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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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...​ Helping You and Your Family Stay Healthy! 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...

There's Still Hope for a Re-Infected Tooth After Root Canal Treatment
Most first-time root canal treatments achieve their purpose in saving an internally decayed tooth and extending its life to match those of the patient’s non-decayed teeth...

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...

Even if a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Could Save your Tooth
A root canal treatment is a highly effective way to save a deeply decayed tooth...

Need a Root Canal? Here's a Step-by-Step Guide on What to Expect
You’ve recently learned one of your teeth needs a root canal treatment...

(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...

A Root Canal Treatment may be Your Best Chance to Save a Tooth
...But whatever your preconceptions about it may be, the fact is root canal treatments don’t cause pain — they alleviate it...

Less-Invasive Pulp Capping Could Save Your Tooth
... If it does advance to the pulp, you may need a root canal treatment to save the tooth...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...Mandel is up front about his various dental issues, including multiple root canal treatments and the crowns on his two damaged front teeth...