Tryon Family Dentistry
A Great Dentist
  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us
    "This place really has their act together. Everyone is friendly and courteous, and the dentist is beyond reproach. It's always a really easy visit, which is saying something about a dentist!"
    - Dean M.
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  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us
    "Great experience! I am terrified of any sort of dental procedure and these guys rock! They make sure you are comfortable and that you don’t feel a thing! Came here because of the great reviews and couldn’t help but share mine. Office staff is friendly and accommodating! Our family loves Tryon, Dr. Leo and staff!"
    - Jennifer G.
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  • What Our Patients Are Saying About Us
    "As always, I had a wonderful experience this morning at TFD! They are by far my favorite group that I have ever had. Gloria is always so nice and remembers the little details that make me feel so welcome. My teeth feel great afterwards. Dr. Leo always explains things on a level that I can understand and is willing to answer all of my questions. I recommend them to anyone I know who is looking for a dentist or doesn't like their current one."
    - Elizabeth G.
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Financing & Insurance Options
We want high quality dentistry to be accessible for all of our patients. For this reason we offer different payment options to choose from, work with CareCredit for patient financing, and we also offer the Tryon Family Dentistry (TFD) in-office discount plan. Give us a call today to learn more about your payment options.
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Broken tooth? What are your options?

Almost every day at Tryon Family Dentistry we see patients that have broken teeth. Most of the time it’s from recurrent decay around existing almagams. If this happens there are plenty of options to correct this. Examples:

  • The tooth chipped but the bulk of the tooth is still intact
    • If this is the case most of the time a simple composite filling is used to restore the tooth. This can be done in a simple 30 min appointment
  • The tooth is broken and a large section of the tooth is missing
    • This example will need a larger restoration. Either an onlay or a crown. At our office we offer single visit crowns/onlays through CEREC technology. With CEREC we can fix these teeth within 2 hours and the patient doesn’t need to return for crown/onlay with NO TEMPORARIES!
  • The tooth is broken and there is a pulp exposure
    • If there is a pulp exposure the tooth will need root canal therapy. At TFD we have CT Scan technology that allows us to pinpoint the exposure and map the canal. This allows us precise measurements of the nerve resulting in exact root canal therapy. These teeth are also restored through CEREC technology and this entire process can be taken care of in one appointment.
  • The tooth is non-restorable
    • A tooth that has fractured and cannot be restored needs to be extracted. There are plenty of options to restore this tooth. The most common and recommended is an implant. If a patient presents to the office with this type of fracture most of the time the tooth can be removed and an implant placed all in one visit saving the patient multiple visits and referrals to specialists.

 

As you can see there are plenty of options to restore missing teeth depending on the extent of the injury. If your tooth is broken please call our office ASAP for an evaluation. Delaying the treatment will cause more damage to the tooth.

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