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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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Procedures
... Dental cleanings include scaling (removal or calculus/tartar), polishing and oral hygiene instructions...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Tips for a Tooth-Healthy Summer
... TIP 1: Keep up your oral hygiene...

Lasers Poised to Transform Current Treatment for Gum Disease
... Gum disease is a bacterial infection triggered by plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles caused by inadequate oral hygiene...

3 Things You May Not Know About Orthodontics
...However, both these scenarios can be anticipated: the orthodontist will watch for and monitor signs of root resorption and adjust the tension on the braces accordingly; and diligent oral hygiene plus regular dental cleanings will help prevent damage to the tooth enamel...

Take These Steps to Prevent Early Decay in Your Baby's First Teeth
...You should, for example, begin oral hygiene even before teeth come in by wiping their gums with a clean, damp cloth after feeding...

Answering Your Questions about Your Upcoming Teeth Whitening
...You can, of course, prolong the fade rate by not using tobacco, cutting back on staining beverages like red wine, tea and coffee, practicing daily oral hygiene and visiting us for regular office cleanings and other dental work...

Dwight Howard: A Bright NBA Star With a Smile to Match
... Effective Oral Hygiene: Keeping your teeth clean is more important than ever, but also more challenging than ever...

Look After Your Teeth During Cancer Treatment to Avoid Dental Disease
...You should also practice daily oral hygiene with brushing and flossing, along with keeping up your regular dental cleanings...

Keep Up Good Dental Habits in College to Protect Your Teeth and Gums
...Close in importance to good oral hygiene is a healthy diet...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
...With dedicated oral hygiene and regular dental visits that uncover early decay, chances are good your teeth can remain healthy for a lifetime...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Gum disease can often be prevented—and reversed if caught early—simply with good oral hygiene, so be diligent about brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

Here's What You Can Do to Avoid Gum Disease
... Gum disease most often begins with dental plaque, a thin film of bacteria and food particles that builds up on tooth surfaces mainly from poor oral hygiene...

No Matter When the New Decade Begins, Be Sure You're Partnered With Us for Your Dental Care
...Nothing you do personally promotes a healthy mouth more than dedicated oral hygiene...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Techniques for a Healthier Mouth
...Daily oral hygiene—good, old-fashioned brushing and flossing, just like your mom made you do...

Treating Gum Disease with Lasers
...Controlling periodontal disease requires effective at-home oral hygiene combined with regular professional care...

Be Alert to the Unintended Consequences of Cancer Treatment to Oral Health
...And be sure to keep up daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits...

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!
...DeGeneres received this honor from the National Flossing Council in recognition of her passionate promotion of oral hygiene, particularly flossing...

Keep These Top Factors in Mind When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...It's also just as applicable to oral hygiene...