Regular examinations at Newport Dental Group are essential to promoting good oral and dental health by detecting problems before they get worse, or preventing them altogether. To ensure overall oral health, missing or damaged teeth need to be replaced or restored. At Newport Dental Group, you will be provided with a personalized treatment plan that is right for you to get your smile back to its best. Read below about some of the general dentistry services we offer.
Regular examinations by your dentist help detect and prevent health issues before they become serious. Consistent dental check-ups help catch problems when they are small and easier to treat.
A periodontal maintenance procedure (PMP) is defined as a procedure that is recommended following periodontal treatment (such as scaling and root planning) and continues at varying intervals, determined by the clinical evaluation of the dentist.
Many patients have had traumatic experiences in dentistry or have other anxieties about their treatment. At Newport Dental Group, our dentists strive to meet your individual comfort needs. For our patients with anxiety, sedation dentistry may be the answer. We offer both nitrous oxide and oral (conscious) sedation as options for our patients.
Newport Dental Group employs laser dentistry for soft and hard tissues of the mouth. These lasers produce narrow beams of light used for removing, shaping or vaporizing tissue. Hard tissue lasers are used in the removal of a partially impacted wisdom tooth or decay.
A “root canal,” or endodontic therapy, is a procedure available to save a tooth that is infected and would otherwise require extraction. There are many reasons that teeth can become infected, including: cavities, previous large fillings, crowns, cracks, trauma, and extreme wear.