General dentistry refers to the dental care that most families need to stay healthy and comfortable throughout their lifetimes. Unlike specialists, general dentists focus on complete oral health, including prevention, restoration, dental emergencies, and replacing missing teeth.
Preventive Dentistry for All Ages
Preventive dentistry is the cornerstone of our practice. We believe that stopping dental conditions before they start is the best way to promote a healthy smile.
Norfolk dentists Dr. Xi Sun, Dr. David Iadarola, and Dr. Nicole Ford use the following services to help you retain and protect your oral health:
- Home hygiene instruction
- Nutritional counseling
- Dental exams
- Professional dental cleanings
- Fluoride application
- Dental sealants
- Mouthguards and nightguards
- Dental x-rays
We customize treatment plans based on each patient’s needs because everyone is different and your oral health changes throughout your lifetime. We work with children, teens, adults, and seniors to maintain healthy smiles.
Restorations to Repair Teeth
Most people will need to repair a tooth at some point during their lives. Whether it is a filling or crown that is required, you can count on our dentists to make sure you receive the latest that modern dentistry offers.
Fillings – repair teeth after a cavity or chip
Crowns – cover broken or worn teeth
Bridges – replace missing teeth to complete the smile
Bonding – reshapes teeth seamlessly
You could say that all of the dentistry we provide is cosmetic since we use beautiful, tooth-colored restorations whenever possible.
When you maintain good home hygiene and regular dental exams and cleanings, it is possible to avoid dental emergencies. Sometimes they still happen, and when you find yourself with a toothache or other emergency, we are here for you.
Any time you experience pain or swelling, it’s a good idea to contact us right away. That way, we can have you feeling like yourself again quickly while minimizing the amount of time you miss at work or school.
Replacing Missing Teeth
Tooth loss calls both your oral health and your appearance into question. Most patients lose teeth because of neglect or an accident. Sometimes a tooth must be extracted because its condition is to the point where we cannot repair it with a filling, crown, or root canal.
Extracting a tooth is the last resort, and we do so comfortably, so you have nothing to worry about. We also offer a variety of tooth-replacement options for patients to choose from:
- Dental implants
- Partial dentures
- Complete dentures
- Implant dentures
Unless it’s an emergency, we can plan how to replace your tooth before we perform your extraction. You never have to suffer from gaps in your smile.
Contact Us for Your Next Dental Appointment
If you are looking for a team of caring dentists who have your best interest in mind, contact Norfolk County Dental Care to make an appointment. We welcome children, too!