If you are looking for a way to replace a missing tooth that is most similar to your natural one, an implant may be the solution you are looking for. Dental implants are small, sturdy, titanium posts, that act as the root structure would for a natural tooth. A dental implant is placed into your upper or lower jaw bone.
One of the most innovative advances in dentistry is the ability to straighten your teeth without traditional metal brackets. Dr. Gelfand uses a series of clear, plastic, removable “aligners,” which are computer generated to gently and progressively alter the position of your teeth, until they are correctly aligned.
Protect your smile! Mouth guards are for recreational, professional or competitive sports and should be worn in practice, as well as games. Without a mouth guard, you risk chipping, breaking or even losing teeth!
When a tooth gets infected because bacteria is present in a deep cavity and it enters the nerve, the result is a very painful condition known as an abscess. A root canal is a treatment used to clean out an infected tooth and save it from being extracted.
Snoring could be related to a condition where you stop breathing for 10 seconds or more during sleep; which is referred to as Obstructive Sleep Apnea, or OSA. You are awakened by coughing or choking or by a sleep partner.
We feel that everyone should be able to smile with confidence. Now thanks to advancements in modern cosmetic dental care, you can have a beautiful smile easier than ever before. If you are unhappy with your smile, whether it’s due to chipped, crooked, missing or discolored teeth there are a variety of solutions to help you achieve your dream smile.
A healthier, more attractive filling is now available. Dr. Gelfand can provide you with a composite that matches the shade of your tooth. Replace growing cavities or tooth decay, with an aesthetically pleasing white filling. Are your teeth sensitive? Your silver amalgam fillings may be the cause.
Veneers are one of the ways many people obtain a beautiful white smile. Veneers are custom-made, ultra-thin, porcelain shells that are bonded to the front surfaces of your teeth. They are durable and can match the existing colour or whiten your natural teeth.