Online Dental Education Library

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, contact us.

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Cape Coral, FL Dentist
...We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a professional and compassionate staff...

Patient Education
Online Dental Education Library 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...

New Patients
... Earning the trust and respect of patients, profession and community...

Root Canal Therapy
... Most patients who have root canal experience little or no discomfort or pain, and enjoy a restored tooth that can last almost as long as its healthy original...

Extractions
... Patients with extracted teeth sometimes need to take an antibiotic, and at the very least, take precautions following the procedure to ensure that infection doesn't occur...

Veneers
...Patients with gaps between their front teeth or teeth that are chipped or worn may consider porcelain veneers...

Implants
... Because implants require surgery, patients are administered anesthesia and, if necessary, antibiotics to stave off infection following the procedure...

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...

Fillings
...However, no valid scientific evidence has shown that amalgams cause harm to patients with dental restorations, except in rare cases of allergic reactions...

Infection Control
... All hand instruments used on patients are washed, disinfected and/or sterilized with chemicals or steam after each use...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Antibiotic Prophylaxis In some cases, patients with compromised immune systems or who fear an infection from a dental procedure may take antibiotics before visiting the dentist...

Tobacco
Dentistry health care that works: tobacco The American Dental Association has long been a leader in the battle against tobacco-related disease, working to educate the public about the dangers inherent in tobacco use and encouraging dentists to help their patients break the cycle of addiction...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... (Adopted by the American Dental Association in 2009) American Dental Association Leads Fight for Patient Rights The American Dental Association has supported legislation that will set a few basic rules to promote high-quality care and protect patients in an increasingly bottom line-driven health care system...

Anesthesia
... Some patients, especially children, may require higher doses of anesthetic than others...

Air Abrasion
...The most exciting thing for patients is that air abrasion is painless and, in some cases, doesn't require an anesthetic...