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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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Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
Dental implants are considered today’s premier method for restoring missing teeth...

Here is How You can Improve Your Wedding Day Smile!
...If you have missing teeth marring your smile, you have several options...

Partial Dentures: an Affordable Alternative to More Expensive Restorations
Dental implants are today’s preferred choice for replacing missing teeth...

Tooth Loss: A Health Risk for Older Adults
...That’s just one reason why it’s important to replace missing teeth as soon as possible...

Teenagers with Missing Teeth Usually Need a Temporary Restoration
...And while those missing teeth can be restored, replacing them in patients who haven’t yet reached adulthood can be tricky...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...