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Do you make sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to check on your oral health? Learn why dental visits are so important.

Five Things TMD Sufferers Need to Know About Cracked-Tooth Syndrome

14 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, often called TMD for short, is a jaw disorder that is characterized by symptoms like pain in the jaw and limited movement in the jaw joint. This disorder is associated with other oral health problems, including bruxism. Bruxism—clenching and grinding of the teeth—has been reported to affect 65% of TMD sufferers. If you're one of them, you could be at risk of cracked-tooth syndrome. Here are five things TMD sufferers need to know about cracked-tooth syndrome. Read More …

Why A Perfect Fit Is Important With Dental Crowns

13 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you have a tooth that has a lot of decay on it, your dentist may recommend treating the decay with a dental crown. Dental crowns are commonly used to save teeth that are full of decay, and they tend to last a very long time for most people. The key to a long-lasting crown is making sure it fits perfectly when you get it. Here are several things you should understand about the way your new crown fits inside your mouth. Read More …

Oh No, My Dentures Broke! What You Need To Know Now

12 October 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Getting dentures can be a big relief for someone who's been living with no teeth or with severely damaged teeth. Finally, you can flash a big smile again. You'll also find it easier to speak clearly, and although dentures don't have the bite power of your natural teeth, they definitely make eating easier than it is with no teeth. However, for all the good that dentures can do, they aren't indestructible. Read More …

Have TMJ & Gum Disease? Find Out If You Have EDS Before You Have Dental Treatment

18 March 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Temporomandibular joint disorder, which is more commonly known as TMJ, can make it difficult to get dental treatment due to the pain in the jaw and problems with being able to open your mouth wide enough for dental treatment. However, for people with TMJ it's extremely important that they find the underlying cause of their TMJ before getting dental treatment. The reason for this is because there is a chance that they have a medical condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), which requires special attention in any dental and medical office setting. Read More …

Tooth Trauma And Internal Bleaching: What You Need To Know

17 February 2016
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Tooth trauma may not always cause immediate problems, but a strong enough impact can eventually cause the affected tooth to die and change color. This type of trauma is common in sports players, but many other types of accidental impact can lead to the same problem. Find out why damaged teeth change color, and learn what to expect if you decide to undergo internal tooth bleaching. How trauma can make your teeth change color Read More …