Patient Education

Patient Education

Increasing Your Knowledge and Understanding

We’ve provided a few short informative essays on topics of particular interest to our patients. If you have more questions, please give us a call, submit a question to the doctors or fill out our Contact form for a free consultation.

Better Brushing Means Better Health

Get Them Radically Clean with Rota-dent®
Most of our patients know we’re big advocates of excellent home hygiene habits. And one of the best bits of advice we can give is to invest in the right tools to do that job well. Like the Rota-dent battery-powered toothbrush.
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A very large percentage of sports injuries occur to the mouth. Make sure you and your athletes wear a mouth guard.
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Dental Bridge

A dental bridge can replace missing teeth. A dental bridge can also correct a bite, improve chewing, correct speech articulation and restore form for the mouth and jaw.
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Root Canal (Endodontics)

When a tooth decays, it may need endodontics, or root canal therapy. With modern technology and sedation dentistry, a root canal does not have to be the painful experience it once was.
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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is very common–up to 80 percent of US adults have some form of gum disease. But periodontal disease is preventable and treatable.
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Dental Crowns: We’ve Got You Covered

If you’re self-conscious about your smile due to cracked, broken, decayed, or worn teeth, we can bring back your healthy, natural-looking smile with dental crowns.
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Dentistry for Diabetics

Ongoing global research continues to address the oral systemic connections and their impact on total health and wellness. The consesus in the medical and dental professions is that there is an association between the mouth and the body; however, the strength of the association will be determined by further research – in particular, interventional studies in which periodontal treatment is provided and the effect on systemic events are observed.
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Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more teeth, dental implants will improve your smile and your lifestyle. Dental implants look, feel, and function like strong, natural teeth because of a titanium anchor attached to the jawbone.
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Dental Veneers and Laminates

Many people desire a brighter, cleaner, more attractive smile, but have chipped, stained, discolored, unevenly spaced, or even slightly crooked front teeth. Often, porcelain veneers or laminates can provide these people with a completely new-looking smile in just a few simple appointments.
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Dental Technology

Using Lasers to Find Decay The Easy Way
One of the most important things we do for our patients is to identify and fill cavities in the earliest stage possible. The significance of this statement is enormous seeing that a majority of my care for my patients deal with the cavities they had gotten as a youngster that resulted in a filling that will eventually breakdown…

You Benefit From the Latest Technology
If we could land men on the moon in 1969, shouldn’t there be wonderful technology in the dental office in the 21st Century?
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Gum Disease

Although gum disease is terribly pervasive, it’s also preventable. Conservative estimates report that up to 80% of people unknowingly have some amount of chronic gum disease. What’s worse is that this disease is responsible for up to 70% of adult tooth loss.
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Oral Health & Your Heart

Healthy Hygiene, Healthy Heart?
Believe it or not, how you take care of your teeth affects not only your oral health, but may well affect your heart health, too. Although scientists are not certain of the precise relationship between the heart and oral hygiene, studies consistently demonstrate a link between the two.
Learn more about Oral Health