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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 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 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...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

Put an End to Uncomfortable and Embarrassing Cracked Mouth Corners
... To reduce the chance of future outbreaks, we may recommend you rinse with Chlorhexidine, as well as replace missing teeth or refit loose dentures — these too are contributing factors to erupting yeast infections...

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...

Dentures Still an Effective Restoration for Total Tooth Loss
...It's the option millions of people have chosen to lessen the impact of 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...

Give Yourself the Gift of a New Smile
...If damaged or missing teeth are what’s bothering you, you’ll be happy to know that there are lots of good options for replacing them...

Dentures Require Planning and Attention to Detail to Look Natural
...Fortunately, we have advanced restorative options that can effectively replace missing teeth...

Replace Teeth for Better Speech
...Because teeth are vital for good speech, and missing teeth can make it very hard to speak properly...

Take Care of Your Dental Appliance and It Will Take Care of You
What do a teenager with a poor bite, a senior citizen with multiple missing teeth or a middle-aged person with a teeth grinding habit all have in common...

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration
...These methods can adequately restore the function and appearance of missing teeth until the jaw is mature enough for an implant...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

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

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile
...Missing teeth...

Teens May Need a Temporary Restoration for Missing Teeth
While not as prevalent as adults, teenagers can have missing teeth, usually from injury or from never having been formed...

Wearing Dentures 24/7 May Not Be a Good Idea - Here's Why
...For one thing, around the clock denture wearing could worsen bone loss, already a concern with dentures and 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...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

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