Should you be using a night guard?

Categories: TMJ
Three-year old boy shows myofunctional trainer to illuminate mouth breathing habit.

Have you been having headaches? Does your jaw hurt? Are the muscles in your shoulders, neck, and face tense and sore all of the time? It may be because of problems with your jaw joint, and a night guard may be able to help relieve these painful symptoms. What causes jaw problems? Jaw problems are known…

Soft Foods to Eat After a Dental Procedure

Categories: General Dentistry
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We’ve all been there – wandering into the kitchen, starving, and having no idea what to eat. But after any sort of medical procedure you want to make sure this doesn’t happen, because eating nutritious food will help you heal and help you to feel better. This goes for dental procedures, too! If you have…

Is it time to have your wisdom teeth removed?

Categories: General Dentistry
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Let’s face it: dealing with wisdom teeth is not one of the best parts of becoming a young adult. However, your wisdom teeth are the last to come in, and that can mean that your mouth will become crowded, which can cause other problems. Are you wondering if it is time to have your wisdom teeth…

Should you be using an electric toothbrush?

Categories: General Dentistry
woman brushing teeth with electric toothbrush

When it comes to keeping teeth healthy and clean, does it really matter what kind of toothbrush you use, manual or electric? It may seem like the answer would be “no,” as long as you brush. However, there are some benefits to using an electric toothbrush over a manual one – read on for some more…

Why You Should Replace That Lost Tooth

Categories: Dental Implants
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If you have a missing tooth, you may think that it’s not a big deal, and it doesn’t even rate a visit to the dentist (after all, there are very few people who enjoy going to the dentist, and a lot of people put it off as long as possible!). However, missing a tooth is…

Why are my gums receding?

Categories: General Dentistry
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It can be quite a surprise when you look in the mirror one day and notice that you are seeing more tooth and less gums. It can be especially upsetting if you are someone who makes an extra effort to keep your teeth healthy. You may wonder why your gums are receding and what you can…

How serious is a tooth abscess?

Categories: General Dentistry
dental abscess at lower jaw of Southeast Asian

Taking good care of your teeth is always important, for your comfort, your overall health, and so you can have that gorgeous smile everyone loves to see every day. Another reason to make sure you take good care of your teeth is so you can avoid serious problems, such as a tooth abscess. But what exactly…

Start the New Year With a New Smile

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Have you made plans for the new year yet? January is traditionally the time to dream big as to what you hope to get done in the next 12 months. Maybe your plans include finally taking care of that cosmetic dentistry procedure you’ve been considering for years. There are many to choose from, any of which will…

Is there a link between tinnitus and TMJ?

Categories: TMJ
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Tinnitus and TMJ are both annoying, and TMJ can be downright painful. Recent studies have found that there may be a link between the two – can treating one help you to find relief from the other? Read on for some more information about the link between TMJ and tinnitus. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a buzzing…