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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 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
...Fagan Support Removable Dentures — Implants can even make removable dentures more comfortable, effective and healthier to wear...

What to Expect Before A Dental Implant Procedure
...Others may wish to explore the idea of implant-supported dentures as an alternative to traditional removable dentures...

Successful Outcomes With Dentures Depends on Attention to Detail
While dental implants are considered the gold standard for tooth replacement, removable dentures are still a viable choice, especially for patients with edentulism (complete tooth loss)...

Bone Loss Could be the Reason for Your Loose Dentures
When you first received your removable dentures the fit was firm and comfortable...

Your Quest for a Dental Implant Might Be Interrupted by Bone Loss
... Another possibility might be to install a smaller diameter implant like those used to support removable dentures...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If you wear removable dentures, take them out at night and clean them thoroughly before replacing them...