We provide the most comprehensive diagnostic and preventative care for our patients.
Our office is extremely through while keeping patients dental health, concerns, and desires in mind
Dental x-rays are a very important tool used to diagnose bone loss, gum health, decay and tooth infections.
These digital x-ray's also use much less radiation then the traditional films. They give us a immediate look at your teeth for your comfort and convenience.
Resin tooth colored fillings are used to restore and mimic the natural appearance of tooth structure
They provide good durbility and resistance to fracture and require little tooth structure to be removed
Using the most advanced technology in dentistry Dr. Mantzouranis will design your crown her at our office in one appointment.
No more temporaries and 2 visits to have this treatment completed. You will leave our office with a healthy, strong, porcelain crown that will be custom designed to you and your tooth shade
Patients who are unhappy with the color of the teeth and want to look younger and healthier now have a fantastic option for brightening their smile. Dr. Mantzouranis is proud to offer the latest and best in teeth whitening: LumiBrite Whitening. Our office used to offer Zoom whitening in addition to LumiBrite, but chose this innovative system because it uses a plasma arc curing light to whiten teeth and is completely void of harmful UV rays.
There are many causes of tooth discoloration. These include:
Veneers are the perfect way to permanently whiten, reshape and align crooked teeth, correct your bite, and protecting your front teeth from chipping and fracturing
Below is a list of the different facial esthetic products that we offer in our office.
Here at the dental practice of Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS, located in Frederick, MD, we are equipped with the latest advancements in laser dentistry. When using the Biolase dental laser, there is usually less need for local anesthesia and less swelling and post-op discomfort for our patients.
Dental lasers are an effective tool that provide safe and efficient means to remove tooth decay and cavities, speed up the teeth whitening procedures, and assist in soft-tissue surgery and in curing composite resin. Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS has been extensively trained to use dental lasers, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands whenever you visit our office.
If detected in its earliest stages, oral cancer is easily defeated. In the early stages, oral cancer treatment is less invasive and much quicker and simpler. Patients who receive treatment in these early stages have over an 80% of being cured.
To detect cancerous lesions as early as possible and help her patients remain healthy and safe, Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS has implemented the use of Sapphire Plus Lesion Detection. This cancer detection system helps our dental team better detect and diagnose any lesions that are cancerous or pre-cancerous. Early detection of these lesions can save lives.
The team at Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS' office is very serious about your overall health, not just the health of your teeth. This includes making sure that your gums and the bones surrounding your teeth are in good health and free from periodontal (gum) disease. Any bleeding in your mouth is a sign of disease. The bacteria which live in your mouth can travel through your circulatory system. Studies have shown a link between periodontal disease and heart, kidney, liver, and lung problems, as well as miscarriages. Some of the signs and symptoms of developing periodontal disease include:
Aside from possibly losing your permanent teeth, there are many serious health risks associated with periodontal disease. Untreated periodontal disease has been linked to heart disease and infective endocarditis. In fact, patients with gum disease are four times more likely to suffer from heart disease!
To avoid advancement in periodontal disease, patients should eat a balanced diet, practice good oral hygiene, and attend regularly scheduled dental appointments with Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS. At our dental practice, we will do our best to educate our patients about the importance of their overall health. We also recommend that all our patients use hydrofloss and a Sonicare toothbrush. If you are experiencing any discomfort or pain in your teeth or gums, we strongly recommend that you visit our office immediately.
Approximately three months after your implant has been placed, your mouth will be ready to receive the implant restoration (crown). Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS will accurately place your new restoration tooth over the implant anchor to ensure the optimal outcome for the function and beauty of your smile. Implants are a state-of-the-art solution for missing teething. However, they are not recommended for patients who currently smoke.
Dental implants have many benefits, including:
Implants are permanent and fuse with your bone, eliminating any need for dental adhesives. They also make it easier to eat and speak.
Implants fuse with your bone, so they look and feel just like a natural tooth.
With the proper care, dental implants can last an entire lifetime. After the restoration tooth is placed, it will look and function like a natural tooth. In fact, implant restorations are the best alternative to natural teeth available today. It is important to care for your new restoration just like you would the rest of your teeth by brushing, flossing, and attending regular appointments with Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS.
A denture is a removable dental appliance that effectively replaces missing teeth. Dentures help keep your teeth and mouth in good form when you are missing one or more teeth.
Dr. Politmi Mantzouranis, DDS offers two types of dentures in two forms: complete and partial dentures that are either supported by the soft tissue or dental implants. Implant-supported dentures are the most stable form of dentures available. Complete dentures are a wonderful solution for patients who are missing all of their teeth, while partial dentures can fill the spaces left by missing teeth along an arch. When missing any teeth, partial dentures are important because they help prevent other teeth from shifting in the mouth.
Dentures are beneficial in many ways, and can:
Dentures will lend function and dental support to your smile. Please give us a call to learn more about what complete dentures or partial dentures can do for your dental needs.