Why Is Dental Hygiene Important?
Dental hygiene consists of brushing your teeth, flossing between them, scheduling regular teeth cleanings and dental examinations in our office. These activities are intended to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Dental Services For Children
What Types of Services Are Offered for Children?
At our dental office in Alliance, we can provide teeth cleanings, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, and many other services designed with your little ones in mind. We work with you to make sure your children receive the best dental care for healthier teeth.
What Should I Expect During My Dental Exam?
Our dentists can perform comprehensive examinations that include the following activities:
- Looking at your teeth for evidence of cavities or tooth decay
- Performing X-rays to provide a more comprehensive look
- Teeth cleaning
If we find any issues with your teeth, we will schedule a follow-up appointment to apply fillings, crowns, or other necessary treatments to help your teeth and gums stay as healthy as possible.
What Will My Dental Examination Cost?
If you have dental insurance, we can apply some or all of the cost of your exam to your current coverage.
Gingivitis/Gum Disease Treatment
How Is Gum Disease Treated?
Gum disease is a condition that attacks the tissue of your gums. Gingivitis is a relatively mild form of this disease and can cause inflammation and swelling.
What Will Treatment for Gum Disease Cost?
The cost of your treatment will depend on how advanced your gum disease is and on the number of appointments you need to bring your gingivitis or gum disease under control.
Mouth Guards For Sports
Do You Offer Mouth Guards for Sports?
Mouth guards for impact sports must be fitted to your teeth to provide the greatest protection. Our dental office can take precise measurements to fabricate mouth guards for you or your children to ensure the safety of their teeth during practices and competitions.
What Will a Sports Mouth Guard Cost?
The price of mouth guards for sports will vary depending on the materials used and the size of the guard needed.
Where Can I Find Night Guards for Teeth?
Our dental practice can provide you with night guards designed to protect against damage from grinding your teeth. Known as bruxism, the habit of unconsciously grinding your teeth can wear away tooth enamel over time.
What Will My Night Guard Cost?
Because night guards must be custom-fabricated and fitted, the cost of these items may be relatively high. We will work with you to manage the expense of your dental treatment.
Where Can I Find a Night Guard for Bruxism?
We happily provide night guards for bruxism at our dental practice. If you are worried about the effects of grinding your teeth at night, contact us today for more information on our custom night guards.
What Is Nitrous Oxide Sedation?
Nitrous oxide is a gas that can induce relaxation and a state of semi-consciousness. This can provide real help for patients who may have issues with anxiety when receiving dental treatment.
What Will Nitrous Oxide Sedation Cost?
The duration of your nitrous oxide treatment will have an impact on the cost of this sedation option. We will discuss cost issues with you before deciding on a course of treatment for your procedure.
Oral Cancer Screenings
Your oral cancer screening will typically include a visual examination of your teeth and gums and gentle pressure on the neck, chin and cheeks to determine if any lumps are present.
How Much Will My Oral Cancer Screening Appointment Cost?
Your oral cancer screening can usually be performed as part of your regular annual examination and is an inexpensive way to protect your dental health.
What Do Tooth Sealants Do?
Dental sealants are used to create a thin layer of protection over teeth. This can reduce the risk of cavities and tooth decay.
Are Tooth Sealant Treatments Expensive?
Our dental practice works hard to keep the cost of all our treatments and services as low as we can. We will work with you to provide the most affordable solutions for your family.
Should I Get Sedation Dentistry?
Sedation dentistry consists of various methods of anesthesia that are used to relax patients during dental procedures. The medications may be inhaled, injected through an IV or syringe, or taken orally.
Is Sedation Dentistry Expensive?
The cost of your sedation will depend on the type of medication used and the added staffing necessary to monitor your condition during your procedure.
How Does Oral Sedation Work?
The medications used in oral sedation are ingested by mouth in fluid or pill form. They work in the same way as other sedation methods by relaxing and reducing pain for patients.
Why Do I Need Dental X-rays?
We perform X-rays in our office to make sure we have the clearest picture of your dental condition. This can allow us to make the best choices for your care at our dental practice.
What Will My Dental X-rays Cost?
We perform our X-rays in-house to save you money on the cost of these necessary examinations.