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Bite: Why The Alignment of Your Teeth Is Important

Sure, your teeth may not appear to be crooked and your bite may not appear to be off to you. However, the way your teeth align and how they come together when you bite down or chew is important. If things don't line up just right, it can cause issues - cosmetic, functional and some problems can be severely painful. 

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Simple or Complex, We Offer Complete Dental Rehabilitation

Sandhills Dental Rehabilitation Center focuses on prosthodontics in eastern North Carolina. Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties that the American Dental Association recognizes. Prosthodontics includes everything from dental implants, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, temporomandibular disorders, occlusion and comprehensive multi-specialty planning. Our Prothodontists, Dr.Oettinger and Dr. Sulik, are experienced in the specialty of prosthodontics and they work closely with your general dentist to develop a treatment plan and execute that plan to achieve your dental health goals.  

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The Importance of Occlusion & Your Teeth Alignment

Occlusion is how your teeth line up when you bite down or chew. When the alignment of your upper and lower teeth is off, occlusion problems occur. Occlusion problems can cause pain and even cause damage to your teeth. By avoiding occlusion problems, you could suffer severe damage to your teeth that may result in the requirement of replacement teeth.  

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What is Cone Beam CT Technology?

  • By Chelsea Perry
  • Jun 14, 2018
What is Cone Beam CT Technology?

Cone Beam CT Technology is 3D computed tomography technology that provides extremely accurate imaging of the jaws and teeth at a fraction of the radiation dose used for medical CT scanning. With the latest state-of-the-art technology, we can get the best possible image with minimal exposure to radiation. This technology allows our doctors to come to a fast and accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. This advanced and specialized x-ray equipment goes beyond the regular dental or facial x-rays to produce more detailed and accurate 3D images that include your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways and bone.
 

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Fixed vs. Removable Prosthodontics

  • By Chelsea Perry
  • May 31, 2018
Fixed vs. Removable Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics is a dental speciality that focuses on the overall comprehensive health of the entire mouth rather than just one tooth. Prosthodontics includes dental implants, esthetic, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, temporomandibular disorders (TMD or TMJ), 

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Restoring Your Smile With Dental Implants

  • By Chelsea Perry
  • Apr 17, 2018
Restoring Your Smile With Dental Implants

At Sandhills Dental Rehabilitation Center, we understand that your smile is important to you and when it doesn't look it's best it can impact your confidence and how you feel about yourself. Our doctors offer a full range of prosthodontic services to restore your smile so that you can smile with confidence and beautiful pearly whites. Dr. Oettinger and Dr. Sulik have specialized training and extensive experience that allow them to completely customize a solution for your dental problems and work closely with your general dentist to learn more about your dental and health history to develop the best solution for you.  

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What is Prosthodontics?

  • By Chelsea Perry
  • Mar 12, 2018
What is Prosthodontics?

Prosthodontics. This may be a word you've never heard before. Today, we're going to go into detail about exactly what prothondontics is and the dental care associated with prosthodontics. At Sandhills Dental Rehabilitation Center, doctors Oettinger and Sulik provide prosthodontic care and dental rehabilitation to get you on a road to a happy, healthy smile. 

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