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. 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 Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable 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 TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed   Although we do have information about sedation dentistry on our webpage under the Patient Education tab, we do not perform Inhalation Conscious Sedation at our office...

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants
...Four or more implants can support an entire arch (complete top or bottom set) of replacement teeth that won’t slip and will never need to be removed — a great alternative to traditional removable dentures! Implants can also be used to support some kinds of removable dentures, and in certain orthodontic procedures...

5 Ways to Make Your Smile More Confident and Inviting
...Implants can be used for single teeth or as supports for fixed bridgework or removable dentures...

Implant-Supported Dentures - a Better Fit with Excessive Bone Loss
... Removable dentures also can’t supply the missing stimulation — bone loss continues as if the dentures weren’t there; and due to the compressive forces of a denture, bone loss accelerates...

Implant-Supported Dentures Could Help You Avoid Bone Loss
... Removable dentures can't provide this stimulation...

An Affordable RPD Could be the Answer to Your Missing Teeth Problems
... If you would like more information on removable dentures, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If you wear removable dentures, take them out at night and clean them thoroughly before replacing them...