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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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Orthodontic Headgear: What It Is and Why It May be Needed
... While it may not look pretty, orthodontic headgear is capable of moving teeth into their proper positions in a relatively short period of time — and ending up with a great-looking smile is what orthodontics is all about...

Don't Allow Your Age to Stop You from a New Smile with Orthodontics
...For the many adults who have some form of malocclusion (bad bite), orthodontics is still a viable option even in later years...

Anchorage Devices Provide More Accuracy, Less Treatment Time for Braces
... Orthodontics wouldn’t work at all if we didn’t already have a natural tooth movement mechanism in our mouths...

Orthodontics Could be in Your Smile Makeover Plan
... That’s why orthodontics, the dental specialty concerned with the bite, could be a consideration in your smile makeover plan...

The Timely Use of a Palatal Expander Could Help Correct a Cross-Bite
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Palatal Expanders: Orthodontics is more than just Moving Teeth...

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...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
...You’ll get an individualized evaluation, a solution that fits your lifestyle — and a great-looking smile! For more information about hard-to-see (or truly invisible) orthodontics, please contact our office or schedule a consultation...

3 Age-Related Dental Problems and what you can do About Them
...You can also improve your appearance at any age with orthodontics...

How Shawn Mendes and Miley Cyrus Got Their Stellar Smiles
...You can read more in the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Magic of Orthodontics” and “Lingual Braces: A Truly Invisible Way to Straighten Teeth...

Early Orthodontic Techniques Could Stop Growing Bite Problems
...Interceptive orthodontics attempts to do this with treatments that influence how the jaws and other mouth structures develop during childhood...