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Online Dental Education Library

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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Patient Testimonials
...I had to have a lot of work done to my teeth, part dentures, root canal, implant and fillings...

Less is Better: the 21st Century Approach to Tooth Decay Treatment
...Besides reducing the tooth's volume, this practice also resulted in, by today's standards, larger than necessary fillings...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...In time, teeth can become chipped, worn down — even loose! Any dental work on those teeth, such as fillings, bonded areas and crowns, may also be damaged, start to crumble or fall out...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
...A study recently published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found it was safe for pregnant women to have routine procedures like fillings, root canals, and extractions, even if they require local anesthesia...

How a New Approach to Treating Decay Could Benefit You
...We're also using new filling materials like composite resin that not only resemble natural tooth color, but require less structural removal than other types of fillings...

Tooth Decay can be Less of a Problem with Minimally Invasive Dentistry
...On the downside, though, it also created larger than normal fillings...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...And don't forget to give them a good example to follow! Get Regular Dental Checkups—This applies to both kids and adults, but it's especially important during the years when they are rapidly growing! Timely treatment with sealants, topical fluoride applications or fillings can often help keep a small problem from turning into a major headache...

Don't Worry About Dental Amalgam: It's Safe for Treating Cavities
Dental amalgam—also known as “silver fillings”—has been used for nearly a hundred years to treat cavities...