General Dentistry

  • Amalgam-Free Fillings

    If you prefer mercury-free, white (tooth colored) fillings, you’ll be happy to know that Dr. Derek Clease can accommodate this request! Silver Amalgam Fillings Many people still have amalgam (silver) fillings from years past in their teeth. These fillings are made up of a combination of metals and are sometimes referred to as mercury alloys. They are not particularly pleasing to the eye, they also present a health issue...
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  • Bridges & Crowns

    Dental bridges and crowns are dental restoration used to restore the health and function of our Vancouver patient's smiles. Bridges Named for the way that they “bridge” the gaps left by missing teeth, a bridge is permanently attached to the adjacent teeth so you do not need to be concerned about its moving when you talk or eat.  If your missing teeth make you feel self-conscious, or you’re noticing problems with speaking, ch...
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  • Dentures

    Dentures are removable replacements for missing teeth. Whether you have just one or a few missing teeth, or all your teeth are missing, dentures make for a flexible option to restore your smile. What are dentures? Dentures are artificial teeth and gums that are fitted to your mouth by your dentist to replace lost of removed natural teeth. They are typically made of a hard resin material, and a flexible polymer for th...
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  • Inlays & Onlays

    Porcelain inlays and onlays are tooth restoration options that cover more surface area on a tooth than composite fillings, but less than a dental crown. What are inlays and onlays? Porcelain inlays and onlays are larger alternatives to composite fillings. They are very strong, and an excellent for restoring weakened back teeth. They protect and restore large portions of decayed, heavily restored tooth, or teeth under very heavy...
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  • Oral Hygiene & Prevention

    For optimal oral health, a thorough and consistent at-home brushing and flossing routine should be combined with regular visits to the dentist for professional exams and cleanings. The secret to good oral health is twofold. The oral hygiene you practice at home—brushing at least two times a day and flossing every day—is great for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful between visits to your dentist. But to keep your smile ...
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  • Root Canals

    When the pulp at the core of a tooth becomes infected or damaged, a root canal procedure can be performed to save the tooth and prevent the need for an extraction. Why do I need a root canal? Inside each tooth lies a slender strand of 'pulp', which contains nerves and blood vessels that provide nutrients to the tooth. If the pulp becomes infected or injured, the tooth’s nerves die, and without endodontic treatment the tooth die...
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