COMPLETE FAMILY DENTAL CARE SERVICES
**Convenient Marine City Location offering FULL RANGE OF DENTAL SERVICES:
* Crowns * Bridges * Dental Implants * Root Canals * Partials * Dentures * Veneers * Teeth Whitening * Oral Surgery * Oral Cancer Screening * Orthodontic Screening * Bite Guard
Beauchamp, Gauss & Gschwind, PLLC provides a full range of dental services for adults and children, including:
Everyone feels more beautiful when he or she has a gleaming, bright white smile. But soft drinks, coffee, tea, tobacco, and dark foods or drinks leave ugly stains on our teeth. We offer a wide range of in-office bleaching options to restore teeth to dazzling perfection and to provide an extra boost of confidence. To find out which option is best for you, please contact our practice today.
A smile can be dulled by stained, chipped, cracked, or misaligned teeth, but bonding can quickly and painlessly restore your smile's natural beauty. During the procedure, a thin coating of plastic or resin is painted over the damaged teeth, strengthening them and making them virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. To find out if bonding is the right option for you, please contact us today.
Gone are the days when tooth ailments and cavities could only be treated with unsightly metal fillings. Today, modern tooth-colored fillings made of durable resin or porcelain can be bonded to your teeth for a stronger, more natural-looking effect. These revolutionary fillings are virtually undetectable and easy to apply. To find out if tooth-colored fillings are a good option for you, please contact us today.
An excellent alternative to crowns, veneers can perfect your smile by masking stains, hiding chips, correcting misalignment and creating uniformity. Veneers, which are made of thin, customized material designed to slide over teeth, look incredibly natural, are long lasting, and are relatively easy to apply. Please contact us today to find out more about veneers.
Crowns and Bridges
Also called caps, crowns are natural-looking covers that fit snugly over teeth to conceal cracked, badly discolored, injured or chipped teeth. Crowns can minimize physical discomfort and provide support to damaged teeth. Ultimately, crowns can improve the overall appearance of your smile while making your teeth more resistant to injury.
Sometimes a bit more work is needed to give you the smile you want. If you are missing teeth, having trouble speaking or chewing, and are noticing strain when biting, bridges may be the ideal procedure to help make your mouth healthy and beautiful again. Bridges, sometimes referred to as fixed partial dentures, literally bridge gaps between teeth by filling them with strong, natural-looking artificial teeth. Bridges can only be removed by a dentist, but they are somewhat permanent, comfortable, and proven to make teeth strong.
Dental implants attach artificial teeth below the gum line using an anchor. The anchor holds the implant in place, allowing excess bone and gum to grow around it. The end result is a strong, secure tooth that is virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth. Because dental implants require surgery, they are intended only for candidates with sufficient bone and healthy gums. For more information about dental implants, please contact us today.
Sometimes, dentures are the best option to solve the problem of missing teeth. When properly fitted and designed, dentures – which are strong, comfortable, and virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth – can provide extra chewing comfort, maintain facial structure and ensure added strength. To find out more about this option, please contact us today.
Our teeth contain a long, thin strand of dental pulp – which provides the tooth with nutrients and nerves – that extends down to the tooth's root. If the pulp becomes infected or injured, the tooth's nerves die and, often, without endodontic treatment, the tooth dies as well. Root canals are designed to save such damaged teeth. During the procedure (performed under anesthesia), a gap is drilled into the tooth's crown and pulp chamber, diseased pulp is reshaped or removed, and the tooth is permanently sealed with a gold, porcelain or tooth-colored crown. To learn more about root canals, please contact us today.
Dental Cleaning (Periodontal therapy if necessary)
Although twice-daily brushings and regular flossing are excellent for maintenance between office visits, regular examinations and cleanings are an absolute necessity if you are to maintain a healthy mouth. Our staff will help you keep your teeth and gums strong and disease-free.
Unfortunately, periodontal (gum) disease can lead to more than just an unsightly smile – it can cause loss of teeth and, eventually, if left untreated, serious health problems. Called gingivitis in its early stages, periodontal disease is caused by excessive toxic bacteria (found in plaque) that attack your mouth's soft tissues. Early warning signs of the disease include red, swollen, bleeding gums. If caught early, we can help you reverse the damage or, if detected late, we can use one of many effective cosmetic dentistry procedures to restore your mouth to a healthy, beautiful state. For more information, please contact our office today.
Oral Hygiene Instruction
Pit and Fissure Sealants
In only the most extreme and necessary cases – such as when its roots are severely damaged beyond repair – we may extract a tooth in preparation for a restorative dentistry procedure, such as dentures. If you have any questions about tooth extraction, please contact us today.
At your first visit, you will be seen by one of our doctors to perform a comprehensive examination and proper treatment will be designed for you.
Examination of Teeth and Gums
The intraoral camera is a revolutionary diagnostic dental tool that allows us to more easily identify potential problems within the mouth early on. The tiny intraoral camera can be inserted into a patient's mouth, taking pictures of the teeth and displaying the images on a computer screen. Using the intraoral camera saves time and makes problems easily visible to both the patient and doctor. Patients can view the areas we will be working on, making procedures more understandable. The accompanying software also provides clear and accurate data so that the best treatment options can be selected. To learn more about the intraoral camera, please contact our office today.
Oral Cancer Screening