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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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Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

A Healthy Diet is Your Best Source for Vitamins and Minerals
... If you would like more information on the role of diet in oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

4 Things to Give Your Child a Head Start on Good Oral Health
... Here, then, are 4 things you should be doing for your children's oral health before they begin school...

Cleaning Your Oral Appliance Extends its Life and Ensures Good Health
... Keeping both your mouth and your appliance clean helps ensure the best oral health possible — and that your appliance will last longer...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Look at the Long-Term Costs When Considering Dental Implants
...You may find implants are actually a cost-effective investment in both your oral health and your smile...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Take care of your oral health...

The Top 3 Oral Problems in America - and What You Should Do About Them
... So, have you experienced symptoms for any these common oral health problems...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
As if the preteen years didn’t give kids and their parents enough to think about, new oral health concerns loom on the horizon...

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque
...There are, however, some bacteria that cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, which can damage your oral health...

What You Should do About This Bizarre Drug Side Effect
...If you would like more information on reactions to medication that might affect your oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

4 Supposed Health Dangers in Dental Care That Aren't Dangerous
...Here are 4 “holistic” oral health claims and why you should be wary of them...

A Little Dairy Can Go a Long Way for Maintaining Healthy Teeth
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Nutrition & Oral Health” and “Nutrition: Its Role in General & Oral Health...

Acid Reflux Could Lead to Tooth Damage
...If you would like more information on managing oral health with acid reflux disease, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Studies Show Vaping May Not Be Safer for Oral Health Than Tobacco
...But the same may be true for electronic cigarettes (E-cigs): Although millions have turned to “vaping” believing it's a safer alternative to smoking, there are growing signs it might also be harmful to oral health...

4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease
...But you're also getting an automatic assist from your body through saliva, that humble fluid swishing around in your mouth, to protect your oral health...

Eating the Right Foods Can Boost Your Efforts to Prevent Dental Disease
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Nutrition & Oral Health...

How You Can Prevent Teeth Grinding From Damaging Your Oral Health
...From there, we'll help you find the right combination of solutions to keep this old habit from complicating your oral health...

Evidence Mounting That Vaping is Hazardous to Your Oral Health
...And if respiratory health isn't enough, there's another reason to be wary of the practice—it's possible effect on oral health...

Your Dental Records Keep Your Oral Care Consistent Throughout Life's Changes
...It's in your oral health's best interest, then, to ensure your dental records transfer from your former dentist to your new one...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...