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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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Leah - Esthetic Porcelain Crowns Root canal treatment and Porcelain crown makeover Click on the images to enlarge...

Why Choose Us?
...CASE 1 Fractured front tooth that had previous root canal treatment that failed...

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
...An implant will never decay or need root canal treatment and feels just like the tooth that was there...

Need a Root Canal? Fear Not!
Perhaps you or someone you know has been told they will need root canal treatment...

Treating a Baby Tooth with Inner Decay can be Complicated - but Still Necessary
...While this closely resembles a traditional root canal treatment, we must use sealant material that can be absorbed by the body...

Restore a Flawed Tooth in as Little as One Visit with Composite Resin
...Teeth that have become worn, fractured or have undergone a root canal treatment are best treated with a porcelain restoration such as a veneer or crown...

4 Situations Where a Crown Could Improve an Existing Tooth
... Root canal treatments...

Why Dental Care is Even More Important When You're Pregnant
...But some situations like deep tooth decay that could require a root canal treatment may become too serious to postpone...

Complex Mouth Conditions Call for Dental Specialties
...While your general dentist can perform basic root canal treatments, an endodontist has the added knowledge and equipment to treat more difficult cases...

Before we Extract That Problem Tooth, Let's Consider Saving it
...We may be able to save it, though, with a root canal treatment...

Do you need Simple Tooth Removal or Surgery? It Depends on a few Factors
...If the roots themselves are unhealthy and brittle from previous injury or a root canal treatment, they can fracture into smaller pieces during removal...

A Child's Damaged Tooth may require a Different Approach than an Adult's
... Because a full root canal treatment removes all of the pulp tissue, it could interrupt any remaining dentin development in a young tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Adult Tooth Root Resorption is a Serious Issue that Requires Prompt Action
...If ECR has extended near the tooth’s interior pulp layer, then a root canal treatment may be needed...

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...

The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly...

A Root Canal Can Stop Tooth Decay and Save Your Tooth
...That intervention is a root canal treatment, a procedure that removes the infection from within the tooth and preserves it from re-infection...

3 Reasons a Root Canal Treatment Might Fail and What You Can Do About It
It's not an exaggeration to say the modern root canal treatment has saved millions of teeth over the last century...