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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.

Ectodermal Dysplasia: A Rare Condition That Can Affect A Child’s Dentition

18 April 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

A child with ectodermal dysplasia—a group of genetic disorders that causes abnormal development of the skin, nails, hair, or teeth—requires early dental treatment and close dental monitoring throughout the development years. Careful dental planning also allows for adjustments or replacement of removable prostheses your child may need as he or she continues to grow. After permanent teeth come in, you can discuss more permanent dental solutions with his or her dental team. Read More …

2 Mouthpiece Tips To Prevent TMJ When Diving

7 April 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Scuba diving offers many individuals the opportunity to try something. However, if scuba diving becomes part of your routine, then you may be placing added stress on your jaw joints. If you scuba dive frequently, then you most likely may have already experienced TMJ symptoms. The symptoms can vary from slight inflammation to intense pain. It is difficult to avoid TMJ symptoms if you scuba dive often since a large amount of stress is constantly placed on your jaw area. Read More …

2 Tips To Alleviate Dental Pain Before Descending During A Dive

7 April 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Participating in diving is all about seeing how far down you can go. This happens because some of the best views can be found far from the surface of the ocean.  If you have any kind of dental pain, then descending during a dive can aggravate this pain. This goes for anything from an abscessed tooth to a simple cavity. Therefore, it is often recommended to a handle on any dental pain or issues before you go scuba diving. Read More …

Five Benefits Of Having A Root Canal

3 April 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Root canals have an undeserved, bad reputation. This dental surgery removes dead nerves and inner pulp from a tooth, reducing bacteria in your mouth and helping to keep the tooth in place. However, this procedure is widely misunderstood. It is relatively painless, can be completed quickly and has very few complications. More than 15 million root canals are performed in the United States each each year. Advantages of having a root canal Read More …

What Your Dentist Wants You To Know About At-Home Tongue Care

24 March 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

You visit the dentist regularly, brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss, and watch what you eat. With all of these healthy dental habits, you're well on your way to a bright smile. Taking care of your teeth is essential when it comes to your health. But, those pearly whites aren't the only part of your mouth that you need to focus on. While concentrating on the teeth and gums is kind of a no-brainer, it's easy to forget about the tongue. Read More …