Patient Education

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
...         Patient Forms Please print and fill out these forms so we can expedite your first visit: New Patients Notice of Privacy Practices ADT Screening Learn More! Fact about Fillings In order to view or print these forms you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed...

Air Abrasion Offers a More Pleasant Dental Office Experience than Drills
For years preparing teeth for fillings or other restorations has required the use of a drill...

Could Your Metal Allergy Keep You From Obtaining Dental Implants?
...And in dentistry, there are rare occasions of inflammation or rashes from metal amalgam fillings...

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...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...