What is an Abscess?

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If you have ever complained about having a simple toothache there is a good chance someone has encouraged you to go see a dentist before it becomes abscessed. This may have you wondering what exactly an abscess is and why are people so worried about it.   An abscess is a painful dental emergency that […]

Solve Jaw Pain with Botox

solve jaw pain with botox

Botox injections are no longer purely used only for cosmetic purposes. They can be used to relieve pain associated with an often difficult to treat a medical condition known as TMJ. Learn more about how this once cosmetic-only procedure is now being used by dentists to help patients find relief from extreme jaw pain. What […]

Why You Should Try a Snap-On Smile

Snap-On Smile

Did you know that Snap-On Smile can help you instantly improve the appearance of your teeth? Snap-On Smile is a durable dental arch that is constructed from tooth-colored resin that fits firmly over your existing teeth in order to hide gaps, missing teeth and stains so that you can improve your confidence and self-esteem in […]

Why This is Your Year for Invisalign?

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When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, this year instead of promising to lose weight, eat healthier, or workout more, why don’t you make a commitment to improving your overall oral health or correcting your smile by getting Invisalign. What is Invisalign? In the past, if you wanted to straighten your teeth, move their position, […]

So You’ve Been Thinking About Veneers?

veneers

It is amazing what bonding a tiny, thin piece of porcelain to your teeth can do. That tiny piece of porcelain, known as a veneer, can instantly change the appearance of your teeth. It can make them appear whiter and brighter, mask imperfections in the spacing and position of your natural teeth, and even make […]

Sticking to Your Dental Routine

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How diligent are you at sticking to your daily dental hygiene routine? According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH), cavities remain the largest oral health problem with 42 percent of grade school children, 59 percent of high school students and 92 percent of adults developing cavities. The truth is that cavities […]

Why You Shouldn’t Brush Right After Your Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is a day to remember everything we’re thankful for – a day to give thanks with family. It’s also one of the biggest feasting days in the United States. There’s turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and plenty of other tasty treats associated with the holiday. Unfortunately, many of those foods can do a number on […]

12 Months to Straight Teeth

12 months straight teeth

The days of having to wear braces for months or even years in order to improve your smile are a thing of the past. Thanks to improvements in dental technology you can now straighten your teeth in a year and in some cases even less than a year! Want to improve your smile? Learn how […]

Signs You’ve Been Putting Off Tooth Pain for Too Long

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Worries about dental bills and tight schedules can keep you from going to the dentist when you first notice tooth pain. Unfortunately, if you neglect that tooth pain when it first occurs, it could turn into a more significant problem. Maybe you’ve taken a few ibuprofen or Tylenol and used some over-the-counter numbing gel, but […]

Botox For TMJ

botox for tmj

While Botox may be most famous for its powerful anti-wrinkle ability, it’s actually got several other uses that may surprise you. Botox is often recommended as a treatment for TMJ disorders today. If an experienced practitioner injects Botox into specific facial muscles in your jaw area, it can greatly relieve your TMJ symptoms. Read on […]