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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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...At our office, you'll get the best modern dentistry has to offer! Our Cosmetic Dentistry services include: Family Dentistry, for infants and children Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Same Day Crowns, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today 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 Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile Outlaw Dental also offers: Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay 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...

There may be more to that Toothache that Suddenly Stops Aching
... A straightforward root canal treatment can be performed by a general dentist...

Staining Within a Tooth Requires a Clinical Whitening Approach
...A root canal treatment used to remove infection from deep within a tooth can also cause discoloration: sometimes blood pigments left after tissue removal or the filling materials themselves can stain a tooth’s interior...

Dental Porcelain is a Great Option for Creating a Natural Appearance
...They’re also useful as a protective cover for teeth that have undergone root canal treatment...

We may Still be Able to Save Your Tooth with a Root Canal Alternative
... But that scenario isn't inevitable — we can often save the tooth with a root canal treatment...

Veneers: A Simple Way to a Whole New Smile
... Discolorations: Teeth can become discolored if you've had root canal treatment or a large filling, or used tetracycline to treat an infection...

(Don't) Break It Like Beckham
... But if the damage exposes the soft inner pulp of the tooth, root canal treatment will be needed to save the tooth...

Lasers Beginning to Change Some Root Canal Procedures
... For decades now, the best way to save teeth in this condition is with root canal treatment...

Need a Root Canal? Here's a Step-by-Step Guide on What to Expect
You’ve recently learned one of your teeth needs a root canal treatment...

Lasers Adding New Precision and Efficiency to Root Canal Treatments
Root canal treatments are an essential part of dental care — countless teeth with deep decay would be lost each year without it...

A Root Canal Can Stop Tooth Decay and Save Your Tooth
...That intervention is a root canal treatment, a procedure that removes the infection from within the tooth and preserves it from re-infection...

A Root Canal Treatment may be Your Best Chance to Save a Tooth
...But whatever your preconceptions about it may be, the fact is root canal treatments don’t cause pain — they alleviate it...

3 Factors That Could Affect the Success of a Root Canal Treatment
...But tooth decay removal and a root canal treatment can stop advancing decay and resulting infection in its tracks...

The Right Treatment for Your Child's Injured Tooth Increases its Survival
...For an older tooth, a root canal treatment might be in order...

Porcelain Veneers Might not be the Best Option for Teenagers
...If that happens, we may need to perform a root canal treatment to save the tooth—also not an optimal situation for a developing tooth...

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment
...Once infection gets a foothold there, it's time for root canal treatment! In this procedure, the area is first numbed; next, a small hole is made in the tooth to give access to the pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels...