Our Services

Our practice provides comprehensive dental treatment for the whole family. We recommend having your teeth cleaned twice a year. At one of those visits (once a year) we recommend having dental radiographs (x-rays) taken and an exam done by one of our dentists. A shortened list of our basic services with brief explanations are listed below.

 
 
 

Operative Dentistry

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Composite restorations: tooth colored fillings

Silver amalgam restorations: traditional silver fillings

Gold inlays: traditional filling material with precious metal as their primary component

 

Prosthetics

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Crowns: a restoration that completely covers the tooth to provide improved strength and/or function.

***Our office offers same day crowns***

Gold onlays: a restoration that is past the need for a filling, but does not require a full coverage crown

Bridges: a series of crowns used to replace missing teeth

Veneers: an esthetic anterior restoration

*There are many options in fixed prosthetics, and crowns can be made from a multitude of materials. A thorough discussion with the dentist is required to determine what the best choice is for each patient.

Dentures: both full and partial

 

Endodontic

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Root canal: a process to sterilize and fill the interior of a tooth

*In addition, our dental office has a close relationship with a dentist specializing in this field that provides treatment for cases outside our realm of expertise that we can refer to.

 

Periodontal

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Prophy: a typical cleaning appointment done every six months

Scaling and rootplaning: a more thorough version of prophy appointment usually involving anesthetic

*In addition, our dental office has a close relationship with a specialist in Periodontics. Dr. Haque lives in Rock Springs and visits LDG once a month for three days. She provides treatment while in office.

 

Oral Surgery

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Simple extractions: removal of a tooth/teeth

Surgical extractions: removal of tooth/teeth by means of surgery

Biopsy: tissue removal to check for abnormalities

*In addition, our dental office has a close relationship with a dentist specializing in this field that provides treatment for cases outside of our realm of expertise that we can refer to.