Dr. Scott Ellard and his team offer a number of procedures that do not exactly fit into other categories so we have grouped them here. These services cover a broad range of needs from helping recover from gingivitis and preventing further complications to fixing bite or alignment issues to facilitate consistent breathing throughout the night. The additional services we offer include the following:
Gum Disease Treatment
Gum disease is a term describing infection of the tissues which surround a tooth. There are two types of gum disease: gingivitis, an infection and inflammation of the gums around the neck of a tooth, and periodontitis, an infection of the ligament and bone surrounding the root of a tooth.
Sleep Apnea Treatment
Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing throughout the night. This is a common cause of snoring and affects both children and adults. People with sleep apnea often do not get enough oxygen at night so they are likely to wake up gasping for air.
People that suffer from a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder experience discomfort and pain when they move their jaw. This could be when they are eating, talking, etc.can have a wide variety of causes so it is important to see an experienced dentist to know what the cause of your pain/discomfort is.
Sometimes accidents happen and you need to see your dentist sooner than your next scheduled appointment. If you need emergency dental care, call us immediately and we will get you in as soon as we can.