Patient Education

Informed patients make the best decisions, so we would like to offer these articles as resources in your quest to increase your dental IQ. If at any time you have questions regarding your care or recommended treatment plan, please contact us. We will be happy to help.

TMJ Therapy- TMJ disorder, or TMD, can cause mild to severe symptoms, from jaw clicking and minor discomfort to sharp pain in your temple, ear, neck, or shoulders. For patients who suffer from frequent migraines or facial pain, an evaluation will allow us to determine if TMJ is the cause of pain. Therapy, such as an oral appliance or deprogramming, can realign the bite and relive pain.

Dental Crowns - If you’re self-conscious about your smile due to cracked, broken, decayed, or worn teeth, we can bring back your healthy, natural-looking smile with dental crowns.

DIAGNOdent: Laser Reflection Finds Imperfection—Aids in Correction - One of the most important things we do for our patients is to identify and fill cavities. Enter DIAGNOdent: a revolutionary, thorough means of detecting cavities.

Do Women Need More Dental Attention? - Growing evidence shows women may be significantly more susceptible to serious health consequences unless they maintain a tremendously vigilant home hygiene campaign against tooth decay and gum disease.

Gum Disease: Serious But Treatable - Although gum disease is terribly pervasive, it's also preventable. Conservative estimates report that up to 80% of people unknowingly have some amount of chronic gum disease.

Invisalign: Braces for the 21st Century - FDA approved Invisalign is the “invisible” way to straighten your teeth without wearing conventional metal braces.

Oral ID - A dental visit could save your life. We screen for oral cancer using Oral ID. Learn more about this remarkable new technology.

Zoom! Teeth Whitening - The Zoom! In-Office Whitening System is a revolutionary tooth whitening procedure. It's safe, effective and fast - very fast.