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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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Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

A Bonded Retainer Could be a Preferred Choice over a Removable One
... If you would like more information on orthodontics and retainers, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Bioclear Method
... It can be used to fill in black triangles between teeth that form as we get older, after orthodontics/braces, or gum surgeries...

Keep Your Smile Beautiful...in April and Beyond
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “How Your Dentist Can Help You Look Younger” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Get Ahead of Bite Problems with Interceptive Orthodontics
...We often can through interceptive orthodontics...

Think You're Too Old for Orthodontics? Read This
...Your teeth’s supporting bone must be reasonably sound and healthy; likewise, systemic problems like bleeding disorders, leukemia and uncontrolled diabetes can make orthodontics difficult...

How to Treat the Problem of Teeth that Never Developed
...This all may entail a team approach by various specialties like orthodontics, periodontics and implantology...

Orthodontics: More Than Straightening a Crooked Smile
... But orthodontics isn’t first and foremost a cosmetic treatment...

Dakota Johnson and Her Missing Tooth Gap Sparks Online Debate
...But actress Dakota Johnson lit a match to online platforms in a seemingly innocent way—through orthodontics...

Loose Permanent Teeth is a Problem - take Action Now
...We may also recommend orthodontics to create a better bite or reshape the teeth's biting surfaces by grinding away small selected portions of tooth material so they generate less force...

Whether Before or After Your Wedding Day, It's Always a Good Time to Enhance Your Smile
...Orthodontics...

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities
...Here are a few of the reasons why these celebrities chose to change their smile through orthodontics—and why you can, too...

DIY Orthodontics is a Recipe for Dental Disaster
...In the end, though, these self-orthodontic methods could result in dental damage that could cost much more to repair (if indeed it's repairable) than what might have been spent with professional orthodontics in the first place...

How Shawn Mendes and Miley Cyrus Got Their Stellar Smiles
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Magic of Orthodontics” and “Lingual Braces: A Truly Invisible Way to Straighten Teeth...

Lingual Braces Might be a Better Fit for Your Active Lifestyle
...And now, a recent innovation in orthodontics could give you a third option—lingual braces...

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems
...Alleviating further crowding by removing teeth in little noticed areas could help with subsequent orthodontics...

You Can Have a Straighter Smile - Just Like the Queen of England
...If you are among those who benefit from orthodontics, you'll have something in common with the Sovereign of the British Isles: a healthy, attractive and straighter smile...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

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...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...