Bayview Family Dentistry

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

West Bloomfield, MI Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Invisalign, to straighten teeth without the look of traditional braces Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Pediatric Dentistry, to get your child off to a healthy start Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Dental Implants FAQs
... Dental implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth (View Example)...

Could Dental Implants Help Me?
...Dental implants not only replace missing teeth, but also improve your self-esteem...

A Bird's-Eye View of Tooth Replacement
...We have several options for replacing missing teeth (as well as parts of missing teeth) that restore aesthetic appearance and functionality while potentially preventing other problems such as the drifting out of alignment or loss of remaining teeth...

Plan Ahead to Make Your Smile the Best it can be for Your Big Day!
...Some teeth require more extensive dental work, like a porcelain crown that completely covers a tooth, or dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
Dental implants are widely considered by both dentists and patients as the premier choice for replacing missing teeth...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Take Your Dentures out at Night to Extend Their Usefulness
...This contributes to the loss of the underlying bone, an occurrence common with missing teeth...

Advances in Dental Health that may be Waiting for us Just around the Corner
...These examples illustrate the range of possibilities for better health in the future: a reduction in dental disease early in life; new and better ways to restore missing teeth; and quicker ways to diagnose dangerous health conditions...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...