general

Root Canal

Root canal treatment — also called endodontics – is a set of specialized procedures designed to treat problems of the soft nerve tissue inside the tooth. While it’s often stereotyped as an unusually painful treatment, in most cases the procedure is no more uncomfortable than getting a filling. It’s actually one of the most effective

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the large teeth in the very back of your mouth that grow in during your late teens or early twenties. Not everyone gets wisdom teeth, but most people will get four in total. Sometimes wisdom teeth grow in straight, but more often than not, they can cause problems. Your dentist might recommend

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Extractions

A simple tooth extraction is an in office procedure that can be completed by your regular doctor, involving specialized tools to lift or pull the tooth from its socket. Teeth can be removed much easier than you might think. Teeth are held inside its bony socket by a set of elastic fibers, and your dentist

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Gum Disease Treatment

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Because gum disease is normally painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that

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Sealants

Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing surface of the permanent back teeth, or the molars and premolars. These sealants help protect the back teeth from decay. The chewing surfaces of the molar and premolar teeth have grooves — “fissures” — that make them vulnerable to decay. These fissures can

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Fillings

Tooth-colored fillings are made of porcelain, which is a mixture of plastic and glass that not only looks good, but is also better for your teeth. Today’s tooth-colored filling materials physically attache or bond to natural tooth service. Tooth colored fillings are strong, yet flexible. They absorb and transfer force when you chew, just like

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Routine Exams and Cleanings

Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your oral health. During your regular exam, we will: Check for any problems that you may not see or feel Look for cavities or any other signs of tooth decay Inspect your teeth and gums for gingivitis and signs of periodontal disease Perform a thorough teeth cleaning

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