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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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... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again 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 Cosmetic Contouring Speciality Dentures Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Implant Restorations   What Sets Us Apart Our practice has served Milford and surrounding communities for more than 40 years...

Stopping Tooth Decay Could Require Root Canal Treatment
...If the decay has spread into the bone, a root canal treatment is usually your best option...

3 Things to do to Prepare for Dental Emergencies While Traveling Abroad
...Be sure especially to have decayed or cracked teeth repaired, as well as any planned dental work like root canal treatments before you go...

Root Canal Treatment Alleviates Pain and Saves Your Tooth
If you’re undergoing your first root canal treatment, it’s understandable if you’re apprehensive...

We may Still be Able to Save Your Tooth with a Root Canal Alternative
... But that scenario isn't inevitable — we can often save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers
...This increases risk of nerve damage during veneer preparation; if nerve damage occurs, the tooth could ultimately require a root canal treatment to save it...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...If the injury extends into the tooth’s inner pulp tissue, root canal treatment will be needed...

Not all Dental Crowns Share the Same Quality of Life-Likeness
...Crowns are artificial caps that cover an entire visible tooth, often used for heavily decayed or damaged teeth or as added protection after a root canal treatment...

Dental Injury Is Just a Temporary Setback for Basketball Star Kevin Love
...The condition of tooth’s pulp (soft inner tissue) must also be closely monitored; if it becomes infected, root canal treatment may be needed to preserve the tooth...

Root Canals are a Safe Way to Save Teeth
...dentists perform around 25 million root canal treatments and save countless teeth from the ravages of decay...

The Before, During and After of Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments have suffered a bad rap over the years—and undeservedly...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...

See Your Dentist to Find out the Real Cause for Your Tooth Pain
...Advanced decay of this sort requires a root canal treatment to remove the diseased tissue and fill the empty pulp chamber and root canals to prevent further infection...

If a Root Canal Won't Work, This Procedure Might Save Your Tooth
Root canal treatments are the go-to procedures dentists use to treat a tooth with advanced internal decay that has resulted in the pulp (nerve) dying...

What Really Happens During a Root Canal Treatment
...Then comes the good news: your dentist believes the tooth can be rescued with a root canal treatment...