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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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Dental Services
...A description of some of the services we offer can be found below: Bonding Crowns & Bridges Dental Cleaning Dentures Emergency Dentistry Extractions Fillings Gum Treatment Halitosis Implant Dentistry Invisalign Nightguards & Athletic Mouthguards Oral Hygiene Orthodontics Root Canal Sealants Sedation Dentistry TMJ Treatment Veneers Whitening Wisdom Teeth Minimally Invasive Dentistry Our High-Tech Options In order to provide nothing but the best to our patients, our office uses state-of-the-art technologies in all our procedures from dental lasers to dental implants our office is on the cutting edge...

Laser Dentistry
... Hard Tissue DentalLaser Hard tissue lasers are used to remove old fillings, repair cavities, and prepare teeth for bonding...

Treating Kids' Sports-Related Dental Injuries
...Smaller chips, even in primary teeth, can be successfully repaired by cosmetic bonding with composite resin materials...

A Royal Fix
... If the broken part is relatively small, chances are the tooth can be repaired by bonding with composite resin...

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!
...One of the easiest and fastest is cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Air Abrasion Offers a More Pleasant Dental Office Experience than Drills
...Although quite effective in removing decayed structure and preparing the tooth for bonding, it usually requires a local anesthetic...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...Just ask Chrissy Teigen: Recently, she was in Bangkok, Thailand, filming a restaurant scene for the TV travel series The Getaway, when some temporary restorations (bonding) on her teeth ended up in her food...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... If the chip is relatively small, it’s often possible to fix it with cosmetic bonding...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your teeth have minor spacing irregularities, small chips or cracks, it may be possible to repair them in a single office visit via cosmetic bonding...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...The answer it: it all depends… For natural teeth that have only a small chip or minor crack, cosmetic bonding is a quick and relatively easy solution...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Bonding...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

Teeth Make a Picture-Perfect Smile
... Teeth that are chipped, cracked or have noticeable areas of decay, can be restored with bonding, in which a composite resin material is applied that is colored to match your natural teeth...

Improving a 'Gummy Smile' Depends on its Cause
...Other cosmetic enhancements such as orthodontics, bonding or porcelain restorations can also prove effective...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...Teeth with slightly larger chips can often be restored via cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Bobby Bones Dances His Way to Dental Damage
...It’s often possible to fix minor chips with dental bonding—and this type of restoration can frequently be done in just one office visit...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...Minor chips can often be remedied via dental bonding...

The Perils of a Loose Permanent Tooth - and What to do About it
...Temporarily, we can apply splinting material to the outside of both the loose and stable teeth or cut a small channel into them and apply bonding material to join them...

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage
... For minor to moderate chips, cosmetic bonding might be recommended...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... For a minor crack or chip, cosmetic bonding may offer a quick and effective solution...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
...If it's a little bigger, a procedure called dental bonding may be recommended...

Don't Let Your Loose Tooth Become a Lost Tooth
...In another, we cut a small channel in the involved teeth, and then insert a metal splint, bonding it within the channel...

NBA Player's Injury Points Out Need for Mouthguards
...Based on each individual's situation, it's certainly possible to restore a damaged tooth via cosmetic bonding, veneers, bridgework, crowns, or dental implants...

Tooth Sensitivity Could Be a Sign of Deeper Problems
...Your dentist can further reduce nerve sensitivity by blocking the tubules with sealants and bonding agents...

Tooth-Colored Fillings Provide a Viable Alternative to Dental Amalgam
... Most of these bonding techniques incorporate layering...

Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale Crushes on Smiles
...But bonding or dental veneers, thin layers of porcelain custom-made for your teeth, mask those unsightly blemishes...

Why Is Your Smile Gummy? Here Are 4 Possibilities
...One option here is to “lengthen” the tooth cosmetically with veneers, crowns or other bonding techniques...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
... Veneers are very thin laminated layers of dental porcelain custom-colored and shaped for bonding to the outer visible portion of a tooth...

Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
...One of the easiest and least expensive ways of doing this is with dental bonding...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Traumatic Dental Injuries
...Try to locate any pieces of the tooth that have come off, as it may be possible to reattach them to the crown with tooth-colored bonding material...

Air Abrasion
...Some of the uses for air abrasion tools include: removing dental caries (cavities) and filling them with composite (tooth-colored) material; preparing teeth for bonding, veneering or other procedures; and removing stains or even repairing small defects in teeth...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms, and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic 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 Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Bonding — Chips and minor fractures to front teeth — common childhood occurrences — can be repaired with tooth-colored bonding materials...

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