A dental implant is a titanium metal fixture designed to replace missing teeth. The dental implant has almost eliminated the need for bridges and the unnecessary preparation of healthy teeth. Dental implants look and feel like your natural teeth.
Our dental team at Dental Associates of Rockville can give you more information and let you know if this is a good option for you.
Preventive care is about stopping problems before they happen.
At Dental Associates of Rockville, Dr. Janton and Dr. Shu provide comprehensive care for your oral health.
If there is a condition that requires treatment due to decay, infection or trauma, we can help.
Restoration is just that, restoring your teeth to appear as natural as possible.
Dr. Janton and Dr. Shu can help restore normal function to your teeth.
Sometimes patients do not like something about their current smile.
This is where Dr. Janton and Dr. Shu along with cosmetic dentistry can be the solution.
Root Canal Therapy is a procedure to save a tooth that is severely decayed or infected.
During a root canal, the tooth is treated by cleaning out and sealing the canal space that is located inside the root of the tooth.
Commonly, a crown will need to be placed following this procedure because the tooth is now weakened.
A tooth extraction is a procedure that we perform to remove a tooth that is damaged beyond repair.
Extractions are generally classified as either a simple, non-surgical or surgical.
Dentures and partial dentures are a removable acrylic prosthetic that replaces all of the natural teeth.
Removable partial dentures utilize the remaining teeth to secure the prosthesis. Both of these need to be removed on a daily basis for cleaning.
These are cost effective way to restore your smile and when combined with implants are highly successful.
Studies have shown that there is a link between a buildup of the bacteria that is always present in your mouth and plaque and major health issues in your body.
If left untreated this harmful bacteria can cause gingivitis and turn into periodontal disease.