Thomas P. Neslund DMD, PC
49 Brookwood Ave.
Carlisle, PA 17015

How Much Do Same-Day Crowns in Boiling Springs Cost?

October 19, 2018

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model of dental crownNow, you have an alternative to a traditional metal restoration when repairing a damaged tooth. You can choose a convenient and natural-looking solution with same-day crowns in Boiling Springs. There is no need for a second appointment or a temporary crown because the entire process is performed in a single visit. Although their benefits are appealing, you are concerned about their price. They may cost more than metal restorations, but they are more cost-effective in the end.
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Why Do I Have to Replace a Back Tooth?

May 18, 2018

Man talking to dentist about tooth replacementMany patients think that missing teeth that aren’t visible when they smile don’t need to be replaced, but tooth replacement is about much more than just the way your smile appears. There are a number of oral health concerns that can arise when patients neglect to replace even a single missing tooth. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the many ways that foregoing tooth replacement can adversely affect your oral health.
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Implant Dentist near Boiling Springs is Worth the Travel

April 20, 2017

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Your dentist near Boiling Springs provides dental implants.If you have been living with tooth loss, your quality of life has significantly declined, along with your confidence. To regain a complete smile, you have decided to choose dental implants. You are making a great decision. They are a predictable and lifelong option to replace missing teeth. With over a 95% success rate, you will restore your oral functions and self-esteem. To begin your journey to a complete smile, you need a dentist to handle the procedure. Unfortunately, there are not many options in the area. As a result, many choose to travel to Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry for an implant dentist near Boiling Springs. Dr. Neslund offers the experience and qualifications you need to successfully restore your smile.
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Same Day Crowns in 17065 are Changing Dentistry

October 17, 2016

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Your dentist for same day crowns in 17065.At Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we strive to provide our patients with the latest dental advancements to ensure the highest level care possible. To fulfill our mission for dental excellence, we offer same day crowns in 17065 with CEREC technology. With CEREC crowns, you will receive the dental restorations you need in just one day. As a result, you will save time, money, and hassle by undergoing the entire restoration process in just one appointment. You will benefit from high-quality results with a dental crown that looks natural while offering the ideal fit.
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Dentist in the 17065 Area Offers Same-day Crowns

September 19, 2016

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry,Restorative Dentistry — Tags: — tntadmin @ 8:32 pm

17065 area same-day crowns refinish damaged teethTeeth damaged by decay, abscess or injury get renewed with 17065 area same-day crowns. Custom-crafted by Dr. Thomas Neslund at Carlisle Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, CEREC crowns restore function and aesthetics without numerous office visits or messy oral impressions.

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Carlisle missing teeth replaced by Dr. Thomas Neslund

April 4, 2016

Dr. Thomas Neslund replaces Carlisle missing teeth with excellent options, including dental implants. Learn the whys and hows from this experienced dentist.

Tooth loss affects surrounding teeth. Whether a tooth has been extracted, knocked out, decays or loosens due to advanced gum disease, the patient must deal with that smile gap. Dr. Thomas Neslund, Carlisle, PA dentist expertly helps his patients with the problem of missing teeth. (more…)

Tooth Replacement with Dr. Neslund at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

September 3, 2015

smiling couple with dental workReplacing a missing tooth or missing teeth is more than a matter of appearances—although that is certainly an important consideration. Dr. Thomas Neslund and the team at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Carlisle, PA, want you to be comfortable with and proud of your smile. But in addition to that there are oral and general health concerns that make tooth replacement all the more important. Did you know, for example, that having one just missing tooth can lead to the development of gum disease or symptoms of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder? And because missing teeth may making chewing difficult, some people actually are malnourished as a result. For these and other reasons, Dr. Neslund wants you to know about your tooth replacement choices at our office. One is certain to accommodate your lifestyle and your budget.
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The Best Root Canal Therapy Is Within Your Reach in Carlisle

August 10, 2015

A root canal can save your tooth and leave you free from tooth pain.A root canal is a procedure that is sometimes, but not always necessary. Deep cavities are most often to blame for anyone that’s in need of root canal treatment. We’re sure you’ve heard the horror stories of root canals of yesteryear from either friends or family. “It was so horrible…I heard the drill and immediately went into shock. It was the worst thing EVER!” Well, we’re here to squash any myths regarding root canal treatment. For starters, it isn’t as painful as your friends or family have led you to believe. There have been so many advancements in the dental industry over the years and tweaks to root canal therapy have been made as well. Gone are the days of endless pain when receiving a root canal and in are the day so of maximum comfort. Our office in Carlisle, PA wants you to know that you have options when it comes to dealing with a severe toothache or cavity that’s embedded itself deep into your tooth. Dr. Thomas Neslund is the dentist Carlisle residents can see whenever any problems arise, especially if you’re in need of a root canal.
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Outstanding Root Canal Dentist in Carlisle, PA

June 24, 2015

ThinkstockPhotos-480377293If you’ve been experiencing severe, constant tooth ache or hot and cold sensitivity, you may need root canal therapy to ease your pain. The caring staff at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry are here to help whatever your dental care needs. At our welcoming, comfortable Carlisle, PA office, Dr. Thomas Neslund provides experienced root canal treatment to ease you pain, and restore you smile. If you think you may need a root canal or you’re interested in finding a great dental practice for all of your health care needs, call us to schedule an appointment today. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

Do I Need a Root Canal?

