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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 Implants
...The dental implant has been around since the ancient Eqyptians, they have become a standard of care over the last 20 years or so in the dental field for replacing missing teeth...

Dental Services
... Our Cosmetic Dentistry services include: Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Cosmetic Gum Surgery, to frame your teeth beautifully Cosmetic Crowns, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Inlays and Overlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Zoom Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Contouring & Reshaping, for a pleasing tooth shape Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction We also offer: Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Implant Dentistry If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants offer the comfort and security of a permanent replacement that looks and functions just like your natural teeth...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Don’t Hide Your Teeth: Take Pride In Your Smile!
...In pictures, do you hold back your smile because you’re unhappy about the appearance of missing teeth...

What are the Negative Effects of Tooth Loss?
Adults with missing teeth, as a result of tooth decay or dental trauma, will have functional and aesthetic problems...

Teeth in a Day: Are you a candidate?
...If you are wearing an ill-fitting partial and have one or more missing teeth, it can be done...

It’s Time You Knew More About This Restorative Dental Treatment
...   Fun Facts About Dental Implants: The oldest dental implants first made an appearance in 600 AD when Mayan women often wore shells that were made to resemble that of their missing teeth...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of 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...

Antibiotics Could Help Ensure your Implant Surgery is Successful
If you're considering dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth, you'll need to undergo a minor to moderate surgical procedure (depending on the number of implants) to install them...

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...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

Lip or Palate Clefts can be Effectively Repaired
...The approach may involve successive surgeries over several years with dental care front and center to minimize the threat of decay, maintain proper occlusion (the interaction between the upper and lower teeth, or “bite”), or restore missing teeth with  crowns, bridgework or eventually dental implants...

Diabetes Doesn't Have to Stop You From Acquiring Dental Implants
...So if you’re diabetic and are considering dental implants for missing teeth, it’s important to discuss the possibility of obtaining them with both your dentist and the physician caring for your diabetes...

A Traditional Bridge Might be the Right Solution for Your Missing Teeth
...Dental implants have become the premier restoration for missing teeth...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...This can help slow or even stop the cycle of bone loss with missing teeth...

The Real Truth Behind Ed Helms' Missing Tooth in "The Hangover"
...While most of these congenitally missing teeth are in the back of the mouth, a few, as in Helms' case, involve front teeth in the “smile zone,” which can profoundly affect appearance...

Improve Your Smile With These Dental Enhancements
...Missing teeth can definitely dim a smile...

Talk With Your Dentist About Antibiotic Therapy Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are far and away the most “tooth-like” restoration available today for missing teeth...

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
... Common cosmetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Specialty Dentures
Dentures are designed to replace missing teeth, and are worn by millions of Americans...

Dental Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...