Can TMJ Be Cured?

Can TMJ Be Cured?

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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is the joint connecting the jaw and skull. Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) is the proper name of the painful symptoms that can arise from different causes. Fortunately, the condition is reversible in most …

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

What Are Dental Implants Made Of?

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Dental implants are the gold standard for replacing missing teeth, thanks to their versatility and high success rate. Dental implants are manufactured from metals, zirconia/ceramic, or a combination of materials safe for use in the …

What Are Dental Crowns Made Of?

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Dental crowns are a common tooth restoration option. When a tooth is damaged in some way, whether from decay or trauma, a crown can cover the existing tooth enamel and allow the root of the …

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What Is A Dental Crown?

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A dental crown, sometimes referred to as a cap, is a restorative option for a tooth that is severely decayed or damaged. In cases where the root of the tooth is still intact, a crown …

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What Is Restorative Dentistry?

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Restorative dentistry is the general term for any and all dental procedures that restore your teeth. Procedures range from a simple cavity filling to being fitted with full arch dentures. The goal of restorative dentistry …

What Happens if TMJ Is Left Untreated?

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TMJ pain begins in the jaw, but its symptoms extend well beyond the temporomandibular joints. Unfortunately, the longer you wait to address TMJ disorder (TMD), the more likely it is that serious symptoms will develop. …

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Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

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Whether you have dental anxiety or you’re simply nervous about needing extensive dental work, sedation dentistry can help you feel more relaxed during your appointment. If you’re considering dental sedation, you likely have a number …

Are Dental Implants Safe?

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Dental implants are considered to be the gold standard of tooth replacement options. They come highly recommended by dentists because of their many health benefits. But some patients question their safety. It’s normal to have …

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

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Are you considering getting one or more dental implants? Dental implants are the highest quality tooth replacement option available. A dental implant completely replaces a tooth, root and crown. It looks and functions as closely …

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Diabetes and Gum Disease

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Multiple studies have shown a direct correlation between gum disease and diabetes. There is too much evidence to be ignored. But the question is why? Why are diabetes and gum disease related? And which disease …

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3 Key Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush

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Electronic toothbrushes have become more accessible than ever before. With very inexpensive, disposable models carried at grocery stores and big-box retailers, you can buy an electric toothbrush for less than $10. Traditional electronic toothbrushes may …

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4 Tips for Preventing Bad Breath

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People are embarrassed about having bad breath, but the truth is, if you’re human, you’ve had bad breath at some point in your life. Have seasonal allergies? Breathing through your mouth because your nose is …

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4 Myths About Dental Implants

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If you’re missing teeth, your dentist may recommend dental implants as a restorative solution to replace them. For patients who are good candidates for the procedure, it is an excellent, long-lasting restoration. However, there are …

Welcome to Our New Site!

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Welcome to our new website! Check back for updates to our blog to get the latest news and information for our office. We are delighted that you chose to visit our site today and look …