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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...

LeAnn Rimes Dental Drama: Emergency Root Canal
...And remember, root canal treatment doesn't cause tooth pain — it relieves it! If you have any concerns about tooth pain, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

When A Tooth Extraction Is The Best Choice For Your Smile
...You should think about removing a tooth that is: Unrestorable due to traumatic damage or severe decay Chronically painful, even after root canal treatment Crowding other teeth, even with orthodontic treatment Failing from root canal treatment or has a split tooth root In most cases, wisdom teeth or third molars are also extracted because most people don’t have room for them and they overlap or crowd the other teeth...

Fillings
...Should that happen, you would need root canal treatment...

Restore Your Smile With Porcelain Crown and Bridges
...The most common uses for dental crowns include: Repair a chipped or broken tooth Replace a missing tooth or teeth as part of a bridge Dental implants To strengthen a tooth damaged by extensive decay, and for cavities that are too large to fill with standard dental fillings Seal a tooth after root canal treatment Fix significant staining and discoloration caused by damage to the dentin layer of the tooth from trauma or medication Porcelain crowns offer a natural looking and affordable restoration for a number of dental issues...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Are Root Canals Painful?
...If so, be reassured, modern root canal treatment is state-of-the-art! Root canal treatment is comfortable and quick...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Cosmetic Bonding can Do Wonders for Your Teeth
...Larger breaks may require a crown and possibly root canal treatment...