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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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks CEREC, for same day crowns Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Invisalign, to straighten your teeth discreetly  Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

CEREC
Home >Services >CEREC The CEREC Procedure Let’s face it, very few of us have perfect teeth, free of decay and fillings...

Home Care Instructions
... After Composite Fillings (white fillings) When an anesthetic has been used, your lips and tongue may be numb for several hours after the appointment...

Treatments
... Our Doctors can now give you the smile you want, including: a brighter smile with teeth whitening, bonding, and porcelain veneers a more even smile with bonding, porcelain veneers, and clear braces a complete smile with crowns, bridges, dentures and dental implants a healthy smile with fillings, inlays and onlays

Fillings/Restorations
...However, many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past...

Dental Crowns
...We replace existing crowns and fillings with restorations that look and feel like your natural teeth...

Inlays & Onlays
... Considerations for inlays and onlays Traditional fillings can reduce the strength of a natural tooth by up to 50 percent...

Here are the Facts on the Impact of Metal Allergies on Dental Work
... Amalgam fillings account for most dental work reactions...

Keep Your Smile Beautiful...in April and Beyond
...This is especially true of amalgam (silver) fillings—but even white fillings can absorb stain after many years...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Saving it by preventing and treating tooth decay with fluoride applications and sealants, fillings or even a modified root canal treatment could stop a bad bite and costly orthodontic treatment down the road...

Don't Worry About Dental Amalgam: It's Safe for Treating Cavities
Dental amalgam—also known as “silver fillings”—has been used for nearly a hundred years to treat cavities...

FAQs about CEREC
Old metal fillings, a cracked tooth, discolored enamel...

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