Our Dental Procedures

Here at Seaver and Pittman, we perform a variety of procedures and services to help patients of all ages get the smile that they deserve. From general routine cleanings to fighting your fears with sedation dentistry, your Bristol and Blountville dentists can restore your oral and dental health so your smile can shine. Working together with you, our dentists can help create a treatment plan that’s best for you. Read more below to learn about our available procedures and call the office closest to you if you have any questions or want to make an appointment.

General Dental Procedures
Dental Cleanings
Routine dental cleanings are important to maintain good oral hygiene. Professional cleaning by a hygienist can remove mineralized plaque that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach....
Dental Exams and X-Rays
Routine dental exams are important to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Additionally, they can help to avoid the financial costs associated with large treatment plans later on. The Academy of General Dentistry recommends twice yearly checkups...
Composite Fillings
When treating a cavity, the dentist will remove the decayed portion of your tooth and fill it with another substance. This procedure is called a filling. There are multiple options for the material to be used in the filling, the most common are...
Endodontics/Root Canal Therapy
Endodontics is one of the dental specialties dealing with tooth pulp and tissues surrounding the root of a tooth. It involves many procedures such as root canal therapy, treating cracked teeth and dental truama. The signs of root canal problems...
Tooth Extractions
There are times when patients may need to have a natural, permanent tooth extracted. Patients may have a large area of decay, breakage that cannot be repaired or may have experienced periodontal disease that leaves the tooth loose and...
Sealants
A sealant is a thin, plastic coating applied to the chewing surface of molars, premolars and any deep grooves (called pits and fissures) of teeth. More than 75% of dental decay begins in these deep grooves. Teeth with these conditions are hard...
Cosmetic Dentistry
Porcelain Crowns
When large fillings are present in the mouth, particularly if you grind your teeth or even in the act of normal chewing over time, this can allow teeth to become cracked or fractured. When cracks become extremely large, the dentist may decide...
Invisalign
For anyone who is looking at an alternative option to braces, we encourage you to learn more about Invisalign in Bristol, VA and Blountville, TN.  If you aren’t familiar with Invisalign, the process involves the use of custom...
Teeth Whitening
Brightening the smile with teeth bleaching is a non-invasive, simple, and affordable way to brighten and add brilliance to the natural smile. It provides dramatic enhancement for patients who are struggling with discoloration and...
Dental Bridges
Dental bridges are fixed, non-removable appliances that are appropriate for replacing missing teeth. There are many types of bridges available, and speaking with a dental professional is the best way to determine the most effective option for...
Dental Veneers
Dental veneers are thin custom made shells that cover the front surface of your tooth to improve their appearance. They are made of tooth colored materials and can be used to improve the color of teeth that have been worn down or stained....
Dental Bonding
Dental Bonding is a restoration procedure in which a tooth-colored resin is bonded to a tooth and cured with an ultraviolet light. Bonding is faster and less expensive than veneers or crowns, and can be a good option to make small cosmetic...
Dental Inlays and Onlays
Dental inlays and onlays are a more conservative approach to tooth restoration than full crowns. The are used to repair rear teeth that have mild to moderate tooth decay, or for cracked teeth where the damage does not warrant a dental crown....
Advanced Dentistry
Dental Implants
For patients looking for a permanent solution for missing teeth other than dentures, we encourage you to learn more about dental implants in Bristol, VA and Blountville, TN. Dental implants not only replace one or more teeth, but they also...
Sedation Dentistry
Many people have fear and anxiety when it comes to going to the dentist, so they avoid going altogether. However these fears can keep a patient from getting much needed dental work completed and it can keep them from scheduling their dental...
Dentures
Dentures are removable dental appliances used for replacing missing teeth and even surrounding gum tissues. They are fabricated to look just like your natural teeth but can be made to look even better while still remaining...
Bone Grafting
When it comes to dental restorations such as dental implants and bridge work, many patients may require the assistance of bone grafting to prepare the jaw. The success of a restoration can greatly depend on the width, height, and depth of the...
Full Mouth Reconstruction
Patients may consider the benefits of full mouth reconstruction. This is the use of several methods of dentistry to achieve a more beautiful smile that functions well. This may combine services such as crowns, veneers, and dental bonding to...
CEREC Same Day Crowns
At our dental practice, we understand that your oral health and wellness is important to you. But we also understand that your time and energy is equally important in today’s fast-paced society. Our office aims to provide new and existing...
Periodontics
Periodontal disease, more commonly called gum disease, is a serious condition wherein your gums and the bone around your teeth become infected. This infection is caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar. The plaque and tartar then start to eat...
IV Sedation
IV sedation is the state-of-the-art technique for the comprehensive control of pain and anxiety in dentistry. Other sedative techniques such as nitrous oxide are commonly used in most dental offices. However, IV sedation gives superior results...
Sleep Apnea Appliances
Are you looking for a sleep apnea specialist? Are you or your partner struggling to get a good, full night's rest because of your snoring or restlessness? Seaver & Pittman offers a sleep apnea treatment that can help you and those around...