Endodontic therapy commonly referred to as root canal therapy is necessary to remove decay and restore damage to your tooth’s roots. Gum infection or severe tooth decay can reach break down the protective enamel layer of your root very quickly. In the center, the canal, there is a soft layer of pulp and sensitive nerves that help relay tooth pain. Many patients don’t know they need root canal therapy until the decay has reached their nerve causing severe pain. Damage to these nerves can actually kill your tooth, so the sooner you receive root canal therapy, the better.

The pain commonly associated with root canals is actually caused by damage to the nerve. The treatment itself should significantly reduce pain by removing decay and restoring your root. Regular checkups and x-rays can help your dentist discover root canal damage before it becomes painful. If you are experiencing painful or swollen gums, constant or severe tooth ache, or extreme hot and cold sensitivity, you may need a root canal. Visit us as soon as possible, so we can put a smile back on your face.

What Happens During Root Canal Therapy?

Endodontics is a dental specialty. The word itself is derived from two Latin words: endo – inside and odont – tooth. This specialty focuses on understanding and caring for the inner workings of the tooth including the pulp layer and the root canal. Dr. Neslund has years of training and experience in endodontics, and can provide you with excellent root canal therapy not matter how severe the damage. Our goal at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is to retain and restore your natural teeth, and root canal therapy can be an effective way to avoid tooth extraction if the root is damaged.

Most patients who need root canal therapy will need to schedule two or more visits. During your first visit, Dr. Neslund will determine the severity of the damage to your root, and work with you to develop a treatment plan. To stop the spread of infection before your root canal therapy can be performed, Dr. Neslund may prescribe antibiotics. A course of antibiotic treatment will also ready your body for the procedure.

The day of the treatment, Dr. Neslund will x-ray your tooth and the surrounding jawbone to get the shape and size of the canal, and look for any signs of deterioration to the surrounding teeth or your jawbone. The procedure itself removes bacteria, infection, and affected dental pulp and nerves. If there is a good deal of infection, your doctor may want to treat the infection before restoring the tooth canal. Whenever Dr. Neslund determines your tooth is ready for restoration, he will place gutta-percha, a plastic and rubber compound, inside your tooth to fill the space left by removing pulp and strengthen the tooth. Then, the exterior hole used to access and clean the canal is closed with composite filling. Depending on the extent of the damage, additionally tooth restoration may be necessary to return your tooth to restore your smile.

Find Out More

Don’t live with toothache or sensitivity. Root canals may have a bad reputation, but they significantly diminish nerve pain in your root canal and restore your bite health. If you need dental care of any kind, Dr. Neslund and that staff at our Carlisle, PA office are here to help. Call to schedule an appointment or find out more about the outstanding oral health care at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry. Our friendly practice welcomes customers from Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg, Boiling Springs, Shippensburg, and the surrounding communities.

Restore Your Full Smile with Dental Implants from Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

January 15, 2015

184898853 (1)If you have one missing tooth or more, then you know the difficulties of the situation. Activities that you used to take for granted suddenly become difficult. Perhaps you are unable to eat some of your favorite healthy foods, such as fresh apples and carrots. Or maybe your speech has become compromised, and more than likely you and everyone else can see the difference in your smile. Fortunately, there is a lifelike solution. Dental implants from Dr. Thomas Neslund at Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, Carlisle, PA, restore a tooth from root to crown, making them the ideal choice for a healthy and natural-looking smile.

When you visit Dr. Neslund to consider dental implants, he and his staff will first examine and assess the health of your teeth, gums and bone tissue. If all of these prove to be healthy enough to support a dental implant, then you’ll be on your way to restoring your smile.

Dental Implants Step-by-Step

The first step in restoring your complete smile with a dental implant is a minor surgical procedure in which Dr. Neslund implants a titanium post in the bone beneath the open socket of your missing tooth. This posts mimics the role of a tooth’s root. As you heal from the surgery, the post and the surrounding bone go through a process called osseointegration, whereby the post and bone fuse together to create a firm foundation. This fusion between post and jaw bone also helps to prevent bone loss and maintain facial appearance.

After a few months, you’ll return to our office. Dr. Neslund will uncover the implant and attach an abutment that will initially hold a temporary crown and ultimately the permanent crown—your new tooth. With proper dental hygiene, including brushing, flossing and regular checkups, your dental implants should last a lifetime.

Schedule an Appointment Today

If you would like to learn how dental implants can restore your smile, call the office of Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry today and schedule a consultation with Dr. Neslund. We serve patients in Carlisle, PA, as well as Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Boiling Springs, Shippensburg and the surrounding communities.

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We offer a number of dental care services, including periodontal therapy, restorative dentistry, and dental implants. Starting with general dentistry for maximum health, we can help you achieve a smile that will last for years to come. Your entire family is welcome at our Carlisle, PA dental office, and we look forward to helping you attain optimum oral form and

Dr. Thomas P. Neslund

Dr. Thomas Neslund graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1986 with a BS in Natural Sciences and a minor in Economics. While attending IUP, Dr. Neslund played soccer 4 years for the Crimson Hawks. Receiving his DMD degree from the University Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1990, Dr. Neslund took an interesting path to start his career. That year, he was commissioned in the US Public Service, Indian Health Service.

Meet Dr. Neslund

If you are in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Boiling Springs, Shippensburg or surrounding Pennsylvania communities, contact Carlisle Family and Cosmetic Dentistry for an appointment today. Let Dr. Neslund show you what he can do for your smile.