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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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What Happens in a Root Canal Treatment and How it Can Save Your Tooth
...But we can stop this advanced decay in its tracks with a procedure called a root canal treatment...

Here's What you Need to Know about a Root Canal Treatment
A root canal treatment is a common procedure performed by dentists and endodontists (specialists for inner tooth problems)...

If a Root Canal Can't be Done, this Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
...And even if decay has advanced into the tooth's pulp and root canals, there's still a good chance we can stop it with a root canal treatment...

Despite Some Online Sources, Root Canals Don't Cause Disease
...” You may already have encountered one such example of online misinformation: the notion that undergoing a root canal treatment causes cancer...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

The Howie Mandel Effect: Avoid Dental Disease Through Daily Brushing and Flossing
...Mandel is up front about his various dental issues, including multiple root canal treatments and the crowns on his two damaged front teeth...

Here's the Scoop on Your Upcoming Root Canal
You might be a bit apprehensive if your dentist recommends a root canal treatment, especially if it's your first...

How AFV's Alfonso Ribeiro Saved His Tooth
...After seeing his dentist for an intense toothache, Ribeiro learned he had advanced tooth decay and would need root canal treatment...

Frequent Sinus Infections? Take a Trip to Your Dentist
...A severe toothache is often a good indicator that you have advanced tooth decay, which can usually be stopped with a root canal treatment...

Your Teen's Teeth May Not Be Ready for Veneers
...And if a tooth has already undergone a root canal treatment, there isn't as much concern...

Don't Be Wary of a Root Canal - Here's How It Could Save Your Tooth
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “A Step-By-Step Guide to Root Canal Treatment...