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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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Root Canals
Home >Services >Root Canals Root Canals FAQ If you have been told you need root canal treatment, you may be feeling a bit nervous...

Why Your Teeth Hurt Will Determine How We Treat Them
...The infection, on the other hand is still very much active — this usually requires a root canal treatment (cleaning out the pulp and root canals of diseased and dead tissue and filling the empty spaces) if we’re to save the tooth...

Cosmetic General Dentistry1
...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 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...

When Are Dental Crowns Needed?
... You might need a dental crown if you have a tooth that has: Had root canal treatment Severe damage from trauma Severe damage from decay Excessive wear from aging or wear-and-tear You might also want a dental crown for cosmetic reasons...

Don't Fear the Root Canal - it Could Save Your Tooth
Many people consider a root canal treatment to be potentially an unpleasant experience...

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...

FAQs about Root Canals
Are you wondering what you should expect from your upcoming root canal treatment...

A Root Canal Treatment may be Your Best Chance to Save a Tooth
...But whatever your preconceptions about it may be, the fact is root canal treatments don’t cause pain — they alleviate it...

Regardless of What You've Seen Online, Don't Fear a Root Canal Treatment
...Case in point: there’s an idea floating on the World Wide Web that root canal treatments cause cancer...