FAMILY DENTAL SERVICES in
Northern West Virginia & Eastern Ohio
Routine Cleanings, Cosmetic Dentistry
& EFFECTIVE DENTAL PROCEDURES
As the area’s top general dentistry provider, the dental office of Dr. Petros in Moundsville, WV, offers patients a wide variety of services. We are even available for emergencies and routine preventive maintenance! Our effective services are ideal for any patient or family looking for reliable dental work. Some of the services we offer include:
DENTAL SCALING & ROOT PLANING
Healthy, Beautiful & Bright Smiles
When it comes to cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Petros uses the most advanced and effective techniques to make any smile look healthy, beautiful, and bright. With as many daily activities as there are that damage teeth, such as drinking coffee, smoking, or taking certain medications, certain dental procedures can provide effective results to remove that damage. Bleaching or teeth whitening, fillings, crowns, veneers, and dental implants can vastly improve your oral health and the appearance of your teeth. The dental services we offer to achieve this include the following:
Teeth whitening, or bleaching, is a popular process that helps remove stains and discoloration of the teeth, leaving your smile whiter and brighter than ever. Using the latest technology and the most advanced techniques, Dr. Petros can easily restore the brightness of your teeth in no time!
BONDING or FILLINGS
Dental bonding is useful for repairing or improving decayed, chipped, discolored, spaced out, or misshapen teeth. We also provide bonding to repair teeth that expose the roots, or fill the gaps left by small cavities.
Crowns, or caps, are placed over a tooth to restore its normal shape and appearance. This type of procedure offers longevity, but can be time consuming.
Veneers are placed over the front teeth in order to change their shape or color. These thin pieces of porcelain or plastic are mounted on teeth that are discolored, oddly shaped, crooked, or too spaced out. Veneers can be used as an alternative to crowns in certain circumstances.
Dental implants are durable replacement teeth roots that fuse with bone, thereby becoming permanent. Implants are used to provide a strong foundation for replacement teeth that are placed after tooth loss or decay.
Badly damaged, decayed, or infected teeth generally require root canals in order to be saved. The nerve and pulp inside the damaged tooth is removed in order to prevent abscesses or further infection, and the inside of the tooth is sealed.
Dental, or fissure, sealants help prevent tooth decay by acting as a barrier against substances that cause cavities. A plastic material is applied to the chewing surface of a premolar or molar, protecting the area where cavities and decay occur the most often.
Bridges are used to replace missing teeth by placing a false tooth between two existing teeth attached by permanent crowns that are applied over the anchor teeth on either side of the prosthetic tooth, literally bridging the gap.
To prevent enamel and other dental damage from grinding your teeth all night, night guards are prescribed to patients to wear when they sleep. Night guards are custom-made to fit the patient for maximum comfort while protecting your teeth.
In some cases, a removable partial denture is used to replace teeth when there is at least one or more natural teeth remaining in the upper or lower jaw. Partial dentures are secured to a plastic base, which is then usually connected to a framework made to keep the partial denture in place.
Dental or tooth extractions can be necessary for a number of reasons, including infection, decay, damage, or even a crowded mouth that is causing teeth to become impacted or misaligned.