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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns and Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Cosmetic Dentistry  Family Dentistry Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Cosmetic Contouring  Excessive or Uneven Gums Implant Restoration Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Scaling and Root Planing  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   Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Get Relief from Cracked Corners of the Mouth
...Inside the mouth reduced saliva flow, tissue inflammation under a rarely cleaned denture (denture stomatitis), pressure on the mouth corners caused by a collapsed bite due to missing teeth and similar conditions can elevate the risks for infection...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

Orthodontics Could be the Smile Transformer You've Been Looking For
When designing your new smile, we have a lot of options for changing how individual teeth look: from whitening discolored teeth to replacing missing teeth with life-like dental implants...

4 Situations Where a Crown Could Improve an Existing Tooth
... While crowns are often part of restorations for missing teeth, they’re also commonly used to cap or fit over a viable tooth with structural or appearance problems...

What Are Dental Crowns?
... Replacing missing teeth when placed in conjunction with a dental implant...

Dental Implant Restoration
...You can be assured your dental implants are the best solution to replace missing teeth, but in case you do have a problem, you need to know what to do...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

Bridges
Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...