General and Family Dentistry Services in East Stroudsburg, PA

Bridges

Bridges are a convenient treatment option for those who are missing one tooth or several teeth in a row. A non-removable appliance, your dental bridge will be created to match the color of your teeth for the most natural-looking results. When your custom dental bridge is in place, it can:

  • Restore your ability to speak, digest, and chew
  • Replace a removable partial denture
  • Restore lost facial volume
  • Prevent other teeth from shifting in the mouth
  • Enhance the health, function, and beauty of your smile

Your custom bridge will be created and placed over the course of a few visits. Bridges are often made of porcelain because porcelain looks, feels, and functions very much like natural tooth structure.

Why live with missing teeth when so many treatment options are available? Call us today to schedule your consultation with one of our dentists and discover if dental bridges are a good fit for your smile!

Pediatric & Children's Dentistry

The foundation for achieving a beautiful and healthy smile for life begins in childhood, which is why we provide services for children at Biffen Family Dentistry. Our friendly team has many years of experience providing dentistry for children and we will make your child feel completely comfortable. During their visit, we’ll use easy-to-understand terms and demonstrations to show them the importance of:

  • Brushing at least twice a day
  • Flossing every day
  • Eating balanced, healthy meals
  • Visiting the dentist at least twice each year

We will also show them the best way to brush and floss their teeth. If they have any cavities, we can also take care of them right at our office. We want your child’s teeth to be healthy and bright now so that they can have a beautiful smile for the rest of their life.

Dental Implant Restorations

A dental implant is used to great effect to replace the crown and root of a missing tooth. Our dentists work closely with local specialists to complete your dental implant and restore the function, health, and beauty of your smile. After a healing period following the placement of the implant, Dr. Andrew or Dr. Donald will attach a custom dental implant restoration to the dental implant. Depending on how many teeth you are missing, your implant restoration could be:

  • A crown
  • A partial denture
  • A complete denture

Both partial and complete dentures are typically supported on several implants for the best stability and security. Implant-supported dentures are usually the best option for those who are missing many or all of their natural teeth. When your implants are complete, you’ll be able to eat, speak, and smile with confidence.

Dental implants truly are incredible and can transform your quality of life. We invite all those in East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, and the surrounding cities in Monroe, Northampton, Pike, and Wayne Counties to call Biffen Family Dentistry in today to learn more about the many benefits of implant dentistry. We look forward to changing your life!

Dentures

When missing all or most of your natural teeth, a complete or partial denture can be the best option. Removable complete and partial dentures are designed to restore the health, function, and beauty of your smile. They are crafted to fit your individual mouth comfortably and snugly. When in place, dentures can:

  • Help restore your ability to eat and speak
  • Replace your missing teeth
  • Prevent facial sagging
  • Improve the appearance of your smile

We can create and place your custom complete or partial dentures in just a few visits. Your dentures will be made to look and feel like natural teeth so that you can feel confident every time you smile. We invite you to call our office today if you are missing teeth to learn more about the benefits of complete and partial dentures.

Digital X-rays

Thanks to digital radiography, the latest in dental x-ray technology, the dentists at Biffen Family Dentistry can efficiently detect and diagnose potential oral health problems. Digital x-rays are instantly viewable, which means that we can detect the following more quickly than ever before:

  • Decay in and between the teeth
  • Abscesses/cysts
  • Tumors
  • Infections

Digital x-rays require much less radiation than traditional film x-rays, making them safe and convenient for all of our patients. We are proud to use standard digital bitewing x-rays at our office.

Teeth Extractions

At Biffen Family Dentistry, extractions are performed when pulling a tooth is the best option for restoring the health of your mouth. Our dentists may recommend an extraction when a tooth is:

  • Infected by periodontal (gum) disease
  • Significantly damaged or decayed
  • Impacted (stuck) in the mouth

Dr. Donald and Dr. Andrew always do everything in their power to ensure that you have a comfortable experience during your treatment. Remember to follow their instructions after the extraction. It is also recommended to plan on having a tooth replacement, such as an implant or bridge, placed following the treatment.

Dental Fillings

The team at Biffen Family Dentistry is dedicated to providing you and your family with a variety of treatment options, which is why we provide two types of dental fillings:

  • White (composite) fillings
  • Silver (amalgam) fillings

There are different advantages to each type of dental filling; if you are unsure about which type is right for you or your child, feel free to consult with one of our caring dentists or dental team members during your visit. To have a silver or white filling placed requires just one visit to our office. To learn more about silver or white fillings and restorative/family dentistry, please call us soon. We will be happy to answer any of your questions.

Preventive Care

At Biffen Family Dentistry, we believe that preventing a problem before it starts is always the best solution. To help prevent tooth decay, periodontal (gum) disease, and other oral health problems, there are a few things our dentists recommend:

  • Visiting the dentist for cleanings and exams at least twice a year
  • Brushing at least twice a day
  • Flossing every day
  • Having protective sealants placed on teeth prone to decay
  • Using toothpaste that contains fluoride
  • Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet

Doing these things consistently can keep your smile healthy, functional, and beautiful for life. It is important to visit the dentist on a regular basis for professional cleanings because only a trained dental professional can remove plaque and calculus from the hard-to-reach areas of the mouth. If it has been over six months since you or your child last visited the dentist, call our office today to schedule a cleaning and exam. With the proper care, you can achieve a healthy smile that lasts a lifetime.

Root Canal Therapy

Some damaged teeth can be saved through root canal therapy. Root canal therapy requires just one or two visits to our office and are often pain-free thanks to the use of local anesthetic. Our dentists typically recommend root canal therapy over an extraction because it allows them to save a tooth and will not require a tooth replacement. We may recommend a root canal to treat:

  • Abscesses or infections inside a tooth
  • Trauma or injury to the tooth
  • Decay that has reached the pulp of a tooth

Following the treatment, our dentists will create and place a custom crown on the tooth for additional protection. With the advances in modern dentistry, root canal therapy is now a comfortable and convenient treatment option. Call us today if you or a member of your family is experiencing any dental discomfort. We can provide you with the professional and compassionate care you need.