Extend the natural life of your teeth and maintain good oral health with routine dental care. Regular visits to your dentist and quick intervention at the earliest sign of decay will save you from pain, discomfort and unexpected expenses. If your teeth, gums or oral health are causing problems for you, restorative dental care will put you back on the right track and make your mouth feel normal again. General dentistry puts your overall health first. Here are some of the results you can expect from preventative and restorative care:
- Super clean teeth that look whiter without whitening.
- Xrays that detect problems while they’re still small.
- Healthy gums that don’t itch or bleed.
- Composite fillings that halt cavities in their tracks.
- Less sensitivity from hot and cold foods.
- Reverse and prevent tooth decay.
- Extend the life of prosthetics and appliances.
- Save your natural tooth from an infection
- Replace missing teeth with a natural-looking solution
- Repair damaged teeth to like-new condition
- Custom-made prosthetics and appliances
- Eat easier, sleep better and enjoy an enhanced quality of life.
Our General Dentistry services
Tooth-colored fillings fill cavities to stop them from getting bigger or permanently damaging your tooth. These white fillings are matched to your natural teeth so they look and feel great.
Restore chips and cracked teeth or improve the look of healthy teeth.
Restore gaps and replace your tooth or teeth with a custom made dental prosthesis permanently bonded in place.
Dental crowns make up an essential part of restorative dentistry, and can greatly improve the strength, appearance, and longevity of your teeth.
Whether you require standard tooth removal or more complex dental surgery, tooth extraction is a common procedure that can be performed with very little pain or discomfort.
Get new dentures or maintain and repair your full or partial dentures. These modern dental prostheses can replace several or all of your teeth with minimal discomfort.
Root canals can be careful, quick, and relatively pain-free bringing you immediate relief and saving your natural tooth.
Regular checkups and cleanings prevent gum disease and tooth decay. Plan your cleaning and checkup every 6 to 8 months to prevent the sudden onset of dental pain and unexpected expenses.
The importance of early intervention and routine care
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We really want to see you smile. Your health is our top priority and our routine care and recommendations for early intervention come from a place of care and concern. Keeping your teeth, gums, jaw and tongue healthy right now and repairing problems when they first appear will mean much less discomfort and pain and fewer unexpected expenses for you. And that is what keeps our patients smiling.
Keep your natural teeth for longer
Did you know the most common causes of tooth loss are cavities for young adults and gum disease in older adults? Practicing good oral hygiene habits at home is a great way to keep your mouth strong and healthy and at your routine exam, we can detect the earliest signs of gum disease and tooth decay and intervene before they get worse.
Save your money
Routine teeth cleaning and exams are relatively low-cost and predictable expenses that can fit in a budget. Treatments for the earliest signs of tooth decay, such as composite fillings, also happen to be relatively low-cost and a good long-term investment. More drastic procedures needed to repair more serious health issues often come with a bigger price tag.
Don’t even think about it
One of the greatest things about optimal oral health is that you don’t even think about it at all. There are no aches or inflammation. No all-consuming toothache. You don’t have to worry about the food you want to eat or feel self-conscious about your smile. Well maintained teeth are naturally beautiful, comfortable and reliable.
Contact us today
to schedule an initial consultation & exam.
Your consultation will include an examination of everything from your teeth, gums and soft tissues to the shape and condition of your bite. Generally, we want to see how your whole mouth looks and functions. Before we plan your treatment we want to know everything about the health and aesthetic of your smile, and, most importantly, what you want to achieve so we can help you get there.
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn of the many ways we've enhanced the smiles and dental experiences of so many clients!
My family has been going to this office for over 35 years. We have always been completely satisfied. Great care, always respected, and we always get clear details on what is being watched or may be an issue in the future. They keep great records, so they know when there has been a significant change over a 6 month period. We are very grateful to have this practice in Wake Forest, NC.
Doctor Baker is very professional and courteous. He explained my options to me thoroughly and took care of all my problems. The hygienist Victoria did a great job cleaning my teeth. I was very pleased with the service they provided, and scheduled continued visits.
I do not enjoy the dentist! In fact over the past 15 years I have felt like dentistry has become a big business, all about the $- they’re on every corner, right? That all changed for me with an appointment at this office in Wake Forest! The staff is up front and friendly, the hygienists are detail oriented and all about education, and the dentists: no pressure and no sales pitch. Most importantly, they cared that I was comfortable and relaxed, which isn’t always easy in the dentist chair! Do yourself and your favor make this your dental team.