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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...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Poor development of enamel or dentin (the main sources of natural tooth color), tooth decay, root canal treatments or trauma are also common causes of intrinsic discoloration...

Finding and Treating a Cracked Tooth Early is Key to its Survival
...A deeper crack extending into the pulp may require a root canal treatment and the tooth covered with a permanent, protective crown...

Root Resorption in Adult Teeth is a Cause for Concern
... A root canal treatment may be necessary if the damage has extended to the pulp, the tooth’s interior...

Root Canal Awareness Week: A Time to Learn How Teeth Are Saved
...How about root canal treatment...

Find and Treat the Actual Source of Tooth Pain to Relieve it
...An infected tooth often requires a root canal treatment to clean out the pulp and root canals of dead or infected tissue, fill them with a special filling, and seal and crown the tooth to prevent future infection...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
...Alternatively, baby teeth in danger of being lost too soon can often be saved via root canal treatment or other procedures...

How Root Canal Treatment Can Save Your Smile
...Once this new crown is placed, the root canal treatment process is complete! Concerned...