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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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New Patients
...  Future appointments may involve restorative care (fillings) if needed...

Dental Services
... During a typical visit, the dentist will: Thoroughly clean teeth and gums Examine the teeth, looking for cavities and other signs of tooth decay and gum disease Explain and demonstrate proper tooth brushing and flossing Provide fillings and other treatment as needed Refer to specialist if necessary Schedule follow-up appointments for recare

Frequently Asked Questions
...Typical services provided are fillings, sealants, exam, cleanings, fluoride treatments, digital x-rays and others...

CMOHS News
... Services from cleanings to fillings are conducted during the regular school day...

Success Stories
...Bartek went to treat patients at the local high school, and saw a patient who needed two fillings...

Sports Injuries To Kids' Teeth
...Done well, these “composite resin” fillings can last for years and look perfectly natural...

Lamar Odom Rebounds From Dental Anxiety
...Once he did, it was found that he needed a root canal, a wisdom tooth extraction, and several fillings...

4 Dental Care Areas to Keep in Mind for the Senior Adult in Your Life
...Past dental work like fillings, crowns or bridges may also make hygiene and additional treatment more difficult...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...In time, teeth can become chipped, worn down — even loose! Any dental work on those teeth, such as fillings, bonded areas and crowns, may also be damaged, start to crumble or fall out...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

Even with Mercury, Dental Amalgam is a Safe Choice for Tooth Filling
...When first mixed dental amalgam is a moldable material used for fillings in prepared teeth...

Disclosing Agents Show Plaque You've Missed When Brushing and Flossing
...Plaque's soft, sticky consistency enables it to hide in hard to reach places below the gum line, irregular biting surfaces, or in fillings or other dental work...

Tooth Decay can be Less of a Problem with Minimally Invasive Dentistry
...On the downside, though, it also created larger than normal fillings...

How to Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy During Pregnancy
...As far as dental procedures, essential treatments like fillings, root canals or extractions are usually considered safe to perform during pregnancy...

4 Supposed Health Dangers in Dental Care That Aren't Dangerous
...Silver fillings are toxic...

Why You Shouldn't Worry About the Mercury in Your Silver Fillings
... So, should you be equally concerned about amalgam fillings — even going so far as to have any existing ones removed...