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Our team of dental specialists 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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... Bonding Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile...

Jane Fonda Chooses New Teeth Over a New Car!
... Bonding — an acrylic material is applied to a tooth, colored and shaped to match the person's other teeth...

For Michael Buble, the Show Must Go On... Even Without the Tooth
...If it’s a small chip, cosmetic bonding might be the answer...

Dental Magic Transforms Smiles
... Bonding...

Jason Derulo's Ideal Match
... If your teeth have minor spacing irregularities, small chips or cracks, it may be possible to repair them in a single office visit via cosmetic bonding...

A Royal Fix
... If the broken part is relatively small, chances are the tooth can be repaired by bonding with composite resin...

America's (Dentists) Got Talent - for Fixing Damaged or Missing Teeth!
...One of the easiest and fastest is cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...Just ask Chrissy Teigen: Recently, she was in Bangkok, Thailand, filming a restaurant scene for the TV travel series The Getaway, when some temporary restorations (bonding) on her teeth ended up in her food...

Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Chips a Tooth, but Concert Still "Worth It"
...If it's a little bigger, a procedure called dental bonding may be recommended...

New Crowns Give Both Durability and Beauty to Problem Teeth
... Also known as a cap, a crown fits over and is securely affixed to the tooth with bonding material or cement...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... For a minor crack or chip, cosmetic bonding may offer a quick and effective solution...

Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
...Also, teeth that have been restored (with bonding or veneers, for example) generally won't change color...

Baseball's Francisco Lindor Shines as "Mr. Smile"
...These range from conservative procedures such as professional teeth whitening and bonding to more dramatic procedures like porcelain veneers or crowns...

The Perils of a Loose Permanent Tooth - and What to do About it
...Temporarily, we can apply splinting material to the outside of both the loose and stable teeth or cut a small channel into them and apply bonding material to join them...

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang
...Minor chips can often be remedied via dental bonding...

What You Should Know About Veneers for Teenagers
...Slight deformities like chipping can often be corrected by bonding tooth-colored composite material to the tooth...

2.6 Million Fans 'Like' Justin Bieber's Chipped Tooth
...Teeth with slightly larger chips can often be restored via cosmetic bonding with tooth-colored resins...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Janet Jackson: Even pop stars get insecure about their smiles!
...Dental bonding: If you have chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth, cosmetic bonding may be the fix you’re looking for...

Cosmetic Tooth Bonding
...One of the easiest and least expensive ways of doing this is with dental bonding...

Tooth Contouring & Reshaping
...It's also often used in conjunction with cosmetic bonding or dental veneers — both of which can be used to reshape teeth with larger imperfections...

Tooth Wear
...Depending on the situation, this can be done with bonding, veneers, or crowns...

Tooth Pain
...Depending on the cause, treatment may involve filling, bonding, root canal therapy, or other procedures...

Traumatic Dental Injuries
...Try to locate any pieces of the tooth that have come off, as it may be possible to reattach them to the crown with tooth-colored bonding material...

Air Abrasion
...Some of the uses for air abrasion tools include: removing dental caries (cavities) and filling them with composite (tooth-colored) material; preparing teeth for bonding, veneering or other procedures; and removing stains or even repairing small defects in teeth...

Cracked Teeth
... Small chips on the edges or cusps of teeth often cause no symptoms, and can be treated by cosmetic bonding or other methods...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Pediatric Dentistry
... Bonding — Chips and minor fractures to front teeth — common childhood occurrences — can be repaired with tooth-colored bonding materials...