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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Cosmetic Dentistry, to repair or improve your smile Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Non-Surgical Peridontal Treatment Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

Waiting to Afford Implants? Consider a Flexible RPD in the Meantime
...The conventional RPD has a rigid acrylic base colored to resemble gum tissue supported by a metal frame with attached prosthetic (false) teeth at the missing teeth locations...

Root Canal Awareness Week: A Time to Learn How Teeth Are Saved
...However, the alternative—extracting the tooth—has similar potential downsides; plus a replacement tooth will be needed to avoid the health and lifestyle troubles caused by missing teeth...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

FAQs About Dental Implants
Patients who have missing teeth or major tooth and gum problems often have questions about dental implants...

Dental Implants
... Dental implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth (View Example)...

Put an End to Uncomfortable and Embarrassing Cracked Mouth Corners
... To reduce the chance of future outbreaks, we may recommend you rinse with Chlorhexidine, as well as replace missing teeth or refit loose dentures — these too are contributing factors to erupting yeast infections...

What Dental Implants Can Do for You
If you have missing teeth and want to restore your smile to its original beauty, it's time to discover the benefits of dental implants...

Your Teenager not Ready for an Implant? Here's What We Can Do Instead
...During the time before implants we should understand that the area where the implant will be placed will undergo some bone deterioration, a common consequence of missing teeth...

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health
...But bone loss, a common consequence of missing teeth or dental disease, can reduce bone volume to less than what's needed to place an implant...

Can't Afford Dental Implants? Consider Partial Dentures
We’ve come a long way in our ability to restore missing teeth...

The Digital Revolution Is Transforming Implant Therapy
... If you would like more information on restoring missing teeth with dental implants, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...There are several options for replacing missing teeth, from a removable partial denture to a traditional fixed bridge to a state-of-the-art implant-supported replacement tooth...

Discover The Benefits Of Dental Implants
...Preethy Sarah George often recommend implants for people who have missing teeth due to the myriad of benefits they can offer...

RPDs Offer Another Tooth Replacement Option for those on a Tight Budget
Durable as well as life-like, dental implants are by far the preferred method for replacing missing teeth...