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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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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...

Say Goodbye to Your Chronic Toothaches
...In addition to tooth decay, cavities, and trauma, other potential sources of tooth pain include: Infections Malocclusions (bite and alignment problems) Bruxism (teeth grinding) Periodontitis (gum disease) Eruptions (children) Wisdom teeth Depending on the cause and severity, some toothaches are sometimes accompanied by secondary symptoms like fever, swelling, difficulty chewing and swallowing, and foul smelling/tasting discharge...

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most
...No, as it turns out, the 41-year-old actor’s most treasured possession is… his wisdom teeth...

Ariana Grande Breaks Free - of Her Wisdom Teeth
Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed...

A New School Year, A New Beginning
...If orthodontic work or wisdom teeth removal could benefit your child, this is a great time to discuss it...

Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...

Prevention Tips for Children
...These teeth are gradually replaced by the age of 12 or so with a full set of 28 permanent teeth, and later on, four molars called "wisdom teeth...

Extractions
... Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of the upper and lower normal adult mouth...