Patient Education

Online Dental Education Library

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 Cosmetic Dentistry Services, teeth whitening, veneers, whitening and more Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy agai Invisalign, the alternative to metal braces 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 Pediatric Dentist, Dentist for young kids 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...

What should I do if I've lost all my back teeth?
... Dentists agree the loss of posterior teeth can lead to a wide array of consequences, even in the remaining teeth, gums, jaw muscles, ligaments, and joints: - Loss of alveolar jaw bone and reduction of the residual bony ridges - Eruption or extrusion of unopposed teeth - Decrease in chewing efficiency - Tipping,  rotation and migration of remaining adjacent teeth - Painful dysfunction of the temporomandibular joints (TMD) that unite the lower jaw with the skull Still, if the teeth erupt too much, there may not be enough room to replace the missing teeth below them...

Jaw Disorders
... People with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) often have a clicking or popping sound when opening and closing their mouths...

Jaw/TMJ
... People with temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) often have a clicking or popping sound when opening and closing their mouths...