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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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Treating Painful Tooth Sensitivity Begins With Finding its Source
...Another approach is to block the tubules using bonding agents or sealants; this will reduce their capacity to receive and transmit sensations...

Winning the Battle Over Tooth Decay
...We add protection to the teeth by strengthening them; applying fluoride topically is the best approach, along with sealants that can be applied in our office...

Protecting Children's Teeth From Decay With Sealants
...One development in particular provides children an extra layer of protection — the use of sealants on the tooth surfaces...

The Major Benefits of Early Childhood Dental Visits
...In addition to treating decayed teeth, your child may also need preventative actions like sealants or additional fluoride applications to protect teeth if they are at a higher risk for disease...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: 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 Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again 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...

Preventing Dental Disease Starts with Assessing Your Unique Risk
...In this case, we use the acronym SAFE: stimulating Saliva flow when needed or applying Sealants on chewing surfaces most susceptible to decay; Antimicrobials that reduce unhealthy bacteria levels and give healthy bacteria an opportunity to thrive; incorporating Fluoride, a chemical known to strengthen enamel, through hygiene products or direct application to the teeth; and an Effective diet, low in sugar and acid and high in fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains...

Preventive Care for Your Child is a Partnership between You and Your Dentist
...Our main focus, of course, is to head off tooth decay before it develops, including the application of topical fluoride or sealants when appropriate...

Take These Measures to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk
...We can also provide sealants and topical fluoride to give added protection against decay...

Topical Fluoride Adds Extra Protection against Tooth Decay
...Sealants, which are applied to the nooks and grooves of teeth where plaque can build up, may also help...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
Have you heard about dental sealants...

A Root Canal Can Stop Tooth Decay and Save Your Tooth
...These fillings and sealants prevent bacteria from reentering the tooth...

How to Maximize Your Child's Dental Health Potential
...Promoting better Saliva function helps control acid levels, while Sealants applied to chewing surfaces strengthen these vulnerable areas against decay...

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children
...One popular method is dental sealants, dental material coatings applied to the biting surfaces of teeth that fill in the naturally occurring pits and crevices...

Support Your Child's Dental Development with Preventive Care
...It’s also an opportunity to apply other preventive measures such as sealants that discourage tooth decay development on biting surfaces and topical fluoride for strengthening enamel...

3 Things You Can do to Help Promote Your Child's Dental Development
...Your dentist can also provide preventive measures like sealants or topical fluoride to reduce the risks of tooth decay...

Here's How You Can Protect Your Child's Teeth from Tooth Decay
...Besides removing any hard to reach plaque, your dentist may also apply sealants and topical fluoride to help protect and strengthen tooth enamel...

Primary Teeth are Critical to Future Dental Health and Worth Preserving
...We can help primary teeth last for their intended lifespan by preventing tooth decay with daily oral hygiene or clinically-applied sealants and topical fluoride...

Tooth Sensitivity Could Be a Sign of Deeper Problems
...To address enamel erosion, your dentist may be able to protect and strengthen your teeth with sealants and topical fluoride...

Protecting Primary Teeth from Decay Helps Ensure Future Dental Health
...Besides teeth cleanings and checkups for decay, your dentist has a number of measures like sealants or topical fluoride to protect at-risk teeth from disease...

The Preventive Program
... Have sealants placed on young permanent teeth...

Prevention Tips for Children
... Sealants Sealants fill in the little ridges on the chewing part of your teeth to protect and seal the tooth from food and plaque...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Special sealants and varnishes can also be applied to stave off cavities from forming...