Patient Education

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.

 

 

 

 

Search Results
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...

Oral Cancer: Risk Factors and Prevention
Oral cancer is a serious health problem, responsible for the death of about one person every hour, every day in the United States...

Regular Screenings Could Help With Early Oral Cancer Detection
Your regular dental checkups should periodically include an important screening for oral cancer, especially as you grow older...

5 Tips to Keeping a Healthy Mouth During Your College Years
...Consuming too much alcohol can do more than leave you momentarily impaired — it can cause dry mouth, which contributes to tooth decay and increases your risk of oral cancer...

Add a Healthy Diet to Your Oral Cancer Prevention Strategy
Although oral cancer isn't the most prevalent among metabolic diseases, it is one of the most deadly with only a 50% survival rate after five years...

New Year's Resolutions for Better Oral Health
...As if oral cancer weren’t enough to worry about, smoking also promotes gum disease and tooth loss...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

The Basics of Good Oral Hygiene
...Marana ensures that your teeth and gums have been thoroughly assessed for: Gum disease Tooth decay Dental bite Jaw joint function The condition of dental crowns, fillings, and other restorations Excessive wear on tooth enamel Oral cancer Also, your dental hygienist carefully scales tooth surfaces, flosses and polishes your teeth and uses digital X-ray imaging to look for decay and structural problems hidden from view...

A New School Year, A New Beginning
...A complete dental exam involves a check for cavities, but it’s also much more: It includes screening for gum disease, oral cancer, and other potential maladies...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year...