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Laser Dentistry Services

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Laser dentistry is a precise and effective way to perform dental procedures that allows for treatment of a highly specific area without damaging surrounding tissues. If the thought of a trip to the dentist makes you slightly (or more than slightly) nervous, than laser dentistry is for you! The greater precision allowed by this form of dentistry allows for less pain and quicker recovery times.

Benefits of laser dentistry include:

  • Stitches not normally required
  • Anesthesia not needed in most cases
  • Minimal bleeding
  • Reduced risk of bacterial infection
  • Less damage to surrounding tissues
  • Faster healing and rejuvination

Veneers

Veneers are ultra-thin, sculped, and translucent pieces of tooth shape porcelain that fit over the front of your teeth to give a completely natural appearance. Unlike crowns, which can look flat and fake, there is no metal – so you won’t have to worry about a gray look at the gum line. Veneers allow you a custom-designed smile based on your age, face shape, hair and skin color, personality type, and personal preference.

When it comes to changing your smile, veneers offer the widest variety of options. They can provide instant orthodontics by straightening crooked teeth, closing spaces, lengthening teeth, changing shape and color, and widening or feminizing the smile. They can improve your smile and make you look younger.

Preventative Care

Preventive dental care is all the things you should do to care for your teeth and gums: brushing, flossing, eating a healthy diet, and seeing your dentist regularly to help prevent dental disease. Given recent research linking disease in other parts of the body to poor dental maintenance, quality preventative dental care helps keep your whole body (including your teeth and gums) in good condition. Routine cleanings and exams have been shown to prevent higher-cost treatments such as periodontal surgery, root canals, extractions, and fillings.

To avoid more serious dental treatments, be sure to practice early detection and prevention by visiting us for regular cleanings. Dr. McQueary and her staff can recommend the right frequency of visits for you.

Tooth Whitening

As we age, our teeth become darker due to changes in the mineral structure of the tooth. Your teeth can become stained by bacteria, food, and tobacco. While there are many methods for to whiten your teeth, nothing is more effective than a trip to your dentist.

A typical treatment can produce dramatic improvements in the appearance of stained teeth. After a treatment from Dr. McQueary, your smile can dramatically improve – along with your confidence. If you hesitate to smile because of stained teeth, we want you to know that you don’t have to feel this way. There is a solution – and our office would love to show you how we can help.

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