Highly Professional Lexington Dentist and Staff O'Donnell Family Dentistry, led by H. David O'Donnell, has been serving Lexington and Central Kentucky's dental needs since 1996. We offer a relaxed, homelike environment with one of the most friendly and knowledgeable staff of any Lexington dentist.
• Examination of diagnostic x-rays (radiographs): Essential
for detection of decay, tumors, cysts, and bone loss. X-rays also help determine tooth and root positions. • Oral cancer screening: Check the face, neck, lips, tongue, throat, tissues, and gums for any signs of oral cancer. • Gum disease evaluation: Check the gums and bone around the teeth for any signs of periodontal disease. •Examination of tooth decay: All tooth surfaces will be checked for decay with special dental instruments. Examination of existing restorations: Check current fillings, crowns, etc. for stability. We will be there when you need us to provide exceptional dental care.
ď ą Cosmetic dentistry is a serious passion for us, and
we stay current on the latest innovations to ensure the best possible experiences for our patients. We work with most of the major cosmetic dental insurance plans, and we help patients navigate all facets of cosmetic dental surgery, from the planning stage through the appointment itself, and on through the recovery and payment process. ď ą Our offices are inviting and warm, as we are sensitive to helping parents establish positive associations with their children and pediatric dentistry. Consider us your family dental center.
The foundation for good dental health is laid during early development, and healthy habits need to be learned during childhood. Our offices are inviting and warm, as we are sensitive to helping parents establish positive associations with their children and pediatric dentistry. Consider us your family dental center. Cosmetic dentistry is a serious passion for us, and we stay current on the latest innovations to ensure the best possible experiences for our patients. We work with most of the major cosmetic dental insurance plans, and we help patients navigate all facets of cosmetic dental surgery,
ď ś Dental implants are artificial roots and teeth (usually
titanium) that are surgically placed into the upper or lower jaw bone. The teeth attached to implants are very natural looking and often enhance or restore a patient's smile! ď ś Dental implants are very strong, stable, and durable and will last many years, but on occasion, they will have to be re-tightened or replaced due to normal wear. ď ś X-rays and impressions (molds) are taken of the jaw and teeth to determine bone, gum tissue, and spacing available for an implant. While the area is numb, the implant will be surgically placed into the bone and allowed to heal and integrate itself onto the bone for up to six months.
A composite (tooth colored) filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc. The decayed or affected portion of the tooth will be removed and then filled with a composite filling. Reasons for composite fillings: o Chipped teeth. o Closing space between two teeth. o Cracked or broken teeth. o Decayed teeth. o Worn teeth. Good oral hygiene practices, eating habits, and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your new fillings.
ď‚§ A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire
tooth surface restoring it to its original shape and size. A crown protects and strengthens tooth structure that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations. ď‚§ Although there are several types of crowns, porcelain (tooth colored crown) are the most popular, because they resemble your natural teeth. They are highly durable and will last many years, but like most dental restorations, they may eventually need to be replaced. Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and color or your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting beautiful smile. ď‚§Login to :http://www.odonnellfamilydentistry.com/
Published on Feb 17, 2014
Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures....