Facilities and Equipment
- Digital X-rays
- Dental Vibe for more comfortable injections
- Velscope Oral Cancer Screener
Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Minimally Invasive Dentistry is the concept and practice of dentistry in a way that conserves as much of the healthy tooth structure as possible and keep the best interests of the patients in mind. Dr. Duke believes in preserving natural teeth to create a happy smile.
Snoring is not innocent noise!! When your breathing pauses or becomes shallow, you’ll often move out of deep sleep and into light sleep. As a result, the quality of your (and your partner’s) sleep is poor- called sleep fragmentation. (read more)
The laser can make cavity preparations, numb teeth and gums and remove soft tissue without needles or numb feeling. It can also help relieve painful canker sores and herpes by accelerating their healing. (read more)
If your gums are tender or bleeding, chances are you have gum disease! Gum and bone disease is a bacterial infection and the primary cause of adult tooth loss. Bacteria is released into the oral cavity causing bad breath and into the bloodstream causing heart and lung disease. It also makes insulin control difficult which exacerbates diabetes. (read more)
Orthodontics with Clear Correct
A wonderful alternative to braces, these clear aligner trays are great for minor orthodontic correction. Trays are virtually invisible and easy to wear. Treatment can be as short as 6 months or up to 2 years depending on the severity of correction needed.
Oral Cancer Exam
Oral cancer is far too often discovered in late stage development, the primary reason for the consistently high death rate. Early detection and diagnosis can make a tremendous difference in life expectancy. Velscope aids in the early identification of oral abnormalities that can lead to cancer. (read more)
Dr. Duke enjoys making her patient’s smiles healthier by removing decay and making sure their smile looks bright and beautiful.
Partials and Dentures
Nature did not design the human jaws to support dentures. If teeth are extracted, all that remains is an irregular bony ridge covered with a thin layer of soft tissue (mucosa) and many nerve endings.
Custom-fitted mouthguards not only protect your teeth but also your jar and head during a sports collision or accident. They’re crafted from top-quality plastics and designed to fit your mouth perfectly, so they’re more durable and comfortable. That means you’re more likely to use them consistently. (read more)