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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 Cosmetic Contouring Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Specialty Dentures Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Maxillofacial Surgery Cosmetic Dentistry Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Invisalign Snore Guard Night Guard Sports Mouth Guard Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Crowns Could be the 'Smile' Solution for Some Unattractive Teeth
... Following Root Canal Treatment...

A Child's Damaged Tooth may require a Different Approach than an Adult's
... Because a full root canal treatment removes all of the pulp tissue, it could interrupt any remaining dentin development in a young tooth...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But you can also have discoloration deep within a tooth, known as intrinsic staining, caused by a variety of reasons like tetracycline use early in life or complications from a root canal treatment...

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...

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...

Bitewing X-Rays Safely 'Reveal all' About Back Teeth to Prevent Tooth Decay
...While we can effectively stop it at this point with a root canal treatment, it’s better for the tooth’s long-term health to detect and treat any decay early on with a less-invasive filling or other treatment method...

Your Toothache is Telling you Something's Wrong in Your Mouth
...If so, you may need a root canal treatment to remove the diseased pulp tissue and fill the empty pulp and root canals to prevent further infection...

You Might Avoid a Root Canal with This Tooth-Saving Procedure
...That could mean a simple filling—or you might need a root canal treatment if decay has reached the inner pulp...

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...