Restorative, Aesthetic & General Dentistry
We like to keep our bodies like finely tuned machines, yet we all know that machines are subject to wear and tear and require regular, prescribed maintenance. When living takes its toll on your teeth, Dr. Baier can restore them to their best possible condition and provide the comprehensive dental services you need to sustain good health and a winning smile.
Some damage occurs regardless of how devotedly you brush and floss. Teeth can chip, crack or break because of an accident – or something you ate. Even if you were treated by an orthodontist, teeth can simply fall out of alignment or crowd your mouth as your bones and muscles grow and shrink. Some teeth are more prone to discoloration because of genetics – as well as what we eat and drink. And sometimes, your teeth just wear out.
Some damage can result from decay, abscesses or periodontic problems. You may have fillings, crowns, bridges, inlays or onlays that were done many years ago, when materials were different and not as effective – either for durability or appearance.
Dr. Baier can apply the latest techniques and materials to restore your teeth and bring back your smile and confidence. Here are some of the treatments he can provide with explanations of how they can enhance your dental wellness.
Porcelain veneers can cover surface flaws on your teeth and restore or enhance tooth color. Dr. Baier also uses this technique to help reshape teeth for a better smile. Today’s veneers allow him to preserve as much of the original tooth as possible.
Crowns – sometimes known as “caps” – have long been used to cover an entire tooth to prevent it from breaking. They are necessary when a substantial portion of the tooth is gone or when a significant portion of the biting edge
Everyone should visit the dentist for a professional hygiene appointment at least twice per year. Our gentle hygienists will inspect your gums for periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth loss for American adults.
TMJ & TMD Dentistry
TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) and TMD (Temporomandibular Dysfunction) generally don’t start as an acute condition. The symptoms can be caused by many different types of problems, including arthritis, jaw injury,.