Prosthodontist

Dental Implants

At Richland Dental Center, where we’re dedicated to providing you with dental implant solutions that not only restore the aesthetics of your smile but also its functionality. Understanding that each patient’s needs are unique, we offer a variety of dental implant options including dental implant surgery, single tooth implants, implant-supported dentures, and implant restoration.

Dental implant surgery at our center is the foundation for a long-lasting smile. Utilizing the latest techniques and materials, we place titanium implants into the jawbone, creating a sturdy foundation for the replacement teeth. This process not only offers a permanent solution for missing teeth but also helps in preserving the facial structure by preventing bone loss.

For those missing a single tooth, our single tooth implant solution is designed to blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, offering a natural-looking restoration without the need to alter adjacent healthy teeth. Our expert prosthodontists will ensure that your new tooth matches your existing teeth, ensuring that your implant blends flawlessly with your smile.

Implant-supported dentures provide a secure, stable fit, eliminating the discomfort and insecurity associated with traditional dentures. This option allows you to enjoy improved comfort and functionality, giving you the freedom to eat, speak, and smile without worry.

In cases where existing implants require adjustments or replacements, our implant restoration services are designed to revitalize your dental implants, ensuring they continue to function beautifully and effectively.

Choosing Richland Dental Center for your dental implants means opting for expertise and precision, advanced technology, personalized care, and a commitment to comfort. From the initial consultation through surgery and beyond, we prioritize your comfort and satisfaction at every step of the way.

At Richland Dental Center, we’re committed to restoring smiles and functionality with our prosthodontic services. Whether you’re exploring the option of dental implants for the first time or seeking care for existing implants, Richland Dental Center is ready to guide you through every step of the process, from evaluation to the final reveal of your restored smile. Let us help you regain the confidence and functionality of a complete, beautiful smile.

Dental Crowns

At Richland Dental Center, we take pride in our exceptional expertise in dental crown restorations. Our Dental Center is skilled in both the technical and aesthetic aspects of dental crowns, ensuring each custom-fitted cap not only restores the tooth to its original strength and beauty but also seamlessly blends with your natural teeth. Dental crowns serve a crucial role in dental restoration, whether you’re seeking to repair a damaged tooth, safeguard a weakened one, or conceal a dental implant.

Your path to obtaining a dental crown begins with an in-depth consultation where Richland Dental Center assesses the condition of your tooth using advanced imaging techniques. This initial step ensures that your restoration is perfectly tailored to your needs. Preparing the tooth for a crown involves reshaping the affected tooth to accommodate the crown effectively, a process that includes the careful removal of a portion of the enamel. We then proceed to take detailed impressions of the prepped tooth, which act as the blueprint for your custom crown, guaranteeing an exact fit and proper bite alignment.

While your permanent crown is being meticulously crafted, a temporary crown will be placed to protect the tooth and maintain its appearance. The final step involves fitting the permanent crown, making any necessary adjustments to ensure a perfect match with your natural teeth, and then securely bonding it in place, thus restoring the tooth’s form and functionality.

Dental crowns at Richland Dental Center are crafted from a variety of materials, each selected to meet the individual needs and preferences of our patients. Ceramic or porcelain crowns are ideal for front teeth due to their natural appearance and ability to mimic the translucency and color of your teeth. For back teeth, where durability is paramount, gold and metal alloys are preferred for their longevity. Porcelain fused to metal (PFM) crowns offer a balance between strength and aesthetics, making them a versatile choice. Zirconia crowns combine the durability of metal with the visual appeal of porcelain, providing an excellent option for those seeking strength and a natural look.

Richland Dental Center provides customized solutions, employs advanced technology for precise fittings and natural aesthetics, and is committed to enhancing your overall oral health and confidence. We invite you to rediscover the joy of a complete and confident smile. Schedule a consultation with us today to explore how our dental crowns can help you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you deserve.

Dental Bridges

At Richland Dental Center, we are committed to helping you achieve a fuller, more vibrant smile with our prosthodontic services in dental bridges. Designed to fill the spaces left by one or more missing teeth, dental bridges play a crucial role in restoring both the appearance and function of your smile. Richland Dental Center is ready to guide you through the variety of bridge options available, ensuring you receive a solution that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also long-lasting and comfortable.

Our dental bridge services include both fixed and removable options, catering to a wide range of needs and preferences. Fixed dental bridges offer a permanent solution for missing teeth, securely anchored to adjacent teeth or implants for unparalleled stability and durability. This option is ideal for those looking to restore their ability to chew and speak properly while also preventing the shifting of remaining teeth. On the other hand, removable dental bridges provide a flexible and less invasive alternative, allowing for easy removal and cleaning. Attached to teeth with precision attachments or clasps, these bridges are an excellent choice for patients seeking temporary solutions or those who are not candidates for surgery.

Choosing between a dental bridge and an implant can be a significant decision, influenced by various factors including the health of your adjacent teeth, jawbone density, and personal preferences. At Richland Dental Center, our prosthodontists take a comprehensive approach, evaluating all aspects of your oral health and lifestyle to recommend the most suitable option for you. Dental implants are an excellent choice for those seeking a long-term, standalone restoration, offering exceptional stability and aesthetics. Conversely, dental bridges are often favored for their quicker solution time and ability to utilize adjacent teeth in need of restoration, providing a cost-effective and straightforward procedure.

