Patient Education

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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Dental Services
... Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Invisalign Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Zimmer Dental Implants
Implants Dental implants are used as an alternative to crowns, bridges, or dentures to replace teeth...

Complete Restorative Care
...Dental implants can replace ill-fitting dentures and/ or missing teeth, Schedule for a free consultation to learn more...

Instructions for a New Denture or Partial
...Wearing dentures can be a difficult transition for some patients, even those who have worn dentures in the past...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Improperly cleaned dentures can also harbor odor-causing bacteria and food particles...

Lacerations and Cuts
...Dental splints or dentures may also be required to supplement the healing process following jaw surgery...

Periodontal Exams
... During your periodontal examination, your dentist will check: For any lumps or abnormal areas in the mouth Whether any of your teeth are missing or loose The color, texture, size and shape of your gums Whether you have fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures or implants How much plaque is on your teeth The depth of the space between your tooth and gum Gingivitis is the first stage of periodontal disease that causes inflammation of the gums...

Denture Care
Dentures today are made from very advanced materials designed to give you a natural appearance...

Seniors and Oral Health
More and more people are avoiding the need for dentures as they grow older, going against the notion that false teeth are a normal part of growing older...

Dentures
... Types of dentures Complete dentures replace all the teeth, while a partial denture fills in the spaces created by missing teeth and prevents other teeth from changing position...

Maxillofacial Surgery
... Denture Fatigue People who have worn dentures for a long time can sometimes experience loss of gum tissue and even bone, mostly from the wear and tear of the appliance on the soft tissues of their mouth...

Implants
Before development of dental implants, dentures were the only alternative to replacing a missing tooth or teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
... Bridges are sometimes referred to as fixed partial dentures, because they are semi-permanent and are bonded to existing teeth or implants...

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...