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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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Services Prevention & Early Intervention Pediatric Dentist Orthodontist Kid's Dentist Periodic Examinations Teeth Cleaning & Fluoride Treatment X-Rays Sealants Fillings Pulpotomy or “Baby Root Canal” Extractions Space Maintainers Nitrous Oxide “Laughing Gas” Oral Conscious Sedation General Anesthesia for Dental Treatment Prevention & Early Intervention Your child should visit a pediatric dentist by their first birthday...

Support Your Child's Teeth Development with Proper Hygiene and Dental Care
...This will help us stay ahead of any developing decay or other issues and perform preventive treatments like dental sealants or fluoride applications...

Sealants Provide a Little Extra Protection for Children at High Risk for Decay
...But some children at higher risk or who’ve already encountered tooth decay may also need a little extra help in the form of dental sealants...

4 Big Benefits for Beginning Early Dental Visits for Your Child
...Besides monitoring and treatment for decay, we can also perform measures to protect teeth (especially in children at high risk) through topical fluoride applications or sealants...

Dental Care is Difficult but not Impossible for a Special Needs Child
...Keep up regular dental visits beginning around their first birthday for cleanings and preventive measures like topical fluoride or sealants...

Topical Fluoride Adds Extra Protection against Tooth Decay
...Sealants, which are applied to the nooks and grooves of teeth where plaque can build up, may also help...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
Have you heard about dental sealants...

4 Reasons You Should Begin Your Child's Dental Visits by Age One
...First and foremost, starting visits at age one gives your child the best start for preventing tooth decay through cleanings, topical fluoride or, in some cases, sealants...

If at All Possible, Primary Teeth are Worth Saving
...We can also perform preventive applications like topical fluoride or sealants that strengthen or protect the tooth...

Although a Challenge, Chronically Ill Children Need Tooth Decay Prevention
...Besides monitoring dental health, dental visits also provide cleanings and other preventive measures like topical fluoride or sealants;Brushing and flossing support...

A Child's Teeth Grinding is Normal - But You Should Still Keep an Eye on it
...To avoid these problems, it's best to keep your child's teeth as healthy as possible by practicing daily brushing and flossing, and regularly seeing a dentist for cleanings, treatments and preventive measures like topical fluoride or sealants...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
... For optimal oral health through all stages of life, make sure your preteen keeps up with professional teeth cleanings and exams, and talk with us about whether fluoride treatments or sealants may be appropriate for your child...

Preventive Care for Your Child is a Partnership between You and Your Dentist
...Our main focus, of course, is to head off tooth decay before it develops, including the application of topical fluoride or sealants when appropriate...

Keep Ahead of Potential Sidetracks to Your Child's Oral Health
...Besides treatment, we can also help prevent decay with topical fluoride treatments (to strengthen enamel) and sealants...

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry
...We can offer individualized advice on fighting cavities, and even provide fluoride treatments and dental sealants for extra protection against cavities...

Protecting Primary Teeth from Decay Helps Ensure Future Dental Health
...Besides teeth cleanings and checkups for decay, your dentist has a number of measures like sealants or topical fluoride to protect at-risk teeth from disease...

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children
...One popular method is dental sealants, dental material coatings applied to the biting surfaces of teeth that fill in the naturally occurring pits and crevices...

Take These Measures to Lower Your Child's Tooth Decay Risk
...We can also provide sealants and topical fluoride to give added protection against decay...

Protect Your Child's Long-Term Dental Health with Regular Office Visits
...Saving it by preventing and treating tooth decay with fluoride applications and sealants, fillings or even a modified root canal treatment could stop a bad bite and costly orthodontic treatment down the road...

A Partnership With the Dentist Will Help Your Child's Teeth Develop Normally
...To further protect them against decay, dentists can apply sealants and topical fluoride to your child’s teeth, especially if they appear to be at high risk...

3 Things You Can do to Help Promote Your Child's Dental Development
...Your dentist can also provide preventive measures like sealants or topical fluoride to reduce the risks of tooth decay...

Primary Teeth Decay Could Affect Your Child's Future Dental Health
...Sealants on the biting surfaces of teeth deprive bacterial plaque of nooks and crannies to hide, especially in back molars and pre-molars...

Pediatric Dentist
... Additionally, the pediatric dentist often recommends fluoride treatments and plastic sealants for young teeth--particularly molars that have intricately-grooved chewing surfaces...

Kid's Dentist
... - Dental sealants...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Special sealants and varnishes can also be applied to stave off cavities from forming...

Sensitive Teeth
... In some cases, desensitizing toothpaste, sealants, desensitizing ionization and filling materials including fluoride, and decreasing the intake of acid-containing foods can alleviate some of the pain associated with sensitive teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... In some cases, our office can prescribe anti-cavity rinses or apply special anti-cavity varnishes or sealants to help fight decay...

Sealants
Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun...

Prevention Tips for Children
... Sealants Sealants fill in the little ridges on the chewing part of your teeth to protect and seal the tooth from food and plaque...

Sealants
... Enter sealants, which are thin coatings applied to the chewing surfaces designed to prevent the intrusion of bacteria and other debris into the deep crevices on the tops of your teeth...

The Preventive Program
... Have sealants placed on young permanent teeth...

Fillings
... Sealants Research has shown that almost everybody has a 95 percent chance of eventually experiencing cavities in the pits and grooves of their teeth...