Our treatment philosophy is geared toward preventing future dental problems. Our professional Hickory dentist and his staff treat patients ages three and up, and we offer a broad range of treatments in a caring and comfortable environment. Our comprehensive services include the following:
Preventive Dentistry Services: exams of the teeth, gums, TMJ, and head and neck regions; Digital x-rays; cleanings; oral hygiene instructions; athletic sports mouthguards; biteguards; sealants (plastic protective coverings placed over the grooves in teeth); Vizilite Oral Cancer Screening Test; Rotadent Appliances; and fluoride treatments.
Minor Periodontal Therapy (treatment of the gums): scaling and root planing of the teeth, periodontal maintenance.
Restorative Services: fillings of the teeth (silver or tooth colored).
- Dentures and partials—replacements for all teeth or some missing teeth.
- Denture and partial repairs for broken teeth and clasps, relines, and rebases.
- All prosthetic work is made locally at Steele Dental Laboratory using the highest quality materials.
Crowns and bridges—these prostheses strengthen, improve the appearance of teeth, and replace missing teeth. We offer several options for crowns which are made locally at S and R Dental Laboratory. The highest quality materials that contain no lead are used to make the following types of crowns:
- Porcelain fused to noble metal crowns
Implant restoration- restoring implants with crowns or dentures.
Occlusal adjustments: adjustments to the teeth to make the teeth fit better.
Family Cosmetic Dentistry Services: bonding, reshaping and recontouring teeth, and
- Veneers (Composite, Ceramic, and Porcelain).
- Tooth Whitening (Opalescence Whitening)
- Tooth Colored fillings called Composites
Extractions: removal of teeth.
Root Canals (anterior and premolar teeth)-fillings of the roots of teeth.
We understand the importance of providing these services to our patients in the most comfortable, relaxing, and stress-free manner. So whether you need preventative services or family cosmetic dentistry, our Hickory dentist Dr. Litaker and his team can help you today.
William M Litaker Jr DDS complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age disability, or sex. William M Litaker Jr DDS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.