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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
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Cosmetic Dentistry, to improve the appearance of a person's smile Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Dentures, to help you smile again Emergency Dentist Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Veneers,  for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

FAQ
...  A: Both bridges and partial dentures replace missing teeth...

Dental Implant FAQS
Patients who have missing teeth or major tooth and gum problems often have questions about dental implants...

Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

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...

Restore Your Whole Smile
... With dental implants, you can replace a single missing tooth, or multiple missing teeth...

New Year, New Smile
...If you are missing teeth — or if you’re wearing dentures that aren’t working the way you’d like — then perhaps we can offer a suggestion: Consider dental implants...

You'll Experience Little to No Discomfort During and After Implant Surgery
You’ve decided to obtain dental implants for your missing teeth...

Waiting to Afford Implants? Consider a Flexible RPD in the Meantime
...The conventional RPD has a rigid acrylic base colored to resemble gum tissue supported by a metal frame with attached prosthetic (false) teeth at the missing teeth locations...

5 Ways to Make Your Smile More Confident and Inviting
...With porcelain dental restorations that have a strong inner core and an outer life-like appearance, we can completely cover an individual damaged tooth with a custom-made crown or replace one or more missing teeth with fixed bridgework...

Your Health Could Affect the Longevity of a Dental Implant
There’s a lot to like about dental implants for replacing missing teeth...

Dentures Require Planning and Attention to Detail to Look Natural
...Fortunately, we have advanced restorative options that can effectively replace missing teeth...

Dental Implants: a Durable, Life-Like Solution for your Tooth Loss
...Not only does this strengthen the implant's hold within the jaw, the added growth also helps deter bone loss, a common problem with missing teeth...

Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
Dental implants offer a long-lasting way to restore missing teeth and are a good option for many people...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...There are several options for replacing missing teeth, from a removable partial denture to a traditional fixed bridge to a state-of-the-art implant-supported replacement tooth...

What Dental Implants Can Do for You
... Restore Chewing Another issue that many people with missing teeth encounter is difficulty or trouble properly chewing certain foods...

Could You Benefit From Dentures?
...Mark Gamalinda about your 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...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

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

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