Information About General Dentistry Services

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Attending your annual dental examination is vital for preventive care, the timely diagnoses of dental problems, and your overall dental health.

Intraoral cameras produce video images taken of a patient's mouth. The images are projected onto a monitor, which allows a comprehensive oral view.

The Logicon™ is a caries (decay) software used on your x-rays that enhances the detection process for decay on natural and restored teeth.

Digital x-rays are often taken at annual dental examinations. These x-ray images allow concerns, like cavities and wisdom teeth, to be detected.

In addition to traditional 2D digital x-rays, Dr. Patel employs a 3D Cone Beam CT, which creates a 3D image of your mouth for an overall view.

The highly innovative and accurate T-Scan Digital Bite Analysis technology tests the alignment of your bite to detect the presence of a malocclusion.

The Joint Vibration Analysis technology monitors friction and vibrations that occur within the temporomandibular joints, detecting TMD (TMJ disorder).

Electromyography (EMG) technology is most often utilized to diagnose cases of myofascial pain related to TMJ by monitoring facial muscle activity.

After sustaining an injury to the mouth or noticing an oral abnormality, it is wise to seek emergency dental care so your concern can be addressed.

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) can cause severe pain and discomfort. Dr. Patel uses the latest technologies to diagnose this disorder.

Among many things in Dr. Patel's office, from advanced methodology to innovative technology, an important service they provide is patient education.

Bi-annual dental cleanings are essential for removing the hard-to-access plaque and tartar buildup that is difficult to remove on one's own.

Fluoride treatments are effective preventive treatments suitable for both adults and children who may require any additional decay protection.

Ideal for patients of all ages, dental sealants are an effective and lasting method of cavity prevention by protecting the grooves of your teeth.

Tooth-colored fillings are the most common treatment for teeth afflicted with cavities. At Dr. Patel's practice, we can also replace silver fillings.

With many uses, dental crown restorations are crafted at Dr. Patel's office using high-quality materials. Crowns cover or replace damaged teeth.

Dental implants, now considered the gold standard of tooth replacement procedures, are carefully crafted to suit your unique needs and smile aims.

Dental bridge restorations at Dr. Patel's office are crafted with CEREC 3D technology. They can be adhered to natural teeth or set with an implant.

Over time, dentures have shown themselves a tried-and-true method of restoring one's teeth, acting and performing identically to real teeth.

An inlay or onlay is placed on a tooth when more than half of the tooth's biting surface is damaged. Using the CEREC, they are crafted in one day.

A cosmetic procedure that is continuing to grow in popularity, porcelain veneers cover the natural teeth to create a beautiful, bright smile.

At his Melbourne, FL location, Dr. Patel is proud to offer both in-office and at-home Zoom teeth whitening treatments to brighten your smile.

Dental bonding and contouring is a cosmetic (or restorative) procedure that is ideal for fixing minor flaws in your teeth, such as stains and chips.

A smile makeover is a personalized compilation of cosmetic and restorative procedures performed to improve the health and appearance of your smile.

Scaling and root planing is a procedure performed on the gum pockets. It is a deep cleaning that removes plaque and tartar to treat gum disease.

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, exists in varying severities and requires immediate treatment to preserve the health of your mouth.

Laser gum treatment by Dr. Patel is both an innovative remedy for periodontal disease and an effective method of correcting a "gummy smile."

At his private practice, Dr. Patel performs extractions on wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, damaged teeth, and on teeth to make room for orthodontics.

Bone grafting is a necessary procedure that rebuilds the strength of the jawbone for those who are hoping to receive dental implants some day.

For those hoping to receive a dental implant, you may require a sinus lift procedure to raise the sinus cavity so that you can better hold an implant.

At his Melbourne practice, Dr. Patel performs laser-assisted root canal therapies for those suffering from an infection in the pulp of their tooth.

An apicoectomy is an endodontic procedure that is designed to remove any lingering infection that may be present following a root canal therapy.

A night guard is an appliance, custom made using digital x-rays to appropriately fit your mouth, that reduces nighttime teeth clenching and grinding.

The NTI-tension suppression system provided by Dr. Patel is a dental appliance used for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD).

For those involved in high contact sports with an increased possibility of injury, a sports guard is crucial for the condition of your oral health.

Utilizing the highly innovative CEREC 3D Restorative System, Dr. Patel is able to offer his patients the rare convenience of single-visit dentistry.

The WaterLase™ iPlus laser uses a patented technology that combines focused light energy and a stream of water for a highly precise dental experience.

At his Melbourne, FL practice, Dr. Patel employs a diode laser by BIOLASE to perform dental work with precision accuracy and minimal invasiveness.

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