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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 contact us.

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Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... While improvement in oral health is the primary reason for considering treatment for a malocclusion, don’t discount the benefit of orthodontics to your appearance...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

3 Reasons Why Smoking Doesn't Mix with Dental Implants
...Smoking contributes to other diseases that impact oral health...

Chewing Tobacco is Just as Addictive and Dangerous as Smoking
...The truth is, though, it’s just as hazardous — especially to your oral health...

We'll Help You Maintain Your Oral Health After Gum Disease
It’s been a long road back to oral health for you after periodontal (gum) disease...

Advances in Dental Health that may be Waiting for us Just around the Corner
...Here are just a few possibilities that could one day impact everyone’s oral health...

This November, Become a Non-Smoker
...Tobacco use also can lead to increased amounts of plaque, which results in tooth decay and other oral health problems...

Wisdom Teeth Warrant Close Watch to Avoid Future Health Issues
...Patients who are having adverse oral health effects from impacted wisdom teeth should consider removing them, especially if they’ve already encountered dental disease...

Do This for Your Dental Health Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
...During treatment, try to continue regular dental visits to monitor your oral health and receive any needed preventive or therapeutic treatments...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...Read Article Dentistry and Oral Health for Children Dear Doctor magazine brings you this wide-ranging overview of milestones and transitions in your child's dental development...

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease
... If you would like more information about the oral health benefits of saliva and how to protect it, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Your Quest for a Dental Implant Might Be Interrupted by Bone Loss
... To know what your options are regarding an implant-based restoration, you'll need to undergo a thorough evaluation of your oral health, including supporting bone...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...