Patient Education

Our dental team strives to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating health issues. Please use our patient education library to learn more about the services we offer and the conditions we treat. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

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Dental Services
Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Issues to Consider Before Dental Implants
... If you have any of these issues or other complications with your oral health, be sure to discuss those with us before considering dental implants...

Family Dentistry
Home >Services >Family Dentist General Family Dentistry The practice of dentistry encompasses an amazing array of services and procedures, all with a common goal: to help you to preserve your natural teeth as long as possible, ensure your oral health, and keep you looking and feeling great throughout life...

Why Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Couldn't Have Braces
... “I never had braces,” she recently told Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health magazine...

Five Things to Know About Bleeding Gums
...This unwelcome discovery is more common than you might think — and it might have something to tell you about your oral health...

A 4-Step Process for Achieving Your Highest Oral Health Possible
...Throughout this step, our goal is to bring your oral health to the highest level possible for you...

The Benefits of Having a Family Dentist
... Consolidate dental appointments for several family members into a single date Keep all family members’ dental business within the same practice Keep all your family members’ dental records in one place for easy access Save yourself a trip to multiple practices, eliminate the need to take an extra day off of work or school, and help you easier maintain the oral health of your family Family Dentistry in Warwick, RI The American Dental Association says that every member of the family, regardless of age or dental condition, should see their dentist at least twice a year for regular examinations and cleanings...

Take Care of Your Gums, Take Care of Your Heart
...Take care of your oral health...

Effective Dental Care Depends First on Getting the Big Picture
... We specifically want to identify your individual oral health risks, from your genetic makeup to any past problems with dental disease or the bite...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...