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Why and When You Should Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

If pain, infection, and bleeding at the back of your mouth sounds unappealing, you may want to consider wisdom tooth removal well before any problems start. How important the extraction is for you and your ideal timing depends on a few factors.

Jun 1st, 2022
The Link Between Anxiety and Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain is a common chronic condition that can happen anywhere in the body where connective tissue wraps around muscle or joints, including the temporomandibular joint. Myofascial pain has numerous possible risk factors, including anxiety. Read on.

May 1st, 2022
5 Symptoms of TMJ Disorder

Jaw pain that lasts for a short period then subsides can occur due to chewing or clenching your teeth for too long. However, recurring jaw pain that doesn’t improve or worsen can indicate a TMJ disorder and require a dental evaluation.

Apr 1st, 2022
Improve Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Uneven teeth, gaps, or discoloration, can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. However, you can get a sparkling, uniform smile with the help of porcelain veneers. Here’s what this cosmetic procedure is all about.

Mar 10th, 2022
Surprising Benefits of Straighter, Whiter Teeth

The alignment of your teeth influences your well-being, and a yellow smile can be a sign of poor health. Achieve proper oral health and overall wellness with straighter, whiter teeth. Aside from having a beautiful smile, your whole body can benefit.

Feb 1st, 2022
What Materials are Used to Fill Cavities?

Teeth are extremely strong and durable, but they aren’t indestructible. Teeth are vulnerable to harm from oral bacteria, but when a cavity develops, you have several options to fill it.

Jan 25th, 2022
Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

If your teeth are yellow or stained, professional teeth whitening can brighten and whiten your smile. Keep reading to learn how teeth whitening can benefit you!

Dec 1st, 2021
The Many Benefits of Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more teeth, there are many reasons to consider a replacement. We consider dental implants the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Read on to learn more.

Nov 9th, 2021
What Can I Do to Prevent Gum Disease?

You may have heard of gum disease. But, did you know it can lead to the development of tooth loss and, eventually, the need for dentures or costly implants? Read on to learn how you can keep from getting gum disease.

Oct 19th, 2021
The Difference Between Botox® and Dermal Fillers

Your smile involves more than teeth and gums — your whole face lights up when you grin. But if your face is less than radiant, Botox® and dermal fillers can help. Here’s how these two effective treatments work together to make your whole face smile.

Jul 20th, 2021
What Benefits To Expect From a Teledentistry Visit

You have a big project due, you’re going on vacation, you have to take the kids to soccer practice — there are many excuses for putting off a dental visit. But teledentistry puts your dentist in your pocket so you can have your teeth checked anywhere.

Jun 29th, 2021
Does Your Child Really Need a Mouth Guard?

Does your child play sports? Then you should know they are 60 times more likely to damage their teeth if they aren’t using a mouthguard. Find out how mouthguards work and if your child needs one.

May 24th, 2021
Things You’re Doing Wrong When Brushing Your Teeth

Up and down, side-to-side, or tiny circles — everyone has their own way of polishing their pearly whites. But what if you’ve been doing it all wrong? Find out if you need to brush up on your oral hygiene routine.

Apr 19th, 2021
Signs of Gum Disease

About half of all American adults have gum disease and don’t even know it. Are you one of them? Learn the telltale signs of gingivitis so you can stop it and reverse it before it destroys your oral health.

Mar 16th, 2021
How a Missing Tooth Damages Your Oral Health

That missing tooth may or may not bother you when you look in the mirror, but looks aren’t everything. Find out what happens in your mouth when you lose a tooth or two and why you should replace it as soon as possible.

Feb 12th, 2021
How Teeth Grinding Affects Your Health

Grinding is good when you want to make flour out of wheat. But your teeth weren’t designed to withstand the same constant pressure and friction as millstones, so when you grind them, you damage your teeth and much more.

Jan 17th, 2021
Fillings: Your First Line of Defense Against Tooth Decay

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but many of them don’t. Decay is a powerful foe constantly seeking an opening to destroy your teeth — like a cavity. But fillings stop decay from advancing and save your tooth. Here’s how.

Nov 10th, 2020
Why Dental Implants Rise Above the Rest

You didn’t choose to lose your teeth. You likely had one knocked out in an accident or taken from you due to decay, but now that it’s gone you have choices. Find out why dental implants should be at the top of your list.

Oct 15th, 2020
How Gum Disease Affects Your Overall Health

When you spit in the sink after brushing your teeth, do you see a little tinge of pink? That’s a trace of blood coming from your gums, which means you likely have gum disease. Here’s what could go wrong if you ignore it.

Aug 13th, 2020
How Root Canals Save Teeth

Root canals get a bad rap. Most people assume the procedure is torturous when it’s really not much different than getting a cavity filled. And the upside is it can save your tooth, so you can avoid more serious problems.

Jul 22nd, 2020
5 Reasons You Should Consider Veneers

Veneers transform your smile with strong, durable material that looks and feels like your natural teeth. If you’re ready for an immediate improvement to your smile, veneers may be the option for you.

Jun 30th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020