Specialty Care

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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Patient in dental chair as doctor prepares instruments for bone grafting procedure

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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