Your dental hygiene appointment is performed by our trusted, licensed Dental Hygienist. Our hygienist will clean your teeth by removing plaque, tartar and surface stains.
By having dental exams, our dental team has an opportunity to detect any problems and provide advice on caring for your teeth. With consistent dental check-ups we can catch problems quickly, before they become worse.
Occasionally, our patients require more than a standard cleaning. We perform a non-surgical gum treatment when the periodontium, which is the foundation of teeth structure gums, ligaments, and bone is unhealthy.
Dental sealants is one of the most pro-active preventative treatments in dental care to protect your teeth. This product is a plastic material that Dr. Perkiomaki paints on as a liquid and then dries hard.
When you have tooth decay, it is best to put a stop to it in order to save your natural tooth. The least invasive and most successful way to do this is with dental fillings.
Root canals have earned a bad reputation, but they are a very valuable procedure. Since our goal at Dr. Perkiomaki's office is to help you save your natural teeth whenever possible, the root canal is a procedure, we like to turn to when there is an infection or decay that has settled into the pulp of your tooth.
Dr. Perkiomaki uses dental crowns to cap teeth that have been damaged and their integrity has been compromised. When teeth are fractured, are severely decayed, or have had a root canal therapy performed, they have become weakened, meaning fracture could continue easier.
At Jukka J. Perkiomaki, DMD, we use Dental Bridges to place an imitation porcelain tooth in the place of a lost tooth. Dental bridges are an imitation tooth or multiple teeth that are anchored using the neighboring teeth or dental implants, thereby providing a substitute for missing teeth.
If you have no healthy natural tooth structures remaining, we can help. Dr. Perkiomaki can discuss with you whether partial or full dentures are best suited for you.
Dental implants are one of the most advanced ways to replace missing teeth. They provide a permanent, realistic approach to give you the look and function that you desire without any risks of embarrassment.
|Dental Inlays & Onlays
Inlays and Onlays are sometimes referred to as an indirect filling. It is one option for repair of a damaged tooth. At Jukka J. Perkiomaki, DMD, we offer Inlays and Onlays when a tooth is too damaged for a filling but not damaged enough for a crown.
Dental veneers are a cosmetic procedure to cover unsightly chips, cracks, stains and gaps. Using a custom made porcelain shell that is fitted by Dr. Perkiomaki. The veneer is placed over the front of an existing tooth or multiple teeth.
Teeth yellow naturally from daily use, and it is never a pretty site. Some of our patients find that these stains are worse from habits including drinking coffee, tea, or smoking. We can help whiten your smile.
Bonding is the application of composite material to your natural tooth surface. This is an option for repairing a tooth that has small cosmetic problems.