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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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Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

First Visit
...Generally, X-rays will be taken, allowing your doctor to examine your mouth for teeth decay, periodontal problems, jaw problems and any signs of oral cancer...

Dental Health
... Here are some helpful tips to ensure you are practicing good oral hygiene at home: Brush at least three times a day using a fluoridated toothpaste Floss daily Eat a well-balanced, healthy diet Avoid smoking and the use of smokeless tobacco products By following the above steps, you can help prevent such common problems like cavities, gingivitis, gum disease, oral cancer, as well as more serious diseases that affect your overall health like heart disease and diabetes...

That Odd Looking Sore in Your Mouth is No Cause for Alarm
...We do this not only to determine the correct diagnosis, but also to rule out more serious problems like pre-cancerous lesions or oral cancer...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

Stay Hydrated in Winter for Better Year-Round Oral Hygiene
...Consuming alcoholic beverages can cause dry mouth, and may increase the risk of oral cancers...

Diet and Lifestyle Choices Key to Dental Health During College Years
...And unsafe sexual practices increase your risk for contracting the human papilloma virus (HPV16) that's been linked with oral cancer, among other serious health problems...

Reduce Your Risk of Oral Cancer with a Healthy Diet
There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make if you want to reduce your risk of oral cancer, with quitting a tobacco habit at the top of the list...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...There just happens to be a connection with this particular subject and their mouth—unsafe sexual practices could leave them vulnerable to the human papilloma virus (HPV16) that could increase their oral cancer risk...

How to Protect Dental Health in the Later Years of Life
...Besides professional cleanings, dentists also check for problems that increase with aging, such as oral cancer...