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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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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...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...Saliva, what salivary glands produce, plays a major role in oral health...

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry
...Establishing this healthy habit early will go a long way toward promoting a lifetime of good oral health...

How to Help Your Kids Form Good Oral Hygiene Habits
...So how do you start young children on the path to a lifetime of good oral health...

4 Things to Know About Diabetes and Gum Health
...In addition, pay special attention to your oral healthcare routine at home: Brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day can go a long way in preserving good oral health...

The Connection Between GERD and Oral Health
...You can learn more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “GERD and Oral Health” and “Tooth Decay: How to Assess Your Risk...

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...

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...

A New Resolution - Floss!
...For optimal oral health, flossing once a day is also necessary...

Gum Disease Could be Affecting More Than Just Your Mouth
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Good Oral Health Leads to Better Health Overall...

Manage Your GERD Symptoms to Prevent Enamel Erosion
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “GERD and Oral Health...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...