Teeth Whitening: When teeth are stained from age, coffee, tea, and tobacco, we can whiten them several shades by a simple, customized, professional process. With either an in-home method or an in-office method, whitening provides a beautiful change that can last for years.
- Yearly touch ups at minimal expense will maintain your color indefinitely.
- Professional strength take-home solution with a custom-fitted mouthpiece.
- Minimal discomfort and provide beautiful results. While some sensitivity can occur as part of the whitening process, any discomfort is temporary and completely reversible with discontinuation of use.
Laser: Dental laser technology has advanced significantly even over recent years. Dr. Walden uses the latest laser technology from the dental division of the world’s largest medical, dental and aesthetic laser company, Lumenis.
OpusDent lasers promise to eliminate or significantly reduce the need for anesthesia (and needles!). They allow the dentist to perform procedures more quickly and with greater precision, minimize bleeding and the risk of infection, and promote faster recoveries with less pain. All of which is done at the speed of light.
Numerous dental procedures are performed using lasers. From surgical to cosmetic procedures for patients of all ages, lasers are making us all more comfortable in the dental chair. One such use is the removal of decayed cavity tissue and preparation of surrounding enamel for bonded fillings. Another popular cosmetic use is the re-contouring or re-shaping gums (sometimes described as “plastic surgery for the smile”). Another use is the vaporization of bacteria in periodontal pockets which promotes healing. Whitening teeth can be accomplished by activating special solutions that are applied to the tooth surface in the dental office by laser light. Dental lasers are even used to treat cold sores with no anesthesia, providing immediate relief and disappearance of the sores.
Dr. Walden says his patients are extremely happy with his purchase of the laser and the results. “I like to say that with the laser I’m now giving them beautiful, healthy smiles at the speed of light.”
Health: Did you know that flossing could save your life? Scientific research continues to support the relationship between gum disease and other systemic diseases, such as heart attack, strokes, diabetes, and premature and low birth weight babies. The number one cause of bad breath is undetected gum disease. We are committed to helping you learn good oral health habits to protect your smile for a lifetime.
Health Services Provided in our office:
- Dental Sealants
- Routine Checkups and Cleanings
- Patient Education
- Night guards
- Breath Treatment
- Non-Surgical Gum Disease Treatment
- Tooth –Colored Fillings
- Porcelain Veneers
- Porcelain Crowns
- Partial Dentures
- Root Canal Therapy
Choosing a family dentist that cares for the best interest of your children is an important decision. We use lasers for small cavities that eliminates, in many instances the need for anesthesia. We want your children to be comfortable with their dentist and to experience dentistry in a non-threatening environment.