Finding an experienced, skilled and compassionate dentist you trust is important to the lasting health and wellness of your family’s smiles. But choosing a family dentist in Charleston, SC, who also offers the complete dental services you need from one location affords convenience, comfort and streamlined care. Dr. Robert Carimi and our team at Sedation Dentistry of Charleston are proud to be your premier practice for full-scope family, cosmetic and reconstructive. We also provide a range of additional dental services to meet the oral health and smile needs for every member of your family, from toddlers to grandparents.
Dentures are a common solution for replacing missing teeth and a convenient, cost-effective option for patients who are unable to receive dental implants or waiting for their implant procedure to begin. Skilled in prosthetics, our dentist custom-crafts removable partial and full dentures that are both highly esthetic and functional.
An imbalanced bite among back teeth is easily resolved with a simple occlusal adjustment. With this quick and painless procedure, our dentist reshapes high or uneven areas on chewing surfaces until the upper and lower teeth bite together comfortably and without inference.
Our dentist and staff routinely evaluate soft tissues in and around the mouth for signs of precancerous or cancerous lesions. Any abnormal, suspicious or irregular sores, lumps or bumps are investigated further and treated appropriately.
As a family friendly dentist in Charleston, SC, Dr. Carimi is passionate about starting good oral health habits as early as possible! We treat children of all ages, and take a fun, gentle approach to help your little ones foster positive relationships with the dentist. Our pediatric services include preventive, restorative, surgical (tooth extractions) and endodontic care.
Enjoying lasting, healthy smiles begins with regular preventive care! Our experienced, caring dentist and team provide gentle routine cleanings and exams, fluoride treatments, sealants, athletic mouthguards and personalized oral homecare instructions to help your family achieve and maintain optimal oral health.
Root canals remove necrotic tissue and bacteria from within infected, cracked or traumatized teeth, and can save such teeth from extraction. As a comprehensive dentist, Dr. Carimi performs root canals from the comfort of our modern practice and customizes dental crowns to cover and protect these teeth following endodontic care.
TMJ disorders involve the jaw joints and supporting muscles, and cause uncomfortable symptoms ranging from mild to debilitating. Experienced in TMJ therapy, our dentist provides relief for these symptoms through palliative care and custom-fit occlusal guards, which keep the lower jaw and joints a neutral, comfortable position.
Habitual teeth grinding (bruxism) often occurs during sleep and leads to unnecessary wear on teeth, TMJ problems, and broken or cracked teeth and fillings. Our experienced dentist can help minimize the effects of teeth grinding habits by helping patients identify root causes of the parafunctional habit, performing occlusal adjustments and making custom nightguards to protect teeth while sleeping.
Sleep apnea is a serious medical concern among patients that can lead to a host of life-threatening health issues if left untreated. Our dentist has expertise oral appliance therapy, or special mouthguards worn during sleep to minimize the effects of sleep apnea.
We use tooth-colored composite fillings to repair broken, chipped or decayed teeth. Preferred by dentists and patients alike, composite is less invasive to place than silver amalgam and shaded to blend perfectly with surrounding tooth structure.
Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations (made outside of the mouth) and used by our talented dentist when increased strength or coverage is need to repair broken or decayed teeth. Inlays fit within the chewing surface of a tooth, while onlays cover the chewing surface plus at least one cusp tip. Inlays and onlays are made in our partner dental lab and constructed of porcelain or other high-quality material.
A gingivectomy is a procedure our dentist uses to remove excess, enlarged or overgrown gum tissues. Gingivectomies reduce under the gum spaces in which harmful bacteria hide, improve gum health and appearance, and may be recommended as part of a gum disease treatment plan.