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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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... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Cosmetic Dentistry, to restore your smile to a naturally beautiful state Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Invisalign, to subtly straighten your smile  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 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...

The Details About Your Tooth Sensitivity Pain can tell you a Lot About the Cause
...You should visit us as soon as possible: you may require a root canal treatment that will not only relieve the pain but also save the tooth...

An Infected or Injured Primary Tooth Can Be Saved - but it's Complicated
...If it were an adult tooth, the best course might be a root canal treatment: access the pulp, clear out the diseased tissue, and then fill the space with a special filling...

Get an Early Start Treating Root Resorption Before it's Too Late
...If ECR has spread toward the pulp, the tooth's inner nerve center, we may also need to perform a root canal treatment...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Lasers Beginning to Change Some Root Canal Procedures
... For decades now, the best way to save teeth in this condition is with root canal treatment...

Don't Ignore Tooth Pain - You May Need a Root Canal
...If decay reaches the tooth interior, the best course of action is usually a root canal treatment...

Answers to Common Questions About Root Canal Treatments
A root canal treatment is a commonly known but often misunderstood procedure...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
... Even if decay gets a foothold we can effectively stop it and restore a tooth with a root canal treatment or a similar procedure...

Root Canal Therapy Might Just Save Your Tooth!
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Common Concerns About Root Canal Treatment” and “Root Canal Treatment: What You Need to Know...

See Your Dentist to Find out the Real Cause for Your Tooth Pain
...Advanced decay of this sort requires a root canal treatment to remove the diseased tissue and fill the empty pulp chamber and root canals to prevent further infection...

Signs That You May Need Root Canal Treatment
... Of course, it’s also important to be able to recognize the warning signs that you may require root canal treatment, a procedure designed to remove diseased or inflamed tissue within the inside of a tooth...