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Procedures
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Professionalism and the highest quality of service have been the goals of Dr. Claeys' practice for years. We provide exceptional sedation and cosmetic dentistry along with general dentistry services like dental bonding, whitening, veneers, crowns, bridges, exams, cleanings and more.
Cosmetic Dentistry
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Everyone wants a beautiful smile. Today’s dentistry lets us have the smile we choose, not just the smile we were born with. Cosmetic dentistry is all about getting the smile that you want. It goes beyond the procedures that a person needs for a healthy mouth, and provides choices for all of us to improve the appearance of our smiles. Services include dental bonding, veneers, whitening, crowns, bridges, fillings, denture and more.
Bonding
Augusta Bonding Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dental Bonding is a wonderful and safe technique for fixing cosmetic flaws in teeth and even replacing damaged tooth structure.
Cosmetic Fillings
Augusta Fillings Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Cosmetic fillings are a tooth colored alternative to traditional amalgam fillings, and are used to replace areas of decay in a tooth. Cosmetic fillings, also known as composite fillings or tooth-colored fillings are less noticeable and improve the appearance of your smile.
Crowns and Bridges
Augusta Crowns Bridges Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Crowns are restorations that replace the entire visible structure of a severely damaged tooth. A bridge is a replacement tooth anchored by crowns or existing teeth on either side.
Specialty Dentures
Augusta Dentures Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dentures are removable replacement teeth.
Gum Recontouring
Augusta Gum Recontouring Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Gum recontouring procedures change the shape and appearance of gums to improve the overall look of a smile.
Dental Implants
Augusta Implants Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth which look, feel, and function like natural teeth.
Dental Veneers
Augusta Veneers Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Veneers are thin shells of plastic or porcelain that cover just the visible portion of your teeth. They can fix most cosmetic problems and totally transform a smile in just two appointments.
Sedation Dentistry
Augusta Sedation Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Sedation dentistry uses medications to relax patients and the make the dental experience totally comfortable.
Teeth Whitening
Augusta Whitening Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Tooth whitening is extremely popular cosmetic dentistry procedure that delivers beautiful results quickly and easily. With the latest advanced whitening techniques, Dr. Claeys can give you a dazzling, long- lasting white smile in almost no time.
Nitrous Oxide
Augusta Sedation Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Nitrous Oxide Sedation is a very effective way for Dr. Claeys to help you stay relaxed and comfortable during a dental procedure. It is a very light form of sedation, which works fast and wears off quickly.
Preventative Dentistry
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dr. Claeys recommends that certain procedures be performed at regular dental visits as part of your proper dental hygiene. This preventative dentistry prevents problems before they start, corrects routine problems before they worsen, and identifies serious oral problems so they can be properly treated.
Cleaning
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Regular dental cleanings by Dr. Claeys or dental hygienist are part of a proper oral hygiene program. Cleanings help fight plaque, the major cause of tooth decay, gingivitis and serious gum disease.
Oral Sedation
Augusta Sedation Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Oral sedation is a wonderful option for patients who need more than just nitrous oxide, but don’t need or want IV Sedation. It allows many people to be comfortably sedated through an entire dental visit using just a small pill.
Dental Exams
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Regular dental exams are a crucial part of preventative dentistry because they allow Dr. Claeys to address dental problems in their early stages, and to identify serious problems. Most people need an exam every six months, but Dr. Claeys may recommend more frequent visits depending upon your circumstances.
Scaling
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Plaque that remains on teeth eventually hardens into tartar, which is virtually impossible to remove with brushing and flossing alone. Scaling is the deep-cleaning procedure your dentist or hygienist uses to scrape the tartar off your teeth at and below the gumline.
Polishing
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Polishing is often the last step of a dental cleaning, a prophylaxis (deep-cleaning), and some restorative procedures. It smoothes and polishes the tooth or restoration surface and removes some stains.
Digital Radiography
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Digital Radiography take pictures called radiographs that show Dr. Claeys the interior of dental structures and tissues. These allow Dr. Claeys to make a more thorough examination than is possible with the naked eye and can help spot problems that would otherwise go undetected and untreated.
X-Rays
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - X-rays take pictures called radiographs that show Dr. Claeys the interior of dental structures and tissues. These allow Dr. Claeys to make a more thorough examination than is possible with the naked eye and can help spot problems that would otherwise go undetected and untreated.
Dental Problems
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Everyone has dental problems at one time or another. We provide many services that will keep your teeth healthy and your smile beautiful.
Abscessed Tooth
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - An abscessed tooth, or periapical abscess, is a painful condition caused by infection in a badly damaged or decayed tooth.
Bad Breath
Augusta Bad Breath Relief Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Halitosis, or “bad breath” is a common, but embarrassing condition that often has a dental cause.
Cavities and Tooth Decay
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Tooth decay is the process of a tooth’s mineral content being dissolved. A cavity, or caries, is a hole in a tooth that is caused by tooth decay.
Dry Mouth
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is caused by an inadequate supply of saliva. Very common in older adults, dry mouth is usually due to medication side effects, but may have other causes.
Fluorosis
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Fluorosis is a defect in tooth enamel caused by excessive fluoride in young children. It typically looks like white streaks or spots in teeth.
