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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
... 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...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Artistic Repair of Chipped Teeth With Composite Resin” and “Porcelain Veneers...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

Dental Glossary
... Porcelain veneers Ultra-thin, custom-made facings that are bonded to teeth to enhance and restore function and/or appearance...

FAQ
...We can "whiten" them in the office or place porcelain veneers...

Post Op Instructions
... Crowns and Bridges Post Op Dentures Post Op Extractions Post Op Fillings Post Op Gum Surgery Post Op Porcelain Veneers Post Op Root Canal Post Op Scaling and Root Planing Post Op

Veneers
...We can change the color, shape, length, alignment and spacing of your teeth with porcelain veneers...

Bonding Gallery
...The results are very natural in appearance, but bonding does take more maintenance than porcelain veneers and may not last as long...

Crowns Gallery
...At his second appointment, the new porcelain crown and five porcelain veneers were cemented...

Veneers Gallery
Porcelain veneers are made from a ceramic material that is bonded to the front of teeth to change the tooth's color, size, and/or shape...

Porcelain Veneers Post Op
... Temporary: Temporaries are acrylic or composite veneers that are placed on the prepared teeth for protection during the time the porcelain veneers are constructed in the lab...