Perry, FL Office

850.584.2674

Dowling Park, FL Office

386.658.5870

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We find great pleasure in helping you develop a smile that you can be proud of. Because both Dr. Morgans provide personalized dental care, they understand that no two smiles are the same. Each person has unique needs that requires a unique solution for excellent care. We have services to accommodate all of your dental needs. We utilize the latest technology such as Itero (to scan crowns) and DIAGNOdent (to check for cavities). Staying current with technology is our way of refining efficiency and finding the most effective solutions for your specific need.

 

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What to do in the case of a dental emergency

 

Here are guidelines on how to handle common dental emergencies.

 

Toothache

See your dentist as soon as you feel discomfort or pain.

 

Broken, chipped, or cracked tooth

Rinse your mouth with warm water and apply a cold compress to your face. Go to the dentist right away. If the tooth was broken or chipped, bring the tooth fragment wrapped in wet gauze or a wet towel.

 

Loosened or knocked-out tooth

If your tooth becomes loose due to trauma, call your dentist. For a knocked out tooth, gently insert the lost tooth back in its socket if possible, holding the tooth by the crown using a clean washcloth. (If the tooth is dirty, first rinse the root but do not scrub it or remove any attached tissues.) If reinsertion isn’t possible, hold the tooth under the tongue and go to the dentist immediately.

 

Broken Jaw

Apply ice or a cold compress to the face. Go to your dentist or an emergency center immediately.

 

Bitten Tongue or Lip

Clean the area with a wet cloth and place a cold compress on the area to reduce swelling. If the bleeding persists or if it is excessive, go to your dentist or an emergency center.

 

 

Dental Check Up

 

Great oral health starts here, with a dental exam. Based on this initial exam, your dentist will create your customized dental treatment plan, which will be a guide for you and your dental team going forward in order to give you a healthy mouth.

 

While the services you’ll receive may vary, here’s what you can expect at your first dental checkup:

 

  • A review of your medical history. Tell your dentist about your diet or medications as these may impact your treatment and oral health.
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  • A conversation with your dentist about any concerns you have regarding your teeth, mouth, or overall oral health. We encourage you to ask questions.
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  • An oral exam, including a visual gum tissue check and visual oral cancer scan.
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  • X-rays, if necessary, to see your teeth below the gum line.
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  • A comprehensive treatment plan, with recommended treatment and ongoing care from your dentist.

 

Your dentist will tailor your comprehensive treatment plan, including your hygiene appointments, based on your initial exam. Treatment could begin as soon as the day following your initial exam. For more information about on-going care, click here.

 

 

Periodontal Disease Treatment

 

Periodontal disease (also called gum disease) is more common than you may think. If you’ve been diagnosed, you can rest easy knowing that your Morgan Family Dental team has extensive experience with periodontal disease and has successfully treated many patients.

 

  • Did you know? Over 75% of Americans suffer from periodontal disease; most don’t even know it.

 

Periodontal treatments depend on the type of the gum disease and how severe it is. If the disease is caught early (when it is gingivitis), and no damage has been done to the supporting structures under the teeth, you may simply need a professional cleaning. The dental team can give you tips for improving your daily oral hygiene.

 

Even with these measures, some patients develop more severe periodontal disease. The first step in treating the disease usually involves a special deep cleaning called “scaling and root planing.” In this treatment, the dentist removes plaque and tartar down to the bottom of each periodontal pocket. This treatment may be done over several visits, depending on your needs.

 

The root surfaces of the teeth are then smoothed (or “planed”) to allow the gum tissue to heal and reattach to the teeth. This treatment also may take more than one visit.

 

Your dentist may recommend medications to help control infection and pain or to aid healing. These can include a pill, a mouthrinse or a medication that the dentist places directly into the periodontal pocket after scaling and root planing.

 

If you smoke or chew tobacco, it is important to quit. Ask your dentist or physician for information about ways to stop.

 

Another dental visit will be scheduled within a few weeks or months after your last scaling and root planing treatment. At this visit, your dentist or hygienist will look at your gums to see how they have healed. He or she will measure the periodontal pockets again. If the pockets have gotten deeper and the supporting bone is lost, more treatment may be needed.

 

Periodontal Surgery

 

If the pockets do not heal enough after scaling and root planing, periodontal surgery may be needed. Surgery allows the dentist to remove tartar and plaque from hard-to-reach areas. Then the gums are stitched into place to hug the teeth tightly. Surgery can reduce pocket depth and make it easier to keep teeth clean.

 

If bone has been damaged by periodontal disease, surgery may be needed to rebuild or reshape the bone. Splints, bite guards or other appliances may be used to hold loose teeth in place and to help tissues heal. If too much gum or bone tissue has been lost, the dentist may do a gum or bone graft.

 

The dentist may place a membrane layer at the surgical area to help the gums stay in place while the tooth root reattaches to the supporting ligament. This is called “guided tissue regeneration.” After surgery, the dentist may apply a protective dressing over teeth and gums and recommend or prescribe a special mouth rinse. Your dentist also may prescribe an antibiotic and pain reliever.

 

 

Crowns

Crowns

Implants

Scale and Root Plane

Endodontics (Root Canals)

Digital X-rays

In-office Teeth Whitening

Veneers

Bridges

Fixed Bridges

Prophylaxis

Nitrous Oxide

Digital Panoramic

Intraoral Images

Picasso Lite Laser

Partial Dentures

Take-home Teeth Whitening

Extractions

Implant Retained Dentures

Fluoride

Bone Grafting

Bonding (Tooth Colored Fillings)

Bonding (Tooth Colored Fillings)

Full Dentures

Sealants

Oral Conscious Sedation

DIAGNOdent

iTERO

How iTERO works

 

Cosmetic Dentistry

General Dental Care

Tooth Replacement

Dental Hygiene

Technologies

More Before and After Photos

Anxiety-Free Dentistry

Adult Orthodontics

Oral Cancer Screening

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