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Some of Our Other NE Calgary Dental Services

At Pathways Dental in Calgary, AB, we care about your needs and health. Therefore, we provide a vast variety of other services.
The dentists at Pathways Dental will assess what is required and often in one visit will discuss whether you are a good candidate for our procedures and treatments.
NE Calgary TMJ Therapy | Pathways Dental Clinic

LASER THERAPY & DENTAL TREATMENTS

Other services include Dental lasers which can offer a variety of benefits during your dental visits. Our Calgary AB dentists, Dr. Bouma and Dr. Kim have been implementing the use of lasers for several years.

With dental lasers, patients can access minimally invasive care and therapies like:

  • Laser Periodontal Therapy – Kill harmful bacteria involved in periodontal disease
  • Soft Tissue Treatments – Remove excess tissue and reduce a gummy smile
  • Treating Cold Sores- Speed up the healing of cold sores and often diminish the chance of a cold sore occurring in the same spot
  • Treating tooth sensitivity- Seal up sensitive tooth tubules and be able to eat the foods you enjoy again

GUM THERAPY

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a serious condition in which the gum tissue becomes inflamed due to bacterial infection. This results in bone loss around the teeth along with recession of the gums and can eventually lead to tooth loss. Think of it as losing the foundation that holds your teeth in place.

SLEEP APNEA

Do you or your partner suffer from snoring, or difficulty breathing while sleeping? Do you or your child have enlarged tonsils or feel tired all day long from not getting enough sleep? Have you ever been tested for sleep Apnea?

At Pathways Dental Clinic, we offer oral sleep apnea therapy that could help you deal with sleep apnea and ensure you get a good night’s sleep!

JAW PAIN, BRUXISM & TMJ

What is Bruxism? If you find yourself waking up with sore jaw muscles or a headache, you may be suffering from bruxism (the grinding and clenching of teeth). Sometimes patients aren’t even aware they are clenching and grinding while they sleep. Bruxism can cause wear patterns or chips and cracks in the teeth right through the enamel. This wear can cause increased sensitivity. Over time Bruxism can also destroy the bone and gum tissue resulting in the teeth becoming mobile. It can also lead to serious problems involving the jaw joint, such as temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ).

BOTOX®

Botox® is the trade name for Botulinum Toxin. It is a neuromodulator and it is a purified protein. It is injected into muscles and it blocks the neurotransmission of the nerves that innervate the muscles. It does NOT paralyze the muscle, only down modulates it to decrease it’s contraction.

Areas that we typically treat for facial wrinkle “softening” is forehead, corners of the eyes (“Crow’s Feet”), between the eyes (Glabella).

Neuromodulators are also used in mastication (chewing) muscles, such as the massetters and temporalis, to treat Bruxism (“clenching and grinding”), and tension headaches. For some patients, this provides extreme relief of pain that no other treatment is able to. This is called Myofacial pain.

Are You Looking For A Service Not Listed Above? Please Contact Us for Direct Help!

Schedule your visit today to see your dentists and dental hygienists at Pathways Dental Clinic in Calgary, AB.Call our office to ask about other treatments and services.