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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 schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Myth or Fact: Test Your Knowledge about Pregnancy and Oral Health
...So, at present, this practice isn't recommended by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry...

Conscious Sedation can Make Your Child's Dental Visit More Pleasant
...At the other end of the spectrum is minimal sedation, the most common type used in pediatric dentistry, which allows patients to respond to touching or verbal commands...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
... Sealants are recommended by the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and have only a modest cost per tooth...

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children
...As evidence continues to mount for dental sealants' effectiveness protecting young children from decay, both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now recommend it for all children...

Protecting Primary Teeth from Decay Helps Ensure Future Dental Health
... Helping primary teeth survive to their full lifespan is an important goal in pediatric dentistry...

3 Tips for Helping Your Child Feel More Comfortable Going to the Dentist
...Some dentists specialize in pediatric dentistry and many general dentists have additional training in working with children...

Glossary
... Pediatric Dentistry - A field of dentistry that deals with children’s teeth Perio pocket - An opening formed by receding gums...

Fluoride
... Enamel fluorosis According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a child may face a condition called enamel fluorosis if he or she receives too much fluoride during the years of tooth development...