Patient Education

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
...While most teeth which have had root canal treatments do need crowns to strengthen the teeth and to return the teeth to normal form and function, not every tooth needing a crown also needs to have a root canal...

Post Op Instructions
...Usually the last step after root canal treatment is the replacement of a crown or tooth...

Types of Dental Emergencies
...A root canal treatment may be needed to stop the infection and eliminate your pain...

(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...

Signs that You Might Need Root Canal Therapy
Find out when root canal treatment might be necessary for your smile...

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...

The Time Interval to Replant a Knocked Out Tooth Can Affect its Longevity
...With a subsequent root canal treatment (to remove dead tissue from the inner tooth pulp and seal it from infection), it’s possible the tooth can survive for at least a few years, plenty of time to plan for a dental implant or similar tooth replacement...

Don't Ignore Sudden Tooth Pain - Your Teeth may be Telling you Something
...Not treated, the infection can eventually invade the pulp, putting the tooth in danger of being lost unless a root canal treatment is performed to remove the infection and seal the tooth from further infection...

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...