Our team includes some of the Pittsburgh area’s leading dentists. Their genuine concern for your well-being helps you feel at ease while getting the personalized care you deserve.
People from across the tri-state area look to us to meet their dental care needs. We offer the complete range of general dentistry services, including teeth cleanings, fillings, and sedation dentistry. And our general dentists maintain high care standards and a track record for good results.
Highlights of our program include:
We deliver emergency dental care any time, day or night at Allegheny General Hospital. Dental emergencies include severe toothaches, infection and swelling or adult (permanent) teeth that fall out.
For emergencies that occur:
Call (412) 359-3685 to request an appointment or to speak with on-call dentist.
Preventive care keeps your teeth and gums healthy. During your first visit, we take time to get to know you. We ask about your health history and any concerns you have about your teeth. This information allows us to tailor dental services to meet your needs.
General dentists offer the full range of preventive services, including:
Our dentists perform procedures that restore healthy, natural-looking smiles. Before any procedure, your dental team explains how the treatment works. They also give you medication to lessen discomfort.
If you need care for many teeth or in hard-to-reach areas, we may refer you to our dental specialists. We may also send you to a specialist if there are problems with the structures in your mouth.
Our general dentists regularly deliver treatments such as:
Sedation dentistry involves getting medication to help you relax or fall asleep before a procedure. It helps you to receive dental care with less worry.
Many of our general dentists have additional training and certification in techniques such as nitrous oxide (laughing gas). Sedation dentistry may be right for you if you:
If you are having certain medical treatments, you may first need a dental exam to check for an infection. Having a dentist confirm your mouth is infection-free (dental clearance) lowers your risk for complications after treatment.
Medical treatments that need dental clearance include:
Knee replacement surgery: Surgeons replace worn-out knee joints with artificial devices. Dental clearance helps you avoid infections so your replacement joints last for years. Read more about knee replacement surgery.
Radiation therapy for cancer: If you have oral cancer or any form of head and neck cancer, radiation therapy stops cancer cells from growing. Dental clearance helps you avoid complications affecting your jawbone. Learn more about head and neck cancer.