Choosing Richland Dental Center for your dental bridges means opting for personalized care, where each patient’s unique situation is carefully considered to determine the most appropriate bridge or treatment option. Our prosthodontists are not only skilled in delivering high-quality, natural-looking results for both fixed and removable bridges but also leverage the latest dental technologies to ensure precise fittings and aesthetics that complement your natural facial structure and existing teeth. From your initial consultation to aftercare, our dentist provides comprehensive support, making your transition to a new bridge as smooth and satisfying as possible.

Rediscover the joy of a complete and confident smile with dental bridges from Richland Dental Center. We invite you to contact us today to explore how our dental bridges can enhance the functionality and aesthetics of your smile, bridging the gap towards a healthier, more radiant you.

Full Mouth Rehabilitation

At Richland Dental Center, we transform smiles and lives through our comprehensive full mouth rehabilitation services. Understanding the profound impact that oral health has on overall well-being, our dentist is committed to restoring not just the appearance of severely damaged teeth but their function and health as well.

Full mouth rehabilitation goes beyond standard dental procedures to provide a complete restoration of every tooth in the mouth, making it the ideal solution for patients with extensive dental issues. This process is tailored to individuals who have experienced significant tooth wear, trauma, or those with complex dental problems that affect the entire mouth.

The journey toward full mouth rehabilitation begins with a thorough evaluation of your dental health, including the use of advanced imaging techniques to assess the extent of damage and to plan the most effective treatment strategy. Our goal is to understand your needs, expectations, and to craft a personalized treatment plan that addresses each concern.

Restoring severely damaged teeth involves a combination of dental procedures that may include crowns, bridges, implants, veneers, and more. Each treatment is chosen based on its ability to improve the function and aesthetic of your smile, with careful consideration given to the preservation of your natural teeth whenever possible.

The full mouth rehabilitation process is a journey we embark on together, prioritizing your comfort and understanding at every step. Our prosthodontists work meticulously to rehabilitate each tooth, ensuring that the final result not only enhances your smile but also promotes better oral health and functionality. Alongside restoring individual teeth, we pay close attention to the alignment of your bite, ensuring that issues such as TMJ pain or difficulty chewing are addressed.

Choosing Richland Dental Center for your full mouth rehabilitation means entrusting your smile to experts who are dedicated to achieving excellence in restoration. Our use of cutting-edge technology, combined with the vast experience of our prosthodontists, ensures precise, aesthetically pleasing, and durable results. We’re committed to not only restoring your teeth but also to enhancing your quality of life through comprehensive oral health care.

We understand that the decision to undergo full mouth rehabilitation is significant. That’s why we invite you to schedule a consultation with us. This is your first step towards not just a restored smile, but a renewed sense of confidence and well-being. Let Richland Dental Center be your partner in achieving a healthy, beautiful smile that lasts a lifetime.

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) Treatment

Richland Dental Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for patients experiencing Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), a condition that can cause significant discomfort and impact the quality of life. Our dentist is skilled in diagnosing and treating TMJ, offering a range of solutions designed to alleviate pain and restore functionality.

Understanding the complexities of TMJ disorders, we begin with a thorough TMJ evaluation. This critical first step involves a detailed examination of your jaw joint, bite, and the muscles surrounding the area. Using advanced diagnostic tools, we assess the extent of the disorder, identifying the specific factors contributing to your symptoms. This comprehensive approach ensures that we can tailor a treatment plan that addresses your unique needs.

For many patients, TMJ splints and appliances offer a non-invasive solution to relieving TMJ symptoms. These custom-fitted devices are designed to adjust the positioning of the jaw, relieve pressure on the joint, and allow the muscles to relax. Not only do these appliances help in managing pain, but they also prevent further wear on the teeth, a common issue associated with TMJ disorders. Richland Dental Center works closely with you to ensure that your splint or appliance is comfortable and effective, making adjustments as needed for optimal relief.

Beyond splints and appliances, we are committed to providing holistic TMJ pain relief. This includes educating our patients on practices that can help manage symptoms, such as jaw exercises, stress reduction techniques, and advice on diet modifications that may ease the strain on the jaw. Our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge needed to manage your TMJ disorder, reducing dependence on temporary pain relief methods.

Choosing Richland Dental Center for your TMJ treatment means selecting a dentist that values a comprehensive, patient-centered approach. We understand the impact that TMJ disorder can have on your daily life, and we are dedicated to offering effective, compassionate care. Our focus is not just on alleviating symptoms but on addressing the root cause of your TMJ disorder, providing long-term solutions that improve your oral health and overall well-being.

If you’re struggling with TMJ symptoms, don’t wait to seek help. Schedule a consultation with us today, and take the first step towards relief. Our dentist is here to guide you through your treatment options, helping you achieve a pain-free, fully functional smile.

Please contact Richland Dental Center to schedule your appointment at our clinic.

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LOCATION

1050 Gilmore St Suite B
Richland, Washington 99352

Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
8:00am-5:00pm

Wednesdays
By appointment only

Friday 8:00-3:00pm

Saturday-Sunday
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