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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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What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?
... Orthodontics...

Effective Oral Hygiene is Key to Disease Prevention While Wearing Braces
...In extreme cases, the braces may need to be removed to adequately treat the gums and allow them time to heal before proceeding with orthodontics...

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...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery Can Restore Health as Well as Appearance to Gums
... In conjunction with plaque removal to stop gum disease and possibly other treatments like orthodontics to correct misaligned teeth, cosmetic gum surgery is used to rejuvenate lost gum tissues around teeth through tissue grafting...

Transform Your Smile and Dental Health by Correcting Your Bad Bite
... That's where orthodontics, the dental specialty for moving teeth, can work wonders...

Try Conservative Measures to Treating TMD Before More Aggressive Options
...This is often done by reshaping the teeth's biting surfaces, moving the teeth with orthodontics or performing crown and bridgework...

Be Sure to have These 3 Essentials Covered Beforehand for Veneer Success
...Likewise, gaps and other misalignments may be too great for a veneer to cover: in that case, you should consider orthodontics...

Get Ahead of Bite Problems with Interceptive Orthodontics
...We often can through interceptive orthodontics...

We may Need to Remove one or More Teeth Before Applying Braces
...It's actually a practical consideration that could arise in orthodontics...

Braces Take Advantage of Teeth's Natural Ability to Move
... If you would like more information on improving your smile with orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Be on the Alert for Gum Disease While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During 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...

Orthodontists Anticipate Future Facial Growth When Treating Poor Bites
Moving teeth to better positions through orthodontics not only improves dental function and health, it can vastly improve your appearance...

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...

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

Gina Piccioni, D.M.D. and John G. Hartmann, D.D.S.

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