Experienced Dental Care in Allentown, PA
Dr. Forgosh and his experienced staff have been providing the area of Allentown, PA with outstanding, comprehensive dental care for over ten years. Our commitment to providing patients with treatments that are aligned with the latest advances in modern dentistry has allowed us to offer services beyond general dentistry. We give each patient a comprehensive evaluation to determine an individualized treatment plan to prevent and treat dental problems including:
- Cavity Prevention
- TMJ Disorder & Jaw Pain
- Bleeding Gums
- Sensitive Gums
- Teeth Grinding
- Crooked Teeth
- Broken Teeth
- Tooth Pain
Although cavities are often more prevalent in children and adolescents, adults can suffer from them as well. With modern dentistry advancements, cavity treatments are more conservative and mimic natural teeth. Regularly scheduling dentist visits can prevent cavities before they start.
Frequent Headache Treatment
Frequent headaches can be a symptom of a dental concern — most commonly TMJ Disorder. Our team has experience evaluating, diagnosing and treating the cause of frequent headaches. After diagnosis, treatment may include oral appliances, such as a mouth guard, or bite correction therapy to resolve teeth alignments issues.
Treatment for TMJ Disorder
TMJ disorder can affect your quality of life — especially if you have constant tension headaches, jaw, neck and or facial pain. TMJ headaches are a type of tension headache that can be treated if diagnosed properly. Dr. Forgosh offers a variety of personalized solutions for patients suffering from unexplained pain in the head, neck, jaw or face. Identifying causative issues early on is important for effective treatment and prevention. Splints, night guards and bite correction procedures are some of the most effective treatment options.
Treatment for Bleeding Gums
Bleeding gums are one of the most common signs of gum disease. If detected early on and treated properly, gum disease can be easily managed long-term. Treatments for bleeding gums include:
- Regular Dental Cleaning: To prevent gum disease schedule routine dental visits.
- Scaling and Root Planing: An intensive cleaning procedure to remove plaque and tartar.
- Laser Dentistry: A dental laser may be used for a safe, comfortable treatment that minimizes swelling and bleeding.
- Periodontal Therapy: A combination of procedures to remove the infection and bring gums back to a healthy state.
Our team will be sure to develop a personalized plan for your unique treatment needs for bleeding and or sensitive gums.
Teeth Grinding Prevention
Bruxism, or teeth grinding, affects millions of individuals. Stress can be a contributing factor however, some dental problems are to blame — TMJ, malocclusion or misaligned teeth. Based on the individual diagnosis, treatment for teeth grinding can vary. Teeth grinding is easiest to treat if caught early on and long-lasting treatment can be achieved. Some of the most common treatments include:
- Night Guards/Splint Therapy
- Bite Equilibration
- Restorative Dentistry
Crooked Teeth Treatment
Crooked teeth are more than just a concern cosmetically — oral health concerns are a contributing factor as well. Trying to properly brush and floss with crooked teeth is difficult. Plaque and debris build up which can lead to cavities and gum disease if not treated properly. Dr. Forgosh and his team offer a variety of treatment options for crooked teeth including:
- Porcelain veneers
- Cosmetic bonding
- Dental crowns
Broken Teeth Treatment
Broken and chipped teeth can be signs of an underlying dental concern. For long-lasting results, pinpointing the underlying cause for the problem is critical. Dr. Forgosh will evaluate your individual circumstance and determine the best restorative treatment option.
You may not think snoring is a topic that should be discussed with your dentist — however, it can be an underlying issue related to your oral health. A sleep disorder or sleep apnea may be the reason for your snoring. Patients exhibiting symptoms aligned with TMJ disorder are at risk for a blocked airway during sleep, therefore causing sleep disordered breathing. Green Hills Dentistry offers a variety of treatment options for sleep apnea including a mouth piece, orthodontics and surgery. An evaluation and diagnosis based on your individual needs will determine the most effective and long-lasting treatment option.
Treatment for Tooth Pain
Gingival recession, cavities, tooth decay, and cracked teeth are all dental concerns that cause tooth pain. If you are experiencing tooth pain, Dr. Forgosh and his team will analyze your symptoms to provide the best treatment option for you.
Our team of dedicated, experienced staff wants you to feel at home when you visit us for any of your individual dental concerns. Our office in Allentown, PA welcomes new and existing patients with open arms. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment.