Letting Go of Your Dental Fears

TMJ Troubles? Learn Why It Can Hurt And How To Treat It

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TMJ can form from either developmental issues or an injury, and the pain can feel crippling to some people. If you suffer from TMJ, here is what you need to know about why it can hurt and how to treat it. Why TMJ Can Hurt You TMJ is a disorder involving the hinge located between your lower and upper jaw. When the hinge functions properly, it lets the lower jaw shift from right to left to reduce the pressure felt in your ear’s Eustachian tube. Read More»

Dentures When You Are Young? 3 Tips To Help You Get Through The Process

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If you are young and your dentist has told you that you need dentures, this can be hard to deal with at first. Below are some tips to help you get over this period of your treatment until you get used to your new teeth. Your Smile Talk with your dentist or denturist about what you like about your current teeth and what you do not like. This is a great time to transform your smile. Read More»

The Link Between Periodontal Disease And Respiratory Illnesses

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The body is linked in such a way that a health condition in one part may affect other parts of the body. For example, did you know that your oral health and respiratory health are linked? Yes, many people know of the link between dental plaque and cardiovascular diseases, but the link with respiratory diseases isn’t well known. Well, the connection is there for the following reasons: Poor Respiratory Health Lowers Your Immunity  Read More»

Taking Care of Your Dental Veneers

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Dental veneers are white porcelain covers that adhere directly to your teeth. They can be a wonderful way to hide unsightly gaps, misalignments, or chips in your teeth. Dentists use your very own natural tooth color to match the veneers. Then they create a custom fit just for you. Most veneers can last up to 10 years with proper dental care. In addition, they are made with thin porcelain that won’t bother your gums like some other solutions do. Read More»

3 Surprising Ways You'Re Harming Your Teeth

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If you think you’re taking great care of your teeth, a cavity, broken tooth or stains on your teeth can come as a shock. You’re already brushing several times a day, and flossing as well. You see the dentist twice a year. So how can you possibly have bad teeth? It may be that you’re hurting your teeth without even realizing it. Check out some surprising things that you never would have thought would harm your teeth. Read More»