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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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... Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Grafts Excessive or Uneven Gums Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Flap Surgery Dentures Jaw/TMJ Cosmetic Dentistry Review cases as expert consultant (Trauma and Accident Cases)   What Sets Us Apart We treat every patient as we want to be treated We take our time on our fillings, crowns, veneers, and all procedures, resulting in restorations and quality care lasting three to five times as many years as the national average...

If Your Child Chipped A Tooth, What Should You Do?
... An additional reason why bonding with composite resin may be the ideal choice for repairing a child's chipped tooth is that it can be custom created in virtually any shade so that it perfectly matches the damaged tooth and the surrounding teeth...

How to Obtain A Beautiful Smile Through Porcelain Veneers
...We will place the veneers on your teeth with a light-sensitive resin, which sets with the use of a white light, effectively bonding them to your teeth...

Bonding: A Good Choice for Repairing Damaged or Chipped Teeth in Youngsters
...After an emergency trip to our office, we recommend bonding as a good choice for this repair...

Tooth-Colored Fillings: A Natural-Looking Alternative
...Bonding these materials to the underlying tooth doesn't require undercutting, so less of the healthy tooth is removed...

Smile Transformation Begins and Ends With Smile Design
...These range from less invasive procedures like whitening, tooth reshaping, cosmetic bonding or porcelain veneers, to more involved restorations like crowns, bridgework or dental implants...

Crowns Preserve the Tooth While Offering Greater Protection Than a Filling
... To prepare a tooth for a crown, we first remove any decayed structure and add bonding material to strengthen what remains...

Planning Your Wedding Day Smile Makeover
... Cosmetic bonding is a great way to hide those little chips in the front teeth, or discolored old fillings in back...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your teeth have minor spacing irregularities, small chips or cracks, it may be possible to repair them in a single office visit via cosmetic bonding...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Bonding...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
... Veneers are very thin laminated layers of dental porcelain custom-colored and shaped for bonding to the outer visible portion of a tooth...

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!
...One of the easiest and fastest is cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

A Royal Fix
... If the broken part is relatively small, chances are the tooth can be repaired by bonding with composite resin...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
...If it's a little bigger, a procedure called dental bonding may be recommended...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...The answer it: it all depends… For natural teeth that have only a small chip or minor crack, cosmetic bonding is a quick and relatively easy solution...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...Just ask Chrissy Teigen: Recently, she was in Bangkok, Thailand, filming a restaurant scene for the TV travel series The Getaway, when some temporary restorations (bonding) on her teeth ended up in her food...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... If the chip is relatively small, it’s often possible to fix it with cosmetic bonding...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...Teeth with slightly larger chips can often be restored via cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
...One of the easiest and least expensive ways of doing this is with dental bonding...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Traumatic Dental Injuries
...Try to locate any pieces of the tooth that have come off, as it may be possible to reattach them to the crown with tooth-colored bonding material...

Air Abrasion
...Some of the uses for air abrasion tools include: removing dental caries (cavities) and filling them with composite (tooth-colored) material; preparing teeth for bonding, veneering or other procedures; and removing stains or even repairing small defects in teeth...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms, and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic 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 Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Bonding — Chips and minor fractures to front teeth — common childhood occurrences — can be repaired with tooth-colored bonding materials...