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 Education
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...

New Patients
...And his warm, humorous approach will put even the most nervous patients at ease...

Dental Staff
...I am fascinated by the biology and science of the face and teeth and how we can improve them and our patients’ lives...

Welcome to Our Blog
...With the dental industry advancing, we recognize the importance of keeping our patients and visitors up to date with all of the new and exciting things taking place in our practice...

FAQs
...It is recommended, however, that patients protect  their smiles by wearing a mouthguard when  participating in any sporting activity...

Incentives & Contests
We offer an incentive program using tokens, to help our patients fulfill their treatment goals...

Orthodontics
...In fact, about one in five of today's orthodontic patients is an adult...

Types of Braces
For the vast majority of orthodontic patients, wearing fixed appliances (commonly called braces) will be a major part of treatment — and those braces, for the most part, will be the familiar silvery-metal type...

Five Things to Know about Orthodontic Treatment
...One out of every five orthodontic patients today is an adult, so remember that it is never too late...

Braces Are No Hurdle for Olympic Track Star
...These are just one of the treatment options available to adult patients, many of whom prefer a less noticeable style of orthodontic appliance...

Three Reasons to Straighten your Teeth
...Believe it or not, one out of every five orthodontic patients is an adult and 75% of adults have some form of malocclusion...

X-Ray Radiation Exposure is Much Less than Daily Environmental Radiation
...But despite its obvious benefits, it’s still a form of released energy that exposes patients to a certain amount of radiation...

Root Canal Therapy
... Most patients who have root canal experience little or no discomfort or pain, and enjoy a restored tooth that can last almost as long as its healthy original...

Extractions
... Patients with extracted teeth sometimes need to take an antibiotic, and at the very least, take precautions following the procedure to ensure that infection doesn't occur...

Veneers
...Patients with gaps between their front teeth or teeth that are chipped or worn may consider porcelain veneers...

Implants
... Because implants require surgery, patients are administered anesthesia and, if necessary, antibiotics to stave off infection following the procedure...

Anesthesia
...Sometimes, patients are administered "general anesthesia," in which drugs cause a temporary loss of consciousness...

Air Abrasion
...The most exciting thing for patients is that air abrasion is painless and, in some cases, doesn't require an anesthetic...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... (Adopted by the American Dental Association in 2009) American Dental Association Leads Fight for Patient Rights The American Dental Association has supported legislation that will set a few basic rules to promote high-quality care and protect patients in an increasingly bottom line-driven health care system...

Fillings
...However, no valid scientific evidence has shown that amalgams cause harm to patients with dental restorations, except in rare cases of allergic reactions...

Infection Control
... All hand instruments used on patients are washed, disinfected and/or sterilized with chemicals or steam after each use...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Antibiotic Prophylaxis In some cases, patients with compromised immune systems or who fear an infection from a dental procedure may take antibiotics before visiting the dentist...

Tobacco
Dentistry health care that works: tobacco The American Dental Association has long been a leader in the battle against tobacco-related disease, working to educate the public about the dangers inherent in tobacco use and encouraging dentists to help their patients break the cycle of addiction...

All About Braces
...All kinds of new wire materials are designed to exert a steady, gentle pressure on the teeth, so that the tooth-moving process may be faster and more comfortable for patients, and ultimately, reduce the number of appointments needed to make adjustments...

Orthodontic Surgery
... In rare cases, patients who have undergone jaw surgery may suffer a relapse of the condition, requiring additional treatment options...