Procedures

Dental Services & Procedures

Dr. Summers and our staff at Calapooia Family Dental offer a wide variety of in-office dental procedures, from routine cleanings to advanced reconstructions. Our commitment to continuing education ensures we can provide you with the most advanced current procedures in the field.

Family Dentistry

Routine Cleanings, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontal Treatment

At Calapooia Family Dental, you have access to the latest in dental technology for the best possible experience.

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Esthetic Dentistry

Tooth Colored Fillings, Crowns & Bridges, Implant Crowns & Bridges

Calapooia Family Dental offers esthetic treatments to enhance your smile. Dr. Summers is trained in the latest techniques to address common cosmetic dental problems, such as discolored teeth, cracked or chipped teeth, uneven wear and missing teeth.

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Sedation Dentistry

Oral Sedation, Nitrous Oxide, IV Sedation, Hospital Dentistry

Many people are fearful or anxious about dental treatment. It even causes some people to avoid seeking dental care, putting them at increased risk for oral health problems, including tooth decay and gum disease. Sedation dentistry reduces feelings of anxiety and stress that you may associate with dental procedures. With sedation dentistry, you will feel relaxed and calm during your procedure. Dr. Summers is trained to offer many sedation dentistry techniques.

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Oral Surgery

Tooth Extraction, Implant Placement, Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Oral surgery is a technique used in many dental treatments at Calapooia Family Dental, including extractions, implants, and removal of wisdom teeth. These procedures can be done in the comfort of our Albany office, or in special cases, at the hospital. During your consultation with Dr. Summers, we will discuss your anesthesia options, as well as the risk, benefits, and complications of your particular surgery.

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Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed, infected, or painful teeth. The procedure is recommended when the tooth’s nerve becomes infected or the pulp is damaged, causing pain, sensitivity, discoloration, abscess, or swelling. Deep decay, repeated dental procedures, large fillings, a crack or chip in the tooth, or trauma can damage the nerve or pulp.

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Dentures & Denture Replacement

All-On-4 Fixed Implant Bridge, Implants Attached To Dentures, Conventional Dentures

If you’ve lost your natural teeth from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing the missing teeth can benefit your appearance and make it easier for you to speak and eat. Dentures are removable devices made to resemble the appearance of natural teeth and may even improve the look of your smile. Calapooia Family Dental offers a variety of denture options to meet your needs.

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TMJ / TMD Therapy

Temporomandibular joint disorders, also known as TMJ or TMD, cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and surrounding muscles of the head and neck.

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep is one of the greatest factors in determining our health and well-being. Each year, millions of people are affected by sleep disorders. Untreated, these problems can can cause excessive sleepiness and fatigue, and lead to dangerous conditions that damage the heart.

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