Scaling and Root Planning

Scaling and root planing removes the hardened bacteria from around your teeth that you cannot clean off during everyday oral hygiene helping to prevent gum disease.

Painless Shots!

"Nothing personal doc, but I hate dentists." "When I was a child, I had a dentist that hurt me so bad I never got over it." "I'd rather have a baby than get dental work." "I have a really high pain tolerance for everything but dental work." "Can you just put me out, I really […]

Joint Vibration Analysis for TMJ and Myofacial Pain

As part of every dental exam the Cape Dental Doctors palpate the face and TMJ's to see if there is any clicks or pops associated with opening and closing the mouth.  Occasionally, a patient will have clicks and/or pops during the examination.  Thankfully, most clicks and pops have been happening for years and are not […]

Laser Root Canals

Photon Induced Photo-acoustic Streaming or PIPS for short is the newest way to do root canals with a laser.  Most dentist have never heard of it before because it is so new.  We have been doing it in our office since September, 2010 with great success.  It uses our erbium yttrium aluminum garnet laser.  This […]

Cone Beam CAT Scans

Now Cape Dental Care has the most advanced digital radiographs in dentistry today with the  Vatech PaX-Duo3D Cone Beam CT.  It looks and feels just like the old panorex that circled around your head to get a picture of your whole mouth, but it records a picture in 3D! What's so special about 3D?  Conventional radiographs are […]

iTero Digital Impressions

Cape Dental Care has found another way to make our patients feel more comfortable at the dental office.  As part of our office going green, we have implemented an intra-oral digital impression machine called the iTero.  The technology is similar to the laser scanner they use at the supermarket, but this is in 3D!  After we […]

Space Maintenance in the Pedodontic Patient: May Save You Money in the Long Run

After loosing a baby tooth prematurely, if you don't use a space maintenance device then you may have to pay more in the long run for straight teeth.

Periodontal Disease: Dangerous to Your Health

The World Health Organization reports that 85% of the USA population has some kind of periodontal disease.  A small portion is due to genetics, but most is contributed to ineffective oral hygiene and a high sugar diet. Periodontal Disease: A group of diseases that affect the bone and tissues that support the teeth. What this really […]

The Pregnant Dental Patient

Nine Months! Then they make you take it home with you!  Yeah, I know there's a little more to it than that.  A whole lot more.  We actually break pregnancy down into pre-conception and  three distinctive trimesters: Pre-conception: Stop smoking Stop drinking Stop waiting! Seriously, if you are thinking of or trying to conceive you […]

Attest Biological Indicators: Checking Autoclaves Monthly

Test your office autoclaves at least once a month for infection control