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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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The Case for Moving Just a Few Teeth Orthodontically
We often associate orthodontics with moving several teeth on the upper or lower arches (or both) with braces or clear aligners...

Be Vigilant with Dental Care While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling during Orthodontics...

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...

Correct a Cross-Bite by Widening the Upper Jaw with an Expander
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

Techniques for Keeping Impacted Canine Teeth from Spoiling Your Smile
...Whether through orthodontics or restorative dentistry, impacted canines don't have to ruin your smile...

Dealing with the Reality of Increased Disease Risk with Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During Orthodontics...

A Long-Term Orthodontic Strategy Could Help Ensure an Attractive Smile Later in Life
Orthodontics relies on certain mechanics in the mouth to move teeth to better positions...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Here is How You can Improve Your Wedding Day Smile!
... Orthodontics...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Exposing and Preserving Impacted Canine Teeth
...And, just as important, we can preserve the tooth and with orthodontics achieve an attractive, normal smile...

Get Ahead of a Developing Cross-Bite with This Early Intervention Measure
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt
...We may still need to apply other forms of orthodontics and cosmetic procedures, but using this procedure to rescue impacted canines can produce a healthier and more attractive smile...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...