The appearance and health of your smile is vital in almost all aspects of your life. Your smile is the first thing people will notice when communicating face to face. This can affect your social and professional life. Do you really want to make a bad impression due to the appearance of your teeth? This is why it is so important to take care of your overall oral health. Healthy teeth and gums lay the foundation for a beautiful smile. Our team at East Hills Dental Associates near North Hills, NY is committed to making each visit to our office an exceptional experience. We tailor every treatment to each individual patient so that we can meet their unique needs.
General dentistry is the foundation of our dentist office which is located in the North Hills, NY area. Dr. Richard Sousa will diagnose, treat, and manage your overall oral health with a range of dental treatments. We advise our patients to schedule dental appointments at least every six months. This is the best way to avoid to number of dental health issues including gum disease and tooth decay. If issues are present, Dr. Sousa will be able to treat them in the early stages. If ignored, dental issue will progress and may require complex restorative treatments.
At each visit, you can expect a full evaluation of your oral health. We will screen for gum disease, cavities, and any other signs of underlying health issues. One of our registered dental hygienists will perform a thorough teeth cleaning. We may also take x-rays which can help us detect cavities in between your teeth. Our general dentistry treatments include:
- Dental Cleanings
- Dental Fillings
- Periodontal Therapy
- Root Canal
- Tooth Extractions
- Sedation Dentistry
Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
The purpose of cosmetic dental treatments is to help patients love the appearance of their smile when they look in the mirror. Dr. Sousa spends a significant amount of time with his patients analyzing their smile. He will then present you with a smile makeover treatment plan. If you have any underlying dental issues, we will first address those. This is to ensure that all cosmetic work is performed on a healthy, stable oral foundation. Dr. Sousa utilizes a Smile Design process to ensure natural results. He will use digital photography and wax mock-ups to help evaluate your smile. Our office is also equipped with a dental laboratory where your dental restorations may be made. The cosmetic dentistry treatments we specialize in include:
Restorative Dentistry Treatments
The purpose of restorative dental treatments is to restore oral health if you suffer from damaged teeth, missing teeth, bite issues, or advanced gum disease. Many people have avoided the dentist for various reasons or have been injured and are now suffering from a range of dental issues. Our North Hills, NY dentist office has many treatments to help restore oral health. Dr. Sousa uses quality materials and the latest techniques to provide the best possible care. There is no one size fits all with restorative dental care; every patient will have a unique set of issues. We will create a treatment plan that is tailored to you and your oral health needs. If you have a fear of the dentist, talk to Dr. Sousa about using sedation dentistry during your treatments. Our dental practice has experience working with fearful patients and helping them feel at ease. The restorative dental treatments we offer include: