General Procedures

Gum Disease

Gum Disease Gum Disease Symptoms | Gum Disease Treatment Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums surrounding your teeth. Gum disease is one of the top reasons for tooth loss in adults, and because it is virtually pain-free, many patients do not know they have the disease. During each …

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Exams and Cleanings

Exams and Cleanings Dental Exams and Cleanings | Teeth Cleaning PREVENTING PROBLEMS BEFORE THEY START The health of your teeth and mouth is very important to the well-being of your entire body, and while routine brushing and flossing at home is necessary to keep your smile looking its best, visiting your dentist for a comprehensive …

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Root Canals

Root Canals Root Canals | Root Canal Dentist DENTAL HEALTH AND ROOT CANALS In the past, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, you would probably lose that tooth. Today, with a special dental procedure called root canal treatment, your tooth can be saved. Root canals are a relatively simple procedure involving one …

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Snoring Prevention

Snoring Prevention Snoring Solution | Snoring Prevention While snoring is a common problem for many people, it can also be a sign of other major health complications. It is estimated that more than 80 million people in North America snore while sleeping, which not only affects the quality of sleep of the person snoring, but …

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Fillings

Fillings Dental Fillings | Dental Restoratives Traditional dental restoratives, or fillings, are most often made of silver amalgam. The strength and durability of this traditional dental material makes it useful for situations where restored teeth must withstand extreme forces that result from chewing, often in the back of the mouth. Newer dental fillings include ceramic …

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TMJ-TMD

TMJ-TMD TMJ Pain | TMJ Treatment TEMPOROMANDIBULAR DISORDER (TMD) Millions of Americans suffer from chronic facial and neck pain as well as recurring headaches. In some cases, this pain is due to Temporomandibular Disorder, or TMD. Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connect your lower jawbone to your skull. These joints get a lot of use throughout …

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Extractions

Extractions Tooth Extraction | Tooth Removal There are times when it is necessary to remove a tooth. Sometimes a baby tooth has misshapen or long roots that prevent it from falling out as it should, and the tooth must be removed to make way for the permanent tooth to erupt. At other times, a tooth …

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Impacted Wisdom Teeth | Wisdom Teeth Removal Wisdom teeth are types of molars found in the very back of your mouth. These teeth usually appear in late teens or early twenties but may become impacted (fail to erupt) due to lack of room in the jaw or angle of entry. The most common …

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