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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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Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

New Cone Beam Scanning Surpasses Standard X-Rays for Accuracy and Detail
...Now, a new technology known as Cone Beam Computing Tomography (CBCT) promises to take us “light years” beyond even today's most modern conventional x-ray devices...

Bone Loss Could be the Reason for Your Loose Dentures
... The latter option may also give you a chance to benefit from advancements in denture technology or materials since you received your current denture...

Anesthesia Wand
A needle-free form of injecting sedatives If you've ever had needle phobia, you might like to learn about a new technology referred to as an “anesthesia wand,” which is a computer-controlled dental-injection tool...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
...At the dawn of the 21st century, a revolutionary new technology has entered the diagnostic arena...

Christie Brinkley's All-American Smile
...” Although dental restorations were not needed to enhance her beautiful natural smile, she did have two dental implants after she fractured two rear molars in a bad helicopter crash while back-country skiing, and she says she is thankful for dental implant technology because it looks and feels so natural...

The Simple Bitewing X-Ray is a Game Changer for Maintaining Dental Health
X-rays are such a routine part of dental care that it's easy to overlook how much this technology has revolutionized detecting and treating tooth decay...

4 Situations Where a Crown Could Improve an Existing Tooth
...Crown technology has gradually progressed from the early use of precious metals like gold or silver to more life-like porcelain crowns, often with a metal interior for added strength...

Dental Crowns for the King of Magic
... There’s a blend of technology and art in making high quality crowns — just as there is in some stage-crafted illusions...

Are Lasers for Gum Disease Treatment in Our Future?
...Now, laser technology is making a showing in dental care for the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease...

Change Your Smile for the Better with Porcelain Veneers
...Increasingly, though, equipped dental offices are now able to generate their veneers in-house with computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (CAD/CAM) milling technology...

Advanced Equipment and Safe Practices Ensure X-Ray Safety for Children
...Dentists are committed to using x-ray technology in as safe and beneficial a way as possible...

Dentures with Implants Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
...But there's a recent advance in denture technology that may help slow or even stop potential bone loss...

Specialty Dentures
... Common concerns Technology advancements have made dentures very natural looking; however, it is only natural for first-time denture wearers to be self-conscious about their appearance and speech...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Aesthetic and Comfort Issues Advances in technology have vastly improved appearance issues with orthodontia...