TMJ: Common Causes of TMJ

Published: January 20, 2020

TMJ Disorder Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder causes discomfort and jaw pain and can make it unbearable to do normal day to day functions like chewing. If you are experiencing jaw pain, there is a chance you could be developing TMJ disorder. However, it’s important to look out for the symptoms below to determine if you […]

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Sleep Apnea: Treatment & Symptoms

Published: January 2, 2020

Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea is becoming more and more common all across America and it occurs when while sleeping the airway becomes blocked causing the person who is affected by it to have trouble breathing while they sleep so much so that they’re breathing briefly and periodically stops throughout the night. Also, because this occurs […]

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Teeth Grinding and TMJ

Published: December 16, 2019

Teeth grinding may be a symptom of an underlying disease, but it also may occur because of anxiety or abnormal alignment of the jaw. Another common reason for this is TMJ disorder. This is a disorder that affects the TMJ, which is the joint that allows movement of the jaw. If you find yourself suffering […]

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Why We Brush Our Tongue

Published: December 3, 2019

When you finish brushing your teeth for the morning or night, brushing the tongue tends to be the last step. And, if it is not in your teeth brushing routine, you are doing yourself a disservice. We brush our tongues as part of our dental routine because the tongue harbors bacteria. The tongue has taste […]

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What is a Full Mouth Reconstruction

Published: November 13, 2019

A full mouth reconstruction is for rebuilding and restoring all teeth in the upper and lower rows of your mouth The process combines aesthetics and the science of restorative dentistry to improve the oral health and functionality of the mouth. This process generally includes the use of dental crowns, bridges, veneers and mini implants. The […]

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Understanding a TMJ Treatment

Published: November 13, 2019

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome causes pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ connects the mandible (which is the lower jaw) to the temporal bone (which is the skull). Since the jaw is responsible for certain muscles that aid in chewing, problems in the TMJ can cause several issues such as: Headaches, ear pain, or neck […]

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Taking Command of Denture Repair

Published: October 14, 2019

If you discover that your dentures are damaged in some way, it’s best to see your dentist immediately. Whether it be a chip, or they become warped, do not try to perform a fix on your own. When you try to repair your dentures, especially during the stress of them failing, you may cause more […]

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Enamel is Essential

Published: October 3, 2019

If you have ever seen a dental commercial talking about tooth enamel and just didn’t quite understand what it meant, you’re not the only one. So many toothpaste companies exclaim they’re the best in protecting your teeth’s enamel, and their toothbrushes are just as safe – but what is enamel? The enamel on your teeth […]

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Laser Dentistry: Minimally Invasive

Published: September 11, 2019

How do lasers work in dental applications? Laser dentistry is becoming a popular method for solving gum disease. Lasers provide a minimally invasive way to kill the bacteria, which also allows for a quick recovery for the patient. It may seem hard to grasp how a laser would defeat oral disease, but here’s a quick […]

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No Longer Fear the Root Canal

Published: September 11, 2019

A root canal is a dental procedure that all of us are most likely familiar with and most of us fear. Root canals seem daunting and most people avoid this procedure at all costs. What most do not know is that root canals are a very common procedure these days, and is one of the […]

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