Resource Center

Patients have questions, so we provided this page with the hopes that it answers some of the questions you may have! There are plenty of resources provided here with videos attached

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Treating Periodontal Disease

Your gum disease treatment will depend on several factors, including your personal health history and the stage of your gum disease…

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Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

Insight about your overall health can sometimes be seen in your mouth. In fact, periodontal (perry-oh-DON-tal) – or gum – disease is common in people with chronic diseases like heart disease or diabetes….

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Preventing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is also known as gum disease Periodontal (perry-o-DON-tal) Disease is an infection and inflammation that affects the tissues and bone that support your teeth….

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Healthy Smiles For Kids

With good oral care at home and regular dental visits, children can reach adulthood without suffering from tooth decay and other oral health problems….

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Orthodontic Treatment For A Healthy, Beautiful Smile

Orthodontic Treatment for a Healthy, Beautiful Smile Crooked teeth and bite problems are often solved with orthodontic treatment….

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Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening for a Brighter Smile If your teeth are discolored, tooth whitening may help. “Whitening” is any process that can make ….

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Sealants

Our teeth are covered with a sticky film of bacteria, called plaque (sounds like PLAK). When we eat or drink anything ….

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Improving Your Smile

A great smile can be the most attractive feature of your face. A smile helps you express health, success, youth and sincerity. It is a great ….

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Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth: When They Come In, When They Fall Out A healthy mouth is part of a child’s overall health. Children need ….

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Mothers And Babies

Good oral health habits not only help prevent problems during pregnancy, but they can also benefit the health of your baby ….

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Dentures

If you have lost some or all of your natural teeth, dentures can replace the teeth that are missing and improve your quality of life. With a little …

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Bridges

A bridge is a replacement tooth or teeth that fill the space where one or more teeth are missing. The bridge restores ….

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Mouth And Throat Cancer

Get the Facts About Mouth and Throat Cancer Did you know that your dentist screens you for cancer at every visit? Oral cancers can be ….

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Crowns

A crown is a cover or “cap” your dentist can put over a tooth. The crown restores the tooth to its normal shape, size, and function ….

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Why You Should See Your Dentist

Why You Should See Your Dentist Visiting the dentist is about more than getting clean, shiny teeth. Regular dental visits can …

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Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Tooth

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime. Years ago, diseased or injured teeth were usually pulled. But today, a tooth can often be saved through root canal therapy ….

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Tooth Decay

Tooth Decay Tooth decay is a disease that damages and breaks down teeth. Your teeth have a hard, outer layer (enamel), a middle layer (dentin) and a center (pulp) …

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Dental Implants

Dental implants are posts surgically placed into the upper or lower jawbone. They replace one or more teeth that are next to each other. Implants are an effective way to replace ….

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Snack And Sip All Day? Risk Decay!

Certain eating patterns and food choices can lead to tooth erosion (ee-ROW-shun) and cavities. A steady supply of sugary foods ….

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Tooth Replacement Options

If you’re missing one or more teeth, you may be all too aware of their importance to your looks and overall health. Your teeth are designed ….

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Flossing

Even if you brush twice a day, there are places your toothbrush bristles can’t reach. There are several ways to clean between your teeth ….

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TMD – Temporomandibular Disorders

Do you have frequent headaches, earaches, tender jaw muscles or a dull, aching facial pain? Does your jaw lock or stray to one side when ….

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Cracked Tooth

A tooth that is cracked can be painful. It also can lead to disease of the tooth ….

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Mouth Sores And Spots

Mouth sores can be painful, annoying and unsightly.Some appear inside the mouth – on the gums, tongue, lips, cheeks or palate (roof of the mouth) ….

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Understanding Your Insurance

Having dental coverage can make it easier to get the dental care you need. But, it’s important to understand that most dental benefit plans do not cover all dental procedures ….

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Tooth Extraction: Post-Operative Instructions

Sometimes, teeth need to be removed due to decay, disease or trauma. Having a tooth “pulled” is called a tooth extraction ….

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Dental Emergencies

Knowing how to handle a dental emergency can mean the difference between saving and losing your child’s tooth. Here are some tips ….

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Brushing

Good oral care is part of a healthy lifestyle. It’s easy to keep your teeth and gums in good health. A simple routine of daily teeth cleaning ….

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Sealants

Dental sealants are clear coatings applied to the surfaces of a child’s molars to prevent the development of tooth decay. They work by preventing food and plaque from resting in the grooves and crevices of molars – an area especially susceptible to cavities. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, nearly 1 in 3 U.S. […]

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