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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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Adolescent Orthodontic Care
...This advanced dental technology, originally geared toward adults, has recently evolved to treat a greater variety of bite problems in younger people...

Invisalign for Adults
... Clear aligner technology has been improving over the years and can correct many malocclusions that once would have been too complicated for this form of treatment...

Invisalign for Teens
There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets you eat what you want, makes it easier to clean your teeth — and best of all, it's virtually invisible...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
Every so often, in dentistry and other fields, a new technology comes along that promises to change the standard practices...

Types of Braces
... Several types of ceramic braces are currently available, and the technology is constantly improving...

Fillings
...They are sometimes more expensive than composites because they may require the use of a dental laboratory or specialized computer-generated technology...

Porcelain Veneers
... Recent years have brought remarkable advances in dental porcelain technology...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery
...This can be done conventionally with a surgical scalpel or with newer dental laser technology...

Professional Teeth Cleanings
...Read Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Related Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Preventive Dentistry
...While it is in its infancy, it is already possible to detect the presence of certain diseases with a salvia test, and the technology is developing rapidly...

Professional Teeth Cleanings
...Read Article Dental Cleanings Using Ultrasonic Scalers Rapidly changing technology has revolutionized periodontal therapy with the integration of power scaling techniques resulting in improved clinical outcomes, patient comfort, and reduced time and physical demands on clinicians...

Air Abrasion
...The answer may well be yes — in fact, it's happening right now with air abrasion technology...

Anesthesia Wand
If you've ever had needle phobia, you might like to learn about a new technology referred to as an “anesthesia wand,” which is a computer-controlled dental-injection tool...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
...At the dawn of the 21st century, a revolutionary new technology has entered the diagnostic arena...

Digital Dental Impressions
... However, as we journey further into the technology-driven 21st century, this traditional methodology is being replaced with virtual models — made using small, handheld “wands” that employ a digital camera and some reflective dust...

Digital X-Rays
It's almost impossible to imagine the practice of dentistry without x-ray technology...

Intra-Oral Camera
...Prior to the development of this technology, some patients found it challenging to understand problems such as dental decay and periodontal disease...

Laser Decay Diagnosis
Laser technology is becoming quite commonplace in a wide variety of areas throughout the healthcare industry; but did you know that it can now be used to detect tooth decay...

Laser Dentistry
...In the future, dental laser technology will undoubtedly find even more applications...

Same-Day Crowns (CAD/CAM)
... Advanced dental technology known as Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing, or CAD/CAM, makes it possible to fabricate laboratory-grade crowns and other dental restorations in minutes...

Bone Grafting
...In order to benefit from this remarkable technology, however, you need to have enough tooth-supporting bone in your jaw to hold a dental implant in place...

Orthodontics
...This advanced dental technology, originally geared toward adults, has recently evolved to treat a greater variety of bite problems in younger people...

Technology
The complex devices all around us — from long-range satellite links in our cars and offices to powerful computers in our hand-held gadgets — prove beyond a doubt that we live in a technology-driven world...