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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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Glossary
... Bridge - A prosthetic replacement of one or more missing teeth...

Crowns and Bridges
Crowns and Bridges: Repair and Replace Damaged or Missing Teeth When tooth loss occurs, what are your options to restore your smile...

High Tech Dentistry: How Do We Use a CAT Scan?
...Oral surgeons can find impacted or missing teeth, see their locations, and view their proximity to nerves and sinuses, assisting them in planning surgeries...

Take Care of Your Dental Appliance and It Will Take Care of You
What do a teenager with a poor bite, a senior citizen with multiple missing teeth or a middle-aged person with a teeth grinding habit all have in common...

Treating a Child's Tooth Injury May Require Special Consideration
...These methods can adequately restore the function and appearance of missing teeth until the jaw is mature enough for an implant...

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)...

Missing Teeth
Fixed bridges and implants are often used to replace missing teeth and to correct some kinds of bite problems...

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

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...

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