Location: Trunkey

Oral Cancer Screening

Over 48,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer each year, and that number is continually growing. Smokers and tobacco users are no longer the only ones affected by oral cancer; young people are also acquiring this disease as it is linked to the HPV virus. It is important to visit your dentist regularly to be …

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Gum Disease

A great percentage of Americans face some level of gum disease (known to dentists as periodontal disease). The troubling fact about this is that half of these patients do not even realize that they are dealing with gum disease. Either these patients do not notice the symptoms, or the symptoms are attributed to some other …

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General & Family Dentistry

At Trunkey Dental, our passion is to provide superior dental care for your whole family. Dr. Trunkey has extensive experience working with adults and with children. He understands the different needs and desires of each age group and is leading his staff to meet each need. Adults desire the latest technology, informed doctors, and high-quality …

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Fillings

If your teeth look stained due to decay or dark fillings, the beautiful color of a natural smile may be restored using tooth-colored fillings. These fillings use composite resins, which cause your teeth to look natural and healthy. Composite fillings have several advantages over the traditional silver fillings or amalgam fillings. Composite fillings are free …

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Dentures

Dentures have long been an effective way to replace missing teeth. These teeth may be missing for any number of reasons. Dentures are designed to be natural looking so that they look like your original teeth, and can be removed when necessary. These replacement teeth help a patient with eating and speaking, and also help …

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Dental Implants

Implants can be used if one or many teeth are missing. Instead of bridges and partial dentures, implants can be used to restore your smile. Work does not need to be done to the nearby teeth in order to replace a missing tooth, and because implants cannot get cavities they are a great long-term option …

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Dental Bonding

Dental bonding can be used to correct teeth that are chipped or misaligned. It can also help other imperfections with teeth. Composite resin is mixed to match your tooth color so you have a natural look during this cosmetic procedure. The resin is then applied to the tooth. This bonding lasts five to ten years. …

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Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns (also called dental caps) often correct your natural teeth when they have been damaged by decay, infection, or injury. This treatment is often used when damaged teeth need more help than a filling can provide. Dr. Trunkey uses crowns regularly to help shape and strengthen compromised teeth. Crowns provide treatment that will last …

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Cleaning and Digital X-rays

At Trunkey Dental, we are pleased to offer digital x-rays. Not only are these more convenient, but they also require significantly less radiation than conventional x-rays. The x-rays are taken with a small electronic sensor and instantly transmitted to the video monitor in your treatment room. This allows us to see the condition of your …

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First Visit to the Dentist

HOW CAN YOU BE THE BEST PREPARED FOR YOUR FIRST VISIT TO OUR OFFICE? The uncertainty of visiting a new dentist’s office can make anyone a bit nervous. We empathize with your situation and seek to make you feel welcome and comfortable from the second you walk through our office door. We feel confident that …

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