Dowd Family Dentistry
309 McArthur Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Office: (910) 822-5888

Fax: (910) 822-0055

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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Dowd Family Dentistry
...We look forward to hearing from you! Some of our dentist services include: Cosmetic Dentistry  Dental Crowns Dental Implants Dentures Teeth Whitening

Contact Us
Questions About Dental Services at Dowd Family Dentistry  We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Fayetteville...

Matthew Lewis's Metamorphosis
... Tooth Restorations This category covers a wide variety of different methods and materials — like cosmetic bonding, crowns, bridges, and dental implants — which we use to repair or replace teeth that are damaged or missing...

Your Osteoporosis Treatment Could Affect Your Tooth Restoration Options
...But while effective for osteoporosis, it could affect your oral health, particularly if you are considering dental implants...

Demi Moore Doesn't Mind the Gap
...Dental implants are the most successful tooth-replacement procedure; they help preserve bone quality in the jaw — and with regular care, they can last a lifetime...

Dental Crowns
... Crowns are also used to attach bridges, cover implants, prevent a cracked tooth from becoming worse, or an existing filling is in jeopardy of becoming loose or dislocated...

Dental Implants
Home › Our Services › Dental Implants   Dental Implants in Fayetteville, NC   What are dental implants...

Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

New Guidelines Issued for Administering Antibiotics Before a Dental Procedure
... Likewise after a series of joint studies with the American Dental Association on infections in dental patients with orthopedic implants, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons no longer recommends pretreatment for artificial joint patients...

The Implant Process can be Shortened, Depending on the Tooth Type
Dental implants are considered the premier option for tooth replacement...

From Model to Mogul, Kathy Ireland Maintains a Sparkling Smile
...After the driveway incident she needed numerous veneers and dental implants to replace a lost tooth and restore her smile...

How do Single Visit Crowns Work?
... Dowd Family Dentistry At Dowd Family Dentistry, Tracy Dowd Johnson DDS and Claude Dowd DDS take care of the dental needs of entire families with services which include: one visit crowns cosmetic veneers pediatric dentistry fillings, onlays and inlays whitening dentures dental implants TMJ treatment root canal therapy cleanings and x-rays extractions the most professional and up to date techniques available gentle and caring treatment Phone our Fayetteville, North Carolina office today to request and appointment...

Removing Teeth Could Improve an Orthodontic Outcome
...This takes planning as well as the use of restorations like dental implants, bridges or partial dentures...

Fixed or Removable: Deciding Which Implant-Supported Bridge is Best for You
Although dental implants are best known as single tooth replacements, they can actually play a role in multiple or complete tooth loss (edentulism) restorations...

Cosmetic Dentistry Remakes Your Smile
...For more complex issues, your dentist can offer: tooth replacement with state of the art dental implants, fixed bridgework and partial or full dentures traditional or clear plastic orthodontics to address a variety of tooth alignment problems tooth extractions, root canal therapy (removing the diseased inner portion of a tooth) and tooth-colored fillings porcelain crowns to replace tooth enamel with extensive decay, multiple fillings or fractures deep tooth and root cleaning to control gum disease Simpler aesthetic issues may be addressed in a number of ways...

Anchorage Devices Enable Greater Precision During Orthodontic Treatment
...TADs are mini-implants imbedded in the bone to serve as anchorage at strategic locations in the mouth...

Dental Services
...​   Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry   Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Periodontal Exams
... During your periodontal examination, your dentist will check: For any lumps or abnormal areas in the mouth Whether any of your teeth are missing or loose The color, texture, size and shape of your gums Whether you have fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or implants How much plaque is on your teeth The depth of the space between your tooth and gum Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease that causes inflammation of the gums...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Dentures
... An overdenture is a removable denture that fits over a small number of remaining natural teeth or implants...

Implants
Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
... Bridges are sometimes referred to as fixed partial dentures, because they are semi-permanent and are bonded to existing teeth or implants...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Tobacco
... Smoking and Implants Recent studies have shown that there is a direct link between oral tissue and bones loss and smoking...

Glossary
... Overdenture - A non-fixed dental appliance applied to a small number of natural teeth or implants...