At the Center for Dentistry and Orthodontics, you can expect a comfortable and relaxed dental office equipped with advanced dental technologies to provide expert care for the entire family.
We love to pamper you before we even begin looking at your smile. We look forward to meeting you and learning a little more about your smile aspirations and barriers.
Our office will gladly help you with any insurance related questions. We will be able to answer any questions you may have and help you with filing your claim electronically.
We are proud to accept the follow methods of payment in our office:
Sensitive teeth often come from the fact that your gums have slightly receded. This recession of the gum line allows the underlying dentin to show through which allows water and food easier access to the sensitive nerve.
To manage this, a number of different kinds of toothpaste, gels and even some dental procedures can be used.
Gingivitis is a condition caused when bacteria surround the teeth and enter the gums. The gums can become irritated, inflamed and often bleed.
To prevent Gingivitis from worsening, we highly recommend regular hygiene visits. During your visit, our Hygiene team will teach you proper flossing techniques and an oral hygiene protocol to prevent periodontal disease.
Porcelain Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that adhere directly to your natural teeth. This entire procedure can be accomplished in as little two visits.
Veneers change the size, shape and color of a patient’s teeth. This procedure is used to repair fractured teeth, teeth that are darkened by age or medication, or a crooked smile.
Look younger with a straighter, whiter smile with porcelain veneers!
There are several ways to enhance your smile.
Certain procedures include:
Dr. Walczak can improve your smile using all or some of these procedures. For a customized smile consultation, please contact our office.
Silver Fillings known as Amalgam have been around for decades. Made from a metal alloy, it was the best restoration for fillings. The metal expands and contracts with the heat and cold placed in the mouth.
White Fillings, also known as composites are often made of plastic or glass polymers. These cosmetic fillings allow us to fill a cavity with a substance that will look and feel just like your existing tooth structure. This restoration is created with a resin material and fits tightly into your tooth to prevent decay.
Bonding is a cost effective procedure used to fill gaps in front teeth and to change a tooth’s color.
The results are immediate and amazing. Within a few hours, you can have a great smile!
Crowns are a permanent cosmetic procedure that covers the entire tooth/teeth. It will change the size, shape and color of the teeth in as little as 2 visits.
Tooth Whitening is a cost efficient and safe procedure to create a beautiful, healthy smile. Over the years, fluoride has been added to the whitening product. This reduces the risk of tooth and gum sensitivity.
Tooth Whitening must be monitored by your dentist and only done after a comprehensive exam and hygiene cleaning.
The whitening process can last for years if properly maintained. Beverages such as coffee, tea, cola and wine will reduce the lasting effect. Remember, if it could stain a white shirt, it will stain your smile!
Periodontal Disease is a silent disease that begins with little or no symptoms. Bacteria surrounding the teeth and entering the gums is what causes the first step of Periodontal Disease; this condition is known as Gingivitis. The gums become irritated, inflamed and often bleed. If not properly treated, the condition worsens. Noticeable symptoms now appear.
Periodontal Disease is a chronic condition that needs immediate attention.
Through a series of Periodontal Cleanings, Root Planing & Scaling, Laser Therapy and Local Antibiotics, this condition can be controlled.
Surgery is only necessary in severe cases.
A Dental Implant is a “man-made” replacement for a missing tooth or tooth root.
Implants are constructed from titanium; this screw-like object is inserted under the gum, directly into the upper or lower jaw bone. There is usually minimal discomfort involved with this procedure.
After a period of a few months, the Implant and the bone fuse together creating an anchor for the new tooth to be placed on.
With major advancements in Dentistry and Dental Implants, most people are candidates for Dental Implants.
There may be exceptions due to chronic illness, heart disease, and severe osteoporosis.
Fees for Dental Implants vary from dentist to dentist.
Always schedule an Implant Consultation to discuss the procedure and all fees involved before committing to any treatment.
The standard procedure takes 3 - 4 visits. The first visit is to x-ray the area and take an impression for a surgical guide and a temporary prosthesis to cover the Implant.
The next visit is to place the Implant. A local anesthesia is applied to the area. (Additional sedation is not necessary unless deemed by the dentist). A minor incision is made to place the implant into the jaw bone.
You will next return in approximately three months to begin creating the porcelain crown to finish the Implant.