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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
...At our office, you'll get the best modern dentistry has to offer! Our Cosmetic Dentistry services include: Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Cosmetic Gum Surgery, to frame your teeth beautifully Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Contouring & Reshaping, for a pleasing tooth shape We also offer: Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Implant Dentistry If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants offer the comfort and security of a permanent replacement that looks and functions just like your natural teeth...

Stains from Within a Tooth Require Professional Whitening
...One of the more common causes, though, occurs from root canal treatments used to remove the remnants of the pulp tissue inside a tooth’s pulp chamber and root canals...

The Type of Tooth Pain You Have Could be Telling You What's Wrong
...If so, a root canal treatment might be in order...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
...They’re also useful as a protective cover for teeth that have undergone root canal treatment...

Adult Tooth Root Resorption is a Serious Issue that Requires Prompt Action
...If ECR has extended near the tooth’s interior pulp layer, then a root canal treatment may be needed...

Lasers Adding New Precision and Efficiency to Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments are an essential part of dental care — countless teeth with deep decay would be lost each year without it...

An Infected or Injured Primary Tooth Can Be Saved - but it's Complicated
...If it were an adult tooth, the best course might be a root canal treatment: access the pulp, clear out the diseased tissue, and then fill the space with a special filling...

Only a Dental Exam can Identify the Root Cause of Your Tooth Pain
...Or it could be a sign of inner pulp decay: in this case you'll likely need a root canal treatment to save the tooth...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...Besides foods, beverages or poor hygiene, decay, abscesses or problems from root canal treatments can also cause discoloration...

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption
...If it appears the pulp (the tooth’s innermost layer) is involved, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to remove infected tissue and fill the empty space with a special filling...

Don't Ignore Tooth Pain - You May Need a Root Canal
...If decay reaches the tooth interior, the best course of action is usually a root canal treatment...

Saving a Diseased Primary Tooth Could Mean Better Oral Health Later in Life
...Preserving a decayed primary tooth could include procedures similar to a root canal treatment, commonly used in adult permanent teeth with inner decay...

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment
...But tooth decay removal and a root canal treatment can stop advancing decay and resulting infection in its tracks...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...