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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Cosmetic Dentistry, to improve the appearance of one's smile Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Family Dentist, dental care for families Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Restorative Dentistry, to maintain good oral health Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment Emergency Dentist: If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

The Right Treatment for Your Child's Injured Tooth Increases its Survival
...For an older tooth, a root canal treatment might be in order...

Dental Implants
...An implant will never decay or need root canal treatment, and feels just like the tooth that was there...

Emergency Dentist
...Sometimes, tooth pain indicates that you may need a root canal treatment — a procedure that not only relieves the pain of an infection deep inside the tooth, but also can keep the tooth from having to be removed...

Family Dentist
... Root Canal Treatment — Perhaps you have had a root canal treatment yourself, to save an injured or severely decayed tooth...

Look at Your Options for Saving a Tooth First Before Replacing it
...A root canal treatment removes the infection from the pulp and root canals and replaces the space with a filling...

What Are Dental Crowns?
... You may need a dental crown if you: have a missing tooth and need a bridge  have a tooth that is cracked  have a cavity that is too large for a filling need to cover a dental implant want to cover a discolored tooth want to cover a badly shaped tooth have had root canal treatment How is a crown placed...

Cosmetic Dentistry in Alexandria, VA
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Less-Invasive Pulp Capping Could Save Your Tooth
... If it does advance to the pulp, you may need a root canal treatment to save the tooth...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

3 Tips for Successful, Safe Home Teeth Whitening
...But dental discoloration can also arise from inside a tooth, often because of trauma, tetracycline use, or as a side effect of a root canal treatment...

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