Diane Buyer, DDS

 

Services/Specialties

Preventive

Complete oral health assessments, including photographs and intraoral cameras:

  • Adult preventive maintenance
  • Child preventive maintenance
  • ViziLite Plus oral cancer screening (advanced light-enhanced detection)
  • Fluoride varnishes, MP pastes for enamel recalcification
  • Sealants for prevention of decay
  • Complete radiographs

Periodontal

Assessing the health of the foundation tissues, bone, and gum:

  • Complete periodontal charting and the measurement of periodontal pockets
  • Periodontal root planning
  • Ultrasonic and prophy jet available
  • Minor recontouring procedures
  • Therapeutic medications as necessary

Restorative

The art and science of restoring the tooth to optimum health and function. Each tooth is evaluated for the appropriate material needed to function in health. Only the finest materials available which meet scientific standards are recommended:

  • Resins
  • Glass ionomers (fluoride-releasing restorations)
  • Amalgams
  • Gold inlays
  • Full porcelain onlays
  • Crowns

Prosthonontics

The replacement of missing teeth to restore the mouth to health, function, comfort, and beauty:

  • Implants to replace one or more teeth, also to assist with loose dentures and partial dentures
  • Bridges, replacement of teeth without implants
  • Removable partial dentures (various types available)
  • Complete dentures
  • Immediate dentures

Cosmetics

Smiles for a Lifetime. The success of preventive dentistry is enhanced by a beautiful smile. Smile designs. Consultations about the optimum esthetic smile for each person:

  • Teeth whitening, at home and Zoom II. ( in-office whitening)
  • Microabrasion and enamelplasty for mottled teeth
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Direct resin veneers
  • Zirconia crowns and bridges
  • Bondable porcelain crowns

Endodontics/Oral Surgery/Orthodontia/TMJ Treatment

Dr. Buyer evaluates each case. Some may be treated within the office and others may require the skills of a specialist. Each is decided upon its own merits.

Comfort Measures

Dentistry can be completed in a comfortable manner. Communication regarding one's comfort level is paramount:

  • Nitrous oxide sedation for adults
  • Oral anti-anxiety medications for adults
  • The Wand - no syringes are used for local anesthetics. The Wand delivers local anesthetic in the most comfortable manner available to date.
  • Chairside movies and music
  • Latex and non-latex dam isolation techniques