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 or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Your Other Teeth May Need Straightening Before Replacing a Missing Tooth
... If you would like more information on orthodontics before tooth replacement, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

There's a Good Reason for Adults to Consider Orthodontics - Better Oral Health
... There’s a good reason to consider orthodontics at any age — improved health...

People Born with Missing Teeth can Still Gain a Beautiful Smile
... There is a way to treat this with orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry that will transform that person's smile while restoring better mouth function too...

Be Vigilant with Dental Care While Wearing Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling during Orthodontics...

Try Conservative Measures to Treating TMD Before More Aggressive Options
...This is often done by reshaping the teeth's biting surfaces, moving the teeth with orthodontics or performing crown and bridgework...

Dealing with the Reality of Increased Disease Risk with Braces
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Gum Swelling During Orthodontics...

Master Illusionist Benefits from the Magic of Orthodontics
...” Orthodontics — the dental subspecialty focused on treating malocclusions (literally “bad bites”) — can indeed make life-changing improvements...

Get Ahead of Bite Problems with Interceptive Orthodontics
...We often can through interceptive orthodontics...

Why we Need to Care for a Younger Patient's Bone after a Tooth Loss
...In the meantime, you can still proceed with other dental treatments including orthodontics...

3 Things You Might not Know About Moving Teeth
...Their natural ability to move is also the basis for orthodontics...

Oral Hygiene isn't Easy with Braces - but it's Still Doable
...If you would like more information on dental care during orthodontics, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

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Guy H. Gattone, DDS

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