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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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Restorative Dentistry
... Learn about simple and surgical tooth extractions IMPLANT DENTISTRY Implant dentistry provides dental solutions for replacing single to multiple missing teeth...

Preventive/General Dentistry
... Mouth guards can benefit a number of people, but especially to those that do any of following: Nighttime grinding Noncontact and high-impact sports Teeth scraping (often unconsciously) Benefits of mouth guards: Protects teeth and jawline Guards against contact with teeth prevents chipping and wearing away of teeth IMPLANT DENTISTRY Implant dentistry provides dental solutions for replacing single to multiple missing teeth...

With Proper Care, Partial Dentures are a Viable Tooth Replacement Option
...But there is another type: a removable partial denture (RPD), which can be a viable option for replacing a few missing teeth...

FAQs About Dental Implants
Patients who have missing teeth or major tooth and gum problems often have questions about dental implants...

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

Dental Implants Help Maintain Bone Health
You’ve probably heard a lot about dental implants as replacements for missing teeth...

Tooth Loss: A Health Risk for Older Adults
...That’s just one reason why it’s important to replace missing teeth as soon as possible...

That Space Between Your Front Teeth May be Caused by Overgrown Muscle
... The frenum is just one cause among many for a noticeably wide space, including bite problems (malocclusions), finger-sucking habits or missing teeth...

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

Dental Implants Better than Ever thanks to Ongoing Tech Advances
...And since their inception implant technology has continued to improve and revolutionize how we replace 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...

Getting Dental Implants Requires Minor Surgery
Dental implants are best known as restorations for single missing teeth...

Need an Effective but Affordable Tooth Replacement? Look at a Flexible RPD
People with missing teeth have more replacement options than ever before, including the ever popular but often more expensive dental implant...

3 Possible Timing Scenarios for Getting Your New Implant
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Implant Timelines for Replacing Missing Teeth...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...  Treatments like dental implants for missing teeth combined with various tooth replacement options, crown lengthening for gummy smiles or tooth extractions to help orthodontics can be combined to completely transform your smile...

These Digital Tools Increase the Success Rate of Dental Implants
...That's why they're tops among both dentists and patients for replacing missing teeth...

A RPD Could Be Your Answer to Replacing Missing Teeth
Before implants, people often turned to a removable appliance to replace multiple missing teeth...

You Can Have a Successful Implant Outcome if Your Diabetes is Under Control
...It could also cause complications with dental implants, the premier replacement choice for missing teeth...

Here's How to Get a Smile Makeover This Summer
...Nothing downgrades a smile like missing teeth...

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