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Spotting the Warning Signs of TMJ Disorders

Your jaw clicks or sticks when you open your mouth or chew. Or you’ve had more headaches recently. The problem could be your temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Luckily, dentists can resolve TMJ disorders and stop them from getting worse.

Nov 1st, 2019
It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Snoring. You do it. Your parents did it. Your grandparents did it. It’s annoying, but not serious, right? Wrong: Snoring could mean you have a dangerous condition called sleep apnea that raises your risk for serious health issues.

Oct 1st, 2019
Why You Shouldn't Ignore a Missing Tooth

Whether you lose a tooth in the front of your mouth or way in the back — where no one can see it — ignoring the gap puts your other teeth and your overall health at risk. Every missing tooth needs to be replaced. Here’s why:

Sep 1st, 2019
The Dangers of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

When your dentist tells you that you grind your teeth, it sounds a little creepy, but not that serious. However, bruxism can damage your teeth and increases your risk for other health conditions, such TMD and even sleep apnea.

Aug 1st, 2019
Remedy a Gummy Smile With Veneers

You’re tired of covering up your smile just because you show too much gum. But injecting your upper lip every few months doesn’t sound like fun. Don’t worry. There’s another way.

May 6th, 2019
7 Super Cool Facts About Invisalign That You Didn't Know

You’re tired of being called Bugs Bunny, but you don’t like the nickname “railroad mouth” either. Whether you’re a teen wanting straighter teeth or an adult who needs to fix a misaligned bite, super cool Invisalign® helps you without anyone knowing.

Mar 4th, 2019
Why Fastbraces Are a Great Option For Straighter Teeth

You don’t want to live with the dysfunction and unattractiveness of your misaligned teeth anymore. But the idea of wearing traditional braces or clear aligners for a year or more doesn’t appeal either. What if there’s another, faster way?

Feb 1st, 2019
How Dental Implants Change Lives

You don’t really know how profoundly permanent tooth loss affects your looks, self-esteem, and health until you’ve experienced it yourself. But now you have. Is there any way to get your old smile back and feel that your teeth are healthy again?

Jan 11th, 2019
5 Common Smile Flaws Remedied With Porcelain Veneers

Even the best natural smiles carry little irregularities that detract from overall appearance, and many people would like to tweak their smile to make the best impression. Porcelain veneers are versatile and effective for these changes.

Dec 6th, 2018
Special Needs Dentistry Is Our Specialty

When someone you love has special needs, you know how truly special they are. But finding the right dentist to provide the oral care and treatments they need and deserve can sometimes be challenging.

Oct 18th, 2018
Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays

You did it! You decided to fix your misaligned teeth with discreet, comfy Invisalign®, the nearly invisible tooth re-alignment system. Soon you’ll have your dream smile. Meantime, you don’t want your alignment trays to turn yellow or break, do you?

Jul 9th, 2019
Your Headache Could be the Result of TMJ

Those recurring headaches you’re having may not be due to stress or tension, but may instead originate in your jaw at the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. Inflammation of this joint can cause soreness in your jaw, but headaches are also a common symptom.

Jun 20th, 2018
Do I Need Gum Rejuvenation?

Receding gums may have you feeling less than wonderful about your smile and self-confidence. What causes gum recession in the first place, and what can you do about it? Learn these answers and discover the benefits of professional gum rejuvenation.

May 18th, 2018
Soothe Your Joints…

Treating gum disease can actually reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.

Aug 19th, 2017
Anxiety—No Laughing Matter

We’d like to offer one comforting and wonderful fact about today’s dentistry: its virtually painless.

Aug 16th, 2017
The Basics of Flossing

One of the simplest preventive hygiene exercises you can do for yourself is something you’ve heard of before. It bears repeating: floss.

Aug 5th, 2017
The Shading of Your Smile

Regardless of what your smile needs (cosmetic improvement, tooth restoration, even dentures), there’s one thing you’ll want when we’re done: attractive, natural-looking teeth.

Jul 22nd, 2017
How Are You Sleeping?

We have informational brochures in our office concerning snoring and sleep apnea.

Jul 15th, 2017
Tooth Watch: Early Detection

Wouldn’t you say that the best dental treatment is the one you never had to undergo in the first place—because it was caught and corrected in time?

Jul 8th, 2017
About Nitrous Oxide

The search for a substance that would let a patient slip into merciful oblivion during surgery has been one of mankind’s goals for centuries.

Jul 1st, 2017
Trouble Spots—Oral Lesions

During the course of a day, you’re likely to have a look inside your mouth and briefly survey the landscape.

Jun 24th, 2017