Dentist Prestonsburg KY Family Cosmetic Brookside Dental Care Dr. Griffith

Dr. Griffith is skilled at performing many dental procedures and has been proudly serving the Prestonsburg, Kentucky community for years with quality dental care. Below is a list of these procedures with links to more detailed information on each topic. Call to talk to one of our team members if you have any more questions!

Cosmetic Dentistry
Bonding is a wonderful and safe technique for fixing cosmetic flaws in teeth
Crowns and Bridges are restorations of the visible structure of a severely damaged tooth
Specialty Dentures are removable replacement teeth
Cosmetic Fillings are a tooth-colored alternative to traditional amalgam fillings
Implants are a better solution to the problem of missing teeth
Veneers are thin shells of plastic or porcelain that cover just the visible portion of your teeth
Whitening is a safe and effective way to quickly deliver a dramatic change to your smile.

Sedation Dentistry
Oral Sedation is an option for patients to be comfortably sedated through a dental visit.

Preventative Dentistry
Dental Examinations are a crucial part of preventative dentistry
X-Rays take pictures called radiographs that show the interior of dental structures
Cleaning is part of a proper oral hygiene program
Scaling is a deep-cleaning procedure
Polishing is often the last step of a dental cleaning, scaling, and some restorative procedures

Dental Problems
Abscessed Tooth is a painful condition caused by infection.
Cavities and Tooth decay is the process of a tooth’s mineral content being dissolved. A cavity, or caries, is the actual hole in a tooth that is caused by tooth decay.
Gum Disease (Gingivitis) is an inflammation of the gums.
Oral Cancer can be detected early and Brookside Dental Care can be your first line of defense.
Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that coats teeth.
Sensitive Teeth is a very common problem that can be treated effectively
Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) is either the clenching or grinding of teeth
Jaw Disorders come from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
Periodontal Disease (Periodontitis) is advanced gum disease

Treatment
Sealants protect teeth from tooth decay by adding a protective layer to keep out plaque
Root Canal is a dental procedure designed to remove infection from the soft center of a tooth.
Jaw/TMJ refer to a variety of conditions that affect the temporomandibular joints.

General Dentistry
Advanced Dental Technology is used by Brookside Dental Care as well as state-of-the-art equipment
Adult Care and Prevention is focused on the fight against plaque
Digital Technology

State of the Art Technology
CEREC© by Sirona Dental Systems is the world’s only system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one office visit.
Laser Dentistry is one of the most exciting new advances in dentistry.
Digital Imaging
Digital Cosmetic Imaging