Family Oral Health Dental Services

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Dr. Gehrig and his experienced staff provide a wide range of dental treatment and services for patients 3 years and up. We offer cosmetic, restorative, root canal, periodontal, TMJ, dental surgery including extractions, dentures, partials, implant restoration and mini implants. Dr. Gehrig is experienced in dental sedation including nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and conscious sedation. For patients needing general anesthesia, Dr. Gehrig has privileges at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute.  We also provide care for individuals with Special Needs. Patients with mental, physical and medical challenges are accommodated either in our handicap accessible office or the hospital.

All patients are treated confidentially and comprehensively. Except for emergencies, all patients will become part of our dental family with a thorough comprehensive exam that includes panoramic and digital radiographs, head and neck exam, occlusion (bite) and TMJ (jaw joint) analysis, periodontal (gum) exam, cosmetic analysis, medical review of existing conditions and medications and finally the examination of the existing teeth, restorations and appliances. A detailed treatment plan will be formulated with all recommended treatment listed in order of priority. The Treatment Plan is created in consultation with the patient considering the individuals dental needs, personal preferences, medical condition and budget. Modern dentistry can provide many different options to correct dental problems and the treatment selected is individualized for each patient.

 

Our Treatments and Services in the Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie Area Include:

Restorative

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Think of a crown as the cap on the top of your teeth.  more. . .

Endodontics

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This dental procedure can save your tooth and make it possible for you to avoid an extraction. more. . .

Oral Surgery

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Oral Surgery

Dr. Gehrig performs most dental extractions including third molars (wisdom teeth). He also performs other minor surgeries including biopsies of soft tissue and preparation for dentures including mini implants.

Complex oral surgery will be referred to highly qualified specialists.

Dentures & Partials

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Complete dentures, Immediate dentures, Partial Dentures, Implant Retained Dentures and Partials

Dentures whether full or partial can contribute in many ways to your overall health and well-being.

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We Also Perform the Following Dental Services for Patients in Port St. Lucie and Fort Pierce:

 

Periodontics

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Periodontics (Gums)

Routine periodontal maintenance (cleanings), Soft Tissue Management (deep cleanings), Minor gingival surgery. Dr. Gehrig refers more advanced periodontal problems to highly qualified specialists.  more . . .

Cosmetics

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Cosmetic dentistry continues to evolve so dentists can evaluate the functional and esthetic concerns of their patients.

Dr. Gehrig uses the newest materials and techniques through a wide variety of procedures  more. . .

TMJ (Jaw Pain)

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Occlusal guards, bite adjustments. Treatment can be coordinated with Oral Surgeons, Neurologists, Orthodontists, and Chiropractors.

Face pain may indicated   more. . .

Special Needs (All Ages)

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Mentally Challenged, Medically Compromised; Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia; Physically Challenged.

When necessary, nursing home, hospital consultations can be accommodated. more. . .

 

Sedation and General Anesthesia:

All procedures are performed in a pain free environment employing the greatest of care with regard to your wishes and tolerances.  Dr. Gehrig has privileges at Lawnwood Regional Heart Institute & Trauma Center and works with other physicians when your health dictates special considerations.  He uses the following methods of anesthesia:

Nitrous Oxide; Conscious sedation; General Anesthesia as a hospital outpatient   more . . .

Payment for services is expected at the time of treatment. We accept most credit cards and personal checks. Payment options include financing for qualified individuals arranged in advance. Call us for details on your Insurance Coverage at 772-465-4545.