Services

 

Here at Pleasant Street Dental Centre, we take pride in helping every patient achieve the smile they are looking for. We customize a treatment plans according to your needs. In addition, we will send a pre-determination to your insurance agency before beginning any treatment if requested in order for you to know what will or won’t be covered by your insurance agency before treatment begins. Listed below are the services we offer:

Preventative:

The branch of dentistry that deals with the preservation of healthy teeth and gums and the prevention of dental caries and oral disease.

Examples:

examinations

cleanings (prophylaxis)

bitewing x-rays

periapical x-rays

full-mouth, panorex x-rays

fluoride treatments

space maintainers (may be a Basic service)

tooth sealants (may be a Basic service)

Restorative:

Restoration is a term used in dentistry to describe restoring the function of the tooth by replacing missing or damaged tooth structure. Restorations are classified as either:

Direct- The restoration is fabricated, or made inside the mouth. An example would be a composite filling, amalgam filling, or stainless steel crown.

Indirect- The restoration is made outside of the mouth. An example would be a veneer, crown, bridge, and implant. Common materials used are gold, porcelain, and zirconia.

Prosthodontics:

Is the branch of dentistry that deals with the restoration and maintenance of oral function by the replacement of missing teeth and other oral structures by artificial devices. Sometimes in certain cases, you may want to replace missing teeth with: implant crowns, bridges, partial dentures, complete dentures.

Implant Crowns:

Dr. Moyles refers implant procedures to other specialists, however, she completes the restoration by placing implant crowns.

Cosmetic:

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite. Cosmetic dentistry may include: bleaching (home kits), veneers, crowns, implant crowns, composite bonding, partial & complete dentures & bridges.

Geriatric Dentistry:

Geriatric dentistry is the delivery of dental care to older adults involving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of problems associated with normal aging and age-related diseases.

Pediatric Dentistry:

It is recommended that a dental visit should occur within six months after the presence of the first tooth or by a child’s first birthday. This is because early oral examination aids in the detection of the early stages of tooth decay. Additionally, parents are given a program of preventative home care (brushing/flossing/fluorides), a caries risk assessment, information on finger, thumb, and pacifier habits, advice on preventing injuries to the mouth and teeth of children, diet counseling, and information on growth and development.<