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Standard Cleanings & Exams

A comprehensive dental exam will be performed by your dentist at your first dental visit. At regular check-up exams, the following services are included: X-ray examination: Help determines tooth and root positions, as well detection of any decay, tumors, cysts or bone loss. Oral cancer screening: Checking the face,...

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Pediatric Dentistry

Your child won’t keep their first set of teeth forever, but that doesn’t mean they don’t still need regular care. Maintaining your child’s dental health now will provide health benefits well into their future, as primary (baby) teeth serve some very important functions. First off, primary teeth serve as...

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Oral Cancer Screening

Although oral cancer may not get as much attention as some of the more widely-known types of cancer, that doesn’t mean it’s any less dangerous. In fact, it is estimated that in the United States, oral cancer is responsible for killing one person every hour, every day. While it...

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Preventive Dentistry

There are many forms of preventive dentistry, such as daily brushing and dental cleanings. To maintain optimal oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends visits to the dentist at regular scheduled times according to your dentist. These forms are designed to ensure that teeth are clean, strong, and...

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Root Canals

Root canal treatment — also called endodontics – is a set of specialized procedures designed to treat problems of the soft nerve tissue inside the tooth. While it’s often stereotyped as an unusually painful treatment, in most cases the procedure is no more uncomfortable than getting a filling. It’s...

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Tooth Extractions

There are a number of situations in which a simple extraction can help alleviate pain or prepare you for another cosmetic or restorative procedure. Some common reasons for extractions include but are not limited to: Advanced periodontal disease that has loosened the tooth roots Extra teeth or baby teeth...

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Wisdom Teeth

Sometimes wisdom teeth don’t have room to grow properly and can cause problems. Erupting wisdom teeth can grow at various angles in the jaw, sometimes even horizontally. Some dentists recommend removing wisdom teeth if they don’t fully emerge. Many dentists believe it’s better to remove wisdom teeth at a...

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Single-Visit Crowns

A crown (or cap) is a covering that encases the entire tooth surface, restoring it to its original shape and size. Crowns protect and strengthen tooth structures that cannot be restored with fillings or other types of restorations. Although there are several types of crowns, porcelain tooth-colored crowns are...

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