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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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We may Need to Remove one or More Teeth Before Applying Braces
...It's actually a practical consideration that could arise in orthodontics...

Reduce Future Bite Problems with These Innovative Techniques
When you think orthodontics, you may instantly picture braces or clear aligners worn by teenagers or adults...

Your Other Teeth May Need Straightening Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
... If you would like more information on orthodontics before tooth replacement, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Palatal Expansion Could Head Off Future Orthodontic Treatment
People mainly identify orthodontics with braces...

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption
...We don’t fully understand what causes ECR, but there seems to be links with excessive force during orthodontics, tooth trauma (especially to the gum ligaments), tooth grinding habits or internal bleaching procedures...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

3 Orthodontic Options for Correcting Bad Bites
...Fortunately, most malocclusions can be corrected through orthodontics, a specialty for moving teeth to better functioning and more attractive positions...

Anchorage Devices Provide More Accuracy, Less Treatment Time for Braces
... Orthodontics wouldn’t work at all if we didn’t already have a natural tooth movement mechanism in our mouths...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

5 Ways to a Beautiful Wedding Day Smile
...Orthodontics...

Stop Bite Problems Early With Interceptive Orthodontics
Every year many parents learn their “tweenager” or teenager needs their bite corrected, often with specialized orthodontics...

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities
...Here are a few of the reasons why these celebrities chose to change their smile through orthodontics—and why you can, too...

3 Things You May Not Know About Orthodontics
...In the last few decades, people in their adult years (even late in life) are transforming their smiles through orthodontics...

Practice Daily Hygiene to Avoid Gum Swelling While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During Orthodontics...

Crazy Little Thing Called... Hyperdontia?
... If you have questions about tooth extraction or orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...