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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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Teeth Grinding Could be Causing Your Teeth to be Loose
...Besides accelerating tooth wear, the constant jaw movement and teeth clenching can stretch periodontal ligaments and loosen their attachment to a tooth...

3 Things You can do to Slow Tooth Wear
...A poor bite, where the top and bottom teeth don't fit together properly, isn't just an appearance problem—it could also cause accelerated tooth wear...

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers
...Porcelain veneers are the perfect choice to hide problems like these: Cracks or chips due to aging Tooth wear, abrasion, or erosion due to bad habits Discolorations or stains due to medications or genetics Gaps or spaces between teeth due to genetics Tooth overlap or rotation due to genetics Porcelain veneers offer other benefits too, including: Natural good looks, because porcelain is light-reflective and looks just like tooth enamel Long-lasting beauty, because porcelain resists stains so your veneers will stay beautiful Quick treatment, because you can have a new, perfect smile in as little as 2 to 3 appointments Conservative results, because little to no tooth structure is removed Porcelain veneers are thin laminates of sparkling, dental ceramic...