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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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Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

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Adults Practicing good oral hygiene is the key to maintaining good overall health, especially as we get older...

Porcelain Veneers: A Less Invasive Way to Transform Your Smile
...You should also maintain regular dental visits and proper oral hygiene to keep your smile as bright and attractive as possible...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...taken-by=beyonce We’re happy that this clip highlights the importance of helping kids get an early start on good oral hygiene...

Caps, Gowns and Smiles for High School Graduation
...Bad breath is primarily caused by poor oral hygiene habits, and the hygienist can check to see if your teen’s oral hygiene routine has been too lax—and offer pointers if needed...

10 Tips to Tame Bad Breath
...Step up your oral hygiene routine...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...That’s because we know the primary cause for both of them—dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that can build up on tooth surfaces usually as a result of poor oral hygiene...

Saliva Performs Many Functions for Both Oral and General Health
While oral hygiene, a nutritious diet and regular dental visits are all crucial to long-term oral health, these efforts complement what your body already does to keep your mouth healthy...

Keep Up Good Dental Habits in College to Protect Your Teeth and Gums
...Close in importance to good oral hygiene is a healthy diet...

Diabetes and Oral Health: True or False?
...People with diabetes can have a very positive impact on their oral heath, by doing their best to control blood sugar levels with a healthy diet and exercise, and by sticking to an effective daily oral hygiene routine...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Stay Hydrated in Winter for Better Year-Round Oral Hygiene
...Yet even though it may be chillier outside, your body's need for hydration is the same as it was in the summer—and a lack of proper hydration can be bad news for your oral hygiene...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Besides limiting consumption of stain-causing foods and maintaining daily oral hygiene, you can also diminish extrinsic staining with a bleaching application...

Keep the Space between an Implant-Supported Bridge and the Gums Clean
... If you would like more information on oral hygiene with dental implants, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Know Your Toothpaste: How to Simplify Your Purchasing Decision
... If you would like more information on oral hygiene products, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...Daily oral hygiene keeps plaque, a thin bacterial film on teeth most responsible for dental disease, from accumulating...

What's That on Your Teeth, Nick Jonas? How to Avoid a Similar Smile Oops
...If you would like more information on tips for better oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule a consultation...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
... The patient also needs the maturity to responsibly perform diligent oral hygiene: this type of bridge has a tendency to build up disease-causing plaque, so brushing twice and flossing once every day is critical...

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life
...Make accommodations for oral hygiene...

Whatever Your Vacation Plans This Year, Don't Forget Teeth and Gum Care
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene” and “The Bitter Truth About Sugar...

The Day After Labor Day: Renew Your Focus on Your Family's Oral Health
...Make oral hygiene a daily thing...

Use Appropriate Hygiene Products for Maximum Smile Protection
...If you would like more information on best oral hygiene practices, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...