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TMJ Disorders

What is TMJ Disorder? TMJ disorder occurs when there is a problem that prevents muscles, ligaments, discs and/or bones from working properly. Temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the joints and muscles that enable the jaw to open and close. TMJ are used when speaking, eating, chewing, and swallowing, so any deficiencies can create problems. Each TMJ [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Treating a Common Gum Condition Could Reduce Risk of Heart Attacks in Kidney Disease Patients

According to researchers from Aston University, chronic kidney disease patients can reduce their chances of succumbing to heart disease by treating a common gum condition. This finding can potentially save many lives, as over 10% of the adult population in America have CKD. Not only does chronic kidney disease worsen the function of the kidneys, but [...]

By | June 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, refers to the inflammation of gums surrounding your teeth. The condition can damage the soft tissue in the oral cavity thereby, leading to tooth loss. If left untreated, it can also increase your risk of heart disease, stroke and other serious complications. Periodontal disease impacts 47.2% of Americans over the [...]

By | June 27th, 2015|Periodontal Disease|0 Comments

Getting a Whiter, Brighter Smile

Cosmetic dentistry includes a variety of procedures, ranging from dental implants to tooth bonding. Of these procedures, teeth whitening is the most common. Teeth whitening is a fast and effective way to get a whiter, brighter smile. There are many different options available to whiten your teeth, but most fall into one of three categories: [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oral Cancer is on the Rise: Get Tested

Oral cancer is the only form whose rates are growing, not shrinking, in the US.  It's hard to detect early and devastating to those with a diagnosis. It kills roughly one person an hour, 24 hours a day, year round. Oral cancer is more deadly than cervical cancer and is responsible for 450,000 new cases worldwide [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oral Bone Grafting

Oftentimes dental implant surgery will require a procedure known as a bone graft. Although bone grafting may sound scary at first, understanding the procedure can help alieve fears. A bone graft is a procedure that is done to maximize the outcome of the dental implant surgery. Why Bone Grafting? Our jawbone is very reliant upon [...]

By | May 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top 10 Reasons to get Veneers

In the world of cosmetic dentistry, veneers refer to the thin layer of porcelain or composite material bonded over the tooth by a dental professional. It is a type of tooth restoration treatment that can dramatically enhance the aesthetic appeal of the teeth. Over the last few years, veneers have seen a spike in popularity. [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smile Makeover: It’s Never Too Late to Straighten Your Teeth

For decades, millions of people have sought straighter teeth for themselves or their children. Traditionally, treatment included a mouth full of metal, countless office visits, food restrictions and years of treatment. Today, there is a discreet and effective alternative to braces – Invisalign. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an inconspicuous tooth alignment system used to [...]

By | April 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Restoring Teeth with Natural-Looking Crowns

Dental crowns are used to repair broken and damaged teeth, restoring normal function and appearance to the wearer. Because of their effectiveness and affordability, crowns are some of the most common restorations used in America. In fact, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry reports that there are 15 million people who currently have crowns in [...]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Need a Dental Filling? Here’s What to Expect

Dental fillings have long been used to restore teeth that have been damaged by decay. Fillings are designed to strengthen weakened teeth and prevent additional decay from developing in the future. In most cases, the process is quick and painless, requiring only a few minutes in a dentist’s office. If your dentist determines that you [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Dental Filling|0 Comments