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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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Don't Allow Your Age to Stop You from a New Smile with Orthodontics
...For the many adults who have some form of malocclusion (bad bite), orthodontics is still a viable option even in later years...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Correct a Cross-Bite by Widening the Upper Jaw with an Expander
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

A Bonded Retainer Could be a Preferred Choice over a Removable One
... If you would like more information on orthodontics and retainers, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Think You're Too Old for Orthodontics? Read This
...Your teeth’s supporting bone must be reasonably sound and healthy; likewise, systemic problems like bleeding disorders, leukemia and uncontrolled diabetes can make orthodontics difficult...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Why we Need to Care for a Younger Patient's Bone after a Tooth Loss
...In the meantime, you can still proceed with other dental treatments including orthodontics...

Oral Hygiene isn't Easy with Braces - but it's Still Doable
...If you would like more information on dental care during orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including: Crowns and bridges Dentures Dental implants Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment Orthodontics Root canal therapy Teeth cleanings Bonding Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...