We are pleased to offer a complete range of services to our patients, using the latest in dental technologies in our state-of-the-art facility.
Tooth Whitening is one of today’s most popular self-enhancing procedures. We offer several ways to improve your smile and correct the color, shape, alignment, and spacing of your teeth. We provide three ways to whiten stained or discolored teeth or enhance a ‘dull’ smile: whitening strips, bleaching trays, and the in-office ‘KoR’ whitening system.
Veneers are thin porcelain coverings placed on the front part of the teeth. Made by our dental laboratory, they are a great aesthetic option to improve appearance & restore teeth for the long term.
Bonding is a composite resin material adhered to the tooth to match adjacent teeth or lighten the tooth’s color. This can also be used to repair damage, close gaps, improve alignment, or for other cosmetic reasons.
Crowns cover teeth that are damaged, broken, spaced unevenly or have had root canal treatment. Covering the whole tooth, a crown is also an excellent cosmetic option. Dr. Fortner will help you choose what option is best for you!
Preventive Oral Care
We recommend a dental cleaning every 6 months to prevent the buildup of plaque, which can lead to unhealthy gums & tooth decay. X-rays are taken to detect decay or other problems not readily visible. For our younger patients, we offer sealant tooth coverage and fluoride/varnish treatments to help prevent tooth decay.
Fillings. Decay, if detected soon enough, can be removed & the tooth restored to its normal shape & function with a durable composite (tooth-colored) filling material. We can also remove old failing amalgam (silver-colored) fillings to increase tooth strength & enhance your smile’s appearance.
Crowns are used to restore teeth that are damaged, cracked, broken, or following root canal therapy. A crown completely covers the tooth, providing long term protection & enhancement of appearance or correcting spacing and alignment.
A Bridge consists of 3 or more joined crowns that fill the space left by a missing tooth (which should be replaced as soon as possible to avoid problems with shifting of the adjacent or opposing teeth).
Partial & Full Dentures are removable options to replace missing teeth & provide aesthetic and functional benefits.
An Implant Crown completes the restoration of a tooth that has been removed and replaced with a dental implant, once that implant has healed. An implant is the best tooth replacement option dentistry can offer, providing a natural feeling in your mouth & helping ensure healthy bone.
When a tooth is severely traumatized or decayed, or an infection reaches the center of the tooth (the pulp), root canal therapy is needed. The tooth canals are cleaned out and disinfected, then filled with a specialized material to prevent further infection or damage. The buildup filling and crown are then placed to complete treatment. Some signs that the pulp is infected include: bad taste in the mouth, tooth sensitivity, swelling, or pain.
Extractions – tooth removal
Mouth Guards – to help with jaw pain or discomfort from clenching, grinding, or TMJ, or to protect teeth during outdoor or sports activities.
Retainers – to maintain tooth alignment & spacing
Gum Treatments – to treat all stages of gum inflammation or disease.
8209 Genoa Ave., Ste. 100
Lubbock, TX 79424
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday By Appointment Only
12:00 pm- 1:15 pm
Emergency and After Office Hours:
If you are a current patient, and have a dental emergency after regular office hours, please call the office pager at 806-721-9885 and your call will be returned as soon as possible.