Patient Education

Our team of dentists and  auxilliary 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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Cosmetic Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Manage Your Osteoporosis Medication to Avoid Jawbone Problems
... Osteonecrosis is most often triggered by trauma or invasive dental procedures like tooth extractions or oral surgery...

Extracting a Tooth is a Routine Procedure
...While some extractions require surgery, many don't: Your family dentist can perform these simple extractions, usually with little complication...

Wisdom Teeth Bear Close Monitoring for Future Dental Health
...As a result, third molar extractions are the most common surgical procedure performed by oral surgeons...

Wisdom Teeth Can Still be a Problem for the World's Youngest Billionaire
...The main contention is that early extractions aren't really necessary from a medical or dental standpoint, and so patients are unduly exposed to surgical risks...

Whether Voting for a Candidate or Wisdom Teeth, You Can Choose Wisely
...As a result, wisdom teeth extractions are the top oral surgical procedure performed, with around 10 million of them removed every year...