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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.

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 …

How To Tell If You Should Be Present During Your Child’s Dental Examination

28 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Historically, parents have been discouraged from accompanying their children into the exam room during dental visits. However, recently 38% of dentists say that parental desire to be present during their children's examination has increased, and 61% of parents have been present during emergency dental examinations of young patients. There are several benefits to you being present at your child's examination, including helping your child to relax and cooperate and advocating for their interests throughout the procedure. Read More …

Osteopenia: Protect Your Jaw Bones Before Dental Implant Surgery

16 November 2015
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

If you want to replace your missing teeth with dental implants but recently discover that you have osteopenia, you may wonder if your condition will affect the stability of the implants. Osteopenia develops when your bones lose density and strength. The condition can place your dental implants at risk for failure if you don't have enough bone tissue to support them. Here's what you should know about osteopenia and what you can do to strengthen your jaw bone. Read More …