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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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Dental Services
...Whether you need a routine dental checkup and cleaning or more involved restorative dental work, we can get you to optimal oral health...

Preventive/General Dentistry
...We are committed to maintaining our patients’ overall oral health...

Five Things to Know About Bleeding Gums
...This unwelcome discovery is more common than you might think — and it might have something to tell you about your oral health...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Dental Care
...The quality of your oral health also can have effects on the whole body...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
As if the preteen years didn’t give kids and their parents enough to think about, new oral health concerns loom on the horizon...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep
...Fortunately, when you resolve to improve your oral health, there are some simple things you can do to help keep your smile looking healthy and bright...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Keep an Eye on Your Oral Health during Cancer Treatment
... The first step to minimizing these effects is to improve oral health before cancer treatment begins...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Get the Facts About Popular Artificial Sweeteners
... For both general and oral health, people have been looking to artificial alternatives to satisfy their sweet tooth...

Keep Your Saliva Flowing - Your Oral Health Depends on it
...Keeping your saliva flowing will help ensure better oral health...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

Patients with HIV Must Pay Close Attention to Their Oral Health
...Monitoring oral health is also important because certain mouth conditions could be an early sign the infection is entering a new advanced stage in the body that requires additional attention...

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Nutrition & Oral Health...

Choose a Mouthrinse Carefully if you want to Enhance your Dental Health
...That, however, is all they do — cosmetic mouthrinses don’t contribute to oral health beyond your personal satisfaction that your breath is free of bad odors...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

Improve Your Dental Health by Mastering Your Brushing Skills
You're not just a patient to your dentist—you're also a partner for achieving your best oral health possible...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Look for These Basics When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Sizing up Toothbrushes: How to Choose the Right Brush for Optimal Oral Health...

4 Reasons why Quitting Chewing Tobacco is Good for Your Oral Health
...Here are 4 oral health reasons why you should spit out smokeless tobacco for good...

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
...Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor in your quality of life...

3 Possible Timing Scenarios for Getting Your New Implant
...Here are 3 timing scenarios for receiving your implant after tooth removal, depending on your oral health...

Keeping the Lid on Acid to Protect Your Tooth Enamel
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children” and “GERD — Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “10 Tips for Daily Oral Care at Home...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips for Children...

Addressing Risk Factors: Taking the Fight Against Tooth Decay to a New Level
...Saliva helps restore the mouth's ideal pH balance needed for optimum oral health...

4 Ways You Can Better Manage Dental Care for a Child with Down Syndrome
...This can cause a wide range of physical, intellectual and developmental impairments that, among other things, can contribute to dental disease and other oral health concerns...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...And that includes teeth and gum care: While it may not seem as urgent as other potential issues, failing to maintain oral health could eventually affect the rest of their health...

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment
...Besides the extra disease prevention offered by dental cleanings, the dentist can also monitor for any changes in oral health and provide treatment if appropriate...

Emma Roberts Confesses to Having a Major Sweet Tooth While Expecting
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine article “Pregnancy and Oral Health...

How You Can Prevent Teeth Grinding From Damaging Your Oral Health
...From there, we'll help you find the right combination of solutions to keep this old habit from complicating your oral health...

Eating the Right Foods Can Boost Your Efforts to Prevent Dental Disease
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Nutrition & Oral Health...

An Eating Disorder May Show Itself in The Mouth
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Bulimia, Anorexia & Oral Health...

Chronic Dry Mouth Is More Serious Than an Unpleasant Feeling
...And it can lead to more problems with your oral health...