Christopher M. Dudzik, DMD

2815 Jefferson St., Suite 300

Carlsbad, CA 92008

760-434-3103

Preventive Services

 

Air Abrasion

Air Abrasion CarlsbadA major reason behind many patients’ fear of the dentist is the high-pitched sound of the drill and its promise of pain. Today, an innovative technique called air abrasion uses powerful particles of aluminum oxide to remove debris and decay, replacing the drill in minor to moderate complexity procedures alike.

 

AThe most exciting thing for patients is that air abrasion is painless and, in some cases, does not even require an anesthetic!


 

Arestin

Arestin CarlsbadWhen you are diagnosed with gum disease, scaling and root planing is utilized to help improve the health of your teeth and gums. However, it is only the first step. Bacteria are the cause of gum disease, which is why we often recommend ARESTIN® – an antibiotic that helps kill bacteria at the source.

 

Take your dental professional’s advice and choose ARESTIN® to win the fight against gum disease!


 

Bruxism Splints

CarlsbadCommonly known as teeth grinding, bruxism is a serious condition that leads to jaw disorders, tooth damage and many other problems. This is where bruxism splints come in. Unlike a mouth guard, a splint is made from a harder plastic and is designed to significantly reduce involuntary muscle activity in your jaw at night.

 

While it cannot cure bruxism, a splint can keep your teeth and jaw safe as you deal with the underlying causes!


 

NTI Headache Treatment

NTI Headache CarlsbadIf you are experiencing constant migraines and headaches with no relief from other treatments or medications, you may need the help of a dentist. These headaches are likely being caused by nighttime teeth clenching and/or grinding. This pressure added to the muscles in your head can cause painful headaches that medication cannot relieve.

 

We can help you get rid of these headaches with our NTI treatment. We can make you a custom NTI-TSS dental device that will relax your muscles and softly separate teeth so they don’t cause any tension.

 


 

Perio Protect

Perio Protect CarlsbadTired of suffering from gingivitis, no matter how many times your teeth are scaled, and your gums examined? Looking to fight the root cause, and not just the outlying symptoms? Perio Protect is a home-based, prescribed oral treatment that manages the biofilms in your mouth – those tiny communities of bacteria that grow in the spaces between your teeth and gum tissue to prevent gingivitis and periodontitis. Isn’t 10 to 15 minutes a day of treatment worth it to you for better oral health?


 

Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy CarlsbadRoot canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root.

 

Root Canal Therapy really needs a better Public Relations team. The treatment inspires fear, and yet is a far superior alternative to extraction, and certainly better than trying to live with painful symptoms of needing one. Modern treatment has come a long way, and many patients experience the procedure with minimal discomfort and a significantly improved standard of living after the procedure.


 

TMJ/TMD Therapy

TMJ TMD Therapy Carlsbad

It’s estimated that up to 3 out of ten adults are affected by ‘Temporomandibular joint Dysfunction’ (often referred to as TMD, or TMJD, or TMJ) – and are usually between 20 and 40 years of age. This chronic condition is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain (after toothaches) and often related to grinding of ones teeth/jaw while asleep or awake.

 


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