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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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Four Tips for Preventing Premature Loss of Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay
... Consider topical fluoride or sealants for extra protection...

Treating a Baby Tooth with Inner Decay can be Complicated - but Still Necessary
...Using other sealants could inhibit the natural process when the primary tooth’s roots begin to dissolve (resorb) to allow it to eventually give way...

Back-to-School Is an Excellent Time for a Dental Checkup
...Preventive Treatment Speaking of protecting your child's teeth, an end-of-summer appointment is a good time to ask about preventive measures like tooth-strengthening fluoride treatments or protective dental sealants...

Our Services
... Diagnostic (Exam and Diagnosis) X-rays, Diagnostic Impressions, Comprehensive Oral Exams, Consultation and Treatment Planning, Vitality Tests, Cracked Tooth Test, Gum Disease Diagnosis Preventive (Oral Disease Prevention) Fluoride Treatment, Protective Sealants, Prophylaxis, Teeth Cleaning, Oral Hygiene Maintenance Cosmetic (Esthetic Treatments) Zoom! Teeth Whitening, Porcelain Veneers, Porcelain Laminates, Inlays and Onlays, Full Porcelain Crowns, Lumineers, Snap-On-Smile Restorative (Repairing Teeth) Crown and Bridges, Tooth Color Restorations, Implant Restorations, Partial and Full Dentures Endodontics (Root Canal Treatments) Root Canal Treatments, Treatment of Trauma to the Teeth Periodontics (Gum Treatment) Advance Gum Treatment, Dental Implant, Deep Cleaning Pedodontics (Children Dentistry) Nitrous Gas, Tooth Color Fillings, Baby Tooth Crowns (caps), Preventive Braces Orthodontics (Braces) InvisAlign, Preventive Orthodontic Treatment for Children, Traditional Wire Braces Oral Surgery (Mouth Surgery) Tooth Extraction TMJ (Jaw Joint Treatment) Night Guard, Sport Bite Guard, Soft Night Guard Other N2O2 Gas (laughing gas), Oral Sedation Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Oral Hygiene for Kids
...If necessary, dental sealants can be applied to the back teeth (molars) to prevent food particles and bacteria from building up in the tiny grooves where a toothbrush can't reach (View Dental Sealant Video)...

Tips to Prevent Cavities
...These include in-office fluoride treatments and dental sealants, both of which are quick, easy and effective procedures...

Sealants
...Fortunately, there is a good solution to this problem: dental sealants...

Preventive Dentistry
... Dental Sealants...

Cosmetic & General 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...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Dental Sealants — A plastic coating can be applied at the dental office to prevent cavities by sealing the little grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth known as “pits and fissures...

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