General Dentistry Vancouver: Our Services
General Dentistry at The Rise Dental
Welcoming new patients and families to see why Rise Dental should be your dentist of choice. We are proud to offer high standards of technology and convenient hours in a location that is easily accessible for those who live and work in the area.
Along with restorative, cosmetic, and preventative dentistry, we offer a wide scope of general dentistry services that focus on high-quality, individualized treatment, the highest standards for infection control, oral sedation for pain-free dental treatment, and sterile, safe, comfortable dental procedures.
Scheduling routine dental exams and cleanings at The Rise Dental clinic in Vancouver is an essential part of keeping your gums and teeth in top shape. Our team of experienced dental professionals work hard to maintain your healthy smile by cleaning, polishing and preventing dental disease.
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Inlays & Onlays
A regular check-up exam of your teeth will help to spot any gum disease, cavities or other problems in your mouth before they have a chance to spread. Each comprehensive dental exam consists of the following procedures:
Examination of X-Rays
Vital for early detection of tumors, cysts, bone loss and decay. X-rays will also help to determine proper tooth and root positions.
Gum Disease Evaluation
The dentist or hygienist will check the gums and bone around your teeth for any signs of periodontal disease.
Oral Cancer Screening
Involves checking each patient’s face, lips, tongue, gums, neck, throat and tissues for any sign of oral cancer.
Tooth Decay Examination
All tooth surfaces will be thoroughly checked for decay.
Examination of Existing Dental Work
Useful to check on current crowns, fillings, bridges or any other dental work already in place.
Performed by our experienced team of dental hygienists to make your teeth look and feel their best, professional dental cleanings will include:
Removal of Tartar
Tartar, or calculus, is a hardened plaque that has become firmly affixed to the tooth’s surface. Typically, tartar forms above and below the gum line and can only be removed by dental instruments.
Removal of Plaque
Plaque is a sticky, invisible film that forms on teeth–providing a perfect environment for living bacteria, saliva and food debris. This type of bacteria can produce toxins that work to inflame the gums, a common cause of periodontal disease.
Our hygienists will remove any stains or plaque that has not been removed during tooth brushing or scaling.
Tooth extraction may be necessary in several cases:
- When a tooth is no longer needed or is decayed
- To avoid issues with wisdom teeth
- When preparing for a dental implant
- When preparing for orthodontic treatment
Inlays & Onlays
Inlays and onlays are an alternative to fillings that keep your teeth looking natural. This treatment option is usually used for people who have tooth decay.