LASER CAVITY PREPARATION
Cutting away tooth decay is less painful and traumatic with laser dentistry. Dr. Polonsky has extensive experience using pulsed laser technologies to remove tooth decay without damaging the healthy tooth structure.
Turn to our family dentist for a painless tooth extraction. Dr. Polonsky performs both simple and surgical tooth extractions under local anesthesia at her practice.
A misaligned bite may be the reason why you have jaw pain, tooth aches, or tense facial muscles. Dr. Polonsky can perform a bite adjustment to make sure your teeth come together evenly and pressure is distributed properly around the upper and lower jaw.
ORAL PATHOLOGY EXAM
We recommend at least one oral cancer screening and comprehensive oral evaluation a year. Dr. Polonsky uses state-of-the-art equipment and modern practices to perform a thorough exam and to provide an accurate diagnosis.
Younger patients need to adopt healthy oral care habits. Our family dentist in Ottawa, ON, takes the time to educate young patients about how to take care of their teeth and gums, and also offer fluoride treatments, laser tongue tie surgery, frenectomy, and other specialty services for pediatric patients.
Dr. Polonsky uses a laser to perform root canals with minimal discomfort. We can treat the infected tissue and restore your tooth to a healthier state with the help of laser dentistry.
To increase patient comfort, our family dentist performs numerous procedures under local anesthesia. We inject lidocaine into the gums or inner cheek to numb the treatment area for several hours. Many patients enjoy a virtually painless visit as a result.
One of the most widely used sedation dentistry procedures, nitrous oxide helps to induce a deep state of relaxation during your dental visit. Patients receiving nitrous oxide are completely numb during their treatment and can return to normal within minutes afterward.
FUNCTIONAL JAW ORTHOPAEDICS
Also known as FJO Treatment, this is a progressive treatment to straighten the teeth and jaw using fixed or removable appliance orthodontics, or braces. The goal of this treatment is to make room for the teeth to fit together properly and improve the smile.
Athletes and younger patients who play contact sports can come to us for an athletic mouth guard or sports guard. These can prevent painful and costly dental injuries, and also help to maintain a healthy bite.