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The Importance of Wisdom Teeth Removal

There’s simply not enough room in your jaw for your wisdom teeth to erupt without pain and discomfort. If they do begin to erupt without removal, they’ll only be able to come out about halfway.…

How to Reduce the Risk of Cavities

No one likes to get a cavity. They’re painful and the damage from a cavity can eventually destroy an entire tooth. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to reduce the risk that you’ll…
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TMJ Treatment Options: Botox vs. Traditional Therapies

It is important to explore all options available for managing a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. This disorder affects a significant number of individuals, causing pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and muscles that control…
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FAQs About Juvéderm Treatments at the Dental Office

Juvéderm treatments have become increasingly popular in dental offices as patients seek comprehensive facial rejuvenation solutions. What Is Juvéderm? Juvéderm is an FDA-approved dermal filler composed of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in the…

FAQs About Botox for TMJ Pain Relief

What Is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the joint connecting your jawbone to your skull. This joint, located on each side of your head in front of your ears, allows your jaw…
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How Does Invisalign Work?

Invisalign began gaining popularity in the early 2000s as a way to get straighter teeth without having to go through the hassle of braces. Since its marketing began in the early 2000s, more and more…
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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrush: Which Is Best for Me?

There have never been as many toothbrush choices as there are in today’s age. With so many brands, types, and sizes, it can become overwhelming to decide what’s best to use. While we can’t help…
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Why Do My Gums Bleed?

When most people think of oral health, they usually think of their teeth and whether or not they have cavities. However, gums play a very important role in oral hygiene as well. If the gums…
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Why Are My Teeth So Yellow?

Many of us want to light up the room with our pearly white smiles, but sometimes those pearly whites can become yellow and discolored. While yellow teeth are a common part of the aging process,…
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Why Is My Tongue Numb?

A numb tongue is often an indicator of an underlying nerve condition. Our brains and the nervous system are deeply connected, so if you experience any sudden tongue numbness it’s important to assess any physical…

Why Are My Gums Swollen?

Swollen gums can be uncomfortable, and sometimes even painful. Learn why your gums are swollen so you can take steps to reduce the inflammation.

Why Is Your Mouth Numb?

In most cases, a numb mouth is easily treatable. However, to do so successfully, you'll need to know what caused it in the first place.
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How the Quality of Water Affects Your Teeth

It’s so basic - water is great for your health, and that includes your oral health. We’re all told to get our 8 glasses a day, or actually quite a bit more according to Mayo…