To help you relax during your dental visit, we can use nitrous oxide in addition to local anesthetics.
We can fabricate custom fitting bleaching trays for your upper and lower teeth. The bleaching gel is placed in the trays, which are worn for one to three hours a day. The trays are made of a thin, clear plastic material and can be worn comfortably at your convenience.
Composite bonding uses a resin-based material to fill in gaps and cover imperfections on your teeth, resulting in a more attractive smile.
Porcelain or Conventional Crowns
A crown is a dental restoration that covers or “caps” a tooth to restore it to its normal shape, size and function. Its purpose is to strengthen or improve the appearance of a tooth. A crown can restore a tooth when there isn’t enough tooth remaining to provide support for a large filling. They can protect a weak tooth from fracturing, or restore a fractured tooth. Crowns are made from several types of materials. Metal alloys, ceramics, porcelain, or combinations of these materials may be used. In the process of making the crown, the material often is colored to blend in with your natural teeth.
A bridge is a dental restoration that fills the space where one or more teeth are missing. When a tooth is not replaced, the remaining teeth can drift out of position and change the bite. This can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bite problems. The bridge restores your bite and helps keep the natural shape of your face.
Removable Partial Dentures
A removable partial denture may be a solution to replace your missing teeth. It will improve your ability to chew food well, which often is difficult with missing teeth. Removable partial dentures also can help you speak better if your speech has changed due to missing teeth. It can help to support cheeks and lips so the face does not sag and make you look older. Removable partial dentures usually have replacement teeth fixed to a plastic base that closely matches the color of your gums. A metal framework connects the teeth and the base. They may attach to your natural teeth with metal clasps.
Endodontics/ Root Canals
Root Canal treatment can save your tooth. The pulp or soft tissue inside of the tooth, contains blood vessels and nerves and can become diseased or injured and unable to repair itself. The most common causes of pulp death are a cracked tooth, a deep cavity, problems with large fillings, or serious injury to the tooth. All of these can allow bacteria to enter into the pulp, resulting in infection. Bacteria can damage the bone that anchors the tooth in the jaw, without treatment, the tooth may have to be extracted. A root canal involves the pulp being removed from the inside of the tooth, each root canal is cleaned and shaped so that it can be filled and the tooth can be restored.
In some cases, it may best for your overall dental health to extract a tooth. If this is necessary, our staff will ensure that you are comfortable during the procedure and that you have a painless recovery.
Child Friendly Procedures
Most children come for their first dental cleaning appointment around three years of age. We have found that it is helpful for the child to first visit the office with mom, dad, or a sibling to become more familiar with the experience. It helps them know what to expect. We offer topical flouride and sealant applications to help fight against decay. For minor fillings we may use air abrasion, so no injection is necessary. If more involved treatment is needed, nitrous oxide can be used in conjunction with a shot to ensure a stress free trip to the dentist. Some children enjoy having a kids show on the TV and every child enjoys a visit to the Treasure Chest following their appointment.
Embry Hills Dental Care
2855 Henderson Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341