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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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Cosmetic Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Crowns and Bridges
... The number of abutment teeth necessary to replace missing teeth is influenced by the number of missing teeth, the size and length of the abutment tooth roots, the amount of bone support each abutment tooth has, as well as where in the mouth the missing tooth is located...

Reality Star Kept His Eyes on the Prize: New Teeth!
...We will help you find your ideal solution to the problem of missing teeth! For more information, please see the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Dental Implants vs...

Implant-Supported Teeth: a New Option for Patients With Total Tooth Loss
...Their appearance suffered too, not only from the missing teeth but from bone loss in their facial structure...

How Dental Implants Saved Taylor Hicks' Smile
... So if you have missing teeth — whether from an accident, disease, or another cause — contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation, and find out whether dental implants might be right for you...

Who Should Get Crowns and Bridges
Whether your teeth are chipped, broken or missing altogether, there is one question you're probably asking: "What is the best way to restore my chipped, broken or missing teeth...

Look at the Long-Term Costs When Considering Dental Implants
You’ve probably heard a lot of great things about dental implants as a replacement for missing teeth...

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...

Dental Implants Help Maintain Bone Health
You’ve probably heard a lot about dental implants as replacements for missing teeth...

Gaining a New Attractive Smile is More than Achievable
... Missing teeth, of course, pose a different challenge, but here there are a wide range of solutions: dental implants, fixed bridgework or removable full or partial dentures...

When A Tooth Extraction Is The Best Choice For Your Smile
...Marana wants you to know if you need one or more teeth extracted, don’t worry! She can place a dental implant, the permanent, cosmetically beautiful solution to replace missing teeth...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

Get Relief from Cracked Corners of the Mouth
...Inside the mouth reduced saliva flow, tissue inflammation under a rarely cleaned denture (denture stomatitis), pressure on the mouth corners caused by a collapsed bite due to missing teeth and similar conditions can elevate the risks for infection...

Get Your Smile Back
...A denture is a removable appliance that can replace your missing teeth and restore your smile...

Restore Your Smile With Porcelain Crown and Bridges
...Whether you need to restore a damaged tooth or replace missing teeth, crowns are a great option to restore the cosmetic appearance and function of your teeth...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Customized Temporary Crowns let you 'Rehearse' Your Future Smile
Modern restorations for severely damaged or missing teeth are truly remarkable...

Are Dentures Right for Me?
... Dentures are a removable oral appliance made to replace missing teeth...

Plan Ahead to Make Your Smile the Best it can be for Your Big Day!
...Some teeth require more extensive dental work, like a porcelain crown that completely covers a tooth, or dental implants to replace missing teeth...

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...

Timing is Everything When Replacing a Teenager's Missing Tooth
... If you would like more information on treating teenagers with missing teeth, please contact us to schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...