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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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...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatment, practical dental health advice and updates from Dr...

Choosing Natural Tooth-Colored Fillings Over Silver
Cavities used to be nothing to smile about, but thanks to advances in technology, tooth-colored fillings have made repair of decayed teeth so natural, they're invisible...

Understanding The Importance Of Dental X-Rays
... Today's ultra-sensitive technology uses extremely low dosage x-rays and ensures early diagnosis and monitoring of your oral and dental health in safety and with confidence...

Actress Florence Henderson: You Are Never Too Old To Straighten Your Teeth
... Henderson created the FloH Club as an organization to assist senior citizens with understanding and embracing technology, as she described in an interview with Dear Doctor magazine...

Our Dental Office
...Your Family Dentist offers the latest dental technology featuring monitors on every patient chair showing the latest movies, providing patient-specific education, and intraoral cameras that allow the patient to see exactly what the doctor sees...

Landing New Patient Special
... The benefits of general dentistry from Your Family Dentist: Commitment to treating the specific needs of all patients State-of-the-art dental technology Friendly, comfortable atmosphere Preventative dental care and education Contact Your Family Dentist for an initial visit and receive a thorough examination to determine your dental needs and overall oral health...

Protein Information in Saliva Could Lead to Better Diagnostic Tests
... Although that too is a huge task, existing technology like mass spectrometry (already used to help detect early stages of oral cancer) could be a promising starting point...

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Benefit Future Oral Health
...Even though restoration technology is incredibly advanced, none can completely replace the biological function of natural teeth...

Ultrasonic Scalers can Effectively Clean Most Patients' Gum Tissues
...Since the 1950s, though, a new technology known as ultrasonic or power scaling has become more prevalent in use...

Cone Beam X-Rays can Improve Outcomes in Many Dental Situations
... But a new type of x-ray technology can do just that: known as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), these machines record hundreds of digital images as a cone-shaped beam of x-ray energy is projected through a device that rotates around a person’s head...

Importance of Flossing For Your Teeth
...However, recent advancements in dental technology have made flossing much more convenient...

Correct Uneven or Excessive Gums For A Cleaner Smile
... Today's dental technology isn't just limited to whitening or straightening teeth...

Braces Orthodontia
... Aesthetic and Comfort Issues Advances in technology have vastly improved appearance issues with orthodontia...

Which Type Of Denture Is Right For Me?
...These restorations have been available for hundreds of years, but recent advancements in dental technology have made them much more versatile...

Crowns can now be made In-Office with the CAD/CAM System
...As it continues to innovate, you’ll see more and more dentists investing in the new technology for their patients...

Specialty Dentures
... Common concerns Technology advancements have made dentures very natural looking; however, it is only natural for first-time denture wearers to be self-conscious about their appearance and speech...

When Is An Extraction Necessary?
Thanks to preventive dental care, a cultural emphasis on healthier lifestyle habits, and advancements in treatment methods and technology, more people are keeping most or all of their natural teeth longer than ever before...

Cleaning Your Oral Appliance Extends its Life and Ensures Good Health
... Today's user-friendly appliances reflect the latest advances in technology...

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
... Using the same technology we can support removable dentures, or even full fixed bridges...

Types Of Dentures Available
Unlike the past, today modern technology can create dentures, also known as "false teeth," are oral appliances fabricated from a plastic resin...

The Simple Bitewing X-Ray is a Game Changer for Maintaining Dental Health
X-rays are such a routine part of dental care that it's easy to overlook how much this technology has revolutionized detecting and treating tooth decay...

What's So Special About Dental Implants?
...While most people associate implants with single tooth replacements, the technology has a much broader reach...

Bitewing X-Rays Provide Early Detection of Tooth Decay in Back Teeth
...Advances in digital film and other technology have also helped lower the exposure rate...

Do You Have Adequate Bone to Support an Implant?
...Implants’ advanced technology explains some of their reliability and longevity—they’re as close to natural teeth as we’re now able to achieve...

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