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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
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Christie Brinkley's Tips on Tooth Whitening
... An internal or non-vital approach where the tooth is whitened from the inside during a root canal treatment...

Royal Treatment for a Damaged Tooth
...And they’re used following root canal treatments, which treat infected pulp at the center (canal) of a tooth root by removing the pulp and replacing it with an inert, rubber-like material...

We may Still be Able to Save Your Tooth with a Root Canal Alternative
... But that scenario isn't inevitable — we can often save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

Yankees Slugger Aaron Judge Has Big-League Tooth Trouble
... When the soft pulp tissue inside the tooth is damaged, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Restore a Flawed Tooth in as Little as One Visit with Composite Resin
...Teeth that have become worn, fractured or have undergone a root canal treatment are best treated with a porcelain restoration such as a veneer or crown...

Before we Extract That Problem Tooth, Let's Consider Saving it
...We may be able to save it, though, with a root canal treatment...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers
...This increases risk of nerve damage during veneer preparation; if nerve damage occurs, the tooth could ultimately require a root canal treatment to save it...

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment
...But tooth decay removal and a root canal treatment can stop advancing decay and resulting infection in its tracks...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Veneers May Not Be the Best Option for Your Teenager's Teeth
...If that happens, the tooth may need a root canal treatment to preserve it...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

Are Lasers the Future for Treating Advanced Tooth Decay?
...But for decades now dentists have reliably used root canal treatment to better a decayed tooth's odds...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...Mandel is up front about his various dental issues, including multiple root canal treatments and the crowns on his two damaged front teeth...

Dental Treatment Depends on What's Really Causing Your Tooth Pain
...If so, you may require a root canal treatment...