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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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Preventive/General Dentistry
... Causes Plaque buildup Untreated infections Inflammation of tooth Learn more about what causes periodontal disease Symptoms Bad breath Bleeding gums Loose teeth Learn more about common symptoms Stages Stage 1: Gingivitis Stage 2: Periodontitis Learn more about the stages Treatment Scaling Root planning Antibiotics Learn more about treatment SEALANTS A sealant is a clear or shaded plastic material that is administered to the chewing surfaces of the back molars...

The Secret to Preventing Gum Disease - Control Bacterial Plaque
...As the infection advances into the underlying support structures that hold teeth in place you may also notice receding gums (moving away from your teeth causing them to look longer), pus around the gums or lingering bad breath or taste...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
... Bad breath isn't just a turn-off for kissing — It can indicate a possible problem in your mouth...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Yet everyone would agree that fresh breath is something to appreciate! Unfortunately, bad breath is a persistent problem for many people...