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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
... 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...

Did You Know? Major League Baseball Players Have New Restrictions on Chewing Tobacco
Chewing tobacco is a known cause of oral cancer, yet many a Major League Baseball player has been seen walking onto the field with a round tin visibly poking out of his back pocket...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
... While any form of tobacco is considered a carcinogen, smokeless tobacco in particular has been linked to oral cancer...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

New Saliva Test may Help Identify Oral Cancer Earlier
A half million people are diagnosed every year with oral cancer...

Baseball, Tobacco and Oral Cancer
...This puts them at higher risk for oral cancer, cancer of the esophagus, pancreatic cancer and other diseases...

We'll Help You Maintain Your Oral Health After Gum Disease
...During your visit we’ll carefully examine your mouth, as well as screen you for any signs of potential oral cancer...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...There just happens to be a connection with this particular subject and their mouth—unsafe sexual practices could leave them vulnerable to the human papilloma virus (HPV16) that could increase their oral cancer risk...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year...