If you take good care of your teeth, you will be able to keep them your whole life. At Newton Wellesley Dental Partners we want you to get the most out of your office visits and help keep your smile beautiful. Part of good care is getting routine cleanings and check-ups.
Most dental services are preventive and it is recommended that you visit your dentist once every six months to ensure proper oral hygiene. General dentistry is the care, hygiene, and maintenance of your teeth, as well as the prevention, treatment, and diagnosis of different conditions affecting your teeth and gums. General dental services include many procedures, such as cleanings, fillings, dentures, crowns, bridges, gum disease, and root canals.
While traditional dental services focus on oral hygiene, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, mouth, and smile, and it is generally elective rather than necessary; however, cosmetic dentistry can be a restorative procedure, and include fillings or implants. Cosmetic services provide many options for people who are interested in improving their smile.
Newton Wellesley Dental Partners uses spectacular technology in our practice, which sets us far above other traditional dentists. CAD/CAM technology is an acronym that stands for computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing. This technology is used in dentistry to help create precise shapes and sizes for dental restoration. This includes bridges and caps as well as inlays and onlays. Dr. Johnson uses this technology to design the anatomical features, size, and shape of the tooth.
Dental Implants are artificial tooth root replacements. Dr. Johnson at Newton Prosthodontics can take care of simple cosmetic procedures to full mouth reconstruction. There are other restorative options for missing teeth, but in many cases, implants are the only option for restoring functionality. Implants are more functional than bridges and dentures, as well as more permanent. Keep in mind that dentists do not need a license to perform implantation; however, prosthodontists are the specialists who should perform this particular procedure.