KIDS OF OZ DENTAL

Healthy teeth have a space inside them called the "pulp space". When a tooth gets a large cavity, the bacteria from it can cause damage to the pulp and this is commonly what causes a toothache. Pulpotomy is the removal of a portion of the pulp that includes the diseased portion. Because the pulp of primary “baby” teeth have a better blood supply and only survive us until the adult teeth come in,  they can sometimes be saved.

Dental Cleanings

Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a dentist or hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach...



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...



Composite "white" 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...



Pulpotomy






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...


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 decayed...

 
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 whitening...

 
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 improvements...