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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 contact us.

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There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

How we Treat your Jaw Pain Depends on the Cause
...These methods include altering the bite or teeth position with orthodontics or dental work or surgically altering the joints themselves or the shape of the jaw...

Correct a Cross-Bite by Widening the Upper Jaw with an Expander
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Get Ahead of Bite Problems with Interceptive Orthodontics
...We often can through interceptive orthodontics...

Correcting a Poor Bite Improves Dental Health as Well as Smile Appearance
...This art of correction—moving teeth back to the positions where they belong—is the focus of a dental specialty called orthodontics...

Retain Your New Smile After Braces with a Retainer
...If you would like more information on getting a new smile through orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Early Orthodontic Techniques Could Stop Growing Bite Problems
...Interceptive orthodontics attempts to do this with treatments that influence how the jaws and other mouth structures develop during childhood...

Invisalign
... Related Articles The Magic of Orthodontics Proper alignment of the teeth is basic to “Smile Design...

You May Need Orthodontics Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
...Although orthodontics adds to the time and expense of restoration, its often necessary to achieve the best result...

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate
...But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics...

A Loose Tooth is a Sign of Deeper Dental Trouble
...Similarly, taking orthodontics into your own hands could also damage your teeth, especially if you have undiagnosed gum disease...

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Lingual Braces” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...