Cavities, also referred to tooth decay or caries, are holes in the teeth. Cavities are the result of two primary factors: bacteria in the mouth and a high-sugar and starch diet.
Cosmetic dentistry is dentistry aimed at creating a positive change to your teeth and to your smile. Most think of tooth whitening or veneers when cosmetic dentistry comes to mind, but we can provide much more.
A dental implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a regional specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as well as associated structures.
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A Partial Denture replaces missing teeth. It is made up of one or more porcelain or plastic replacement teeth. The partial is removable. It is held in your mouth with either metal or tooth colored clasps or precision attachments (special clasps made to fit into crowns). Your partial denture needs good care. So do your gums and natural teeth.
If you are considering having dental implants to substitute missing or loose teeth Gorelik family Dentistry would be your natural choice to go to. Dr. Gorelik is professionally trained to restore dental implants. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.
If you have a tooth that is decayed (cavities or caries), chipped, cracked, or fractured you may need to get the affected tooth filled. First, the dentist will remove the decay of the affected tooth and then will place a filling to repair the tooth. There are several types of filling that can be used. Dr. Gorelik will choose the best material for your tooth.
Providing specialized dentistry for children and adolescents in a "child-friendly" environment. As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Gorelick focuses on preventive care to help each child have a healthy smile that will last a lifetime. Serving infants, children and teens. Providing resources and information for all parents concerned about their child's oral health, advice on preventing injuries to the mouth and teeth, diet counseling, and information on growth and development.
A root canal is a treatment of the pulp of the tooth that is inflamed, infected, or dead. The pulp is a soft substance in the center of the tooth that consists of nerve, blood vessels, and connective tissue. The pulp chamber is the hollow part in the center of the tooth that contains the pulp, and it continues down canals that extend through the roots of teeth and into the surrounding bone. Some roots have more than one root canal, but all have at least one canal.
A veneer is a thin covering that is placed over the front (visible) part of the tooth. Veneers can correct a wide range of dental issues , such as: *To lighten front teeth that can't be whitened by bleaching *To correct some cases of chipped or worn teeth *To fill in uneven spaces or a large gap between the upper front teeth, called a diastema. Veneers are made of either ceramic or composite resin material.