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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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Preventive/General Dentistry
A combination of general dental care and preventative education will help maintain a radiant smile and encourage healthy oral hygiene...

Loose Adult Teeth Require Immediate Attention and Treatment
...Gum disease arises from dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles left on teeth due to poor oral hygiene...

What Is A Baby Tooth Worth?
...) But if you’ve been keeping up with parenting news lately, you may have come across an even more jaw-dropping fact: According to a survey by the Sunstar group, a maker of oral hygiene products, when the tooth fairy makes a pickup in New York City, she (or her parental surrogate) leaves an average of $13...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
... A combination of hormones, lifestyle changes and poor oral hygiene habits raises the risk of oral health problems among adolescents...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep
...Get Into the Oral Hygiene HabitGot a minute...

Are You Keeping Good Oral Hygiene Habits?
Is your oral hygiene routine helping or hurting your smile...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

How Effective is Your Oral Hygiene? Find Out with a Plaque Disclosing Agent
... If you would like more information on proper oral hygiene habits, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

To Prevent Tooth Decay, Practice Effective Brushing and Flossing
... If you would like more information on proper oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Poor oral hygiene...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Even if you are meticulous about your daily oral hygiene routine at home, there are plenty of reasons for regular checkups...

Limiting Refined Sugar in Your Diet can Reduce Risk of Tooth Decay
... Last but not least, practice good oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing, along with regular office cleanings and checkups...

Choose a Mouthrinse Carefully if you want to Enhance your Dental Health
Many people use a mouthrinse as part of their daily oral hygiene...

Certain Factors May Raise Your Risk and the Intensity of Gum Disease
Periodontal (gum) disease is mainly caused by bacterial plaque built up on tooth surfaces due to ineffective oral hygiene...

Porcelain Veneers: A Less Invasive Way to Transform Your Smile
...You should also maintain regular dental visits and proper oral hygiene to keep your smile as bright and attractive as possible...

Improve Your Dental Health by Mastering Your Brushing Skills
...You should carry the same attitude into your personal oral hygiene—to truly master the skill of brushing...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Look for These Basics When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...Choosing the right one for you can make a huge difference in your oral hygiene effectiveness...

4 Reasons why Quitting Chewing Tobacco is Good for Your Oral Health
...Tooth decay and gum disease both originate primarily from bacterial plaque that builds up on tooth surfaces (the result of poor oral hygiene)...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Techniques for a Healthier Mouth
...Daily oral hygiene—good, old-fashioned brushing and flossing, just like your mom made you do...

What Tara Lipinski Does to Protect One of Her Most Valuable Assets - Her Smile
...Protect this invaluable asset with daily oral hygiene, regular dental visits and prompt treatment for disease or trauma...

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
...That’s because we know the primary cause for both of them—dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that can build up on tooth surfaces usually as a result of poor oral hygiene...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...Consistent oral hygiene offers a “twofer”: It removes the plaque that can dull your teeth, and it lowers your risk of dental disease that could also foul up your smile...

Stop Plaque Buildup Around Your Implant-Supported Bridge With Flossing
...But we can’t simply “set them and forget them”: They require dedicated oral hygiene just like natural teeth...

Keep These Top Factors in Mind When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...It's also just as applicable to oral hygiene...

Protect Yourself From Gum Disease for the Health of Your Mouth AND Your Body
...Taking care of your teeth and gums—especially with daily oral hygiene—is a key part of the formula for a long and happy life...

4 Ways You Can Better Manage Dental Care for a Child with Down Syndrome
...You can make oral hygiene easier by choosing toothbrushes that fit your child's level of physical ability or using special flossing devices...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...Daily oral hygiene keeps plaque, a thin bacterial film on teeth most responsible for dental disease, from accumulating...

4 Things You Can Do To Protect Oral Health During Cancer Treatment
...Be meticulous about oral hygiene...

Flossing an Implant-Supported Bridge can Prevent a Damaging Gum Infection
...If you would like more information on oral hygiene practices with dental work, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Emma Roberts Confesses to Having a Major Sweet Tooth While Expecting
...Practice oral hygiene...

Eating the Right Foods Can Boost Your Efforts to Prevent Dental Disease
...On the other hand, a poor diet could reduce the effectiveness of your oral hygiene practices in preventing tooth decay or gum disease...

An Eating Disorder May Show Itself in The Mouth
...Lack of oral hygiene can be a sign of anorexia, while signs of over-aggressive brushing or flossing may hint of bulimia...

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!
...DeGeneres received this honor from the National Flossing Council in recognition of her passionate promotion of oral hygiene, particularly flossing...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...