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4 Reasons You May Have TMJ

You may not have spent much time thinking about the importance of your temporomandibular joint during your life, but if you develop a disorder, you realize very quickly how useful it is! In this post, we describe 4 of the potential causes of TMJ disorders.

Aug 1st, 2022
The Benefits of Digital Radiography

Getting X-rays is part of going to the dentist, but you may not realize that the type of X-ray we do is a little different. In this post we describe digital radiography, as well as why it benefits you.

Jul 1st, 2022
I’m Anxious About My Upcoming Dental Procedure

Dental anxiety is incredibly common, so if you’re worrying about an upcoming procedure, you should know you’re not alone. In this post we offer some tips on how you can be more comfortable and less anxious during your appointment.

May 1st, 2022
How to Prevent Teeth Grinding at Night

Nearly everyone clenches their jaw or grinds their teeth occasionally, but when it happens often over time, it can cause serious damage. In this post, we offer some tips on how to stop teeth grinding.

Apr 1st, 2022
What To Do If a Tooth Gets Knocked Out

If you or your child are very active and play sports, chances are better than average that you’ll experience a knocked-out tooth at some point. Don’t panic! Here’s what you need to do.

Mar 1st, 2022
Take These Steps to Keep Your Teeth White

Your smile is important because it reveals so much of your personality. It lets people know you’re friendly and welcoming. If you’re concerned about losing the bright, white sparkle of your smile, read on.

Feb 1st, 2022
Improving Your Dental Care with an Intraoral Camera

Do you ever wonder what the dentist or hygienist sees in your mouth? With an IntraOral camera, you won’t have to wonder any more. There are other benefits of viewing images of the inside your mouth, too.

Jan 1st, 2022
8 Problems That Veneers Resolve

If you’re looking for a way to transform your look, you may want to consider veneers. These thin shells are custom-designed to be bonded to your teeth and give you the smile of your dreams.

Nov 1st, 2021
5 Signs of a Dental Emergency

Sometimes it’s hard to know whether you’re experiencing an emergency situation. Dental emergencies aren’t only when a tooth is on the ground! Here are five signs that indicate you’re experiencing a dental emergency.

Oct 3rd, 2021
Cosmetic Dentistry: 5 Popular Options

Are you unhappy with your smile? You may be surprised to learn what modern dentistry can offer! Cosmetic dentistry can help you look younger, feel more confident, and want to flash your smile at every opportunity!

Sep 1st, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore TMJ Pain

You probably don’t think much about the joints in your jaw that allow you to open and close your mouth, chew, and bite — unless you have TMJ. If you have TMJ, you probably think about your jaw much more than you’d prefer.

Jul 7th, 2021
The Benefits of CEREC Same-Day Dentistry

Do you need a crown? If so, you may have questions. There are options when it comes to dental crowns, and new technologies make the process far easier than it once was.

Jun 9th, 2021
Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

Have you been surprised by the color of your teeth in photos or in the mirror? Do they look more yellow than you remember them being? Don’t panic! We can help.

May 10th, 2021
Veneers or Dentures: Which Should You Choose?

If you’re not happy with the way your teeth look, you may be considering a dental procedure to improve the appearance of your smile. Your dentist can do many things to help, so many, in fact you may be unsure of which is best.

Apr 5th, 2021
Avoid Drills With Laser Dental Fillings

Dental anxiety is remarkably common, but new technologies and techniques can help ease the fear so many people feel when they think about getting dental care. One example is laser technology in use at the dentist’s office.

Mar 7th, 2021
When to Consider Dentures

If you imagine that you’ll end up with dentures sooner or later, you may be wrong. But if you’re wondering if you already need them, this post may help. Dentures are common, but not necessarily inevitable.

Jan 6th, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Cracked Tooth

A cracked tooth doesn’t always hurt, so you may be tempted to simply ignore it. However, there are several important reasons you should consider booking an appointment with your dentist ASAP if one of your teeth has a crack.

Dec 1st, 2020
Hybrid Dentures - What’s the Deal?

Dentures are often the best solution for replacing missing teeth, but there may be a better option. Hybrid dentures are less expensive than individual implants but have a far higher satisfaction rate than removable dentures.

Nov 12th, 2020
Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Getting dentures may not be exactly what you thought it would. You need to make some adjustments to these new dental appliances. This information should help.

Oct 13th, 2020
5 Signs Your Gums May Be in Trouble

When you think about oral health, you probably think about your teeth. However, having healthy gums is also a critical component of good oral health. Pay close attention to these five signs of gum disease, and seek care if you notice them.

Aug 18th, 2020
Dental Bonding: The Quick, Easy Way to a Great Smile

There’s a simple, quick procedure that may be just the thing to correct your dental issues: dental bonding. Bonding can be used to change the shape of your teeth, fix cracks or chips, close gaps, and numerous other problems.

Jul 29th, 2020
What Lifestyle Changes Help Treat TMJ?

If you have a disorder in your temporomandibular joint, often referred to as TMJ, you know that it can have a surprising impact on your life. But you can make some simple lifestyle changes to help lessen the pain associated with TMJ.

Jun 26th, 2020
Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

Your smile is one of the first things people notice, and a pearly white smile makes for a good first impression. Improving the look of your teeth is one of the most common reasons to consider dental veneers, but the benefits don’t stop there.

Dec 26th, 2019