286 East State Road 434
Longwood, FL 32750
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. 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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Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings, to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect disease at a curable stage Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy, to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings, to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to save an infected tooth Sealants, to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment, for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions, when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Emergency Dental Treatment If you have a life-threatening or severe injury, call 911 or go directly to the nearest hospital emergency room...

Procedures
Dental Services in Longwood, FL Maxillofacial Surgery Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Bleaching and Teeth Whitening Invisalign the Invisible way to Straighten your Teeth Bonding and Tooth Colored Fillings Gum-Lift  Reshaping of Teeth Porcelain Inlays/Onlays All Porcelain Crowns Fixed Bridges Crowns and Bridges Excessive or Uneven Gums Flap Surgery Scaling and Root Planing Specialty Dentures Whitening Botox and Juvederm Dentures Non-Surgical Gum Treatment  Custom Dental Appliances for snoring, night grinding and TMJ treatment  Night Guards for TMJ  Anti-Snoring Appliance  No-Drill Dentistry  Extractions Braces (Orthodontia) Cosmetic Contouring Cosmetic Dentistry Grafts Jaw/TMJ Root Canal Therapy Sealants Veneers Porcelain Veneers A veneer is a thin shell of porcelain or plastic that is bonded to a tooth to improve its color and shape...

Root Canal Therapy
...Having multiple fillings or restorations on the same tooth increases the chances of this type of injury...

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding
...When the teeth are unconsciously ground together, the forces they produce can wear down the enamel, cause chipping or damage to teeth or dental work (such as veneers or fillings), or even loosen a tooth! While it’s common in children under 11 years old, in adults it can be a cause for concern...

The Difference Between a Root Canal and a Normal Filling
...Freyman, DMD, PA, a Longwood, FL, dentist, treats small to moderate sized cavities with enamel colored fillings...

Signs and Symptoms of Root Canal Problems
...The actual procedure is not typically any more painful than having fillings put in place...

Chrissy Teigen's Teeth-Grinding Troubles
...In time, teeth can become chipped, worn down — even loose! Any dental work on those teeth, such as fillings, bonded areas and crowns, may also be damaged, start to crumble or fall out...

Keep Your Smile Beautiful...in April and Beyond
...This is especially true of amalgam (silver) fillings—but even white fillings can absorb stain after many years...

Veneers
... Porcelain veneers can mask undesirable defects, such as teeth stained by tetracycline, by an injury, or as a result of a root-canal procedure, and are ideal for masking discolored fillings in front teeth...

Teeth Whitening
...These products also are not as effective on pitted or badly discolored teeth, or on restorations such as crowns, bridges, bonding and tooth-colored fillings (porcelain veneers or dental bonding may be more appropriate in this case)...