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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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Orthodontics Could be the Smile Transformer You've Been Looking For
... We can address a poor bite (malocclusion) through the dental specialty of orthodontics...

Extracting Certain Teeth can Boost Orthodontic Effectiveness
...To make more room we'll often remove some of the teeth before undertaking orthodontics...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

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...

Removing Teeth Could Improve the Outcome for a Crowded Bite
...Since targeted extraction for orthodontics is time-sensitive, you should have your child's bite evaluated by an orthodontist by age 7 to see if any action is necessary...

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...

Put the Extra Effort in Your Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During Orthodontics...

Your Age Won't Necessarily Decide Against Straightening Your Smile
... Actually, you can transform your smile through orthodontics, whatever your age...

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...

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Lingual Braces” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Jaw Surgery may be Necessary to Correct Some Types of Poor Bites
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Jaw Surgery & Orthodontics...

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...

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