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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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Understanding The Importance Of Dental X-Rays
... Today's ultra-sensitive technology uses extremely low dosage x-rays and ensures early diagnosis and monitoring of your oral and dental health in safety and with confidence...

Tooth Replacement: It's Come a Long Way
...How does this amazing technology work...

Five Facts About Tooth-Colored Fillings
...But as the technology of tooth-colored filling systems evolves, some dental researchers have heralded the beginning of the “post-amalgam era...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery Can Enhance a Smile
... Solution: Gum tissue can be recontoured (reshaped) for a very pleasing effect with either conventional surgery or the newer dental laser technology...

Periodontal Surgery may be Needed to Halt Gum Disease and Encourage Healing
...These materials have allowed bone grafts to be more successful as this technology is engineered for targeted tissue growth and repair, and then dissolve at an appropriate point in the regeneration process...

The Laser Revolution is Changing the Dental Healthcare
... Research and development into laser technology continues to perfect these and other applications that promise to make dental procedures less invasive and more comfortable for patients...

Bitewing X-Rays Provide Early Detection of Tooth Decay in Back Teeth
...Advances in digital film and other technology have also helped lower the exposure rate...

See Your new Look Before Dental Work with a 'Trial Smile'
Digital computer technology has made a big impact on cosmetic dentistry...

Are You in the Know About Dental Crowns? Take our True or False Quiz
...False — although technology exists that allows dentists to produce their own crowns, the equipment is not yet in widespread use...

Change Your Smile for the Better with Porcelain Veneers
...Increasingly, though, equipped dental offices are now able to generate their veneers in-house with computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (CAD/CAM) milling technology...

Good Reasons for Choosing Clear Aligners for Orthodontic Treatment
...If you think your teen is up to the challenge and their particular situation can be corrected with this innovative technology, then clear aligners could be a great choice...

New Advances Could Revolutionize Decay Treatment
...On the diagnostic front enhanced x-ray technology and new magnification techniques are helping us find decay earlier when there’s less damaged material to remove and less risk to healthy structure...

Take a Look into Your Future with a Trial Smile
...But imaging technology has its limits: you’re viewing a static, two-dimensional image that can’t really show you how your new smile looks as your mouth and face move in a three-dimensional space...

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Boost Your Jawbone Health
...But implant technology potentially solves this bone loss problem with dentures by using implants rather than the gums to support them...

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health
...But with recent advances in implant technology, some patients don't have to wait as long for a new implant and crown...

Do You Have Adequate Bone to Support an Implant?
...Implants’ advanced technology explains some of their reliability and longevity—they’re as close to natural teeth as we’re now able to achieve...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Aesthetic and Comfort Issues Advances in technology have vastly improved appearance issues with orthodontia...

Invisalign®
... The aligners are made through a combination of our expertise and 3-D computer imaging technology...