Patient Education

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry

    Smiling feels great, whether you are on the giving or receiving end. But too many people hide their smiles because they are unhappy with the way their teeth look. That’s a shame because these days, there’s so much that can be done to enhance a smile and boost self-confidence in the process. Let’s

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  • Family/General Dentistry

    Many people see their family dentist more than any other health-care provider — even their family doctor. That’s not surprising, given the amazing array of hands-on services provided. We not only treat common dental problems and help you prevent diseases like tooth decay — we can also help you

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  • Emergency Dental Care

    Dental injuries (or trauma) can happen in many of the same situations that produce other kinds of injuries: a fall, a sports mishap, or an automobile accident. But they can also occur when you’re not doing something obviously risky — biting into your lunch, for example. As with any type of health

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  • Implant Dentistry

    Replacing lost teeth offers significant benefits in terms of how you look, feel and function. There are several ways to replace missing teeth, but today’s state-of-the-art solution is the dental implant. A dental implant is a small, screw-shaped post that is located in the place where your missing

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  • Oral Health

    The state of your oral health has a big impact on your quality of life at any age. Healthy teeth and gums allow you to eat well, speak clearly, smile confidently, and to be your best in social and professional situations. On the other hand, oral health problems such as tooth decay and periodontal (gum)

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  • Oral Hygiene

    If you’re like most people, you probably spend at least a bit of time each day on oral hygiene. Most of us are willing to do this because we want to have a bright smile and fresh-smelling breath when interacting with family, friends and business associates. But letting oral hygiene lapse can lead to

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  • Oral Surgery

    Oral surgery can help many people with many different dental issues. You might need oral surgery to cure an infection, relieve pain, or restore the function and appearance of various parts of the mouth or face. Oral surgery is nothing to be afraid of: in fact, most oral surgery procedures are performed

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  • Pediatric Dentistry

    From the moment the first baby tooth makes its appearance in that cute little smile until it’s time to think about leaving the nest, your child’s developing smile deserves special attention. That’s the focus of pediatric dentistry: making sure children’s teeth get the care they need, at the time

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  • Periodontal Therapy

    When your goal is maintaining good oral health, having healthy teeth is only half of the equation. The other half is healthy gums. Many people rarely think about the health of their gums… until they develop periodontal (gum) disease. This condition is much more common than you may think: In fact, about

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  • Preventive Dentistry

    Everyone knows that you’re supposed to see your dentist for regular checkups. But not everyone understands why these routine visits are so important. You might even wonder: If you come in and you don’t have a cavity, is the dental appointment a waste of time? The short answer is: Of course not! A

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  • Endodontics

    While just the thought of root canal therapy is enough to make some people nervous, the reality of this routine treatment is quite different from what you may have heard. In fact, root canal treatment doesn’t cause pain: it relieves it. The procedure itself is not unlike having a cavity filled, though

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