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General Dentist East Northport

General Dentist East Northport

The general dentists at the East Northport dental practice of Dr. Roger Curtiss, we stress the importance of routine dental cleanings and proper brushing and flossing. Sometimes though, regular dental cleanings with our staff of dental hygienists may not be enough. A hygiene cleaning with your East Northport dentist, Dr. Curtiss can remove some plaque and calculus from the mouth, but many times a more thorough cleaning, also called deep cleaning, may be necessary to return good oral health to the mouth.

Gum disease is the greatest threat to the longevity and health of your teeth. This condition of bone and tooth loss is due to forms of oral bacteria, plaque and calculus, that grow and spread in the mouth. This silent and painless gum disease starts from neglected cleaning and builds up over time. A deep cleaning with your East Northport general dentist, Dr. Curtiss can prevent the birth, growth and spread of gum disease to keep your teeth and gums healthy. A deep cleaning at our East Northport dental practice involves a more rigorous cleaning of the teeth, including the removal of plaque and calculus around the teeth and the roots of the teeth. A deep cleaning is usually done in sections over a period of appointments because it is more intensive than a regular dental exam and cleaning. By removing these sources of disease however, you’re less likely to experience future bone loss due to gum disease.

If you feel that you could benefit from a deep cleaning, come see East Northport dentist, Dr. Curtiss today for a routine cleaning. During this regular dental exam, he can evaluate your mouth for traces of gum disease, as well as inspect the levels of plaque and calculus buildup in your mouth.

Dental Cleaning East Northport
299 Main Street, Suite I
Northport, New York 11768
631-706-4185

Implant Dentist Centerport

Implant Dentist Centerport

Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone. The teeth attached to the implants, often times dental crowns, are natural-looking and enhance a patient’s smile. Dental implants are a very strong, stable, and durable tooth restoration options, but on occasion, the implant may need to be re-tightened or replaced due to everyday wear.

Like most cosmetic dentistry, the process of getting dental implants requires several visits to Centerport implant dentist, Dr. Roger Curtiss. After your consultation with Dr. Curtiss regarding dental implants and other viable cosmetic dental options, your next dental appointment will include dental x-rays and impressions or molds of the jaw and teeth. These help Dr. Curtiss to determine the structure of your jaw, as well as illustrates what bone, gum tissue and spacing is available for the implant. The next step in dental implants involves the surgical placement of the implant into the bone, often this procedure will happen with an oral surgeon. After the area has been allowed to heal, which could take up to six months, the artificial teeth are made and fitted to the post on the dental implant. During this part of the procedure, you will have several fittings with Dr. Curtiss so that we can ensure the artificial teeth are securely attached to the implant and provide stability and comfort.

Following a dental implant procedure with Dr. Curtiss, you’ll receive at-home care instructions. Good oral hygiene, healthy eating habits, and regular dental visits to Dr. Curtiss’ Centerport dentist office will all aid in prolonging the life of your dental implants.

Greenlawn Cosmetic Dentist
299 Main Street, Suite I
Northport, New York 11768
631-706-4185