Treating Dental Concerns
Shenandoah Valley dentist Dr. Kenneth Banks provides personalized dentistry for all of your dental concerns. Dental concerns can range from tooth pain to complex TMJ conditions. Dr. Banks looks beyond the teeth and addresses the root of dental concerns to ensure that your dental care will provide a lasting smile. Always at the forefront of the latest in dental technology, Dr. Banks offers patients offers less invasive, more effective and aesthetically pleasing results all from the comfort of his Inwood, WV dentist office.
Dental concerns that seem minor can develop into more advanced and complex dental health issues. Addressing oral health concerns as soon as possible allows for more effective treatment for optimal results. Regular dental checkups help to keep you maintain your oral health and avoid the need for advanced restorative dentistry. Dr. Banks can address your oral health concerns and help you choose the most conservative treatment options for lasting results.
Bleeding gums are a common signifier of gum disease. Many patients dismiss bleeding gums as a normal occurrence during brushing or flossing. Bleeding gums are not normal, and should be addressed by a dentist as soon as possible for effective treatment.
If you feel self-conscious of your smile due to crooked teeth, there are cosmetic and orthodontic treatment options available that can quickly and discreetly straighten your smile at any age. Smile Designs of the Shenandoah Valley offers cosmetic options to straighten teeth for a more beautiful and confident smile.
A bright, white smile has been shown to improve confidence and even have a positive influence on social interactions and professional accomplishments. White smiles look fresh and clean and can take years off of your appearance. Dr. Kenneth Banks offers cosmetic treatment options that provide lasting and effective results.
Fear of the dentist
For some patients, fear of the dentist can make it difficult to receive the care they need. For patients experiencing severe dental fear, Dr. Banks may recommend sedation dentistry. Sedation dentistry allows patients to remain awake but completely relaxed during treatment.
Many patients fail to realize that chronic headaches could be an indication of an oral health concern. Crooked teeth, misaligned bites, and teeth grinding can all cause a condition known as TMJ. Inwood, WV dentist Dr. Kenneth Banksoffers comprehensive treatment options for reducing the occurrence of headaches associated with TMJ.
Missing teeth are a complex dental concern that can trigger a domino effect of other oral and systemic health issues. Whether a patient is missing one tooth, multiple teeth, or a full set of teeth, they should consider replacement options to avoid further damage. Dr. Kenneth Banks offers a range of restorative treatment options for the replacement of missing teeth, giving you back a functional smile and improving your quality of life.
Teeth grinding can cause damage to the teeth, the gums and is also a common sign of a TMJ disorder. Teeth grinding usually occurs while a patient is asleep and can be difficult to diagnose. Dr. Kenneth Banks is a highly trained dentist in Inwood, WV, offering comprehensive treatment for patients who grind their teeth or clench their jaw.
Many patients will experience tooth cavities at some point in their lives. Tooth decay is one of the most common dental health concerns and can affect patients at any age. A leading cause of tooth loss, it is important to treat cavities as soon as possible for conservative and effective treatment. Dr. Banks offers treatment options for the repair of tooth decay.
Choosing Smile Designs Of The Shenandoah Valley
Our entire Smile Designs dental care team works together to make sure that our patients feel at home when visiting us. We have been building a patient-focused dental practice for over 30 years and we are proud to serve the people of the Shenandoah Valley with quality dentistry that restores and rejuvenates smiles.
Dr. Kenneth Banks is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and is committed to continuing education and advanced training. Dr. Banks is a highly trained cosmetic, restorative and general dentist that believes dentistry goes beyond the teeth. His compassionate bedside manner combined with his skill set have made Dr. Banks the dentist of choice in Inwood, WV. If you are experiencing a dental concern, or have notice changes in your oral health, schedule a consultation by calling our office or request an appointment online. We accept patients from Shepherdstown, WV, Martinsburg, WV, Charles Town, WV, Winchester, VA, Leesburg, VA, Hagerstown, MD and Jefferson County areas.