We strive to improve the lives of each of our patients using the best services available in modern dentistry. Scroll below to view some of our before and after photos.
Our state-of-the-art, in-office Power Bleaching system will make your teeth whiter in less than 1.5 hours. Another option is our home bleaching system you take with you for results in 2 weeks. You can also consider a combination program of both systems for optimal, long-term results.
Receiving care within 12 hours of a dental injury could save your smile. Don't wait! Get out of pain and repair your tooth with emergency dental care from Southington Dentistry.
It's a new instrument that can be used as an alternative to the drill in many procedures. A microscopically fine powder is carried to the tooth by a stream of air, gently spraying away decay. In a simple sense, you cold say it works like a precise miniature sandblaster.
Composite-Resin Fillings: Tooth-colored filings that are light cures to match your teeth.
Composite-Resin: Tooth-colored filings that are light cures to match your teeth.
Amalgam: Silver-colored filings, more durable material.
You can have a new smile with all-porcelain crowns (empressed material) on the anterior teeth. For the posterior, we use porcelain fused to metal.
Root canals begin as an infection of the inner part, or pulp, of the tooth and can range from causing mild to severe levels of pain. When infection in the mouth can quickly spread and result in the loss of one or more teeth, finding treatment that is gentle and effective is imperative to provide patients with satisfying relief. At Southington Dentistry in Plantsville, CT, Drs. Neil Salesky and Michael Resiman can assist in restoring your smile to its utmost health and function with a gentle root canal procedure. Let yourself enjoy a pain-free life again by making an appointment to restore your teeth to their natural strength and beauty using our highly effective root canal therapy.
Veneers, porcelain or plastic, are placed over the front teeth to change color shape of the teeth. Veneers are ideal for teeth that are too small, too big, or have uneven surfaces. It is very common for people to have imperfect teeth, either oddly shaped teeth, chipped teeth, crooked teeth, teeth with small holes in them, or an inappropriate sized tooth or teeth that have an odd appearance.
Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth. Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures.
Get the smile you've always wanted without traditional metal braces and in as little as six months. This orthodontic option is made for adults and can treat your cosmetic issues fast.
Have you been dreaming of having a more radiant smile with cosmetic dentistry? Find out more about how our premier services can improve your confidence with a smile that complements your natural beauty.
No matter if you are missing one tooth or need a whole set of teeth replaced, our Plantsville dental office offers high quality affordable dentures that are custom made to fit your mouth, feel strong, and look natural. Regain all the enjoyment from eating at your favorite restaurants and smiling brightly in family photos when our partial or complete dentures can dramatically improve your quality of life. At Southington Dentistry we use the best in advanced dental technology and professional care to help you achieve the health you desire and restore your smile back to its beautiful appearance and function.
Does the thought of going to the dentist make you cringe with anxiety, reminding you why you’ve been delaying your visit to the dentist? Small dental problems or treatments such as recommended cleanings and fillings may seem like minor work at first, but preventive care put off too long can cause even your most minor dental problems to snowball into much bigger, less easy to treat health conditions. At Southington Dentistry, our oral sedation dentistry puts you in control of your dental health by easing your stress and creating a deep sense of calm, so you can get the care you need when you need it. Specially dosed and monitored to suit your medical health and level of comfort, our sedative treatment will help you discover a thorough sense of calm and relaxation during any appointment.
Is it time to remove incoming wisdom teeth or prevent a crowded smile with a tooth extraction? As your local family dentist, we'll do everything we can to protect your smile. When a tooth needs to be removed due to decay or to protect your oral health, our process is gentle and promotes fast healing.
Teeth reshaping is a cosmetically beautiful and cost effective solution for correcting uneven and chipped teeth that affect both your appearance and the alignment of your bite. Also known as bonding and contouring, these treatments are popularly used in restorative dentistry.
You should have a standard cleaning at least twice a year. A periodontal treatment includes an Adult Prophy (basic cleaning). If it has been over a year since your last cleaning, possible treatment will include either Periodontal Scaling (deeper) or Root Planning and Scaling (requires anesthetic).
Scaling and root planing removes dental plaque and tartar that house bacteria which release toxins that cause inflammation to the gum tissue and surrounding bone.
Dental bridges are usually comprised of two or more crowns placed on teeth to literally bridge the gap with a false tooth, and they can last up to 15 years with proper oral hygiene.
Whether you are an athlete or casual sports participant, you should wear a mouth guard to protect your teeth. If you grind your teeth while you sleep, a bite guard will help reduce symptoms of TMJ. We custom make mouth guards in both soft and hard materials.
If your jaw aches or gets stuck when you open your mouth wide, you may have a jaw disorder. Dr. Salesky assesses temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) and makes appropriate appliances, as well as recommends medication and palliative care.