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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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Frequently Asked Questions About Tooth Wear
What is tooth wear...

Treatment Options to Keep Stress From Causing Dental Problems
...Over time, this could produce excessive tooth wear and contribute to future tooth loss...

Treating Teeth Grinding Now Could Help Prevent Excessive Tooth Wear Later
...These forces often result in tooth wear that cause not only functional problems but result in a more aged appearance...

Professional Whitening Offers an Effective Way to Restore Your Smile's Luster
...But tooth wear and structural changes as you age can dim that shine...

Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields
...Bruxism may also result in excessive tooth wear, and may damage dental work like crowns and bridges; in severe cases, loosened or fractured teeth have been reported...

3 Things You Should Know About Teeth Grinding
...Due to its chronic nature, teeth-grinding can lead to excessive tooth wear, dental work damage or jaw joint dysfunction...

Esthetics – Causes and Treatment Options
There are multiple causes for an unesthetic smile, including tooth wear, staining, receding gums and showing too much gums...

Joint Pain and TMJ Problems
... Bite Splint -For patients experiencing jaw pain and/or tooth wear due to nighttime grinding and jaw clenching, Dr Dyras or Hutcheson may recommend an occlusal appliance- commonly called a nightguard or bite splint to help alleviate the complications associated with the condition...

Tooth Pain
... -Another potential cause of tooth pain is tooth wear, where conditions like tooth grinding and acid erosion can also cause a breakdown of tooth enamel...

Which Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure is Right For You?
... Dental bonding and contouring, if you have chips, cracks, and tooth wear; dental bonding uses composite, a liquid resin that can be matched to the color of your teeth...

4 Common Causes for Gum Recession
...Too much force applied while brushing can eventually result in gum damage that leads to recession and tooth wear...

Teeth Grinding Could Endanger Your Dental Health
...Your dentist may also notice higher than normal tooth wear during a regular checkup...

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