Fillings

Dental Fillings in Paducah, KY

A filling is most commonly used to fill an area of a tooth that has been removed due to decay, also known as a cavity. Fillings may also be used to repair cracked or broken teeth and are occasionally used to repair teeth that have been worn down. Damaged teeth can cause significant pain, and discomfort, and affect your smile’s appearance. By electing to have a filling placed in or on a damaged tooth, you can eliminate the pain and discomfort and restore your healthy and happy smile. Dental fillings are made of various materials including silver amalgam, tooth-colored composite resins, porcelain, or even gold, and your dental professional at Bohle Family Dentistry can help you to select the option that works best for you. If you think you might be in need of a filling, call our office today.

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Dentures

If you have lost most or all of your teeth, wearing dentures can be a difficult experience. Worrying about loose or painful dentures can be a drain on your patience and your health. Dental Implant supported dentures made by a specialist in Prosthodontics can change your life?

Sedation Dentistry

Bohle Family Dentistry has the credentials necessary to perform conscious sedation dentistry.

Clear Aligners

Clear aligners are a removable, discreet orthodontic treatment. They consist of a series of trays that you wear for several weeks at a time. As your teeth gently move into position, you start using the next set of trays.

Dental Bridges

A safe, low-risk way to replace one or more missing teeth. Natural teeth or dental implants can be used as anchors to support the suspended replacement teeth.

Dental Crowns

Decay or trauma can cause loss of tooth structure and can compromise function as well as esthetics. Extensive loss of tooth structure can best be replaced with a restoration that covers your entire tooth as in a crown. This “full coverage” restoration can strengthen your tooth and in the hands of an expert can provide a long-lasting esthetic and functional result.

Dental Exams And Check-Ups

Every six months, an oral exam should be performed to check for signs of gum disease and cavities.

Dental Implants

Implants are made of titanium and have special coatings that encourage the fusing of human bone. The top of each implant has an internal screw channel so that crowns, bridges, and or dentures can be screwed in place.

Dental Sealants

Sealants are most likely to be used on the teeth of children and young adults, effectively sealing the tooth off from decay with a thin, clear layer.

Emergency Services

Your health and comfort are our first priority. If you’re experiencing serious oral pain, please call us immediately!

Extractions

The removal of a tooth from its by a professional is called an extraction. When a tooth has been broken, decayed, or damaged, a dentist can often use treatments such as fillings, crowns, or their alternatives.

Fillings

Dental fillings are the most conservative way to restore smaller areas of tooth decay. In a dental expert's hands, these types of restorations can be made to conserve as much of your natural tooth as possible while providing a restoration that is almost indistinguishable from the natural tooth. Both resin and porcelain fillings can be adhesively bonded to your natural tooth to add strength.

Root Canal

A root canal is a minimally invasive, nonsurgical endodontic treatment. The procedure is performed under local anesthesia and involves opening the crown of the tooth, exposing the roots and pulp of the tooth. When the pulp and root are exposed the infected areas of the tooth are removed.

Teeth Cleaning

Ideally, dental visits for a professional cleaning and exams would take place twice a year. These procedures are essential and follow general American Dental Association recommendations.

Teeth Whitening

With many different types of whitening treatments available today, it is always best to use professional trays, created in a dental lab, while other patients prefer to use single-visit light therapy in a dental office.

Veneers

A wafer-thin glass shell that can be bonded to the front of your teeth to mask their shape, color, or size. The highest quality veneers are made individually by hand and are hard to distinguish from natural teeth. veneers can be used to remarkably transform the smile of patients who have worn, chipped, or discolored teeth. Slightly crooked teeth can be straightened as well. Hand-made porcelain veneers are typically very translucent and when bonded to your teeth they are very lifelike.