Catton Dentistry Dental Procedures

At Catton Dentistry we provide a wide range of dental procedures. We believe in a conservative approach to dental treatment and recognize the importance of your oral health to your overall general health. Dr. Mark Catton and Dr. Nick Catton share the desire to create and maintain healthy mouths and deliver smiles that give patients the highest confidence and satisfaction. Whether you need to get a filling, have missing  teeth, or need a complete smile makeover, we can offer a treatment plan that's right for you. Read below to learn more about some of the procedures we offer.

General Dental Procedures
Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintaining good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to...
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help to avoid the financial costs associated with large treatment plans later on. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups...
Composite Fillings
When treating a cavity, the dentist will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and fill it with another material that resembles tooth color and hardens into a strong lasting restoration. This procedure is called a filling. A composite...
Porcelain Crowns
Compared to fillings which replace a smaller portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth's new outer surface.A dental crown is needed when a tooth is broken or...
Root Canal Therapy
Root canal therapy is treatment used to repair and save a tooth that has been infected due to a deep cavity or cracked tooth. The treatment involves removing the pulp and the nerves of the tooth, and cleaning the infected area. A tooth's pulp and...
Tooth Extractions
A dental extraction is the procedure to remove a tooth from your mouth. A dental extraction is most commonly required if one of your teeth is damaged beyond repair. The most common reasons for tooth extractions include:   Severe tooth...
Emergency Dental Care
We understand that emergencies don’t always wait for appointments. That’s why we offer same day emergency dental care. Just call our office at 317-923-2561 and we will do our best to see you as soon as possible.    What...
Cosmetic Dentistry
Teeth Whitening
Our teeth can discolor through the years as our enamel wears down. The wearing down of enamel allows dentin, a yellow color substance that makes the core of our teeth, to show through. This is what gives our teeth a yellowish tint. Teeth whitening...
Dental Bridges
A dental bridge is a false tooth that is used to fill the gap created by missing tooth or teeth. A gap between your teeth can be potentially dangerous to your dental health, as it can cause your teeth to shift resulting in a change in your bite...
Dental Veneers
Dental veneers are thin custom made shells that cover the front surface of your tooth to improve their appearance. They are made of tooth colored materials and can be used to improve the color of teeth that have been worn down or stained....
Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is a restoration procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is bonded to a tooth and cured with ultraviolet light. Bonding is faster and cheaper than veneers or crowns, and can thus be a good option to make small cosmetic improvements...
Dental Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are a more conservative approach to tooth restoration than full crowns. The are used to repair rear teeth that have mild to moderate tooth decay, or for cracked teeth where the damage does not warrant a dental crown....
TMJ Treatment
TMJ stands for temporal-mandibular joint. Temporal, as in temple area on the skull; mandibular as in mandible, or lower jaw; joint as in its where the head and jaw meet. Problems in this joint may be caused by a misalignment of the teeth, trauma,...
Dental Implants
If you are missing one or multiple teeth, dental implants can be a fantastic treatment option that restores the missing tooth space with teeth that feel, look, and function like natural teeth. A dental implant is essentially a man-made root that...
Orthodontics
Traditional and Short-Term Orthodontic Options   Depending on your situation, we offer both traditional orthodontics and short-term orthodontics for a fast track to straighter teeth.   These options...