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...

Family Dentist
... Dental Sealants — A plastic coating can be applied at the dental office to prevent cavities by sealing the little grooves on the chewing surfaces of back teeth known as “pits and fissures...

Why Get a Family Dentist?
... Family dentists restore teeth damaged by decay with fillings, but also offer other services that will keep your smile healthy, such as: Crowns and bridges Veneers Teeth whitening Root canal therapy Sealants Fluoride treatment Bonding Sleep apnea treatment Dentures Gum disease treatment A visit to the family dentist sets a good example for your children Children aren't always enthusiastic about visiting the dentist when they're young...

A Child's Teeth Grinding is Normal - But You Should Still Keep an Eye on it
...To avoid these problems, it's best to keep your child's teeth as healthy as possible by practicing daily brushing and flossing, and regularly seeing a dentist for cleanings, treatments and preventive measures like topical fluoride or sealants...

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...

The Benefits of a Family Dentist
...This dental professional can provide a wide range of treatments including: Restorative procedures (including crowns and dental implants) Root canals for diseased teeth Periodontal therapy for gum disease (including gum grafting, scaling, root planing, and periodontal surgery) Orthodontic treatments to align the teeth and jaw Cosmetic procedures (includes veneers, bonding, teeth whitening, and dentures) Preventive treatments (such as sealants for children) Solutions for TMJ disorder (jaw pain, popping, and clicking) Benefits of Seeing a Family Dentist Seeing a dentist should not be limited to emergencies...

4 Tips to Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay
...Dental sealants, another preventive treatment, are a coating commonly applied to molars to seal out tooth decay...

Here's How You Can Protect Your Child's Teeth from Tooth Decay
...Besides removing any hard to reach plaque, your dentist may also apply sealants and topical fluoride to help protect and strengthen tooth enamel...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Special sealants and varnishes can also be applied to stave off cavities from forming...

Sensitive Teeth
... In some cases, desensitizing toothpaste, sealants, desensitizing ionization and filling materials including fluoride, and decreasing the intake of acid-containing foods can alleviate some of the pain associated with sensitive teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... In some cases, our office can prescribe anti-cavity rinses or apply special anti-cavity varnishes or sealants to help fight decay...

Sealants
Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun...

Prevention Tips for Children
... Sealants Sealants fill in the little ridges on the chewing part of your teeth to protect and seal the tooth from food and plaque...

Sealants
... Enter sealants, which are thin coatings applied to the chewing surfaces designed to prevent the intrusion of bacteria and other debris into the deep crevices on the tops of your teeth...

The Preventive Program
... Have sealants placed on young permanent teeth...

Fillings
... Sealants Research has shown that almost everybody has a 95 percent chance of eventually experiencing cavities in the pits and grooves of their teeth...

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