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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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...   Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Invisalign Cerec   Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Crowns and Bridges
... Providing Stability After Dental Procedures: Large fillings and root canal therapy are very effective treatments used to treat and repair tooth decay or inflammation and infection, but they can weaken teeth and make them more likely to break if they're not protected with crowns...

FAQs About Crowns and Bridges
...Patients who have root canal therapy are also candidates for crowns...

Don't Put Off Getting Treatment for Your Sensitive Teeth
...For enamel erosion and any resulting decay you may need a filling, root canal treatment or a crown, depending on the depth and volume of structural damage...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
...You may also need a root canal to remove the damaged pulp material and prevent infection if the fracture went too far...

General Dentistry
...Some of these offerings include: Root canals Dental fillings Dental bridges Dental crowns Dental implants Gum disease treatment Dentures Porcelain Veneers Dental bonding While the goal behind general dentistry is to prevent issues from happening to your smile, we also know that this isn’t always avoidable...

Restore Your Smile in One Visit
...They're frequently used to: Stabilize and protect fragile or cracked teeth Restore damaged teeth Protect teeth that have been weakened due to large fillings or root canals Change the appearance of teeth and cover chips, discolorations and other flaws CEREC crowns eliminate the middle man and save you time...

Why Your Teeth Hurt Will Determine How We Treat Them
...The infection, on the other hand is still very much active — this usually requires a root canal treatment (cleaning out the pulp and root canals of diseased and dead tissue and filling the empty spaces) if we’re to save the tooth...

Root Canals
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Root Decay in Your Later Years Could Endanger Your Teeth
...This forms cavities and, if untreated, deeper infection within the tooth that could reach the bone via the root canals...

Could a Root Canal Help Me?
...Fortunately, you can eliminate tooth pain for good; the answer is a root canal treatment! Dr...

Abscessed Tooth
...If antibiotics are ineffective and an abscess is shown to be damaging the pulp or lower bony structures, a root canal procedure may be needed to remove the dead pulp and restore the tooth to a healthy state...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... If cavities aren't treated early enough, they can lead to more serious problems requiring treatments such as root canal therapy...

Crowns
... Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal...

Root Canal Therapy
Root canals are tiny passageways that branch off from beneath the top of the tooth, coursing their way vertically downward, until they reach the tip of the root...

Extractions
General Procedure When restoration procedures such as root canal therapy, crowns, or fillings are not enough to save a tooth, it may need to be pulled, or extracted...

Crowns and Bridges
... Crowns are typically used to restore a tooth's function and appearance following a restorative procedure such as a root canal...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Anesthesia
...Analgesics are usually used for mild cases of discomfort, and are typically prescribed following such procedures as a root canal or tooth extraction...

Glossary
... Root canal - A procedure in which a tooth's nerve is removed and an inner canal cleansed and later filled...