West Chester Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Veneers
West Chester Dental Arts offers a full array of dental services to help you maintain healthy teeth. You can read more on this page about specific services. As always, should you have any questions regarding our services that aren't answered here, please call us and our staff would love to explain things further for you.
So what sets West Chester Dental Arts apart from other dentists? Well, besides our extremely friendly staff, our specialization in Oral Sedation Dentistry set us apart. See our Oral Sedation tab to introduce yourself to a new way of completing and maintaining your dental care.
Initial Oral Examination
Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth.
An alternative to veneers is a process called bonding, in which a tooth-colored material that looks like the enamel of your teeth is molded and shaped, and then hardened and polished. Bonding can be used to improve the color of a tooth, or close unsightly gaps...read more
Crowns and Bridges
Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...read more
Some abnormalities, as well as advanced gum disease that cannot be treated periodontically or non-surgically, may require application of soft tissue grafts...read more
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root...read more
Special thin laminates, called veneers, can often be used to correct discolored, worn down, cracked and chipped teeth...read more
Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth...read more
Enter sealants, which are thin coatings applied to the chewing surfaces designed to prevent the intrusion of bacteria and other debris into the deep crevices on the tops of your teeth...read more
Root Canal Therapy
Many tooth problems involve infections that spread to the pulp, which is the inner chamber of the tooth containing blood vessels, nerves and other tissues...read more
When restoration procedures such as root canal therapy, crowns, or fillings are not enough to save a tooth, it may need to be pulled, or extracted...read more
Scaling and Root Planing
Advanced gum disease sometime requires the dentist to clean below the gum line to remove stubborn, crusty deposits called tartar or calculus, and to remove damage near the tooth root. This is done to prevent further damage and restore and stabilize the tooth...read more
Some people have problems with gums that don't conform to their teeth as well as they should. Gums should be snug around the base of teeth so the teeth can be anchored firmly and grow properly...read more
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues. It is made of acrylic resin, sometimes in combination with various metals...read more
People who grind their teeth can sometimes develop a serious problem with their jaw, which left untreated, can adversely affect the teeth, gums and bone structures of the mouth...read more
People choose aesthetic dental procedures/surgery for various reasons-to repair a defect such as a malformed bite or crooked teeth, treat an injury, or just improve their overall appearance. Whatever the reason, the ultimate goal is to restore a beautiful smile...read more