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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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Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Maintaining Oral Health When You're Expecting
...Here are some answers to common questions women may have about oral health during pregnancy...

Five Things to Know About Bleeding Gums
...This unwelcome discovery is more common than you might think — and it might have something to tell you about your oral health...

Are mouthguards important? Just ask Fitness Expert Jillian Michaels
...” We feel obligated to educate our patients so that you can make informed decisions about your oral health...

Eating Disorders May Contribute to Damaged Teeth and Gums
... If you would like more information on the effect of eating disorders on oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...We would like to see every child get off to an equally good start! If you have questions about your child’s oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Some Blood Pressure Medications May Affect Your Oral Health
...But some blood pressure drugs might also cause complications with your oral health...

Get the Facts About Popular Artificial Sweeteners
... For both general and oral health, people have been looking to artificial alternatives to satisfy their sweet tooth...

Developing a Dental Care Strategy Could Save Long-Term Costs
...Your teeth and gums aren’t islands unto themselves — your oral health is heavily influenced by other conditions in the body, especially systemic diseases like diabetes or cardiovascular disease...

A "Silent" Disease Gets Recognition
...Surgeon General, titled “Oral Health: The Silent Epidemic,” gives some clues...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

Even Celebrities Like Jennifer Lawrence Aren't Immune From Bad Breath!
...These microorganisms can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and bad breath — so keeping them in check is good for your overall oral health...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
... Using a therapeutic mouthrinse, however, can actually enhance your oral health...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

New Season, New Toothbrush
...To learn more about the importance of good oral hygiene, read “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “Dental Hygiene Visit: A True Value in Dental Healthcare” in Dear Doctor magazine...

FAQ: Dental Care During Pregnancy
...Wondering what’s the right way to take care of your oral health when you’re expecting...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...If your oral health is good but your smile is not as bright as you’d like it to be, we can discuss a number of cosmetic dental treatments that can help...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
...Oral health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease are much easier — and less expensive — to treat in the earliest stages...

Diet and Lifestyle Choices Key to Dental Health During College Years
... Some lifestyle habits can also affect oral health...

Consider Bone Health When Deciding Between Implants and Dentures
...Your oral health and appearance could benefit immensely...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Stay Ahead of Plaque Buildup with Effective Brushing and Flossing
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

4 Ways to Check on Your Brushing and Flossing Effectiveness
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health...

Don't Let an Eating Disorder Wreck Oral Health
... In the long-term, though, we need to address the disorder itself for the sake of both the person's overall well-being and their oral health...

Legal or Not, Marijuana Poses a Health Risk to Your Gums
...If you would like more information on the effects of marijuana use on your oral health, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Healthy Smiles for Alfonso Ribeiro and Family
...As the proud dad told Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "The best part of being a father is the smiles and the warmth you get from your children...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Doctor–Dentistry & Oral Health magazine, "When people do stuff and you're like, 'Dude, you just hurt yourself for no reason!'" So when he had his own dental dilemma, Alfonso was determined not to let it turn onto an "epic fail...

Why You Need a Long-Term Dental Care Plan
...There are aspects of dental care that are routine: daily brushing and flossing, an oral-friendly diet, and regular dental cleanings and checkups to assess your oral health...

Take These Steps to Prevent Early Decay in Your Baby's First Teeth
...While such damage immediately affects a child’s nutrition, speech development and self-esteem, it could also impact their future oral health...

See Your Dentist if You Have one of these Top 3 Oral Problems
..."Recently, the American Dental Association presented their own kind of list—"America's Top 3 Oral Health Problems"—based on surveys of around 15,000 people across the U...

Improving Hygiene Skills Maximizes Removal of Disease-Causing Plaque
...There are, however, some bacteria that cause tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease, which can damage your oral health...

How to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk From Halloween Candy
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Bitter Truth About Sugar” and “Nutrition & Oral Health...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Daily Oral Hygiene: Easy Habits for Maintaining Oral Health” and “10 Tips for Daily Oral Care at Home...

Dental Implants and Diabetes
...  Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to nerve and tissue damage, and may adversely impact your oral health...

How Veneers Restored Howie Mandel's Winning Smile
...The two crowns, bright as ever, stuck out prominently from the rest of his teeth, giving him a distinctive look: “I looked like Bugs Bunny,” Mandel told Dear Doctor—Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...