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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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Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Can an App Help You Brush Your Teeth?
...For more information, see the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

Erosion and Other Problems may be Signs of Bulimia
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Bulimia, Anorexia & Oral Health...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
...The truth is, though, it’s just as hazardous — especially to your oral health...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

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...

Stop White Spots Before They Appear While Wearing Braces
Braces can be a long, involved process, but gaining a more attractive smile and better oral health is worth it...

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...

4 Tips for Avoiding Dental Disease While Wearing Braces
...The sooner a problem can be addressed the less impact it may have on your orthodontic treatment and overall oral health...

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...

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

3 Reasons Why Smoking Doesn't Mix with Dental Implants
...Smoking contributes to other diseases that impact oral health...

10 Tips to Tame Bad Breath
...A coated tongue can be a source of bad breath, so brush your tongue as well as your teeth or use a tongue scraper, which can be purchased in the oral health aisle of your local pharmacy...

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...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...Saliva, what salivary glands produce, plays a major role in 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...

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...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

Why Gum Disease Could Affect More Than Your Oral Health
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine article “Good Oral Health Leads to Better Health Overall...

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...

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...

Sedation Can Help a Child Receive Needed Dental Care Now and in the Future
...Their anxiety could be a roadblock to getting the treatment they need to maintain good oral health and development...

Take These Steps to Alleviate Chronic Dry Mouth
...More importantly, it's hazardous to your oral health...

How to Ensure Your Child's Teeth and Gums Stay Healthy Now and Later
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children...

Here's to Healthy Smiles in 2021!
...Taking care of needed renovations to older dental work promotes better oral health, and may also improve your smile...

4 Guidelines to Help Make Sure Your Child's Oral Health Stays on Track
...But tooth decay and other problems could derail that development and cause lingering oral health issues later in life...