Smiles of Loudoun dental practice prides itself with high-quality dental hygiene services with its state-of-the-art dental hygiene equipment. We focus on helping our clients achieve optimum oral health and help clients restore their beautiful smiles.
Dental sealants are plastic resins that bond and harden in the deep grooves on your tooth’s surface. When a tooth is sealed, the tiny grooves become smooth and are less likely to harbor plaque. Dental sealants are needed when tiny, hard to reach crevices deep in the molars develop tooth decay and cavities.
We offer full or partial dentures at most of our locations throughout the. Missing teeth can make our lives more difficult in many ways and our dentists are here for you to understand and help. With careful evaluation of your oral health, we are able to determine the best, most natural solution for your denture needs.
Fillings and restorations are used when a tooth has experienced decay and a cavity has formed in the tooth. If a cavity is left untreated it can lead to multiple complications. The area can get a bacterial infection that leads to pus cavities forming in the gums; symptoms include severe headaches and toothaches,the infection can travel to the brain and be fatal.
Gingivitis and periodontitis are referred to as gum disease or periodontal disease. Periodontal (gum) disease is an inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including gums, periodontal ligaments, and the tooth sockets (alveolar bone).
A root canal is a type of endodontic treatment that is designed to eliminate bacteria from an infected root canal, prevent future infections of the tooth, and save the natural tooth. This treatment is a procedure that removes diseased pulp from the center of a tooth. During this procedure, your pulp chamber and root canal(s) of your tooth are cleaned, medicated, and sealed.
The TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, is a complex joint in your jaw that allows you to open and close your mouth. This joint is what connects your lower jaw to your temporal bone which is in front of the ear.
Dental bone grafting is an oral surgical procedure done by an oral surgeon to support the bone where it is missing and needed. The need for a bone graft comes when the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed.
An impacted tooth is a tooth that is unable to emerge through the gum line due to the positioning of the tooth, dense soft tissue, bone, or another tooth. The most common and known situation is the wisdom tooth.
Orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery) is needed to reposition a misaligned jaw to function properly and allows the teeth to meet correctly. Jaw surgery may dramatically enhance your facial features as well.
A missing tooth can affect the way someone feels about the way they feel and look. It can also be embarrassing for many. A missing tooth, or teeth, can cause oral hygiene problems.