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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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... 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...

Look at Your Options for Saving a Tooth First Before Replacing it
...A root canal treatment removes the infection from the pulp and root canals and replaces the space with a filling...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Saving it by preventing and treating tooth decay with fluoride applications and sealants, fillings or even a modified root canal treatment could stop a bad bite and costly orthodontic treatment down the road...

Treating a Young, Permanent Tooth Requires a Different Approach
...For example, a decayed adult tooth may need a root canal treatment; but this standard treatment would often be the wrong choice for a child’s 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...

Not all Dental Crowns Share the Same Quality of Life-Likeness
...Crowns are artificial caps that cover an entire visible tooth, often used for heavily decayed or damaged teeth or as added protection after a root canal treatment...

Here's What you Need to Know about a Root Canal Treatment
A root canal treatment is a common procedure performed by dentists and endodontists (specialists for inner tooth problems)...

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving
...If they do become infected, it may be worth the effort to preserve them using procedures similar to a root canal treatment...

Tooth Type and Condition can Affect Root Canal Therapy Effectiveness
...If you would like more information on root canal treatment, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

A Root Canal Treatment Will Improve Your Health, Not Harm It
...A root canal treatment stops the infection before it goes this far...

See Your Dentist to Find out the Real Cause for Your Tooth Pain
...Advanced decay of this sort requires a root canal treatment to remove the diseased tissue and fill the empty pulp chamber and root canals to prevent further infection...