Serving Vancouver – Battle Ground – Camas – Portland OR
SPECIALTY DENTISTRY SERVICES
At New Image Dentistry our cosmetic dentists provide comprehensive dental services ranging from simple fillings to complex reconstructive surgery. Below is a list of some of our specialty dental services we offer. Our job is to inform you on all of the options and help you make the best, most informed decision in taking care of your dental health. Here is a quick reference list of some of the services at our dental clinic in Vancouver WA. If you have any questions, please call our office. (360) 558-3522. We are happy to talk to you or schedule you for a free cosmetic consultation.
When the inflammation or infection persists after the root canal treatment, an apicoectomy may be required. This is essentially the removal of the apex (or root tip), followed by a filling procedure to seal the root from further infection. When left untreated, infected roots can damage other teeth, spread infection, and cause regression of the jawbone.
Bone grafting is often closely associated with dental restorations such as bridge work and dental implants. In the majority of cases, the success of a restoration procedure can hinge on the height, depth, and width of the jawbone at the implant site. When the jawbone has sustained significant damage, bone grafting is usually recommended for the ensuing restoration.
Whether you’ve needed oral surgery for a while or just recently schedule it, read to see how this procedure can help you achieve a healthy smile. At New Image Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we know that surgery of any kind can seem intimidating. We strive to allay your anxiety with our skilled staff, modern equipment, sedation options and complete restorative treatment.
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Tempro-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (TMJ) is a common condition affecting a wide variety of people. TMJ is characterized by severe headaches, jaw pain of varying degrees, grinding teeth, and an intermittent ringing in the ears. The vast majority of TMJ sufferers are unaware that the root cause of these problems is something that a dentist can effectively treat.
WISDOM TOOTH EXTRACTION
Third molars are referred to as wisdom teeth, are usually the last four of 32 teeth to surface in the mouth, generally making their appearance between the ages of 17 to 25. They are located at the back of the mouth (Top and Bottom), near the entrance to the throat. The term “wisdom” refers to the molars that surface at a time typically associated with maturity or “wisdom”.
A Frenectomy is a surgery to correct problems in an infant or child’s developing mouth tissue. The word frenum refers to the muscular attachment between two tissues. The most common problem areas in the mouth have to do with the tongue and the lip. It is estimated at 3-5% of the population has some form of frenum restriction. Parents should consult with a pediatrician to determine if their children would benefit from a frenectomy.