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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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Cosmetic dental treatments can: Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth Improve or correct bites Lighten or brighten the color of teeth Repair decayed, broken, cracked, or chipped teeth Replace missing teeth Replace old, unattractive dental treatments People often forget that enhancing your appearance includes modifying your smile...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Fortunately, contemporary dentistry offers several good solutions for the problem of missing teeth...

Root Canals
...Root canals help patients avoid the embarrassment and potential dental issues associated with missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
...This restorative solution is commonly used when there is one or two (adjacent) missing teeth...

Dentures
...   More about Dentures in Waterford, Michigan  One of the most popular options for replacing missing teeth, dentures fit over the remaining bone ridge that previously held teeth...

RPDs Offer Another Tooth Replacement Option for those on a Tight Budget
Durable as well as life-like, dental implants are by far the preferred method for replacing missing teeth...

Take Your Dentures out at Night to Extend Their Usefulness
...This contributes to the loss of the underlying bone, an occurrence common with missing teeth...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Here’s how it works: A one-piece unit is custom-fabricated, consisting of prosthetic crowns to replace missing teeth, plus caps to cover the adjacent (abutment) teeth on each side...

What Is Involved In A Dental Implant Procedure?
Have you wondered how dental implants can replace missing teeth...

Don't Give Up on Your Smile
If you have missing teeth, you may feel as though your smile is beyond repair...

We can Fix a Smile Marred by Absent Front Teeth
...But they can also have a disruptive effect on an otherwise attractive smile if the missing teeth are the upper lateral incisors in the most visible part of the smile...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
Dental implants are widely considered by both dentists and patients as the premier choice for replacing missing teeth...

Dentist
...Despite this advice, a significant number of people still avoid the dentist, which is part of the reason why adults 20-64 have an average of over three decayed or missing teeth according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research...

Dental Implants
...You now have a new tooth! Dental implants can replace one or more missing teeth...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

Tooth Loss: A Health Risk for Older Adults
...That’s just one reason why it’s important to replace missing teeth as soon as possible...

What Are Crowns And Bridges?
...A bridge is designed to replace missing teeth...

A Bird's-Eye View of Tooth Replacement
...We have several options for replacing missing teeth (as well as parts of missing teeth) that restore aesthetic appearance and functionality while potentially preventing other problems such as the drifting out of alignment or loss of remaining teeth...

Getting a New 'Tooth in a Day' Will Depend on Your Bone Health
...But bone loss, a common consequence of missing teeth or dental disease, can reduce bone volume to less than what's needed to place an implant...

Different Types of Dentures
...Dentures are removable appliances constructed to replace missing teeth...

How Crowns Improve Damaged or Decayed Teeth
...Made of high-quality porcelain, modern crowns faithfully mimic natural teeth, replacing enamel damaged by: Oral trauma (cracks, chips, fractures) Excessive wear and tear Numerous fillings Deep decay Odd contours, size or color Dental abscess (infection) Also, crowns support fixed bridgework, a prosthetic which replaces two or more missing teeth...

Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth cemented or otherwise attached to the abutment teeth or implant replacements...

Braces (Orthodontia)
Braces are applied to teeth for various reasons, including poorly aligned jaws, crooked, crowded and missing teeth, or a bad bite (also called malocclusion)...

Dentures
A denture is a removable replacement for missing teeth and adjacent tissues...

Cosmetic Dentistry
... Common esthetic dental procedures can be performed to correct misshaped, discolored, chipped or missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth...

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