Even if you don’t need implants placed or teeth pulled, Dr. Marcus Blue can provide additional services to you right here in our Basalt, CO office. As a highly trained periodontist, he’s qualified to perform a variety of procedures, including occlusal adjustment and oral pathology exams.
Sometimes your bite just isn’t right. The bottom teeth don’t align with the top. The resulting problems go well beyond difficulty smiling and chewing; when teeth are uneven some will take more than their share of pressure during biting, and can end up cracking or wearing down.
The good news is that diagnosing and fixing this condition is relatively simple for a seasoned periodontist like Dr. Blue. He’ll have you bite a strip of material to reveal the misalignment of your teeth. From there he can make small adjustments to your teeth, removing fragments and smoothing out parts where needed, to put them back into alignment—a procedure called an occlusal adjustment.
Once an occlusal adjustment is completed, you’ll be able to:
Dr. Blue also performs thorough examinations to ensure you’re free of oral cancer. Early detection is critical to identifying and treating any serious health condition. Dr. Blue uses special technology such as the Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) intraoral camera to get vivid, close-up images of the inside of your mouth, enabling him to easily spot even small, subtle signs anywhere in your mouth.