Letter to Our Patients

What We Are Doing to Keep You and Our Team Safe.   We are excited to have the opportunity to welcome you back! Our office has always utilized personal protective equipment (PPE) that has exceeded all the CDC guidelines, however, in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic we have instituted additional guidelines and protocols to ensure…

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Same Day Crowns

The technology now exists to offer patients single-visit dental restorations. It’s no longer necessary to wait months for restorations and undergo multiple appointments. Same day crowns were unheard of just a few years ago. However, this cutting edge technology is changing the way crowns are installed, and how metal crowns can quickly be replaced. To…

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Full Mouth Reconstruction

Full-mouth reconstruction or a “full mouth rehabilitation” refers to a complex, comprehensive restoration procedure that involves replacing all of the teeth — both upper and lower — and may even require reconstruction of the structure of the mouth such as gums and jawbone, in addition to creating new teeth. The ultimate result of a full…

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The link between oral health & overall health

Good Oral Health = Good Overall Health   Oral health is essential to overall health. Your dental care provider may focus primarily on teeth and gums, but the truth is, your family dentist does not treat oral health in isolation from other health issues. In fact, dental health professionals play a key role in your…

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Differences between All-on-4 dental implants and traditional implants

Your family dentist offers a number of options for replacing lost and damaged teeth. There are some advantages of the All-on-4 dental implants over traditional dental implants. For example: • All-on-4 dental implants use only four implants per arch, (meaning 4 on the top and 4 on the bottom) while traditional implants may require six…

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