At Hickory Hills Dental Care, our team is prepared to answer all questions pertaining to your dental health and appearance. Oral hygiene, specifically brushing and flossing, are a vital part of your dental health. We can also answer your questions about the different dental specialties and explain the meaning of dental terms.
We are a mercury-free practice. However, many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past. These fillings are not particularly pleasing to the eye, and we know that by unavoidable design, silver/mercury fillings ultimately result in a weaker tooth structure. White composite fillings are not only beautiful (or unnoticeable) but also add strength to weakened teeth. These restorations are aesthetically pleasing and very strong thanks to new bonding technologies. Silver fillings have many drawbacks. The edges of the silver filling can wear down, become weak or break.
A collection of pus. Usually forms because of infection. A tooth or tooth structure which is responsible for the anchorage of a bridge or a denture. A silver filling material. An agent that causes temporary loss of sensation/feeling. The front position. The end of the root. No micro-organism. Wear of teeth due to activities such as chewing. An injury that causes a tooth to be completely knocked out of the mouth. A kind of dental x-ray which is taken with the teeth bite together.
Dr. Fawcett and his staff are dedicated to providing you with a pleasant visit and results that you're proud to show off. Whether you are visiting us for a consultation or as a new patient, our administrative staff is ready to help. We are eager to answer questions you may have about scheduling, financial, options and insurance. We strive to make your care as stress free as possible. This section offers information from the administrative side of the practice, including:
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