most importantly, urgent dental care such as trauma may require patients to get to the dentist’s office within 30-60 minutes.
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children see their dentist after their first teeth erupt or by their first birthday. This is based on research that early detection of oral problems can impact children’s oral health and general health.
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Periodontal maintenance therapy is specialized care to prevent the return of periodontal disease. Patients diagnosed with periodontal disease may begin with a scaling and root planing procedure to remove harmful toxins.
Sleep Apnea is a sleep disorder that affects thousands of individuals, spouses, and families. Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, can cause interruption in your breathing throughout the night. Interruptions in your breathing during the night can range from five seconds to over a minute in length. Sleep apnea occurs when the soft tissues at the back of the throat collapse, limiting breathing.
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