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Our Moodus dental practice offers a variety of pediatric and geriatric oral health treatments to serve patients of all ages and stages of life.

A dental exam is a comprehensive assessment of the mouth and jaw, which is essential in determining what treatments are needed for optimal health.

Professional dental cleanings should be received twice a year to examine the teeth and gums for preventive care and maintenance of oral health.

Digital x-rays use advanced imaging technology to photograph the mouth for enhanced data on the overall condition of the teeth, gums, and jaw.

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are typically placed on the surface of the back teeth to help prevent cavities and tooth decay.

Fluoride treatments are formulated to treat and protect the teeth from decay, which is caused by acid-producing bacteria that builds up on the enamel.

Mouth guards are custom oral appliances that are made of high-quality material to help protect the teeth during sports or from teeth grinding.

Night guards are removable appliances that are worn during the evening to protect the teeth from nocturnal bruxism or chronic teeth grinding.

There are a variety of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help improve oral health such as teeth whitening, veneers, and dental bonding.

Dental bonding and contouring are two separate procedures that are performed together to correct cosmetic imperfections such as chips or cracks.

A tooth-colored filling is used to restore a cavity after the decay has been removed from the tooth for optimal function, cosmetic, and oral health.

Dental inlays and onlays are composite resin or porcelain coverings that protect the edges and cusps of teeth that need minor dental restoration.

Porcelain veneers are thin caps that fit on the front of the upper and/or lower incisors to correct cosmetic issues such as gaps, stains, and chips.

Home teeth whitening treatments consist of prescription whitening gel and custom mouth trays to expertly and effectively brighten the teeth.

A smile makeover may consist of several procedures such as dental bonding and contouring to restore the aesthetic and function of the teeth.

Dental bridges can either be fixed or removable devices that are used to restore a missing tooth that was lost due to trauma or tooth decay.

Dental crowns are dental caps that are customized to fit directly on top of a tooth that is damaged or misshapen for optimal function and aesthetic.

Dentures are prosthetic devices that are used to replace missing teeth and can be constructed as a partial or full appliance for a beautiful smile.

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction causes malfunction and discomfort of the jaw, but can be expertly treated with a variety of dental procedures.

Root canal therapy involves carefully removing bacterial pulp that has built up inside the tooth in order to restore dental health and function.

Our practice understands that emergencies arise without warning — we do all we can to see you as soon as possible to take care of your dental needs.

Simple or surgical tooth extractions are often performed to remove a tooth that is causing functional issues or that is beyond restoration.

Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums that causes redness, swelling, and discomfort in addition to other dental issues such as tooth loss.

Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning of the gums that specifically focuses on the area below the gumline to help remove plaque and tartar.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.