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Jaw Pain And TMJ: 3 Frequently Asked Questions

Because it may indicate a serious dental issue such as an abscess or infection, persistent pain in the jaw is always a cause for worry. Such pain may also be the sign of a less well known condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, as it is commonly known. This article will increase your knowledge […]

An Introduction To Two Cutting Edge Dental Techniques

Modern dentistry is evolving at a rapid pace, thanks to concurrent advancements in technology at large. While the wealth of techniques available today is undoubtedly exciting, it can also be somewhat intimidating for those who don’t fully understand their options. If you’re feeling somewhat left behind by the variety of dental treatment options currently in […]

3 Habits That Are Bad For Your Teeth

It is common knowledge that some foods are better for your teeth than others. Some promote a healthy mouth, and others promote the growth of bacteria that can lead to tooth decay. Still, habits that use your mouth while you are not eating also play a large role in your dental health. There are three […]

2 Strategies For Saving A Lost Tooth To Be Replanted

Tooth loss is possible if you have rampant tooth decay or an acute injury to your mouth. Tooth decay causes your enamel to weaken, making your teeth erode over time. Eroded teeth are more vulnerable to developing cracks due to mechanical stressors, such as grinding your teeth. If you have a cracked tooth, then you […]

2 Reasons to Visit a Dentist That Offers Same-Day Crowns

Getting a crown is a very common dental procedure that is designed to help restore a tooth that has broken down to the point where a filling is insufficient, but that has not degraded so far that the tooth needs to be pulled and replaced completely. A nice alternative to a crown procedure is a […]

Chronic Cheek-Biting When Eating Indicates Underlying Issues

If you’ve found yourself biting the inside of your cheek a lot lately when trying to eat, you might be wondering what’s going on. The occasional bite is bad luck, but continually chomping into the soft tissue is an indication that something is happening in your mouth that is affecting where your teeth go when […]

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Dentures And The Summer Barbecue: Picking The Right Foods To Eat

It’s summer once again, which means it’s time to fire up the grill and start cooking barbecue. If you’re a denture wearer, it’s important to pick the right foods to protect your teeth. If you’re new to wearing dentures, you may not yet be aware of which grilling foods that are safe and which common […]

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Do You Need Antibiotics Before Dental Procedures?

You may be preparing for a dental procedure and hear that you will be given antibiotics beforehand, which makes you curious as to why you might need such medicine for a simple dental procedure. Your questions are understandable, especially since health guidelines can change at the drop of a hat. In this case, you can […]

Why A Kid’s Dentist May Be A Better Choice For Both You And Your Child

Whether you’re a new parent or just want the best dental experience for your child, there are reasons why a kid’s dentist may be a more preferable option than a general one. Children’s or pediatric dentists are experts in their field, not only through extensive experience and training, but because they specialize in only treating […]

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