Preventive Care

When it comes to a healthy mouth, preventive care is critical. Preventive dentistry focuses on the basic services such as oral cleanings and cancer screenings that keep your teeth clean and detect problems in their earliest stages. Other preventive services are designed to stop dental decay and disorders from occurring. You can also perform your own preventive care at home... read more »

The Wands STA

The Wands STA When you need a filling, a root canal or another dental procedure, receiving a dose of anesthetic allows you to have the work done without discomfort. Anesthesia numbs the area where the work is being done so that the patient does not feel pain. For some people, the thought of receiving anesthesia is as troubling as the... read more »

Occlusal Disease

You may never have heard of occlusal disease, but it may be ruining your smile. This little-known condition is one of the top three reasons why patients lose their teeth. Occlusal disease can be just as destructive to your teeth as decay and gum disease. Q: What Is Disease? A: Sometimes, the upper and lower jaws do not fit together... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry

What Is Cosmetic Dentistry? While other types of dental work specialize in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases, cosmetic dentistry deals with the appearance of teeth. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, issues that cosmetic dentistry procedures can treat include stained, uneven, and broken teeth. Orthodontics sometimes falls under the umbrella of cosmetic dentistry depending on the... read more »

E4D Dentist

When you have a dental emergency and need a new or replacement restoration and just can’t wait for weeks for a traditional dental lab, an E4D dentist may be the solution for you. E4D dentistry, which is also referred to as dental CAD/CAM technology, is an in-house system set up in your dentist's office. It makes the restoration while you... read more »


Dental crowns are customized restorations that cover up all of the surfaces of your tooth above the gum line. It’s a permanent restoration, although a temporary crown can be placed while a permanent one is being made for you. Your dentist can create and place the crown in two visits to the office. Reasons Why You May Need a Dental... read more »


Mouthguards A mouthguard is a removable dental appliance that fits over your upper or lower teeth. They are designed to keep your top and bottom teeth apart. A mouthguard may be recommended if you play sports that could cause you to sustain a facial or dental injury. Your dentist might also suggest a mouthguard for dental and jaw conditions. How... read more »

DIAGNOdent System

DIAGNOdent System Dental caries, or cavities, are some of the most common dental problems that both children and adults have. A new type of technology, the DIAGNOdent system, is a tool that allows dentists to detect cavities at their earliest stages and treat them so that they do not grow and endanger the health of the tooth. What Does the... read more »

Oral Cancer

Screening Candidates for Oral Cancer Because your mouth is made mostly of a mucous membrane, it is vulnerable to germs and disease throughout your life. Although yearly dental visits may only be for teeth cleanings, it's important for your entire mouth to be examined. Ask your trusted dental professional about oral cancer screenings that can save your life with just... read more »

Preventive Dental Care

Dental Care If you've been feeling some pain in your mouth, a trip to the dentist may be in order. Whether or not the dentist discovers a cavity, taking care of the cause of your discomfort will cost you time and money. What is the best way of avoiding these trips? Diet and Snacks Ultimately, preventative measures are the best... read more »

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