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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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Gum Disease Could Affect More than Your Teeth and Gums
...Minimizing gum disease occurrence with good oral hygiene could positively impact your risk of CVD...

Regular Flossing not Your Thing? Try an Oral Irrigator
One of the keys to a healthy mouth is daily oral hygiene...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Advancing Gum Disease Requires Thorough Treatment to Control it
...Neglecting oral hygiene allows bacterial plaque to build up on tooth surfaces, which can give rise to aggressive gum infections known collectively as periodontal (gum) disease...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Besides limiting consumption of stain-causing foods and maintaining daily oral hygiene, you can also diminish extrinsic staining with a bleaching application...

Saliva Performs Many Functions for Both Oral and General Health
While oral hygiene, a nutritious diet and regular dental visits are all crucial to long-term oral health, these efforts complement what your body already does to keep your mouth healthy...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

3 Steps to a Better Bite and a More Attractive Smile
...They're easier for oral hygiene and are hardly noticeable to others, but may not work in every bite situation...

Baby Your Teeth and Gums During Pregnancy
... Periodontal (gum) disease results from the buildup of bacterial plaque on tooth surfaces in the absence of good oral hygiene...

Dental Implants
...Although implant teeth will never decay, the gum tissues around them can become inflamed or infected in the absence of good oral hygiene...

How to Keep the Cavity Monster Away this Halloween
...Relax! According to experts like the American Dental Association, it’s OK to let kids enjoy some sweet treats on special occasions like Halloween—especially if they have been taking good care of their oral hygiene all year long, by brushing twice each day and flossing once every day...

Brushing and Flossing Hard to Do? Consider Your 'Power' Options
... If you would like more information on oral hygiene options, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Practice Daily Oral Hygiene to Prevent Calcified Plaque Formation
...Because of this direct link between plaque and/or calculus and dental disease, we encourage everyone to perform two important oral hygiene tasks every day...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Curbing Dry Mouth Could Boost Your Oral Health as you get Older
...Managing chronic dry mouth along with proper oral hygiene will help ensure your mouth continues to stay healthy as you grow older...

Get Your Vitamins the Natural Way for Optimum Dental Health
Along with daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a balanced and nutritious diet is another key part of great oral health...

Smoking Could Shorten Your Implants' Longevity
...Stopping smoking and practicing effective oral hygiene could make a big difference in the success or failure of your implant...

You Need a Dentist to Remove Tartar From Your Teeth
One of the key parts to an effective oral disease prevention plan is practicing daily oral hygiene to remove dental plaque...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
... Finally, maintaining excellent oral hygiene is a great way to avoid bad breath...

What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
...) But if you’ve been keeping up with parenting news lately, you may have come across an even more jaw-dropping fact: According to a survey by the Sunstar group, a maker of oral hygiene products, when the tooth fairy makes a pickup in New York City, she (or her parental surrogate) leaves an average of $13...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

Discover The Benefits Of Dental Implants
...In addition, you can go on about your typical oral hygiene practices, as is...