All You Need to Know About TMJ

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If you suffer from the TMJ disorder, then you experience pain, discomfort and limited function in the jaw joints of the mouth. These joints are called the temporomandibular joints, and they help you open and close your mouth as well as chew, talk and swallow. Our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you all… Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Jaw Pain

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If you are suffering from any form of jaw or facial pain, it is important to visit your dentist to determine its exact cause. Jaw or facial pain has numerous causes, some of which can be due to underlying oral ailments including bruxism, TMJ disorders, and periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Furthermore, jaw… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dental Crowns

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A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that covers the visible portion of a damaged tooth (the tooth enamel). This restoration is also known as a tooth-shaped cap, and it can help you restore the health, function, and appearance of your tooth. To tell you a little more about dental crowns, our dentist, Dr. ,… Read more »

Holiday Tooth Health

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The holidays are busy times, and they are just around the corner. Make sure you are following these principles to ensure a happy and tooth-healthy holiday season. Brush: Brush your teeth twice a day, for two minutes each time. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush, and replace it every 3-4 months. If your family hasn’t replaced toothbrushes… Read more »

Dental Crown Information

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If a tooth needs to be restored, Dr. may recommend a dental crown in , . A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over the entire visible portion of a tooth to protect it and to restore its shape, size, and strength. When is a dental crown needed? Our dentist may recommend… Read more »

Autumn Smile Makeovers: TMJ Treatments

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Have you ever heard of TMJs? A TMJ is also known as a temporomandibular joint. They are the ball and socket joints in your jaw that are required for the proper function of your mouth. However, numerous parts are involved to make them work effectively, which tends to lead to a breakdown every once in… Read more »

Tooth Decay, Cavities, and Your Smile

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When it comes to a healthy smile, you want to do everything in your power to avoid tooth decay from developing cavities and damaging your teeth. This is a result of oral bacteria feeding on sugary foods to create acids. As the acid mixes with bacteria, food particles, and saliva, it forms the sticky film… Read more »

How Do I Care for My Child After They Have Had IV Sedation?

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There are many things that can help your child have a relaxing, calm, and safe dental appointment, and IV sedation is one of them. This sedative usually sends the patient into a deep sleep so they don’t feel or remember a thing. Your child will be completely safe in the dental chair. After the appointment,… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Prevent Tooth Decay Development

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Tooth decay is your child’s smile’s number one enemy. It’s probably your child’s number one enemy as well. No kid wants to undergo treatment with the dental drill because they decided to let tooth decay take over their smile. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your child prevent dental cavities on their… Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

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Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder caused by interrupted airway interruptions or obstructed airways while you sleep. Sleep apnea disorder occurs in many individuals and should be treated as soon as symptoms begin to show. Although symptoms can often be difficult to spot, there are a few risk factors for sleep apnea to know about…. Read more »