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James Rhea, DDS, & Michael Doherty, DDS,
Smile Transformation Specialist
Trusted and affordable dentistry
for the entire family.
Do you floss every day? Flossing is one of the most significant aspects of oral care that everyone should instill in their daily routine. Brushing your teeth can remove most of the plaque in your mouth, but it doesn’t always remove all the plaque and food particles...read more
As you age, you may notice your teeth starting to darken. This is because tooth enamel begins to wear away or crack, exposing the dentin underneath. Dentin is not as dense as enamel and absorbs colors from food more easily. But you’re not doomed to pay for whitening...read more
How to Prepare for a Root Canal Your dentist should have thoroughly examined, done X-Rays, and gone over your mouth for good measure before they will follow the root canal route. They will make sure there isn’t any other preventive care they can do before following...read more
What is a Preventative Dentist Visit? Regular visits to your dentist are important. Known as preventative dentistry, these checkups help to maintain the health of your smile, catch any issues before they become more serious, and promotes healthy oral care. At...read more
Invisalign is Convenient and Easy to Use Braces can be cumbersome and unattractive. Younger family members especially will want to avoid embarrassing braces. Invisalign is an attractive alternative. It offers convenience, ease of use, aesthetic benefits, comfort, and...read more
What Are Dental Bridges? Having a missing tooth, or multiple missing teeth, can not only affect your smile and confidence, but there’s also always a chance of infection and/or neighboring teeth becoming misaligned. In the past few decades, teeth replacements have...read more
Invisalign is a form of orthodontics that uses a transparent, plastic aligner to adjust teeth. Clear aligners have evolved quite a bit over the past few years, improving with technology and the feedback of patients and doctors, but few have as many satisfied patients...read more
Some people are more genetically prone to gum disease than others. Periodontal or gum disease is a progressive condition which usually begins with a bacterial infection causing the body to destroy both gum and bone tissue in an inflammatory response. If left...read more
Interested in a root canal in Brentwood? Click here. So you have just been told that you have to undergo root canal treatment. You have read all the articles, knowing what will be done, and know that while you may have more pain from the treatment it will solve the...read more
For most people, their smile directly affects their self-esteem. Having that perfectly white, even smile makes you more approachable. However, most people have not been blessed with a naturally perfect smile. Gaps happen. Teeth fall out or break. Years ago, the only...read more
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"Highly Recommend. Extremely friendly staff all around which makes going to the dentist a little better. Doctor Doherty is a great dentist and goes out of his way to make you feel comfortable. Excellent work and excellent prices."
"Always a great experience with Dr. Rhea! He is very thoughtful and always takes great care of me and my four children. Dr. Doherty is wonderful too. I’ve just had more experience with Dr. Rhea."
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"My experience at this dental office is always pleasant. The office staff and doctors are very friendly. They are always on time and do a great job caring for my teeth."
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"Courteous & Friendly"
"Dr. Rhea and all of the staff are very courteous and friendly. I have been going to Dr. Rhea for a few years now and have always been treated well, very professional."