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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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How Designer Nate Berkus Got a Head Start on a Great Smile
... “I'm grateful for having been given fluoride treatments and sealants as a child...

The Major Benefits of Early Childhood Dental Visits
...In addition to treating decayed teeth, your child may also need preventative actions like sealants or additional fluoride applications to protect teeth if they are at a higher risk for disease...

Christie Brinkley's Tips on Tooth Whitening
...Other causes include exposure to high levels of fluoride; tetracycline, an antibiotic, administered during childhood; inherited developmental disorders and jaundice in childhood; and tooth decay...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...Use a small, soft-bristled, child-sized brush or a clean, damp washcloth and just a thin smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

There are Various Ways to Treat Sensitivity - Depending on its Cause
...There are several chemical products for both home and dental office application that can reduce sensitivity and encourage enamel re-mineralization (as can the fluoride added to toothpaste)...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...In fact, as soon as baby’s tiny teeth make their first appearance, the teeth and gums can be cleaned with a soft brush or cloth and a smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

Erosion and Other Problems may be Signs of Bulimia
...We may also suggest a sodium fluoride mouth rinse to help strengthen and re-mineralize the enamel...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
... Brush teeth that have completely grown in with a soft-bristled, child-size toothbrush and a smear of fluoride toothpaste no bigger than a grain of rice...

Stop White Spots Before They Appear While Wearing Braces
...One way is by aiding enamel re-mineralization through saliva stimulation (the mouth's acid neutralizer) or applying fluoride to the teeth to strengthen enamel...

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...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...Many commonly available therapeutic rinses contain anti-cariogenic (cavity-fighting) ingredients, such as fluoride; these can help prevent tooth decay and cavity formation by strengthening tooth enamel...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...Your dentist may also prescribe antibacterial as well as fluoride mouth rinses to help limit the growth of oral bacteria...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...When the first teeth appear, brush them with a tiny dab of fluoride on a soft-bristled toothbrush...

4 Guidelines to Help Make Sure Your Child's Oral Health Stays on Track
...Most utilities add tiny traces of fluoride to their drinking water supply...

What You Can Do To Help Your Child Avoid Tooth Decay
...In addition to routine care, your dentist can also provide other measures to fight decay, like sealants or topical fluoride...

A Little Fluoride Goes a Long Way in Protecting Your Family's Teeth
...Something similar could be said about fluoride...