Dental Services

I. Preventative
  
  • Initial/ Periodic Exams – thorough examination of all soft and hard tissues, diet consulting, cancer screens,   orthodontic and periodontal evaluation, and check for bruxism/TMJ problems.
     
  • Prophylaxis – clinical scaling and polishing by a licensed dental hygienist
     
  • Radiology – office uses all digital films for any x-rays: bitewings (once a year) detect caries between teeth; panoramic (1 in 3-5 years) full mouth x-ray detects impacted wisdom teeth, cancer massed, various cysts, and missing teeth; periapical (only when needed) identifies periodontal disease and abscessed teeth.  
     
  • Laser cavity detector – early prevention using laser light beams in which it spots irregularities in a tooth and shows any decayed areas of a tooth on the computer screen.
     
  • Fluoride – multiple flavors to choose from, kid friendly.
     
  • Mouth/Night (bite) Guards – to prevent sports related mouth injury, treat TMJ (temporo-mandibular joint) and bruxism problems, are made in office and completed within 3 days.
     
  • Periodontal treatment – gingival curettage, root planning, deep cleaning for minor gingivitis and periodontal disease.
  • Emergency Treatment – all emergencies are welcome and will try to be seen the same day the patient calls, toothaches, abscesses, broken teeth, sports/accident injuries, lost crowns, and broken dentures.
 II. Basic Treatment
 
  • Amalgam – a non-toxic alloy metal that offers a stronger fix for larger cavities
     
  • Composite – a tooth colored material used to fix cavities, esthetic.
     
  • Sealants – a protective coating on newly erupted molars in children to prevent future caries.
 
III. Major Treatment
 
  • Root canals – endodontic treatment of infected/abscessed teeth
     
  • Crowns/Bridges – we offer gold crowns on posterior teeth, porcelain crowns with non-precious metals are matched with the color of your dentation for esthetics, ceramic crowns for a more natural look on anterior teeth, and we use a local lab with quick turnaround (1 week)  
     
  • Implant Restorations – patients are first evaluated to determine whether they are good candidate for the procedure, the implant will be placed by a referred surgeon then the patient will return to our office for the final restoration of the implant.
     
  • Extractions – simple extractions of permanent/primary (baby) teeth, surgical extractions of fractured teeth, and extractions of soft tissue impacted wisdom teeth.
     
  • Full/Partial Dentures – replace missing teeth, we use a local lab with quick turnaround (1 week), and same day denture repair on all minor fixes.
     
  • Soft tissue laser treatment – includes removal of fibromas, removal of excess tissue due to medication and/or biopsies, treatment of cold sores, which will alleviate the pain and speed up the healing process.
 
IV. Anesthetics/Sedation
 
  • Local Anesthetic – commonly used injection for basic/major treatment
     
  • Nitrous Oxide – conscious sedation most known as “laughing gas”, closely monitored, inhaled through a nose mask, patient will not go to sleep and will be able to drive one’s self home after procedures are completed.
     
  • I.V. Sedation – we have a licensed anesthesiologist who comes in office and puts the patient to sleep through an I.V. for dental procedures.
 
V. Cosmetic Dentistry
 
  • Bonding – an easy fix for minor flaws in the anterior teeth including spacing, cracks, or chipped teeth.
     
  • Porcelain Veneers – white ceramic facing which bonds onto the front of anterior teeth for esthetic purposes.
     
  • Bleaching – custom trays that the patient takes homes along with a package of bleaching syringes, use accordingly, trays are made in office and are completed within 3 days; refill bleaching syringes are sold in office as well.
 
VI.  Products available for Purchase
 
  • White Strips – professional strength crest white strips, 4x stronger than the ones sold in stores, use accordingly.
     
  • Spin brushes – clinically proven to clean teeth 20% better than a manual toothbrush
     
  • Clinical Toothpaste – prescription strength fluoride for patients with highly active caries and sensitive teeth, we offer Clinpro 500 or a more generic brand.
     
  • Clinical Rinse/Gel – for patients with gum disease and periodontal issues, we offer PerioMed or OMNI Gel
     

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From Our Patients:

“I would highly recommend Dr. Lechner for any dental needs.  His entire office staff is very friendly and accommodating.  They work with your schedule to find what time works best.  Dr. Lechner addresses your dental issues without being invasive or aggressive with treatment.”

Mary Louise Williams
Call 740-363-8240
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