Dr. Stephen Zobrist has the experience and skills needed to treat some very challenging dental problems – but he would prefer to help his patients avoid the need for these services in the first place with quality preventive dentistry. The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” has never been truer than it is when it comes to dental health.
When it comes to teeth cleanings, we take great pride in the experience and skill of Julie Faller our dental hygienist. She will take care of your smile in a precise and personalized way. She is happy to teach you more effective methods for brushing and flossing, as well as other tips for prevention.
This is important to prevent periodontal (gum) disease, which is a progressive infection on the tissues and bone which hold teeth in place. Undiagnosed or untreated, symptoms of gum disease can range from bad breath to loss of all teeth. In addition, major organs such as the heart and lungs can also be damaged from chronic periodontal disease.
Routine visits can catch problems like cavities in their earliest stages. This allows for simpler treatment and reduces the chances of discomfort. Prophylaxis is recommended twice annually as a preventative measure but should be performed every 3-4 months for patients with periodontal issues.
During your checkup, Dr. Zobrist will complete a thorough examination using our state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and will then discuss your dental needs and goals for your teeth.
Even trying your best, you may still need some restorative dental work. The daily demands we place on our teeth and gums often result in broken teeth, pain, or tooth loss. Factors including diet, lifestyle, clenching and grinding, and genetics may also affect the condition of your dental health. Proper dental care is essential. But it doesn’t always prevent the need for restorative dental treatment.
Restorative dentistry focuses on repair and restoration that can return your mouth to an optimal level of function and appearance. There are many different restorative dentistry procedures, and every patient’s dental restoration process may take a completely different path. With a “less is more” philosophy, it is Dr. Zobrist’s desire to deliver predictable and straightforward treatment. This is best accomplished by educating our patients on their current dental conditions and choosing the best corrective course to achieve long-lasting results.
Cosmetic dentistry can improve your confidence and restore your happiness. Our office uses state-of-the-art technology to help you look and feel your best. If your teeth are crooked, stained, or uneven, we offer a variety of fast and effective treatments to revitalize your smile. These cosmetic services include:
Whether it be minor adjustments or major treatment plans, Dr. Zobrist will be happy to sit down and discuss your goals and find a solution that works for you.