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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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... Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Flap Surgery Grafts   Cosmetic Restorations Appearance and function must go hand in hand...

How Long Will Root Canal Treatment Last?
Root canal treatment can be an effective life preserver for a heavily decayed tooth...

What's Causing Your Toothache? The Answer Determines Your Treatment
...If decay has invaded the pulp you'll need a root canal treatment to clean out the infection and fill the resulting void with a special filling; this not only saves the tooth, it ends the pain...

What's Causing Your Throbbing Toothache?
... For this level of decay there's one primary way to save the tooth and stop the pain: a root canal treatment...

Early Action Needed to Save Your Tooth from Root Resorption
...If it appears the pulp (the tooth’s innermost layer) is involved, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to remove infected tissue and fill the empty space with a special filling...

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers
...This increases risk of nerve damage during veneer preparation; if nerve damage occurs, the tooth could ultimately require a root canal treatment to save it...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
... Even if decay gets a foothold we can effectively stop it and restore a tooth with a root canal treatment or a similar procedure...

Porcelain Veneers Might not be the Best Option for Teenagers
...If that happens, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to save the tooth—also not an optimal situation for a developing tooth...

Root Canal Therapy Might Just Save Your Tooth!
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Common Concerns About Root Canal Treatment” and “Root Canal Treatment: What You Need to Know...

You Might Avoid a Root Canal with This Tooth-Saving Procedure
...That could mean a simple filling—or you might need a root canal treatment if decay has reached the inner pulp...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Veneers May Not Be the Best Option for Your Teenager's Teeth
...If that happens, the tooth may need a root canal treatment to preserve it...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But you can also have discoloration deep within a tooth, known as intrinsic staining, caused by a variety of reasons like tetracycline use early in life or complications from a root canal treatment...

3 Reasons a Root Canal Treatment Might Fail and What You Can Do About It
It's not an exaggeration to say the modern root canal treatment has saved millions of teeth over the last century...

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal
You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first...