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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 schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Fillings
...Should that happen, you would need root canal treatment...

Cosmetic and General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks 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 Clear Braces Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile 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...

(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...

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...

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

3 Types of Tooth Pain and What They Might be Telling You
...To save the tooth, you may need a root canal treatment to remove the decayed tissue and seal the tooth from further infection...

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment
...But tooth decay removal and a root canal treatment can stop advancing decay and resulting infection in its tracks...

There's Still Hope for a Re-Infected Tooth After Root Canal Treatment
Most first-time root canal treatments achieve their purpose in saving an internally decayed tooth and extending its life to match those of the patient’s non-decayed teeth...

Catch Root Resorption Early for Best Chances of Saving Your Tooth
...If it has advanced further, we may also need to perform a root canal treatment...

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...

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth
...dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay...

Despite Some Online Sources, Root Canals Don't Cause Disease
...” You may already have encountered one such example of online misinformation: the notion that undergoing a root canal treatment causes cancer...