Patient Education

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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...Dingeldein most enjoys esthetics, oral surgery, and implant dentistry...

How Your Dentist Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep
... Other treatments include oral surgery or orthodontia...

Getting Smart About Wisdom Teeth
...In addition, the ability of the body to heal following oral surgery tends to decrease with age...

Choosing the Right Mouth Rinse that Matches your Oral Health Needs
... For some patients a prescription rinse may be in order, especially during recuperation from oral surgery or where normal plaque control is difficult...

Inform Your Dentist if You're Taking Blood Thinners
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Oral Surgery & Blood Thinners...

Weigh a Poor Smile's Emotional and Social Cost when Considering Restorations
...The plan may be as singular as whitening procedures or porcelain veneers applied to the outside of your teeth — or it may be comprehensive with a variety of procedures that could include other specialties like orthodontics or oral surgery...

Certain People may Benefit from Antibiotics Before Implant Surgery
...If you would like more information on antibiotic treatment before oral surgery, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Certain Osteoporosis Drugs Could Pose a Future Risk to Your Dental Health
...Dentists further recommend, in conjunction with the physician treating osteoporosis, that a patient take a “drug holiday” from either of these two medications for several months before and after any planned oral surgery or invasive dental procedure...