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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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... As a general dentist, he appreciates all areas of comprehensive dental care from preventive treatment, crown and bridge work, root canals, orthodontics and cosmetic care...

The Risk for Gum Disease Increases While Wearing Braces
... If you would like more information on dental care during orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

If You're Considering Braces, Here's How They Work
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Moving Teeth with Orthodontics...

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...

The Timely Use of a Palatal Expander Could Help Correct a Cross-Bite
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

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...

Loose Permanent Teeth is a Problem - take Action Now
...We may also recommend orthodontics to create a better bite or reshape the teeth's biting surfaces by grinding away small selected portions of tooth material so they generate less force...

Orthodontic Headgear: What It Is and Why It May be Needed
... While it may not look pretty, orthodontic headgear is capable of moving teeth into their proper positions in a relatively short period of time — and ending up with a great-looking smile is what orthodontics is all about...

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

Anchors Make all the Difference in Successful Orthodontic Treatment
Orthodontics shares a principle with the classic tug of war game: if you want things to move in the right direction you need a good anchor...

Get Ahead of a Developing Cross-Bite with This Early Intervention Measure
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

How Shawn Mendes and Miley Cyrus Got Their Stellar Smiles
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Magic of Orthodontics” and “Lingual Braces: A Truly Invisible Way to Straighten Teeth...

Orthodontics: More Than Straightening a Crooked Smile
... But orthodontics isn’t first and foremost a cosmetic treatment...

You May Need Orthodontics Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
...Although orthodontics adds to the time and expense of restoration, its often necessary to achieve the best result...

Removing One or More Teeth Could Improve Orthodontic Outcomes
Moving teeth through orthodontics may involve more than simply wearing braces...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery Can Restore Health as Well as Appearance to Gums
... In conjunction with plaque removal to stop gum disease and possibly other treatments like orthodontics to correct misaligned teeth, cosmetic gum surgery is used to rejuvenate lost gum tissues around teeth through tissue grafting...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...