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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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Matching Game: Which Smile Design Technique Is Right for You?
... Words to match: Whitening Bonding Enamel shaping Orthodontics Veneers Crowns and bridgework Implants Gum contouring ______ is a minor surgical procedure in which we alter the position of the gum tissue and sometimes even the underlying bone...

Learn About Living the Life You Love with Designer Nate Berkus
...He has not needed orthodontics or cosmetic dentistry...

Introducing the Palatal Expander
...You can learn more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Palatal Expanders” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Clear Orthodontic Aligners: Are They Right For You?
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Clear Orthodontic Aligners: An Alternative for Adult Orthodontics...

Preserve Your Teeth as They Age and Avoid Excessive Wear
...How to accomplish that goal depends on your individual circumstance: treatments could include such things as orthodontics to correct bite problems that contribute to abnormal wear, considering restoring worn teeth with new crowns or fillings, or reducing grinding or clenching with nocturnal mouth guards or some form of stress-relief therapy...

Five Facts About Palatal Expanders
...You can learn more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Palatal Expanders” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Baseball and Braces: Joe Girardi's Bargain
... If you or your child may need braces, but you're put off by the dreary metal hardware you remember from back in the day, take heart! Plenty has changed in the field of orthodontics since you were a teenager — and it's not just the color of the rubber bands...

An Early Orthodontic Evaluation can Reduce Treatment Later
... A specialty within dentistry, orthodontics focuses on the study and treatment of malocclusions or poor bites...

The Timely Use of a Palatal Expander Could Help Correct a Cross-Bite
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

Reduce Future Bite Problems with These Innovative Techniques
When you think orthodontics, you may instantly picture braces or clear aligners worn by teenagers or adults...

3 Questions You Should Ask Before Undergoing Adult Orthodontics
... But although orthodontics can be performed at any age, it's not a minor undertaking...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

If You're Considering Braces, Here's How They Work
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Moving Teeth with Orthodontics...