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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New Patients
...This includes an oral cancer exam, evaluating gum disease (the painless, most common cause of tooth loss), note evidence of wear, recession, mobility of teeth, how they function, the condition of existing restorations and note any decay...

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 Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Nightguards to protect teeth while you sleep Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Planning and Restoring Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today (utilizing local surgeons to help plan and place the implants) Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Some types of Removable Dentures, to help you smile again 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...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

Patients with HIV Must Pay Close Attention to Their Oral Health
...Patients also have higher risks for dry mouth, oral cancer and periodontal (gum) disease...

Stay Ahead of Gum Disease Re-Infection with Periodontal Maintenance
... Since our goal is to reduce the chances of re-infection as much as possible, we'll thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and any implants for signs of disease (we'll also include an oral cancer screening)...

New Saliva Test may Help Identify Oral Cancer Earlier
A half million people are diagnosed every year with oral cancer...

Speaking of Wellness: Enjoying Great Oral Health for a Lifetime
...You can also boost oral health by eating foods rich in minerals like calcium to maintain strong bones and teeth, and antioxidants that guard against oral cancer...

Oral Cancer
Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers today and has one of the lowest survival rates, with thousands of new cases being reported each year...