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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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Cosmetic Dentistry, to help preserve your natural teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Invisalign, clear braces Orthodontic Treatment (Invisalign), to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Implant Dentistry If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants offer the comfort and security of a permanent replacement that looks and functions just like your natural teeth...

Dental Staff
...His wide range of expertise includes a full menu of dental services; including Root Canal Treatment, Crowns and Bridges, Oral Surgery, Veneers, Periodontics, TMJ/TMD, Bruxism Splints, Dentures, Teeth Whitening, and Orthodontics...

Dental Implants
...at (937) 275-0076 today! Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Implant Dentistry: The Permanent Tooth Restoration Solution
...   Benefits of Dental Implants in Dayton Dental implants are comfortable, long-lasting and secure, making this restoration treatment a practical choice for patients no longer wanting to wear removable dentures...

3 Cosmetic Dentistry Options to Improve Your Smile
...Implants are great for people that are looking for a low-maintenance  solution to removable dentures, that also lasts a lifetime...

Implant Overdentures: a Marriage of Options for Lower Jaw Tooth Replacement
For well over a century, removable dentures have been the main treatment option for patients suffering from severe or total edentulism (loss of teeth)...

Teens May Need a Temporary Replacement for Missing Teeth
...Although we associate dentures with older adults, an RPD works well for teens as a temporary measure...

Three Celebrities with Dental Implants
...As dentures have always been removable in the past, combining them with the stability and permanence of dental implants makes them a much more aesthetic option than before...

Sleeping in Dentures: Don't Do It!
...Whatever the reason, if you’re wearing your dentures to bed at night, we have one message for you: Please stop! Sleeping in dentures can have serious health consequences...

Gaining a New Attractive Smile is More than Achievable
... Missing teeth, of course, pose a different challenge, but here there are a wide range of solutions: dental implants, fixed bridgework or removable full or partial dentures...

Do Your Dentures and Mouth a Favor: Take Them Out at Night
People who’ve lost all their teeth have benefitted from a solution that’s been around for generations: removable dentures...

The Top 3 Oral Problems in America - and What You Should Do About Them
...Like tooth pain, there are a number of possible causes: cracked or deeply decayed teeth, enamel erosion or recessed gums that have exposed sensitive tooth layers, or poorly fitted dentures...

Restore the Health of Your Whole Smile
... Dental implants restore full functionality Dentures may improve your appearance, but they don't always restore your ability to eat your favorite foods...

Take Care of Your Dental Appliance to Extend its Longevity
What do dentures, retainers and nightguards have in common...

5 Ways to Make Your Smile More Confident and Inviting
...Implants can be used for single teeth or as supports for fixed bridgework or removable dentures...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...This not only provides a solid anchorage for the prosthetic, but it also prevents bone loss at the site of the missing tooth — which is something neither bridgework nor dentures can do...

Cleaning Your Oral Appliance Extends its Life and Ensures Good Health
Oral appliances run the gamut from night guards and retainers to full or partial dentures...

Good Oral Hygiene Isn't Just for Teeth
...This includes removable dentures (full or partial), clear aligners, nightguards, mouthguards and retainers...

Look at the Long-Term Costs When Considering Dental Implants
...If you thus compare the total costs for an implant (including maintenance) over its projected life with the costs of other options like dentures or fixed bridges, you’ll find implants may actually cost less over time...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...That could mean that their dentures are specially fabricated with a space between the front teeth, or the crowns of their dental implants are spaced farther apart than they normally would be...

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...

Implant Dentistry
... Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Oral Surgery
...Read Article Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Technology
...Read Article Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Removable Dentures
...Fortunately, there's a reliable and time-tested method for treating this condition: full or partial dentures...

Tooth Wear
...Some dental appliances such as partial dentures or retainers that are frequently taken in and out of the mouth can also abrade teeth...

Aging & Dental Health
...Poor-fitting dentures can make the problem worse, as can the presence of certain diseases (such as diabetes or cancer)...

Bad Breath
...Other places where bacteria and food particles can be trapped are between the teeth, beneath the gums, and in oral appliances or dentures...

Gum Grafting
...Foreign objects in the mouth that rub against the gums, like poorly fitting removable dentures, tongue bolts, or even fingernails, can also contribute to gum recession...

Dental Implants
... Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants?
... Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Dental Implants vs. Bridgework
... Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

FAQs About Dental Implants
... At the outset, implants are more expensive than other tooth-replacement methods such as dentures or bridgework...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... The Dangers of Removable Dentures Other than dental implants, your tooth-replacement options include fixed bridgework that incorporates or uses the adjacent teeth, and removable dentures...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Implant teeth allow you to eat, speak and smile with complete confidence because they will never slip or shift like removable dentures often do...

How Dental Implants Work
...If all your teeth are missing, you have a choice of fixed bridgework, fixed dentures, or removable dentures — all of which can be supported by implants...

Dental Implant Treatment Options
... Related Articles Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Immediate Implants
...Read Article Dental Implants – Your Best Option For Replacing Teeth Dental implants have many advantages over older methods of tooth replacement like bridges and dentures — from the way they function and feel to the way they look and last...

Replacing Multiple Teeth
If you have several missing teeth, dentistry offers three time-tested ways of replacing them: Dental implants, removable partial dentures, and fixed bridgework...

Replacing All Teeth
... Fixed dentures, which, like bridgework, are never taken out of the mouth but contain not only replacement teeth but also replacement gum tissue...

Implant-Supported Fixed Bridgework
...Wearing removable dentures will accelerate this process...

Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures
What do you think of when you hear the word “dentures...

Implant-Supported Removable Dentures
Many individuals who have no teeth in one or both jaws find removable dentures an economical way to restore their smiles...

Fixed vs. Removable Dentures
When you think of dentures, you may picture a full set of upper and lower teeth, complete with pink gums...

Cost of Not Replacing Missing Teeth
... Removable dentures don't solve the problem of bone loss — they generally worsen it...

The Dangers of Removable Dentures
Removable dentures have been around for a long time...

Interdental Cleaning Devices
...Sometimes, it's because we don't have the manual dexterity to handle the floss, or because braces or partial dentures get in the way; or, perhaps we just never got in the habit...