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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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... Orthodontics A special field in dentistry which involves diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of bite abnormalities or facial irregularities...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Transform Your Smile and Dental Health by Correcting Your Bad Bite
... That's where orthodontics, the dental specialty for moving teeth, can work wonders...

A Long-Term Orthodontic Strategy Could Help Ensure an Attractive Smile Later in Life
Orthodontics relies on certain mechanics in the mouth to move teeth to better positions...

FAQ: Interceptive Orthodontics for Children
Have you heard about interceptive orthodontics...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Keep Your Smile Beautiful...in April and Beyond
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “How Your Dentist Can Help You Look Younger” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Orthodontists Anticipate Future Facial Growth When Treating Poor Bites
Moving teeth to better positions through orthodontics not only improves dental function and health, it can vastly improve your appearance...

Be Vigilant with Dental Care While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling during Orthodontics...

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate
...But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics...

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"
...Yet orthodontics isn't just for children—adults can wear braces too! As long as teeth and gums are healthy, there's no upper age limit on orthodontic treatment...

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...

Interceptive Orthodontics: Stopping Poor Bites Before They Develop
...Known as interceptive orthodontics, this particular approach to bite correction often begins as early as 6-10 years of age...

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Lingual Braces” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Direct Veneers Offer a Quick and Affordable Alternative to Traditional Veneers
Orthodontics, veneers and other cosmetic dental techniques can turn a less than perfect smile into a beautiful one—but not always very quickly...

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