Dental Implants

Dental implants are surgical-grade root devices that support permanent tooth prosthetics that are manufactured to last a lifetime. These artificial roots are anchored in the bone beneath the gums where they become fused into the jaw. A crown is mounted atop the implant for a long-lasting and natural looking smile. Many dentists and patients prefer […]

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Laser Gum Surgery Treatment

Lasers are rapidly becoming a standard in dentistry and periodontics due to their pinpoint accuracy and diverse functionality. Laser Gum Surgery Treatment is an FDA approved laser used to carry out laser periodontal therapy for the treatment of periodontal gum disease. Laser Gum Surgery treatment features laser pulses that can be used at flexible settings […]

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Overdenture

Overdentures are full dentures that are firmly anchored to the jaw so they don’t slip around or stick together when you talk or eat. They can make life a lot easier for patients who are missing all of their natural teeth (what dentists call “edentulous” patients). Overdentures are like normal full dentures except instead of […]

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Mini Implants

Mini implants are similar to regular dental implants, but are exceptionally smaller, often less than 2 millimeters in diameter. Despite their size, mini implants can effectively serve as long-term support structures for crowns, bridges and dentures. They can be implanted through a minimally invasive procedure and effectively spaced to provide support and ease for denture […]

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Apicoectomy

Apicoectomy, or surgical root canal retreatment, is performed when a traditional root canal treatment was unsuccessful. It may correct unresolved space around the tooth, fistula in the gum, or persistent inflammation or infection in the area around the root tip. During the procedure, the root tip (apex) of the tooth and the surrounding infected tissue […]

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What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is a highly common infection of the periodontal tissues (gums and bone) that are responsible for supporting the teeth. These infections are caused by bacteria that grow on the teeth near the gum line due to poor brushing and flossing practices. Periodontal disease is known as gingivitis during its earliest stages, which is […]

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Laser Gum Treatment

Laser gum treatment is a noninvasive, painless procedure that can treat a wide range of gum conditions with advanced laser technology. This safe and affordable treatment can be used to treat gum disease; repair deep gum pockets, sore gums and tooth damage; and improve a gummy smile. During laser gum treatment, no damage or changes […]

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Oral Surgery

The first visit to our oral surgery office is your opportunity to become acquainted with our staff, services, and our office procedures. We utilize this time to listen to your concerns, confirm diagnosis, and inform you of your options for treatment. In most cases, the first visit is for consultation purposes only, and treatment will be scheduled for […]

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Sedation Dentistry

Sleep Dentistry

The use of sedation in dentistry has revolutionized the way patients view dental visits. Patients who once were afraid or anxious about even the most routine dental procedures now visit the dentist with confidence. Sedation is typically administered to healthy individuals who need help relaxing or managing treatment anxiety. Reasons for needing sedation may include […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

The wisdom teeth are the final four teeth to erupt from the gums – usually sometime between age 17 and 25. Ideally, the teeth emerge without complication. But according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, as many as 9 in 10 Americans have at least one wisdom tooth that is impacted. Even […]

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Bone Grafts

Bone grafting – also known as ridge and sinus augmentation – is a procedure used to build up the bone beneath the surface of the gums. The bones in the upper and lower arch of the mouth are responsible for supporting the teeth. When one or more teeth fall out, bone resorption occurs naturally. When […]

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Laser Dentistry

Laser Dentistry

For nearly two decades, lasers have been used for restorative and cosmetic purposes in dentistry. Today, lasers are approved for safety by the Food and Drug Administration, and they have become much more prevalent and standard in dental offices across the country. Lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. This energy can […]

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Arestin

Arestin

The number one cause of tooth loss is not decay or trauma – it’s periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is an infection of the gum line that causes inflammation and bleeding. Left untreated, it can also cause the gums to recede and begin to pull away from the teeth. Arestin is a solution […]

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VELscope Vx

VELscope Vx

The VELscope VX is a groundbreaking technology that is changing the way dentists screen for oral cancer. This cordless device is used to painlessly and quickly examine the soft tissues of the mouth for signs of abnormal, pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. Dentists wear special eyewear and shine the VELscope VX blue light onto the tongue, […]

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Kavo Diagnodent

The KaVo DIAGNOdent is an invaluable tool in the detection of cavities (caries) when the tooth looks whole and healthy on the surface, or when only a small portion of the cavity is visible. The DIAGNOdent’s sensitive laser probe locates even the smallest and newly­ developed hidden caries in the teeth with high accuracy and […]

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Periodontal Scaling & Root Planing

Periodontal scaling and root planing are procedures used to treat periodontal disease. Thought of by many as a ‘deep cleaning’, this in-office procedure involves the careful removal of hardened plaque near the gum line, where harmful bacteria can grow and cause damage to both the hard and soft tissues of the mouth. The treatment starts […]

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I­CAT® GXCB­500

The i­CAT® GXCB­500 is latest in cone beam 3D imaging. It is not only a CT scan but allows in addition to take a traditional panorex as well. This state of the art machine allows our doctors to accurately diagnose pathology, TMJ, and provide our patients with clear and decisive full mouth restorative treatment options. […]

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Prohylaxis

Dental prophylaxis, or routine cleaning, is essential in maintaining healthy teeth for people of all ages. These cleanings help protect you from periodontal disease, tooth decay and other unpleasant tooth conditions. A dental prophylaxis appointment includes an evaluation or personal oral hygiene, plaque and tartar removal and polishing the teeth. For children, these appointments help […]

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Day White®

Day White® is a low sensitivity daytime tooth whitener formulated exclusively for use in a patented dual barrel syringe. The whitening gel contains 7.5% – 9.5% hydrogen peroxide, as well as amorphous calcium phosphate (ACP) and potassium nitrate to reduce sensitivity and increase gloss. In only 30 minutes twice a day, you will achieve the […]

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ZOOM!® WHITENING

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly 100 percent of Americans believe that a beautiful smile is an important social asset. Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so why hide it? Cosmetic tooth whitening from Zoom makes it possible for you to whiten your teeth to a beautiful, […]

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Denture Comfort™

Denture Comfort™ is a proven, industry standard procedure that works with either new or current denture wearers. While dentures certainly bring many life­changing benefits, almost all denture wearers find that problems do occur. We now offer this new technology that’s affordable and can put an end to all your denture problems in a one­hour procedure. […]

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Simply Natural Dentures®

Simply Natural Dentures® are advanced, full dentures that resist staining, last longer and fit more comfortably than most other dentures. Aside from their strength and support, Simply Natural Dentures also provide lip support and a smile line that matches your facial features. Your doctor will provide a three­step process to determine the best fit and […]

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Valplast

Our lab is proud to offer Valplast partials, a metal-free restoration that blends effortlessly with the surrounding teeth and other restorations. Valplast is made of a pliable nylon thermoplastic material that can be bent and moved in ways not possible with traditional acrylic partials. They are lightweight and highly resistant to everyday wear and tear […]

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Invisalign

Invisalign is an orthodontic appliance system used to inconspicuously treat crooked and crowded teeth in adults and teens. This modern take on braces features a system of clear aligner trays that are worn at all times with the exception of during meals and when brushing or flossing. The trays are custom fitted to the teeth, […]

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