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Dental Concerns

Concerns that affect dental and oral health can become progressively more severe if left untreated. Plus, many common dental concerns can produce chronic discomfort, problems with oral function, and significant effects on the appearance of an individual’s smile. The good news is, Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry offers treatments for many of the most common dental concerns experienced by patients of virtually all ages. 

Please follow the links in the sections below to learn more about specific dental conditions and procedures that can resolve these concerns. For more information, or to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced dentists, please contact us today. 

Crooked Teeth 

Our cosmetic options allow patients to straighten their teeth while keeping their treatment discreet and comfortable. With advanced treatments for crooked teeth and general misalignment concerns, many individuals can effectively address common orthodontic conditions and feel more confident when they smile. 

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Cracked Teeth

A cracked tooth can cause extreme discomfort. In some cases, if treatment is delayed for too long, the tooth may become non-restorable. At Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we’ve developed a step-by-step method for treating cracked teeth. By examining your particular situation, our team can create an ideal treatment plan designed to restore and reinforce the tooth with natural-looking results. 

Gum Disease

Bleeding gums are a sign of serious oral health concerns that should not be ignored. With advanced periodontal care and gum disease treatment, our dental team can help you improve the health of your gums and reduce the risk of severe gum recession, tooth loss, and conditions that can significantly compromise your oral and general health. 

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Bruxism is characterized by habitual clenching or grinding of the teeth. This typically happens while an individual is sleeping. There are treatments available that can protect the teeth from damage and wear-and-tear caused by bruxism. Our dentists offer custom nightguards designed to offer a comfortable and effective solution. 

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Missing Teeth 

Missing teeth can cause a variety of problems, including difficulty chewing and speaking, jawbone deterioration, and dramatic effects on smile aesthetics. Our dentists offer a full selection of options that can replace missing teeth with results that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. 

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Tooth Decay

One of the most common dental concerns that affects patients of all ages is tooth decay. Fortunately, Eastern Virginia Family & Cosmetic Dentistry offers tooth-colored fillings that can provide more durable and more natural-looking results than the traditional silver or amalgam fillings used in the past.

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TMJ Disorder

Conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) between the jaws can lead to an array of debilitating symptoms, including headaches, jaw pain, chronic facial pain, problems chewing, dizziness, and many others. TMJ treatments such as customized oral appliances and other options can help many patients relieve the symptoms of this condition and improve their day-to-day lives.