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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Dental Crowns, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Dentures, to help you smile again Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Root Canals, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

That Space Between Your Front Teeth May be Caused by Overgrown Muscle
... The frenum is just one cause among many for a noticeably wide space, including bite problems (malocclusions), finger-sucking habits or missing teeth...

Look at the Long-Term Costs When Considering Dental Implants
You’ve probably heard a lot of great things about dental implants as a replacement for missing teeth...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

A Partial Denture Can Restore a Smile Marred by a Few Missing Teeth
...Although mainly considered a temporary solution for missing teeth, some people depend on an RPD for many years due to finances or other issues...

Dental Implants
Home >Services >Dental Implants Dental Implants FAQs Dental implants, available at Smile Sculptors of Wake Forest, NC, benefit more than just your appearance by replacing your missing teeth...

Dentures
...Luckily, Smile Sculptors of Wake Forest, NC, offer dentures to replace your missing teeth quickly and easily...

Dental Implants are Important
Missing teeth come with a slew of side effects that can cause difficulty eating and chewing and even affect the way you look...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

If You're not a Good Candidate for Dental Implants, Consider Bridgework
...With continuing advances in materials and new applications, the traditional bridge still remains an effective and important means to restore a smile marred by missing teeth...

Discover The Benefits Of Dental Implants
Dental implants replace missing teeth and restore your smile...

Advances in Dental Health that may be Waiting for us Just around the Corner
...These examples illustrate the range of possibilities for better health in the future: a reduction in dental disease early in life; new and better ways to restore missing teeth; and quicker ways to diagnose dangerous health conditions...

Are You a Good Candidate For Dental Implants?
... Dental prosthetics Dental patients used to have just a few options to replace missing teeth--fixed bridgework, a partial denture or full dentures...

Types Of Dentures
...From improving the efficiency of chewing and eating to boosting your confidence by giving you a full smile, dentures offer many benefits to people with missing teeth...

Dental Implants Better than Ever thanks to Ongoing Tech Advances
...And since their inception implant technology has continued to improve and revolutionize how we replace missing teeth...

Rebuild Your Smile with Dental Implants
...If you are missing teeth or wearing a partial or full denture, you need to know about dental implants! The truth is, dental implants can give you the smile you’ve been waiting for...

Here's How to Care for 3 Common Dental Restorations
...Bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...This can help slow or even stop the cycle of bone loss with missing teeth...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...There are several options for replacing missing teeth, from a removable partial denture to a traditional fixed bridge to a state-of-the-art implant-supported replacement tooth...

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health
...But bone loss, a common consequence of missing teeth or dental disease, can reduce bone volume to less than what's needed to place an implant...