At Komoka Family Dentistry, Dr. Andy Shih provides a wide-ranging scope of practice.
he is also well-connected with a network of specialists to provide the comprehensive care that you deserve.
Oral cancer screening
Oral cancer screening is the first and most integral part of every examination, every time. Remember that oral cancer does not discriminate. It can affect us all, and at any age!
Laser diodes can used to minimize post-operative discomfort and bleeding for specific procedures, such as soft-tissue surgeries. It can also help with the treatment of cold sores!
Missing a tooth or multiple teeth? Depending on the situation, you may be a candidate for a dental implant. It is a biocompatible screw fixture that integrates within your jaw bone.
Periodontal Therapy (treatment of gum disease)
Our gums is the foundation to our teeth. Early and continual management of periodontal disease is critical to ensure longevity of your teeth!
Routine dental cleaning and polishing
Regular dental cleaning and polishing is the most preventative way to maintain your oral health. The maintenance interval is assessed and recommended based on individual situation!
dentistry for kids
Establishing a good oral hygiene habit starts at an early age. Equally as important, having a positive experience in the dental chair is essential... every single time.
For people with anxiety or fears towards dentistry, don't be afraid! We offer sedation in the form of a sedative pill or nitrous oxide (laughing gas) to put you at ease.
If you are looking for that perfect, healthy smile, let us know! Dr. Andy Shih can discuss all options available in helping you to achieve that goal!
Endodontics (root canal therapy)
This procedure is needed when the pulp of your tooth becomes irreversibly inflammed or necrotic. Contrary to popular belief, root canal therapies can be done with minimal discomfort for the patients.
Oral surgery (incl. wisdom teeth extractions)
Teeth extractions, including wisdom teeth, can be done in a minimally-invasive way through the use of proper technique and finesse. Remember that sedation can make you feel more at ease.
Oral appliances (i.e. athletic guards and nightguards) can play an essential role in protecting your teeth. They are custom-fabricated within a few short appointments.
If you are experiencing dental pain, or have any emergent concerns, give us a call and we will do our best to address your issue in a timely manner!
crowns & bridges, veneers
These are procedures that help restore the function and aesthetics of your dentition. Recommendations are based on your individual needs!
Dentures (partial or complete)
Missing a tooth, or multiple teeth, or all of your teeth? Depending on the situation, a denture may be a fitting solution, temporarily or for the long-term. It is a removable appliance that restores chewing, your smile, and your speech!