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Information about TMJ

TMJ is a jaw problem that causes pain in the muscles of your face. The bite is incorrectly aligned, making the jaw work extra hard to make sure the teeth are meeting and chewing correctly. This extra work causes pain. Unfortunately, many people do not realize they have TMJ and just ignore the pain. They […]

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Periodontal Disease

Protect Yourself against Periodontal Disease

Your dentist will let you know if you are at risk or are currently affected by periodontal disease. This is an advanced mouth disease that, when left untreated, can cause severe erosion of the bone mass in the jaw. The current procedure used to scrape away dental plaque can be costly and unpleasant but it […]

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Are Dental Implants Painful?

Teeth that have become infected and have developed an abscess need to be removed. This can lead to gaps in your teeth and can cause bone loss in your jawbone. So, what’s the best way to replace those pulled teeth? Dentures are among the treatment methods for people who are missing many teeth. However, they’re […]

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Periodontal Disease

Protect Yourself against Periodontal Disease

Your dentist will let you know if you are at risk or are currently affected by periodontal disease. This is an advanced mouth disease that, when left untreated, can cause severe erosion of the bone mass in the jaw. The current procedure used to scrape away dental plaque can be costly and unpleasant but it […]

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Damage from Teeth Grinding

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is a common problem. Almost a third of the American population has reported cases of bruxism. Once diagnosed, it can be treated a number of ways. If you think you may grind your teeth, talk to your dentist about possible solutions. Common symptoms of bruxism include jaw muscle pain, hypersensitivity, and […]

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Tooth Problems and Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea occurs when someone periodically stops breathing while they are sleeping. Their brain and the rest of their organs are deprived of oxygen as a result. The longer the delay in breathing, the more dangerous it becomes. This condition also interrupts sleep, which causes other problems for the body. It is important that you […]

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What is a Dental Veneer?

If your doctor tells you that dental veneers will improve the look of your smile, go ahead and book the appointment. Chances are, you approached your dentist because you have crooked, stained, chipped, or broken teeth. Veneers are a great solution. A veneer, put simply, is a piece of outerwear for the tooth. It is […]

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Keeping Your Mouth in Good Shape Between Visits to the Dentist

Good dental hygiene is an overlooked part of daily life, leading to unnecessary trips to the dentist later on that could have been prevented with better simple care at home. Also, many people avoid going to the dentist for regular cleanings and checkups. There are misperceptions of ensuing pain and fearsome procedures that really aren’t […]

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Emergency Dentistry – What you need to know

There are several types of dental injury that can be classified as emergency cases and thus require immediate attention. At our clinic, we are prepped and ready to respond to emergencies at all times. Be it any kind of tooth injury, throbbing pain, accidental tooth loss, or facial injury resulting in damage to the teeth, […]

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Our Unique Take on Family Dentistry

The way we see it, everyone should have access to first class dental care anytime it’s needed. We treat our patients like family and feel honored every time we meet new children or adults needing dental care and attention. Our dental care services cover a wide range of treatments and specializations, from simple cleanings to […]

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