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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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Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

The Case for Moving Just a Few Teeth Orthodontically
We often associate orthodontics with moving several teeth on the upper or lower arches (or both) with braces or clear aligners...

FAQ: Interceptive Orthodontics for Children
Have you heard about interceptive orthodontics...

Here is How You can Improve Your Wedding Day Smile!
... Orthodontics...

Your Teen Could get a Straighter Smile with Clear Aligners Rather than Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Clear Aligners for Teens: User-Friendly Orthodontics...

3 Things You Might not Know About Moving Teeth
...Their natural ability to move is also the basis for orthodontics...

Keep Your Smile Beautiful...in April and Beyond
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “How Your Dentist Can Help You Look Younger” and “Orthodontics for the Older Adult...

Extracting Certain Teeth can Boost Orthodontic Effectiveness
...To make more room we'll often remove some of the teeth before undertaking orthodontics...

Julianne Hough Shares a Video - and a Song - After Wisdom Teeth Come Out
...It may involve continued monitoring of the situation, orthodontics or extraction...

3 Ways Orthodontic Techniques Could Prevent a Poor Bite
...Thanks to interceptive orthodontics, we may be able to intervene much earlier and eliminate or reduce the degree of difficulty with treatment...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Beautiful Smiles by Design” and “The Magic of Orthodontics...

Your Teenager's Teeth May Not Be Mature Enough for Veneers
Teenagers and adults alike can improve their smile appearance with dental solutions like teeth whitening or orthodontics...

A Little Orthodontic Magic Could Help an Impacted Tooth Erupt
...We may still need to apply other forms of orthodontics and cosmetic procedures, but using this procedure to rescue impacted canines can produce a healthier and more attractive smile...

Glossary
... Orthodontics - A field of dentistry that deals with tooth and jaw alignment...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... About Braces Orthodontics is a field of dentistry that deals with corrections involving jaw and teeth alignment...

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...