Regular, professional cleanings & exams are essential for a lifetime of excellent oral health. Call Newark Smiles today to schedule an appointment.
Digital X-Rays are more accurate, take less time and emit less radiation than older, traditional X-ray images. Regular, professional cleanings & exams are essential for a lifetime of excellent oral health.
A dental sealant is a plastic material that is applied to a chewing surface of a back tooth. The sealant acts as a barrier, protecting enamel by "sealing out" plaque and food.
The topical application of fluoride is a generally recommended treatment for children through the age of eighteen and can also be used to treat adults “at-risk” for dental cavities.
Periodontitis is an infection of the gum and bone that hold teeth in place. If the problem is not treated it can result in tooth loss. The treatment has huge benefits, you'll increase the chances of keeping your natural teeth. Scaling-cleans the teeth to remove deposits above and below the gumline. Root planing-smoothes rough root surfaces so the gum can heal. Oral irrigation-directs liquid below the gumline to flush out and kill germs and allow the regrowth of healthy tissue.
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles that move the jaw and the joints which connect the mandible to the skull. The most important feature is pain, followed by restricted mandibular movement, and noises from the TMJ during jaw movement.
Grinding and clenching can cause excessive stress and tension to your jaw joints, your neck muscles, and to your teeth. The high intensity contraction of these powerful muscles becomes painful and damages surrounding tissues, joints, and other muscles. This can result in morning tension headaches, stiff neck, sore, sensitive teeth, painful aching jaw, and fractured teeth.
Night Guard Appliances
The lack of breathing during nighttime hours, the appliance works by moving the lower jaw slightly forward, which tightens the soft tissue and muscles of the upper airway, which in turn prevents obstruction while you sleep.
From implant dentistry and root canals to cosmetic dentistry and wisdom teeth extractions, Newark Smiles' experienced doctors can provide a one-stop-shop dental care plan!
From routine cleanings to cosmetic enhancements, Newark Smiles is equipped to handle all your dental needs. We offer a full array of dental services to help you maintain healthy teeth.Request an Appointment
Newark Smiles exceeds the standard of care in the dental world prior to, and continuing on, since covid 19. Speaking as a patient who has served in the dental field for 20 years, their level of cleanliness, professionalism, and state of the art care makes them stand alone in their field. I have never met a more united team, who collectively care for the well being of the patients and staff in all aspects of their practice. Every decision is made with intentions to provide a positive and safe experience for everyone who walks in their door. The genuine approach to treat every person they come in contact with as if you were family, is the grass roots mentality that has credited their growth and positive reputation in Licking County. If only 10 starts was possible for this review.