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Periodontal

Periodontics refers to the treatment and maintenance of the structure that supports your teeth – namely, the gums and bone matter.

Gingivitis is an early form of periodontitis, or gum disease. If you experience an occasional swelling of the gums, gums that bleed after brushing or flossing, itchy gums, or bright red or purple gums, chances are you have gingivitis. Gingivitis can be treated by having your teeth professionally cleaned, followed by a strict oral hygiene regimen, including anti-bacterial rinses.

Left untreated, gingivitis can escalate into periodontitis – although there are other factors that can contribute to the disease, including smoking, genetic tendencies, and unchecked diabetes. Periodontitis symptoms include those of gingivitis, as well as a metallic taste in the mouth, receding gums, enlarged spaces between the gums and teeth, severe halitosis (bad breath), and even loose teeth (from loss of bone).

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Dental Services

Dental Services San Rafael, CA

See a full list of both general and cosmetic dental services we offer at the practice of Dr. Richard F. Creaghe D.D.S.

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Dental Implants

The Implant Specialists

If you have lost or missing teeth you may wish to consider a dental implant from Richard Creaghe, DDS.

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Crowns

Same Day Crowns

Crowns are designed to provide strength and prevent further damage to your natural teeth.

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Family Dentistry

Dentistry for the Whole Family

A visit to the dentist’s office isn’t just about checking for cavities anymore – we use the latest in techniques.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Creating Beautiful Smiles

Innovations in dental technology have made a trip to the dentist’s an entirely new experience.

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Dental Veneers

Strong and Durable

The use of porcelain veneers is one of the most effective ways to conceal imperfections in teeth.

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Bridges

For Missing Teeth

A dental bridge is used to replace a missing tooth or teeth with a restoration that is strong and durable.

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Clear Braces

Cosmetic Excellence

ClearCorrect invisible braces are the clear and simple way to straighten your teeth so you can show off your smile!

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Composite Fillings

Dental Innovation

For over 150 years, cavities were filled with a mixture of metals, including silver and mercury. Not anymore.

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Root Canals

Biocompatible Materials

As one of the top dentists in San Rafael, CA, he will quickly determine if a root canal, or another procedure, is necessary.

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Teeth Whitening

A Confident Smile

Having beautiful white teeth is important because your smile is one of the most noticeable of your features.

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Dentures

A Natural-Looking Solution

Having complete dentures help with chewing as well as support one’s facial structure and improve speech.

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Periodontal

Gingivitis & Gum Disease

Periodontics refers to the treatment and maintenance of the structure that supports your teeth – namely, the gums and bone matter.

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Restorative Dentistry

Functional Improvements

The aim of restorative dentistry is to repair teeth and mouth structures to make chewing and bite alignment healthy and pain-free.

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Supra Gingival Dentistry

Certified Member

Dr. Creaghe has been certified by the Academy of Supra-Gingival Healthy Dentistry to provide a healthier form of dentistry since 2017.