Maintaining good oral health is very important to your overall health. Having a healthy smile is also a necessary foundation for creating a beautiful smile. Here at Jason Sands we offer advanced general dentistry care options to meet your personal needs and help you stay healthy and smiling. Some of the general dentistry services that we provide are preventative care, mercury-free filings, porcelain crowns, and bridges.
Daily brushing and flossing can help you protect your oral health, but part of maintaining good oral hygiene is scheduling routine checkups. Our dental hygienists will assess your periodontal health and advise you on how often you should be coming in for your professional dental cleanings. Usually we recommend somewhere between 3 to 6 months depending on the health of your gums. Our skilled and gentle dental hygienist will clean, polish, and examine your teeth, gums, and mouth at each visit. X-rays are an annual part of your thorough examination with Dr. Sands. Our hygienist will discuss any concerns and show you how to brush and floss more effectively, so that you can do your part at home.
Endodontic Treatment / Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is a treatment used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed, infected, or injured. If left untreated, it can cause pain or lead to an abscess. Endodontic treatment treats the inside of the tooth. During a root canal, the nerve and pulp are removed and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed. Typically you will see the endodontist for your root canal treatment. We will refer you to this endodontist, or root canal specialist, if necessary. After the treatment, Dr. Sands will restore your root canaled tooth with a crown or filling for protection. With today’s modern treatments having a root canal is very similar to having a routine filling.