Gum Disease
Augusta Gum Disease Gingivitis Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums that is usually caused by plaque. It is the earliest and most easily treated from of gum disease, as it only affects the gums, but it must be treated to avoid more serious gum disease.
Impacted Wisdom Teeth
Augusta Wisdom Teeth Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - An impacted tooth is one that fails to properly emerge through the gums. Dr. Claeys will recommend extraction of impacted wisdom teeth if they pose a problem for your mouth and other teeth.
Jaw Disorders
Augusta Jaw Disorders TMJ Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Most problems with the jaw come from the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the muscles that help you chew. Dr. Claeys has treatments that can ease this pain and discomfort.
Oral Cancer
Augusta Oral Cancer Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Early detection is the key to successful treatment of oral cancers, so Dr. Claeys is the first line of defense. Ask Dr. Claeys about oral cancer screening at your next regular visit.
Periodontal Disease
Augusta Periodontal Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Periodontitis is advanced gum disease. While gingivitis, the earlier stage, affects only the gums, periodontitis is inflammation and infection that has spread to surrounding tissue, including tooth and bone.
Plaque
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that coats teeth. When we eat, plaque reacts with the food in our mouth and releases acids that eat away at teeth enamel, causing tooth decay.
Sensitive Teeth
Augusta Sensitive Teeth Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Tooth Sensitivity is a very common problem that can be treated effectively by Dr. Claeys with different products and techniques. It occurs when gums have receded or tooth enamel is worn down to reveal the sensitive parts of the tooth.
Teeth Grinding
Augusta Teeth Grinding Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Bruxism is either the clenching or grinding of teeth, or both of them together. Dr. Claeys will often recommend a mouth appliance to prevent damage to your teeth, and stress reduction to change the behavior.
Toothaches
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - There are many possible causes for a toothache. Two of the most common dental causes are the presence of a cavity or an abscess. Some of the other causes of toothache are quite serious, so you should certainly consult Dr. Claeys for a proper diagnosis.
General Dentistry
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dr. Michele Claeys has designed her practice for people like you, so that you and your family can get state of the art care, from an office that cares. We always welcome new patients, so feel free to call our office to make an appointment or just to introduce yourself.
Adult Care and Prevention
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist are the two best defenses against plaque, the root of most dental problems. Your dentist encourages adult care and prevention that is focused on fight against plaque, the preservation of natural toot
Advanced Dental Technology
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Dr. Claeys uses advanced dental technology and state-of-the-art equipment to serve you and your family. Every year, Dr. Claeys continues her education with additional training on the latest in dentistry to better serve our community.
Children Care and Prevention
Augusta Children's Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - In addition to the primary goals of preventing tooth decay and gum disease, children have special needs for their developing teeth. Dr. Claeys will discuss a care and prevention plan that addresses these special needs and promotes good dental hygiene for the whole family.
Laser Dentistry
Cosmetic and Family Dentist Augusta, GA Dr. Claeys | 706.868.8155 - Dr. Claeys is always looking for ways to make your experience more comfortable and more convenient. Laser dentistry can do both of these, making it one of the most exciting new advances in dentistry. Ask Dr. Claeys how lasers can help you get a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile.
Treatment
Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - A dentist, when you really think about it, is a doctor of the mouth. When most people think of dentistry, they think of the most common procedures that are most familiar, like exams, filling cavities, or even cosmetic procedures like whitening. Dr. Claeys also has a number of specialized treatment options, each designed for a specific component of your overall oral health.
Braces and Invisalign
Augusta Orthodontics Braces Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Orthodontic treatment corrects a “bad bite” by exerting a gentle pressure over time to straighten teeth. Modern braces are much less noticeable, and some patients can even be treated with practically invisible braces, called Invisalign.
Extractions
Augusta Extractions Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth, a safe and routine procedure that is no cause for worry. If extraction is recommended, for a wisdom tooth or any other tooth, Dr. Claeys will explain why this is the best course of action for the health of your mouth.
Jaw TMJ
Augusta TMJ Jaw Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - The term TMJ refers to a variety of conditions that affect the TMJ, the hinge that connects the jaw and the muscles one uses to chew. While usually temporary and recurring, these conditions can be painful. Dr. Claeys has treatments available that may give you relief from TMJ symptoms.
Maxillofacial Surgery
Augusta Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dr. Claeys, as a doctor of the mouth, can provide treatments for many oral conditions, diseases and injuries. Ask Dr. Claeys about oral and maxillofacial surgery, a dental specialty which includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the mouth, teeth, jaws and face.
Root Canal
Augusta Root Canal Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - An abscessed tooth has an infection that can only be removed by extracting the tooth or performing root canal treatment. Root canal treatment is a dental procedure designed to remove infection from the soft center of a tooth and save the rest of the tooth.
Sealants
Augusta Sealants Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Sealants protect teeth from tooth decay by adding a protective layer to keep out plaque. Ask Dr. Claeys how this wonderful technology can, quickly and easily, help you and your children fight cavities.

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Augusta Dentist Dr. Claeys DMD Cosmetic & Family Dentistry 706.868.8155 - Dr. Claeys recommends that certain procedures be performed at regular dental visits as part of your proper dental hygiene. This preventative dentistry prevents problems before they start, corrects routine problems before they worsen, and identifies serious oral problems so they can be properly treated.