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General Dentistry

We offer a variety of general dentistry services for patients of all ages. Below you will find information on some of the general dentistry procedures and services we provide. If you have any questions, please contact our office.

Dental Cleanings and Exams


When you come in for a routine dental cleaning and exam, you will be receive a series of tests to determine the state of your oral health. These tests are thorough but non-invasive and can be used to detect both minor and major dental health concerns. We usually take digital X-rays and intraoral images. We will also perform a cancer screening, TMJ evaluation, and complete visual exam. These exams are routine and can help us catch small problems before they become larger ones.


Dry Mouth


Dry mouth can be a sign of oral cancer. Therefore, if you are experiencing this symptom, please discuss it with our team right away. We can perform a cancer screening to help rule out this issue. Much of the time, however, dry mouth is a non-cancerous affliction and can be treated with special products. Talk to Dr. Silva today.


Bad Breath Treatment


Did you know that chronic bad breath is often a sign of inadequate home care habits and/or gum disease? If you are experiencing chronic bad breath, we can educate you on how to properly clean your tongue, gums, and teeth. The root of the problem may be periodontal or systematic – either way, we can help find a solution.


Nonsurgical Gum Disease Treatment


We offer PerioLase laser dentistry, antibiotic injections, and more to combat periodontal disease.

Athletic Mouthguards


If you or your child are involved in a contact sport, we recommend an athletic mouthguard to protect the teeth. Dental injuries are common during childhood contact sports, and a mouthguard is an easy way to save time, pain, and money on treatment. We can take impressions for a mouthguard right here in our office. Talk to Dr. Silva today.


TMJ Treatment


Are you experiencing unexplained headaches, jaw pain, or neck pain? You may be having trouble with your jaw joint. Let us examine your TMJ (jaw joint) to determine if treatment is necessary. We can craft a special guard to reposition your jaw and alleviate pain. 


Snoring And Sleep Apnea Solutions


We work closely with a sleep specialist to solve your snoring and sleep apnea issues. Dr. Silva is trained to work with sleep doctors in the treatment of apnea, using oral appliances to make sure you get the care you need. If you are snoring disruptively or are showing other signs of sleep apnea, please contact Dr. Silva as soon as possible.


Family Dentistry Services


Serving families is important to us. While Dr. Silva is not a pediatric dentist, he loves treating patients of all ages. We can take care of your whole family right here under one roof.


Make An Appointment


If you are ready to make an appointment, please call us at 209-369-0294 or send us a message using our online form. We’ll be happy to help you and your family get the dental care you need.

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