What We Do
Good dental care is as simple as listen, plan, communicate and deliver. Our dental team is dedicated to providing you with that standard of care. We treat our patients as we would like to be treated. In addition to general dentistry services, we provide oral appliance therapy, a dental treatment alternative to CPAP for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring, along with TMD therapy.
With everything we do, we set out to treat our patients with a focus on education, prevention and conservation.
Oral Exam & Screening
An oral exam involves examination of the teeth, but it’s much more than that. A comprehensive exam involves examination of the head, neck, lymph nodes, muscles of mastication, periodontal exam, TMD evaluation, oral cancer screening, sleep apnea screening and examination of the teeth.
Digital x-ray technology requires less radiation exposure for the patient, provides improved image quality and results in better diagnosis and treatment. With the elimination of material waste and chemicals, it’s also good for the environment.
A professional dental cleaning by a dentist or dental hygienist twice a year can improve your oral health. This helps reinforce good oral hygiene habits and provides an opportunity to detect developing problems with the teeth or gums.
Periodontal disease is a localized infection in the gums and supporting bone that, if left untreated, can result in tooth loss. Less severe conditions may be treated by a deep cleaning, sometimes in combination with antibiotics. More severe conditions are referred to a periodontist, a dental specialist in periodontal disease.
Restorative dentistry is the treatment of damaged, defective and diseased teeth in order to restore them to their best health and appearance.
Teeth whitening is a cosmetic treatment to improve your smile through the use of tooth whitening gel. Professional teeth whitening performed by a dentist is the safest and most effective method of treatment since it is only performed after an examination and consultation.
Invisalign is an alternative orthodontic treatment to the traditional braces and uses virtually invisible aligners that are conveniently removable and comfortable. We are an Invisalign® General Provider in Eugene, Oregon.
TMD Treatment / Bruxism
If you have jaw pain, trouble opening/closing, difficulty chewing, and soreness in your jaw, face, neck and back; contact us to schedule a TMD consultation. We are a qualified provider of TMJ appliances (splints) for the treatment of TMD.
sleep apnea & Snoring
Dr. Dexter holds the Qualified Dentist designation from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM). He is the only dentist in Lane County with the qualified designation who can provide oral appliance therapy, an non-invasive dental treatment alternative to CPAP for obstructive sleep apnea and snoring.