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Welcome to Oak Openings Dental

“"To approach each individual patient with care, warmth and empathy. To listen carefully so we may better attend to their dental concerns"”

Matthew R. Lark, DDS, MAGD, FICD, FACD
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Meet the Doctors

photo of Matthew R Lark, DDS, MAGD, FICD, FACD

Matthew R. Lark, DDS, MAGD, FICD, FACD

"To approach each individual patient with care, warmth and empathy. To listen carefully so we may better attend to their dental concerns"

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Rosemary Chaban, DDS

"To be a servant to my patients by bringing compassion and warmth to each appointment. To always provide the highest quality of dental care in a clean, friendly, professional, and safe environment."

Featured Services

TMJ / TMD Treatment

Your dentist can determine the cause and proper treatment for temporomandibular disorders (TMD, sometimes referred to as TMJ), which are problems with your jaw and its surrounding muscles. These disorders occur as a result of problems associated with the function of the temporomandibular joint and can result in trouble chewing, a grating or popping noise, or chronic soreness.

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Invisalign

Custom-made to straighten your teeth, Invisalign’s clear aligners are nearly invisible. Each aligner is made of a proprietary, multi-layer SmartTrack material, which gently shifts your teeth into place over time, moving them slightly both horizontally and vertically and even rotating them if necessary. The aligners are engineered so that as you change to the next set of aligners (typically every two weeks), your teeth gradually move into their correct position.

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Orofacial Pain

Orofacial pain is caused by a number of clinical problems, including issues with the chewing muscles and joints. Orofacial pain can include migraines, headaches, muscle spasms, tooth pain and more. Your Oak Openings Dental dentist can use skills learned from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) to treat orofacial pain with several treatment options.

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About Us

Oak Openings Dental is proudly serving Toledo, Sylvania, Ottawa Hills, and South Eastern Michigan

We are Your Dental Team at Oak Openings Dental

Welcome to Oak Openings Dental in Toledo, Ohio! Regardless of the dental care you need, rest assured that our entire staff is dedicated to making your experience as pleasant and stress-free as possible. We are a team of professionals that work passionately to provide quality service and individual attention to each and every one of our patients. We utilize state-of-the-art technology such as the iTero Digital Scanner to view your entire dental profile in unprecedented detail so we can analyze and diagnose with extraordinary accuracy. Each smile is unique and requires individualized care. You can trust our expert team at Oak Openings Dental to satisfy all your dental needs with a wide range of dental services, treatments, and procedures.

Our Philosophy at Oak Openings Dental

We believe that your oral health directly affects your overall health and we are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for your dental care. Whether you need treatment for an abscessed tooth, cosmetic whitening for a big event, or a simple check-up and cleaning, Oak Openings Dental offers a wide variety of services to ensure your optimal oral health. Below you'll find a general overview of the dental services available at Oak Openings Dental. If you have further questions about the dental treatment that is right for you, our staff would be happy to provide you with the information you need. Call Oak Openings Dental today at 419-824-7900 and learn more about how you can get the smile you've always wanted.

The Dental Services We Provide at Oak Openings Dental

Professional Teeth Cleaning

We recommend that you visit us at Oak Openings Dental at least twice a year for a regular check-up and professional teeth cleaning. A professional cleaning will remove plaque and tartar that brushing and flossing at home just can't handle. Professionally eliminating this build-up of plaque and tartar helps to prevent bad breath, tooth decay, and periodontal disease. The best dental care we can provide is preventative care. Regular check-ups and professional teeth cleaning prevent small problems from becoming more complex and difficult to treat.Call Oak Openings Dental in Toledo, Ohio today at 419-824-7900 to begin the dental care regimen that saves you time, money, and stress.

Teeth Whitening

Over time, your teeth's natural whiteness can fade or become discolored as the result of diet, personal habits, or simply getting older. However, the Opalescence teeth whitening procedure we offer here at Oak Openings Dental can restore the brilliance of your smile. Depending on your needs and preferences, the dental team at Oak Openings Dental will help you choose whether to receive this treatment in our office or apply it yourself in the comfort and convenience of your own home.

Corrective Dental Services

You may be unhappy about the spacing or misalignment of your teeth, but you would like to know more about the options available. We encourage you to call us at 419-824-7900 and talk to our friendly, highly trained staff about our corrective dental procedures -- from veneers and smile makeovers to the latest innovative orthodontic methods like Invisalign. Invisalign is a wonderful option for working adults because it produces similar results to traditional metal braces, but utilizes a series of custom-made, clear aligners that are virtually invisible. You are able to maintain your professional appearance and enjoy the dramatic improvement of properly aligned teeth without feeling self-conscious.

Restorative Dentistry

Regardless of how meticulous we are about our oral health care, unforeseen situations can result in damaged enamel, cavities, gum disease or even bone loss. Whether the cause is physical trauma or untreated decay, Oak Openings Dental in Toledo, Ohio provides comprehensive dental service for all ages and we will work with you to find the dental treatment option that is perfectly suited to your individual oral health needs.

We want you to be well informed about your dental treatment options so that, in the event that you need a restorative dental procedure for damaged or lost teeth, you will be happily satisfied with your choice of crowns, a bridge, dental implants or dentures.Oak Openings Dental is dedicated to providing the people of Toledo, Ohio with dental services that are effective, affordable, and convenient.

Innovative Dental Care Technology

We utilize the most advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment here at Oak Openings Dental in order to provide our patients with the highest quality of dental care. Our dental team uses the iTero Element scanner to produce high-resolution 3D images of your upper and lower dental structure. The iTero's virtual model of your teeth is created without the time and discomfort required by the use of traditional x-ray photos and the dreaded dental impression goo necessary for making a physical model. In only seconds, your dental team will be able to show you a model of your teeth's current condition as a well as a side-by-side simulation of your smile with its ideal spacing and alignment. The unprecedented resolution capable with the iTero Element allows the hygienists and dentist here at Oak Openings Dental to provide you with a higher quality of oral health care by identifying dental problems such as early decay or microscopic fractures in a fraction of the time required by old-fashioned methods. This means that your dentist can give you a diagnosis with greater accuracy while also decreasing the amount of time for your examination.

Crowns

A dental crown is a "cap" that is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. A crown might be needed to protect a decayed tooth from more damage, to restore an already broken tooth, to hold a dental bridge in place or to cover a severely discolored tooth. Crowns offer long-term durability, protection from decay and cracking, and an improved, natural appearance. A crown may be right for you if...

  • you have chipped or broken teeth that are immediately visible as soon as the dental array is revealed. This situation could cause a gap in your teeth that requires a surface replacement.
  • you have undergone a root canal that requires a significant portion of the tooth to be removed to make way for the support structure and the cleaning process.
  • you have weak and damage-prone teeth.
  • you have a tooth that is severely discolored.

Emergency Dental Care in Toledo, Ohio

Abscesses, tooth decay, infected gums, cavities and other oral health problems can be incredibly uncomfortable, and we are here to treat dental issues that just can't wait for your regular check-up. Whether you're suffering from a painful cavity, cracked tooth, broken dentures or a loose filling, please don't hesitate to give us a call! Research shows periodontal problems can potentially elevate the risk for other health issues, including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease. Your health and comfort are our first priority. If you are in the Toledo, Ohio area and experiencing serious oral pain, call Oak Openings Dental directly at 419-824-7900 and one of our team members will schedule a consultation with you during our regular business hours.

Make Your Appointment Today!

So, whether you need a crown or a cleaning, call 419-824-7900 today for an appointment. We're also happy to answer any questions you may have – our team is here to make your dental experience pleasant, affordable, and beautifully effective.