Treatments Offered by Your Dentists in the Hudson Valley

Your dentists in the Hudson Valley aim to get you the smile you deserve by offering the latest dental technology and techniques currently available. From more general procedures like teeth cleanings and exams to more cosmetic oriented ones such as teeth whitening- our team knows how to balance making you look great and feel great too. Read below to learn more about some of the procedures we offer.

 

 

General Dental Procedures
Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to...
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help to avoid the financial costs associated with large treatment plans later on. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups...
Sensitivity Treatment with MI Paste
MI Paste is a topical tooth cream containing amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP), which are key minerals that can significantly benefit overall oral health. MI Paste: - Relieves tooth sensitivity - Helps to minimize tooth sensitivity before...
Composite Fillings
When treating a cavity, the dentist will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and fill it with another substance. This procedure is called a filling. There are multiple options for the material to be used in the filling, the most common of...
Amalgam Fillings
Amalgam fillings, also known as silver-colored fillings, are made from a combination of metals such as tin, copper, silver and mercury. This combination of metals gives amalgam its renowned strength and durability. These fillings usually last...
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is treatment used to repair and save a tooth that has been infected due to a deep cavity or cracked tooth. The treatment involves removing the pulp and the nerves of the tooth, and cleaning the infected area. A tooth's...
Tooth Extractions
A dental extraction is the procedure to remove a tooth from your mouth. A dental extraction is most commonly required if one of your teeth is damaged beyond practical repair. The most common reasons for tooth extractions include: Severe...
Cosmetic Dentistry
Porcelain Crowns
Compared to fillings which just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth's new outer surface.A dental crown is used when a tooth is broken or...
Zirconia Crowns
A Zirconia crown is a type of crown fabricated differently than the traditional porcelain fused to metal crown. It is as hard as a diamond, has less drilling, has no metal showing, and is stronger than the traditional crown. Below are images of...
Teeth Whitening
Our teeth can discolor through the years as our enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of our teeth, to show through. This is what gives our teeth a yellowish tint. Teeth...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill the gap created by missing tooth or teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health, as it can cause your teeth to shift resulting in a change in your bite...
Dental Veneers
Dental veneers are thin custom made shells that cover the front surface of your tooth to improve their appearance. They are made of tooth colored materials and can be used to improve the color of teeth that have been worn down or stained....
Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is a restoration procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is bonded to a tooth and cured with ultraviolet light. Bonding is faster and cheaper than veneers or crowns, and can thus be a good option to make small cosmetic...
Dental Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are a more conservative approach to tooth restoration than full crowns. The are used to repair rear teeth that have mild to moderate tooth decay, or for cracked teeth where the damage does not warrant a dental crown....
Post-Op Instructions
Crowns & Bridges
POST-OP INSTRUCTIONS: CROWN & BRIDGE   1. Crowns and bridges usually take 2 or 3 appointments to complete. On the first appointment, the tooth/teeth are prepared and impressions are taken and a temporary crown is placed on your...
Root Canal Therapy
POST-OP INSTRUCTIONS: ROOT CANAL THERAPY (RCT)   Root canal therapy (RCT) often takes two or more appointments to complete. It is very important to complete the treatment within a few weeks to assure success. Non-compliance could result...
Extractions
- DO NOT rinse mouth, spit, drink from a straw, and smoke for at least 48-72 hours. - Keep fingers and tongue away socket. - Bleeding: Some bleeding following tooth extractions is to be expected. If unusual, place sterile gauze pad...

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