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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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Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Your Age Won't Necessarily Decide Against Straightening Your Smile
... Actually, you can transform your smile through orthodontics, whatever your age...

3 Things You May Not Know About Orthodontics
...In the last few decades, people in their adult years (even late in life) are transforming their smiles through orthodontics...

Loose Permanent Teeth is a Problem - take Action Now
...We may also recommend orthodontics to create a better bite or reshape the teeth's biting surfaces by grinding away small selected portions of tooth material so they generate less force...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Put the Extra Effort in Your Oral Hygiene While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During Orthodontics...

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt
...We may still need to apply other forms of orthodontics and cosmetic procedures, but using this procedure to rescue impacted canines can produce a healthier and more attractive smile...

3 Reasons Why Correcting a Poor Bite Is Worthwhile at Any Age
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Moving Teeth With Orthodontics” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Celebrate World Smile Day With More Attractive Teeth
...There are other “smile changers” like orthodontics, crowns or dental implants that are a bit more extensive...

Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Lingual Braces” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Lady Gaga Wasn't "Born This Way?"
...Yet orthodontics isn't just for children—adults can wear braces too! As long as teeth and gums are healthy, there's no upper age limit on orthodontic treatment...

Direct Veneers Offer a Quick and Affordable Alternative to Traditional Veneers
Orthodontics, veneers and other cosmetic dental techniques can turn a less than perfect smile into a beautiful one—but not always very quickly...

Lingual Braces Might be a Better Fit for Your Active Lifestyle
...And now, a recent innovation in orthodontics could give you a third option—lingual braces...