At Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic, we perform a wide variety of services to help you get the smile you deserve. By leveraging today's advanced techniques and technology, we can restore your beautiful smile to help you maintain your youthful appearance. Whether you need to get a tooth filled, have dental pain, or need a complete smile makeover, we can offer a treatment plan that's right for you. Read below to learn more about some of the procedures we offer.

General Dental Procedures
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help to avoid the financial costs associated with large treatment plans later on. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups...
Composite Fillings
When treating a cavity, the dentist will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and fill it with another substance. This procedure is called a filling. There are multiple options for the material to be used in the filling, the most common of...
Amalgam Fillings
Amalgam fillings, also known as silver-colored fillings, are made from a combination of metals such as tin, copper, silver and mercury. This combination of metals gives amalgam its renowned strength and durability. These fillings usually last...
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is treatment used to repair and save a tooth that has been infected due to a deep cavity or cracked tooth. The treatment involves removing the pulp and the nerves of the tooth, and cleaning the infected area. A tooth's pulp...
Stainless Steel Crowns
This is a silver cap that is used on a baby molar when there is a large amount of decay. It covers the whole tooth. It is faster and easier for the children than placing a filling. This normally lasts till the tooth is lost.
Dentures and Partials
These procedures to replace missing teeth are performed for patients who are receiving other dental services. Replacement of existing appliances are done on a limited basis.   Dentures Which are sometimes refered to as "plates"...
Dental Extraction
Our goal is to help patients prevent premature tooth loss with oral hygiene, education, and a variety of restorative options.  Unfortunately, in some cases,  no treatment is available to restore a tooth to health.  In most cases...
Nitrous Oxide Analgesia
Nitrous oxide is commonly known as "laughing gas."   For some children and adults, it can make dental care more comfortable by reducing anxiety about treatment and by enhancing the effects of local anesthetics.  Some insurance...
Cosmetic Dentistry
Compared to fillings which just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth's new outer surface.A dental crown is used when a tooth is broken or decayed...
Teeth Whitening
Our teeth can discolor through the years as our enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of our teeth, to show through. This is what gives our teeth a yellowish tint. Teeth...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill the gap created by missing tooth or teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health, as it can cause your teeth to shift resulting in a change in your bite...
Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to...
Fluoride varnish
Fluoride varnish is a sticky substance that stops tooth decay and remains longer on the teeth than typical flouride. It is recommended for children starting at age 6 months-12 years of age.
Sealants are sometimes called "plastic shields" for the kids. It is a protective plastic material that helps prevent tooth decay. It is recommened for primary "baby" teeth as well as permanent back teeth.
Dental Health Education
The staff educates patients and parents on brushing and flossing procedures. They discuss good eating habits and the importance of choosing healthy snacks. We warn against habits that would lead to oral cancer, tooth decay and gum disease.
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