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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Our New Britain Office
... Inlays & Onlays Surgical treatments Extractions Surgical Extractions Removal of wisdom teeth Implant placement TMJ Treatment Diagnosis of problems between your jaw, muscles and TMJ (temperomandibular joint) Tekscan - computer scan that analyzes your bite Centric Relation diagnostic models Splint Therapy Medications as needed to relax muscles Reshaping, or adding to your teeth if necessary to align your TMJ & your bite Coordination with expert physical therapists & surgeons, as needed Emergency Treatment For patients with pain, swelling and trauma Extractions & Surgical extractions Root Canal Therapy Replacing teeth knocked out due to an accident Preventive care Sealants, cleanings fluoride treatment exams  treating tiny cavities before they get big...

Our Services
... 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...

Sedation Dentistry
... Sedation dentistry is a completely safe method that allows the patient to be completely comfortable and relaxed and lets us perform several dental procedures during the same visit, including: whitening yellow or stained teeth crowns repairing chipped or damaged teeth treating gum disease root canals extractions replacing worn fillings Off Site IV Sedation is another method that enables us to work in a safe environment, outside the hospital...

What is Pediatric Conscious Sedation?
... Conscious sedation is often employed for invasive procedures such as tooth extractions or root canals — which cause some people a great deal of apprehension, no matter what their age...

Bone Grafting
... Tooth Extractions — These days, it is very common to deposit bone grafting material into a tooth socket after a tooth has been removed...

Extractions
...The latter is usually required for more complicated (or multiple) tooth extractions...

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...

Oral Surgery
...Oral Surgery can range from routine procedures such as tooth extractions and implant placement to more complex jaw realignment surgeries and emergency care for facial trauma...