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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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Fixing Adult Teeth Is No Mission Impossible - Just Ask Tom Cruise!
... For most people, however, orthodontics offers a great way to improve your appearance and boost your self-confidence — even if you're not a movie star...

Veneers
...For example, if you have significantly misaligned teeth or a large gap, orthodontics might be a more appropriate solution than veneers...

An Early Orthodontic Evaluation May Alert to Developing Bite Problems
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Early Orthodontic Evaluation” and “Preventative & Cost Saving Orthodontics...

Orthodontic Headgear: What It Is and Why It May be Needed
... While it may not look pretty, orthodontic headgear is capable of moving teeth into their proper positions in a relatively short period of time — and ending up with a great-looking smile is what orthodontics is all about...

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
Transforming your smile doesn’t necessarily require complex treatments like orthodontics, dental implants or porcelain veneers...

Early Orthodontic Treatment Could Lessen Severity of Certain Bite Problems
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Preventative & Cost Saving Orthodontics...

Your Other Teeth May Need Straightening Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
... If you would like more information on orthodontics before tooth replacement, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Kids, Cats and Canines: Dental Development Through the Ages
...This condition, called malocclusion (bad bite), can usually be corrected by orthodontics...

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...

A Long-Term Orthodontic Strategy Could Help Ensure an Attractive Smile Later in Life
Orthodontics relies on certain mechanics in the mouth to move teeth to better positions...

FAQ: Interceptive Orthodontics for Children
Have you heard about interceptive orthodontics...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

Removing Teeth Could Improve the Outcome for a Crowded Bite
...Since targeted extraction for orthodontics is time-sensitive, you should have your child's bite evaluated by an orthodontist by age 7 to see if any action is necessary...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

Finding the Right Solution for Your Gummy Smile
...If, on the other hand it’s the teeth’s position and not the jaw causing gum prominence, we may be able to correct it with orthodontics...