FAQ Category: Treatment

Generally, yes! It is possible to fabricate your dentures prior to your extractions. Once your extractions have been completed, you can start using your dentures the same day! These are called immediate dentures. Schedule a consult with our office to find our if you will be a good candidate for this option.

It may take 4-6 weeks to get your dentures fabricated. There are generally 5 steps involved in the denture making process. We work with a dental lab to ensure your dentures are made with the highest quality materials. We do not cut corners!

If you are getting a same day crown made in our office, you can expect to be here from 90-minutes to 2 hours. This may sometimes take longer depending on the complexity of your case.

Absolutely not!

Sometimes, we may decide to send your crown to a dental lab. This may be required if a different material is required for your treatment that we cannot make in the office. For example, we cannot make gold crowns in the office. Your crowns/ veneers can also be sent to a lab if a professional...

Absolutely! Same day crowns fabricated in the office are of comparable quality to crowns that come from a dental lab. In fact, most dental labs use the exact same technology we use to fabricate their crowns!

Dental implant treatment can take 3-6 months to execute. This is because proper time must be given to allow the implant to fuse with the bone before the crown can be attached to the implant.

A dental bridge attaches to natural teeth. A dental implant stands alone and does require treatment of the teeth adjacent to the missing space. Some patients a better candidate for a bridge and some patients are better candidates for a dental implant.

This will vary for many different reasons. We hope your dental treatment will last you a lifetime, however, dental treatment just like most things in life experience normal wear and tear and may have to be replaced occasionally.

A patient that has been recommended for a deep cleaning most likely has some form of periodontal (gum) disease. These patients usually require a more extensive cleaning that involves going under the gums to remove the build-up and bacteria that is causing them to lose bone.