Direct Composite Treatments And Traumatic Dental Injuries

Dental Restorations

Even before our first tooth pushes through our gums, the risk of traumatic dental injury exists. In the years following the eruption of our first tooth, we’ll experience moments where dental trauma is a possibility. Going through an auto accident, simple household accidents, and participating in sports are a few cases where dental trauma is […]

The 60 Years of Evolution in Dentistry

Over the last 60 years, numerous treatments and technological innovations have aided dentists in keeping up with today’s demands in the health industry. These demands include improvements in dental techniques, the introduction of new specialties, and extensive clinical trials that have created what we know as modern dentistry.  How Dentistry Has Changed From The 60s […]

The Role Of Emotional Dentistry In Modern Dental Care

Emotional Dentistry

We’ve all had a moment where we look in the mirror and aren’t pleased with the state of our smile. You may notice a tooth that isn’t perfectly aligned or that your teeth aren’t the shade they once were. Maybe your gums are more prominent, or your teeth look small in your mouth. Surveys revealed […]

Dental Exam and Cleaning

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Dental exams and cleanings are critical to having healthy teeth. A dental professional will examine the mouth thoroughly to prevent tooth decay, gum disease or other oral health problems that can cause major damage if left untreated. Many times, Dr. Dickey may notice potential problems before patients have even noticed symptoms. After your dental exam, […]

Cosmetic Dentistry

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Cosmetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry devoted to improving the appearance, function, and health of one’s teeth. Some people can use cosmetic dental work to improve the appearance of their smile by addressing a variety of aesthetic concerns such as discolorations, damaged teeth, gaps, or oddly shaped teeth. Although cosmetic dental procedures are elective, […]

Periodontal Treatment (Deep Cleaning)

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You may not know it but your mouth is home to more than 700 types of bacteria. Unfortunately, some of these bacteria can cause damage to the gum and bone that support your teeth. This type of disease is called periodontal disease, or simply “gum disease”. Periodontal scaling and root planing, also known as a […]

Crowns & Bridges

Dentist showing porcelain crowns

Dental crowns and bridges are used to restore the function and appearance of natural teeth. A dental crown is a dental restoration procedure in which an artificial cap-like structure is permanently fitted over a damaged or decayed tooth that is still intact. They can be made from a variety of dental materials such as: Porcelain […]


beatuiful teeth

Dental veneers are thin shells of porcelain or composite that are fused to the teeth to improve the appearance of your smile. They’re a popular cosmetic dental procedure that can conceal structural defects and brighten your natural teeth. Since veneers can be placed on one or multiple teeth, they provide patients with a conservative and […]

Root Canal Treatment

Tooth model

Root canals are valuable dental procedures used to treat and preserve teeth with pulp infections. Dental pulp is located inside the tooth and is made up of blood vessels and nerves. When it becomes infected, this can cause pain and inflammation. Root canal therapy involves drilling into the tooth and removing all traces of infection […]

CEREC One-Day Crowns and Onlays

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Traditionally, dental restorations are fabricated by a dental lab and require a minimum of two appointments for placement. CEREC® technology brings the dental lab to your dentist’s office, allowing your dentist to make the restoration during one appointment and shortening the amount of time that you have to wait for your tooth restoration. Because of […]