General Dental Medicine Services

 

Dental Implant Restoration, Prosthetics, Esthetic Dentistry, Orofacial Pain Medicine,

TMD Treatment, Oro-Sleep Medicine, etc..

 

Elmer A. Villalon, DMD offers a full array of oro-dental medicine services to help you maintain a healthy oro - cavity. He also provides specialty care  the managment TMDs, Orofacial PainMedicine and Oro-Sleep Medicine.

You can read more on this page about specific services

  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Crowns and Bridges -- Tooth support and                                         Tooth Replacement
  • Implant Restorations
  • Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry
  • Veneers  and Crowns
  • Extractions -- Simple, Complex and Impacted
  • Root Canal Therapy - Including Molars
  • Periodontal Management -- Scaling   and  Root Planing and surgeries
  • Complete and Partial Dentures
  • Sealants for children
  • Orofacial Pain Medicine
  • TMD management --- Medical Model of Treatment
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (Oro-Sleep Medicine) - Appliance Management
  • Headache Management associated with TMDs, Migraines, Primary and Secondary Headaches, Myalgia of the Face and Neck and Toothache Symptom Related Headaches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Temporomandibular Disorders, Orofacial Pain Medicine and Oro-Sleep Medicine

Temporomandibular Disorders (TMDs), face myalgia, muscle pain, burning tongue and mouth syndrome, headaches, face pain associated with neck dysfunction and pain, facial neuralgias, meuropathic orofacial pains, toothaches of non-dental origin, management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances, oro-sleep medicine, snoring.Typically the first appointment for these medical conditions is considered a screening appointment.

Initial Oral Examination
Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations. We will also take x-rays, which includes the panoramic x-ray for proper diagnosis of the anterior (front) and posterior (back) teeth as well as the bite-wing x-ray series for proper diagnosis of proximal decay of posterior teeth. A consultation of your treatment needs and a financial are most often done at the first dental exam appointment. When treatment needs are extensive, a second appointment may be needed to review the exam and provide a financial.

Implants
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. In some cases, implants can be used to attach dentures. Read More...

Veneers
Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or are chipped, discolored, oddly shaped, unevenly spaced or crooked. Read More...

Crowns and Bridges
Crowns are synthetic caps, usually made of a material like porcelain, placed on the top of a tooth. Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal. When decay in a tooth has become so advanced that large portions of the tooth must be removed, crowns are often used to restore the tooth. Read More...

Teeth Whitening
Whitening procedures have effectively restored the smile of people with stained, dull, or discolored teeth.The darker tissue of your teeth, the dentin, can become exposed as the outer layer of enamel is worn away by the effects of aging or things like caffeine and tobacco. Read More...

Invisalign®
Invisalign's® invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners will give you the beautiful straight teeth you've always wanted. And best of all, no one can tell you're wearing them. Invisalign is great for adults and teenagers. Read More...

Root Canal Therapy
Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root. Read More...

Toothaches
Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving aspirin can actually harm your gum tissue. Read More...

Dental Emergencies
Our goal is to help you to minimize the risk of emergency treatment. This is why we commit a generous amont of time designing a Lifetime Treatment Plan that will help you to offset the possibility of unforseen pain or tooth breakage. Read More...