Root canals are typically performed on fractured or discolored teeth. We sometimes can do vital pulp therapy in a very recently fractured tooth in a young dog (within 24 to 48 hours of fracture) or when a tooth is causing trauma to the gingiva or palate.
Professional prophylaxis/cleaning, as well as open and closed root planing with bone grafts or medications instilled in the periodontal pockets and guided tissue regeneration. We also have a specialized dental laser for treating many oral pathologies.
Complex surgical extractions, oronasal fistula repair, oral mass biopsy, cleft palate repair, maxillectomy, mandibulectomy, trauma to the lips, oral cavity or tongue and jaw fracture repair with state-of-the-art techniques. Odontogenic cyst surgery.
The placement of a full metal or tooth colored crown (“caps”) to return function to the dentition and protect worn or cracked teeth.
Cavity preparation and placement of a composite to prevent further tooth decay. we also treat enamel defects, like enamel hypoplasia, with odontoplasty, dentinal bonding, and restorations.
The movement of teeth to correct a malocclusion. This gives the patient a pain-free and functional bite. All orthodontic cases include genetic counseling.
Studies have shown that we find 30-40% more significant pathology when we take full-mouth dental radiographs.
Dr. Force consults with family veterinarians when their expertise is requested.