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
... Bonding Composite (tooth-colored) Fillings Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implant Crowns and Bridges Minor Tooth Alignment Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures and Partials Whitening Occlusal Guards Initial Oral Examination Your initial oral examination includes a visual examination, comprehensive medical and dental history review, charting, periodontal probing, diagnosis and treatment recommendations...

Take a Lesson From Hockey Player Mike Bossy
...In many cases, these can be repaired by bonding with tooth-colored composite resins...

General Dentistry
...General dentists are highly educated and trained in multiple facets of dentistry, providing a variety of different services for you and your family including:                   Crowns and bridges                   Dentures                   Dental implants                   Gum disease (Periodontal) treatment                   Orthodontics                   Root canal therapy                   Teeth cleanings                   Bonding                   Dental fillings General dentists who do not perform a certain treatment will provide you with a specialist referral...

Veneers
...Veneers have a longer life expectancy and color stability than bonding, and highly resist permanent staining from coffee, tea, or even cigarette smoking...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...

Vaneers
...Veneers have a longer life expectancy and color stability than bonding, and highly resist permanent staining from coffee, tea, or even cigarette smoking...

Catherine Zeta-Jones' Award-Winning Smile
... Other treatments that are often used include cosmetic bonding to repair small to moderate chips or cracks in teeth; crowns (caps) to restore teeth with more extensive structural damage; and veneers to remedy a number of defects — including discoloration, small irregularities in tooth spacing, and even teeth that appear too long or too short...

For Michael Buble, the Show Must Go On... Even Without the Tooth
...If it’s a small chip, cosmetic bonding might be the answer...

Matthew Lewis's Metamorphosis
... Tooth Restorations This category covers a wide variety of different methods and materials — like cosmetic bonding, crowns, bridges, and dental implants — which we use to repair or replace teeth that are damaged or missing...

Padma Lakshmi's Smile: A Recipe for Beauty
... So when Lakshmi had cosmetic work done on her teeth, early in her career, her dentist didn't use a cookie-cutter approach either: Instead, her smile was carefully designed, using small amounts of bonding material to brighten her teeth and to bring their shape and spacing into harmony with her facial features...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...Just ask Chrissy Teigen: Recently, she was in Bangkok, Thailand, filming a restaurant scene for the TV travel series The Getaway, when some temporary restorations (bonding) on her teeth ended up in her food...

A Royal Fix
... If the broken part is relatively small, chances are the tooth can be repaired by bonding with composite resin...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Bonding...

Your Teenager may need to Wait on an Implant for a Missing Tooth
...One example is a bonded bridge in which we use a bonding agent to attach a bridge of artificial teeth to teeth on either side of a missing tooth — bonding won’t permanently alter them as with a traditional bridge...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your teeth have minor spacing irregularities, small chips or cracks, it may be possible to repair them in a single office visit via cosmetic bonding...

Jimmy Fallon Can’t Catch a Break - Except in His Tooth
... If the chip is relatively small, it’s often possible to fix it with cosmetic bonding...

Jamie Foxx Chips a Tooth - This Time by Accident!
...The answer it: it all depends… For natural teeth that have only a small chip or minor crack, cosmetic bonding is a quick and relatively easy solution...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...Teeth with slightly larger chips can often be restored via cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

No- or Minimal-Prep Veneers Reduce Permanent Alterations to Your Teeth
...Of course, that's not always an easy process since the bonding between veneer and the enamel is quite strong, although today's lasers can be used to detach the veneer quite easily...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... For a minor crack or chip, cosmetic bonding may offer a quick and effective solution...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...Minor chips can often be remedied via dental bonding...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

Bobby Bones Dances His Way to Dental Damage
...It’s often possible to fix minor chips with dental bonding—and this type of restoration can frequently be done in just one office visit...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...Dental bonding: If you have chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth, cosmetic bonding may be the fix you’re looking for...

J-Lo's Unlucky Break: Chipping a Tooth on Stage
... For minor to moderate chips, cosmetic bonding might be recommended...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
...If it's a little bigger, a procedure called dental bonding may be recommended...

Why Is Your Smile Gummy? Here Are 4 Possibilities
...One option here is to “lengthen” the tooth cosmetically with veneers, crowns or other bonding techniques...

Even Celebrities Have Accidents: See What They Do to Restore Their Chipped Teeth
...The two most common restorations for chipped teeth are dental bonding and veneers...

Some Simple Cosmetic Techniques Could Help Your Smile Age Gracefully
...For a more permanent solution you can also turn to veneers, crowns or dental bonding for a brighter smile, especially for discolorations that don't respond well to teeth whitening...

Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
...One of the easiest and least expensive ways of doing this is with dental bonding...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Traumatic Dental Injuries
...Try to locate any pieces of the tooth that have come off, as it may be possible to reattach them to the crown with tooth-colored bonding material...

Air Abrasion
...Some of the uses for air abrasion tools include: removing dental caries (cavities) and filling them with composite (tooth-colored) material; preparing teeth for bonding, veneering or other procedures; and removing stains or even repairing small defects in teeth...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms, and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...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...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Bonding — Chips and minor fractures to front teeth — common childhood occurrences — can be repaired with tooth-colored bonding materials...

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