Portage offers general dentistry, cosmetic restorations and preventative care which includes but is not limited to the following services.
If you have additional questions, our team of hygienists and dentists are here to help. Most services can be covered by insurance. Please contact your us or your insurance company for specific coverages. See our financial info for insurances accepted. Ask about these or other services we provide 330-297-7009.
Tooth bonding is a way to fix chipped, discolored or damaged teeth as part of our cosmetic dentistry services. It is one of the easiest and least expensive types of cosmetic dentistry. Bonding uses a composite resin that is specifically matched to your shade of teeth. The resin is applied to the affected tooth, shaped and hardened to seamlessly fit to your tooth and often does not need anesthesia. Often one tooth will only take one visit.
Going to the dentist can be frightening. Portage Dental welcomes children of all ages to our practice. Upon arrival, they will be comforted with a kids table, games and television in the waiting room. Our friendly hygienists and dentists treat them with kind, gentle service. We clean, x-ray, fix any issues such as a cavity, teach them good dental hygiene and help them have a good start to lifelong healthy teeth and a healthy mouth. If your chid has a dental emergency, please see additional info here. If you have a new baby and have questions on care, please read the article "Keeping your baby's teeth healthy". article.
Crowns & Bridges
Crowns and bridges are cemented to your teeth for a permanent tooth replacement. A crown covers an entire tooth that is damaged, fractured, weak, discolored or misshapen, and is also known as a cap. In addition, crowns can be used attach a bridge. A bridge replaces missing teeth and covers gaps from missing teeth to prevent shifting of remaining teeth. Crowns and bridges are custom made to fit each patients mouth and can last decades with proper care. It is good to avoid very hard foods or ice which can damage a crown or a bridge. Most crowns and bridges can be done in only 2 visits.
Dental (Tooth) Extractions
Extractions are the removal of teeth. One of the most common types of tooth extraction is removal of the wisdom teeth. When wisdom teeth come in, they may create pain and because is not enough space for them to properly grow therefore must be removed. Other common reasons for extractions include supernumerary (extra) teeth or teeth that cannot be restored due to decay, gum disease or a trauma to the mouth. See also Post Operative Care Instructions for more info.
If you are looking for an alternative to dentures, Dental Implants can be used to restore your smile. Patients can benefit from a single tooth implant or if several teeth are missing, implant supported bridges and dentures can be used. Learn more on the ADA website
Portage Dental offers both full and partial dentures. Dentures (false teeth) are a removable replacement for missing teeth. If you have lost your teeth for any reason, decay, gum disease or an accident, dentures can be custom made for you. With a new set of dentures, you can smile and speak clearly again. In addition they can improve your health by increasing ability to chew and eat again. Dentures require proper care and daily cleaning which our dentists will explain throughout the process. Learn everything you need to know about dentures.
Dentures - Partials
Also known as partial dentures, a partial has pink or gum-colored plastic base and is used to replace lost teeth. Like dentures, they are removable and require proper care and cleaning. They are custom fit to the patients teeth. Partials are less expensive than a bridge or dental implant for replacing lost teeth. Don't need full dentures? Learn about the benefits of partial dentures.
Even with proper denture care, they can still chip, crack or break. No need to get new dentures, we can fix and repair them!
Digital x-rays are safer with less radiation than a traditional x-ray. With digital x-rays we are able to securely store and share your records instantaneously between dental specialists to provide you with the best service. This reduces wait time of transmitting x-rays to other medical professionals insuring all who are caring for you and your teeth are in communication, especially if emergency care is needed.
A flipper is a temporary partial denture that is used to replace a missing tooth. They are custom made to match the patients other teeth and are not as expensive as permanent tooth replacements.
Crooked teeth or spaces between teeth can cause pain, discomfort or embarrassment or problems late in life. We offer orthodontia for children and adults alike to help transform your smile. Learn more and see before and after photos
At Portage Dental, we care about our patients. We schedule preventative cleaning appointments every 6 months, or as allowed by your insurance company. We clean and do a full inspection of the mouth to make sure problems are found before they cause an issue. We help you learn proper tooth and oral care since the health of your mouth can affect your overall health.
Root canal treatments can relieve pain and save your teeth. A root canal is when the pulp (root) of the tooth becomes inflamed or infected. This can be caused by tooth decay, repeated dental procedures on the tooth or trauma to a tooth. The root canal treatment removes the affected pulp, cleans and fills the tooth to prevent further damage. This can often be accomplished in 1 or 2 visits. Learn more about Root Canal Treatment.
Same Day Emergency Care
Toothache? Give us a call for emergency accommodations 330-297-7009
Teeth need protection day and night. Do you grind your teeth at night or when you are stressed? This can cause wearing and fracturing of the teeth and you may not know you are doing it, but your dentist will be able to spot this during a routine checkup. To prevent these damaging habits, we offer Bite Guards and Night Guards.
Everyone wants a beautiful smile. Portage Dental offers fast, safe and effective whitening programs that get results. Ask about available options.
We also offer Sheer White!TM Whitening Strips which can whiten up to 5 shades in 5 days! They are an easy to use system you can take home and wear from 1-2 hours each day. The strips stay in place and are comfortable to wear during work or play. They are virtually invisible and allow patients to speak normally and drink any beverage while wearing them.
Veneers provide an alternative to traditional crowns. If you are looking to improve your smile, beautiful, custom-fitted veneers from Portage Dental Center can help! Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about veneers.
White Fillings (Composite Resin)
A composite (white) filling is a glass and plastic composite that is matched to your shade of teeth. These can replace old silver or gold fillings to blend with the teeth. These can also be used for a first time filling for a better look and more supportive structure for the remaining portion of the tooth than a traditional filling.