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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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Christie Brinkley's Tips on Tooth Whitening
...You want your teeth to compliment your face…your friends should not be required to wear sunglasses when you smile!” Aside from some potential minor side effects such as tooth sensitivity, whitening teeth through bleaching is a relatively inexpensive way to brighten your smile conservatively and successfully...

There are Various Ways to Treat Sensitivity - Depending on its Cause
You may be among the one in three Americans who suffer from the pain of tooth sensitivity...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
...And while whitening is relatively safe (as long as you’re using your kit as directed), you may experience tooth sensitivity, gum irritation or other minor oral side effects...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
... Sometimes, mouth pain, soreness and visible damage alert individuals to their grinding habits; other times, a dental professional will notice the evidence of bruxism during an exam or cleaning: tooth sensitivity and telltale wear and tear on the chewing surfaces...

Gum Recession Could Shorten the Life of Your Teeth
...Not only does this look unattractive, the recession can also expose teeth to disease and cause tooth sensitivity to temperature changes or biting pressure...