Bayside Family Dentistry offers comprehensive dentistry for the whole family. For more information about our services, feel free to contact us.
Our services include:
A prosthetic for the edentulous maxillary or mandibular arch, replacing the full dentition. Usually includes six anterior teeth and eight posterior teeth.
An artificial replacement that restores missing tooth structure by surrounding the remaining coronal tooth structure, or is placed on a dental implant. It is made of metal, ceramic or polymer materials or a combination of such materials. It is retained by luting cement or mechanical means. (American College of Prosthodontics; the Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms).
An artificial substitute for some or all of the natural teeth and adjacent tissues.
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic and clinical sciences including biology of the normal pulp, the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions.
An approach to oral health care that requires the judicious integration of systematic assessments of clinically relevant scientific data relating to the patient's oral and medical condition and history, with the dentist's clinical expertise and the patient's treatment needs and preferences.
The process or act of removing a tooth or tooth parts.
A lay term used for the restoring of lost tooth structure by using materials such as metal, alloy, plastic or porcelain.
A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements.
Prosthesis constructed for placement immediately after removal of remaining natural teeth.
A thin covering of the facial surface of a tooth usually constructed of tooth colored material used to restore discolored, damaged, misshapen or misaligned teeth.
Fixed partial denture featuring conservative retainers which are resin bonded to abutments.
A removable prosthetic device that overlies and may be supported by retained tooth roots or implants.
Usually refers to a prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth. See fixed partial denture or removable partial denture.
Aspects of dentistry concerned with promoting good oral health and function by preventing or reducing the onset and/or development of oral diseases or deformities and the occurrence of oro-facial injuries.
Removal of plaque, calculus and stains from the tooth structures. It is intended to control local irritational factors.
Artificial replacement of any part of the body.
Definitive prosthesis–Prosthesis to be used over an extended period of time.
Dental prosthesis–Any device or appliance replacing one or more missing teeth and/or, if required, associated structures. (This is a broad term which includes abutment crowns and abutment inlays/onlays, bridges, dentures, obturators, gingival prostheses.)
Fixed prosthesis–Non-removable dental prosthesis which is solidly attached to abutment teeth, roots or implants.
Fixed-removable prosthesis–Combined prosthesis, one or more parts of which are fixed, and the other(s) attached by devices which allow their detachment, removal and reinsertion by the dentist only.
Interim prosthesis–A provisional prosthesis designed for use over a limited period of time, after which it is to be replaced by a more definitive restoration.
Removable prosthesis–Complete or partial prosthesis, which after an initial fitting by a dentist, can be removed and reinserted by the patient.
An image or picture produced on a radiation sensitive film, phosphorous plate, emulsion or digital sensor by exposure to ionizing radiation.
A removable partial denture is a prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth that can be removed by the patient.
The treatment of disease and injuries of the pulp and associated per radicular conditions.
A resinous material designed to be applied to the occlusal surfaces of posterior teeth to prevent occlusal caries.