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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 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...

Crowns & Bridgework
... The number of abutment teeth necessary to replace missing teeth is influenced by the number of missing teeth, the size and length of the abutment tooth roots, the amount of bone support each abutment tooth has, as well as where in the mouth the missing tooth is located...

Dental Crowns
...This is an extremely reliable technique for repairing the most severe of dental problems, even permanently replacing missing teeth to offer a complete smile and a functional bite...

Dental Bridges
... Dental Bridge Options A bridge a device used to replace missing teeth attaches artificial teeth to adjacent natural teeth, called abutment teeth...

Dental Dictionary
... Bridge A prosthesis which is fixed inside the mouth to replace missing teeth...

We can Fix a Smile Marred by Absent Front Teeth
...But they can also have a disruptive effect on an otherwise attractive smile if the missing teeth are the upper lateral incisors in the most visible part of the smile...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
Dental implants are widely considered by both dentists and patients as the premier choice for replacing missing teeth...

FAQs About Dental Implants
Patients who have missing teeth or major tooth and gum problems often have questions about dental implants...

Need an Effective but Affordable Tooth Replacement? Look at a Flexible RPD
People with missing teeth have more replacement options than ever before, including the ever popular but often more expensive dental implant...

Why You Should Floss Around the Implants Supporting Your Bridge
We've been using bridges to replace missing teeth for decades...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...This can help slow or even stop the cycle of bone loss with missing teeth...

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"
...While most of these congenitally missing teeth are in the back of the mouth, a few, as in Helms' case, involve front teeth in the “smile zone,” which can profoundly affect appearance...

Your Tooth Replacement Options
... Dental bridges, which are composed of prosthetic teeth to replace your missing teeth; these teeth are supported by an acrylic foundation that attaches to the teeth on either side...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...  Treatments like dental implants for missing teeth combined with various tooth replacement options, crown lengthening for gummy smiles or tooth extractions to help orthodontics can be combined to completely transform your smile...

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