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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...

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...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

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...

If You're not a Good Candidate for Dental Implants, Consider Bridgework
...With continuing advances in materials and new applications, the traditional bridge still remains an effective and important means to restore a smile marred by 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...

4 Situations Where a Crown Could Improve an Existing Tooth
... While crowns are often part of restorations for missing teeth, they’re also commonly used to cap or fit over a viable tooth with structural or appearance problems...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...There are several options for replacing missing teeth, from a removable partial denture to a traditional fixed bridge to a state-of-the-art implant-supported replacement tooth...

Teenagers with Missing Teeth Usually Need a Temporary Restoration
...And while those missing teeth can be restored, replacing them in patients who haven’t yet reached adulthood can be tricky...

3 Ways to Correct Missing Front Teeth
...A few missing teeth, though, never erupted in the first place...

The Digital Revolution Is Transforming Implant Therapy
... If you would like more information on restoring missing teeth with dental implants, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
Dental implants are widely considered by both dentists and patients as the premier choice for replacing missing teeth...

3 Benefits of Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth
Here's the bad news on the overall state of dental health in the United States: Over 120 million people have one or more missing teeth—roughly one American in three...

The Day After Labor Day: Renew Your Focus on Your Family's Oral Health
...There are amazing cosmetic dental techniques available, from simple teeth whitening to dental implants for missing teeth, that could completely transform your smile appearance...

3 Reasons Why Dental Implants Are a Sound 'Smile' Investment
In looking at options to replace your missing teeth, you might have heard others rave about dental implants...