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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Recurrent Jaw Pain

Your jaw clicks, pops, sticks, or hurts when you open or close your mouth. While you may have lived with your jaw pain for months, years, or decades, ignoring it isn’t a good strategy. Treat your jaw pain now to prevent even more problems later.

Aug 4th, 2022
Take These Steps if You Break a Tooth

You got hit in the face. Or you bit down on a hard piece of candy. No matter how it happens, when you break a tooth, your first reaction might be to panic. But if you stay clearheaded, you may be able to save the tooth.

Jul 1st, 2022
The Three Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease affects nearly half of all adults over the age of 30 and is a leading cause of tooth loss, yet it’s largely preventable. Also called periodontal, gum disease can negatively impact your oral and overall health. Here’s what you need to know.

Jun 1st, 2022
How Poor Oral Hygiene Impacts Your Overall Health

You know that brushing, flossing, and routine dental exams can keep your smile healthy. Did you know, though, that these habits can also benefit your heart and immune system? Learn more about these and other health benefits of good oral hygiene.

Apr 6th, 2022
Are You Ruining Your Teeth with These Bad Habits?

Nail biting, ice chewing and other bad habits increase your risk of long-term dental problems. Learn more about how these habits can harm your teeth, jaw, and overall oral health and what changes you should make.

Feb 1st, 2022
7 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Invisalign

Properly-aligned teeth offer social, emotional, and even health benefits. If you weren’t born with a celebrity smile, you can still get one. And thanks to the Invisalign® clear aligner system, you don’t have to endure a mouthful of metal in the process.

Dec 1st, 2021
Got Chronic Headaches? You Could Have TMJ Disorder

Headaches are a pain no matter what time of day you experience them, but if you find yourself having headaches when you wake up, you could have a condition known as TMJ disorder. Learn more about what this is and what you can do about it.

Nov 1st, 2021
What Is Tongue Scraping and Should You Be Doing It?

Even if you brush your teeth twice a day, floss regularly, and see the dentist for bi-annual cleanings, you could do more to ensure optimal oral health: Tongue scraping. Read on to learn more about this often-overlooked step.

Oct 1st, 2021
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Chronic Jaw Pain

Ongoing pain that affects your jaw serves as a sign that something isn’t right. Correcting the problem at hand can prevent the issue from worsening while bringing you the relief you deserve. Learn more about chronic jaw pain and treatment.

Jul 14th, 2021
4 Signs of a Dental Abscess

“Abscess” is a common word used in dentistry, but many people aren’t aware of exactly what it is or how serious it can be. Here’s what you need to know about this type of tooth infection.

Jun 10th, 2021
What Causes Teeth Sensitivity And What You Can Do About It

Do your teeth hurt when they’re exposed to certain foods? Do you wince when you drink cold or hot beverages? Don't grin and bear it. Tooth sensitivity can be a symptom of a serious condition. Read on to find out what you can do about it.

Apr 1st, 2021
What to Do About a Cracked Tooth

If you want to avoid cracked, painful teeth, preventive care and fast action are key. Here’s what to do if you do end up cracking a tooth and need emergency dental help to remedy the situation.

Feb 9th, 2021
Get the Smile of Your Dreams With Veneers

Perfect Hollywood smiles are possible with dental veneers. Veneers are more versatile than you may think! Find out how veneers can fix more smile flaws than just what’s cosmetic.

Jan 1st, 2021
How Your Dentist Can Help Your Sleep Apnea

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you finally have an explanation for your daily fatigue. You’ve been waking up numerous times at night; no wonder you’re tired! Fortunately, today’s dentistry has an answer for your sleep apnea.

Nov 4th, 2020