TMJ Treatment

tmj treatment “TMJ” is an acronym for temporomandibular joint, that is to say, the jaw joint. The temporomandibular joints are the joints in front of the ears attaching the lower jaw to the skull. They are essential to daily jaw functions such as opening and closing your mouth, chewing and speaking. When the TMJ gets out…

Implants and oral surgery

Implants and oral surgery   The Implants and oral surgery team usually includes either a periodontist or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who places the implants into the patient’s mouth, and a prosthodontist who designs and fits the replacement teeth or permanent bridge. At the first appointment, we use an X-ray to determine if the jaw…

Dental Crowns & Bridges

A dental crown is a prosthetic postioned over a tooth to create a smoother look and enhance strength and durability. When a tooth is cracked, has an old filling, or is severely decayed, the placement of a crown is often recommended. Crowns strengthen and protect the remaining tooth structure and can improve the appearance of…

Cosmetic Dentistry

It is our goal at The Schuman Center to provide you with something to smile about. We want you to look and feel your best, so that you can smile with confidence. You may be unhappy with your teeth because they are chipped, crooked, or discolored. Perhaps you are missing a tooth. Whatever the reason,…