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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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Kristin Cavallari's "Spaghetti Catcher" - First Step To A Winning Smile
...In fact, she told Dear Doctor magazine — where readers recently voted to crown her with the “Smile of the Year” award — that her dental treatments began the same way many do: with orthodontics in sixth grade...

An Early Orthodontic Evaluation May Alert to Developing Bite Problems
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Early Orthodontic Evaluation” and “Preventative & Cost Saving Orthodontics...

Moving Just a Few Teeth can have Big Results
...In this case we may first need to surgically remove some of the frenum tissue before attempting orthodontics or the teeth may gradually move back apart after closing the gap...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

Early Orthodontic Treatment Could Lessen Severity of Certain Bite Problems
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Preventative & Cost Saving Orthodontics...

Your Other Teeth May Need Straightening Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
... If you would like more information on orthodontics before tooth replacement, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Your Teen Could get a Straighter Smile with Clear Aligners Rather than Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Clear Aligners for Teens: User-Friendly Orthodontics...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Retain Your New Smile After Braces with a Retainer
...If you would like more information on getting a new smile through orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Your Teenager's Teeth May Not Be Mature Enough for Veneers
Teenagers and adults alike can improve their smile appearance with dental solutions like teeth whitening or orthodontics...

You May Need Orthodontics Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
...Although orthodontics adds to the time and expense of restoration, its often necessary to achieve the best result...

Cosmetic Questions to Ask to Get You on the Right Path to a Better Smile
...Some treatments like teeth whitening are relatively inexpensive, while procedures like dental implants or orthodontics are major investments...

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities
...Here are a few of the reasons why these celebrities chose to change their smile through orthodontics—and why you can, too...

This Orthodontic Device Could Stop a Poor Bite From Developing
...If you would like more information on interceptive orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Vivica Fox and Zendaya Have This in Common: A Gorgeous Smile
...Orthodontics...