Scott W. Grant, DMD

FAMILY AND COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Schedule an Appointment Call: 208-215-7449

Patient Education

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    Broken Teeth

    Teeth can be chipped, cracked, or broken off due to a number of reasons. Broken, chipped, or cracked teeth can alter your bite and prevent you from chewing properly. If you have a broken tooth, Dr. Grant can restore your smile so that it looks and functions properly with dental bonding, dental crowns, or porcelain veneers.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Crowns
    Veneers
    Dental Bonding

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    Oral Cancer

    Dr. Grant and his hygienist will perform oral cancer screenings at every hygiene appointment in our office. Early detection and treatment are crucial for successful treatment. If you experience a cut, sore, lump or bump in your mouth and it takes longer than 10 days to resolve you should schedule and appointment immediately to have Dr. Grant evaluate that lesion. Here are some additional tips and warning signs.

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    Crooked Teeth

    Having crooked teeth can be a huge burden. Not only will crooked teeth affect your bite and, but they can also make you feel ashamed of your smile. Dr. Grant can use Invisalign, porcelain veneers, or dental bonding to correct your crooked teeth so that you can be proud of your smile.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Invisalign
    Veneers
    Dental Bonding

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    Decay in Teeth

    If when you eat or drink your teeth are sensitive it may be sign that you have decaying teeth or cavities. Decayed teeth can lead to tooth loss and periodontal (gum) disease. If you are suffering from decaying teeth, schedule an appointment with Dr. Grant; you can have your teeth repaired with dental crowns, white fillings, dental bonding, dental implants, or oral surgery.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Dental Crowns
    White Fillings
    Dental Bonding

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    Infected Nerve

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    Gaps in Smile

    Having gaps in your smile can cause a number of different problems. Typically most individuals are concerned about esthetic or your appearance, but gaps can cause problems with the way you bite which can lead to painful teeth or jaw muscles. Dr. Grant can correct gaps in your smile with treatments like Invisalign or smile makeover solutions like porcelain veneers or dental bonding.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Porcelain Veneers
    Dental Bonding
    Invisalign

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    Gummy Smile

    Do your gums bleed when you floss? If you answered yes and your gums are red an inflamed it could be a sign of periodontal disease. Extra gum tissue or bleeding gums might be a source of self-consciousness or embarrassment. Dr. Grant can correct your smile if you are unhappy about the amount of gum tissue that shows, or if your gums are suffering from periodontal disease.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Periodontal Treatment

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    Misshappen Teeth

    Misshaped teeth can cause you to be self-conscious about your smile, as well as disrupt your bite. If you have misshapen teeth, contact Dr. Grant to have them fixed. Dr. Grant can use dental crowns, porcelain veneers, or dental bonding to correct your tooth problems.

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Crowns
    Veneers
    Dental Bonding

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    Missing Teeth

    Do you have loose or ill-fitting dentures? Did you know that proper care and cleaning of your denture is paramount to having a healthy mouth?

    Options to Correct the Problem:

    Dental Implants
    Full Denture
    Partial Denture
    Bridge

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    Oral and Facial Piercings

    Piercing, like tattooing, is just one of today’s popular forms of #body art and self-expression. Piercing may seem daring, cool and totally safe because some celebrities use piercing to flaunt their particular style or attitude. But piercing the tongue, lips, cheeks or uvula (the tiny tissue that hangs at the back of the throat) is not as safe as some would have you believe. That’s because the mouth’s moist environment—home to huge amounts of breeding bacteria—is an ideal place for infection. An oral piercing can interfere with speech, chewing or swallowing.

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    Options to Correct the Problem:

    TMJ

"The entire staff is friendly and fun. I always hear laughter in the office when I’m there. Dr. Grant seems to genuinely care about his patients.”
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Let us put a smile on your face.

With our office conveniently located in Meridian, our services are well known throughout the entire Treasure Valley area. Our dental office is fun and friendly with a kind and caring staff to support Dr. Grant and bring you first-class care.

With Dr. Grant you’re in the hands of a family dentist who cares for you and the Treasure Valley community.

You'll find our dentist office is fun and professional with staff dedicated to your first-class dental care. Whether you require routine dentistry, IV sedation dentistry, emergency tooth care, veneers, a same day crown, teeth whitening, or want cosmetic dentistry work, come see Dr. Grant and you'll be happier about your smile in not time!

Scott W. Grant, DMD Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
208-215-7449
2275 South Eagle Road Suite 140 Meridian, ID 83642