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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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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...

Sealants FAQ: How Do Sealants Prevent Decay and Protect Your Child's Teeth?
...Dental sealants are one easy, simple, and inexpensive way to protect them from decay...

Seal Your Children's Teeth from Decay
... Dental sealants are among the preventive options we have in the war against decay in your child's new teeth...

10 Facts You Should Know About Tooth Decay
... Sealants, which close up the nooks and crannies in newly erupted teeth, stop bacterial collection where a toothbrush can't reach...

TV's Nate Berkus Discusses Dental Sealants, Fluoride Treatments and Flossing
...Berkus states, “I'm grateful for having been given fluoride treatments and sealants as a child...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
Have you heard about dental sealants...

Oral Hygiene for Kids
...If necessary, dental sealants can be applied to the back teeth (molars) to prevent food particles and bacteria from building up in the tiny grooves where a toothbrush can't reach (View Dental Sealant Video)...

Tips to Prevent Cavities
...These include in-office fluoride treatments and dental sealants, both of which are quick, easy and effective procedures...

Sealants
...Fortunately, there is a good solution to this problem: dental sealants...

Preventive Dentistry
... Dental Sealants...

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
... Dental Sealants — A plastic coating can be applied at the dental office to prevent cavities by sealing the little grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth known as “pits and fissures...