Always accepting new patients!

MON-TUE: 7:30AM-6:30PM
WED: BY APPT ONLY
THU: 9:30AM-5:00PM
FRI: 7:30AM-1:30PM

ARE YOU ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS?

YES! We are always welcoming new patients to our growing family. Please call or fill out an appointment request form today to schedule your first visit with us. We look forward to meeting you.

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WHAT IS A DEEP CLEANING?

Deep cleaning is a special cleaning called scaling and root planing. The teeth and gums are numbed and a small scaler or ultrasonic cleaner is used to carefully remove plaque and tartar under the gum tissue where there is greater than 3mm of periodontal pocketing.

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WHAT IS GUM DISEASE?

Gum disease, clinically known as periodontitis, is a term used to describe various diseases affecting the gums and bone around the teeth. In its early stages, it is called gingivitis. It is caused by the accumulation of plaque and tartar around the teeth. Early detection and treatment is your best defense. If left untreated, it

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WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS FOR GUM DISEASE?

Inconsistent oral hygiene Insufficiently contoured fillings or crowns Poor nutrition Smoking and/or chewing tobacco Diabetes Certain medications including steroids, oral contraceptives, blood pressure medication Genetics

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I AM SCARED OF GOING TO THE DENTIST. DO YOU HAVE ANY SUGGESTIONS?

If you fear going to the dentist, you are not alone. Between 9% and 15% of Americans state they avoid going to the dentist because of anxiety or fear. We take your fear seriously, and help you cope by discussing your fears as you feel necessary. Once we know what your fears are, we’ll be

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WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT MY BAD BREATH?

Brush and floss more often Plaque, the sticky buildup on your teeth, collects bacteria that cause bad breath. Trapped food also adds to the problem. Brush your teeth at least two times each day and floss at least once. If you are concerned about your breath, do both a little more often. Do not overdo

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HOW LONG WILL I BE NUMB AFTER ANESTHETIC?

Your affected area will feel numb for approximately 1-3 hours after treatment, and as the numbing effect wears off, the affected tissue may feel tingly and/or itchy. It is always important to protect the treated area so that you do not accidentally bite or otherwise traumatize the soft tissues of your lips, cheeks, and tongue

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