Morris Dental Associates offers a variety of services to assess all your dental needs. Below you will find a full list of our primary services. If you have any questions, feel free to call us at 325.692.1100 or contact us via email.
Plaque left untreated can lead to unhealthy gums and tooth decay. A routine dental cleaning includes removal of plaque and tartar as well as tooth polishing. Most dental cleanings take only between 25 and 30 minutes. Cleanings should be performed every six months to prevent excessive plaque buildup.
A dental implant is an ideal tooth restoration for people who are missing one or more teeth as a result of injury, periodontal disease, or any other reason. A dental implant is a metal post that a periodontist or oral surgeon surgically positions into the jaw.Implants are stronger than natural teeth and generally last 10-20 years.
Bonding involves adhering composite resin material that is matched to the color of the tooth, to the front of the tooth. This is done to repair damage done to the tooth by decay, to alter the alignment of the tooth, close gaps between the teeth, or for cosmetic purposes.
Tooth whitening is a popular procedure to make teeth whiter and brighter, and therefore more attractive. Bleaching can be used to whitening stained and discolored teeth, or simply to enhance a dull smile. Our office offers two methods of whitening: in-office whitening and tray whitening.
Veneers are a dental procedure in which a covering is placed over the outside (visible area) of the tooth. Veneers are usually only done to the part of the teeth that are visible when talking or smiling. The procedure can be direct or indirect.
Good oral hygiene should always be practiced since the loss of a single tooth can have major impact upon your oral health and appearance. Although dentists will use every measure to prevent tooth loss, there are sometimes necessary occasions when a tooth may need to be extracted.
Orthodontics is the art of using appliances to straighten and align teeth. Most commonly it involves the use of braces to move teeth into their proper position. In this method, brackets are bonded to the teeth and arch wires are threaded through the brackets.
Mouthguards and nightguards are made of flexible plastic and molded to fit the shape of your teeth. Mouthguards are recommended protect the soft tissues of your tongue, lips and cheek lining. An impression of your teeth is taken and sent to a lab to make a custom fit guard
There are not a lot of treatments available that is as exact, pain-free, and fast as those that are performed with dental lasers. We welcome you to learn more about laser dentistry in Abilene, Texas, by scheduling your visit with our technologically advanced dentist.
Dental treatments for the condition can include replacing missing teeth, moving teeth, adjusting the bite, filling gaps between teeth, etc. There is no one solution that is right for all cases.If untreated and taken to extremes, surgery may be required to repair a badly damaged joint.
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and surrounding tissues. We provide two types of dentures; partial and complete dentures. Dentures are made to resemble your natural teeth so there should be no noticeable change to your appearance. In fact, dentures may even improve your smile!
A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. If you have a tooth that requires a filling, the dentist will first remove the decayed tooth material, clean the affected area, and then fill the cleaned out cavity with a filling material.
Crown & Bridges
Crowns and bridges are used to restore and enhance teeth that are damaged, or to take the place of missing teeth. A crown, also referred to as a cap, is used to entirely cover a damaged tooth. A crown not only strengthens a tooth, but it can dramatically improve a tooth’s appearance, shape and alignment.
Signs of unhealthy periodontium include: gums that are red and bleed easily, persistent bad breath, gums that are pulled away from the tooth, loose teeth, and changes in the position or bite of the teeth. Any of these may be a sign of a problem.
Dental sedation is a technique that can be used when a patient suffers from dental anxiety or dental phobia. We are happy to offer a number of solutions for our patients to make their dental visit as comfortable as possible.
Your smile is your most precious attribute. It’s the first thing people notice when you walk into a room. It affects self-confidence and can bring a solid feeling of self worth. Why risk that to just anyone?