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Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Have to Hurt Oral Health

Welcome to the new year. If you’re like many Americans, you’re looking to make this the best year ever with a series of resolutions that help you get healthier, stay healthier, and feel better. The only problem is that some of these common resolutions can come with negative side effects for your oral health. However, [...]

By |January 11th, 2018|Bad Bite, Home Remedy, Neuromuscular Dentistry|Comments Off on Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Have to Hurt Oral Health

4 Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist, Even If You Have a Perfect Smile

If you’re happy with your smile, you might not think that you need to visit a cosmetic dentist. After all, what can they do for you? But the truth is that you should always visit a dentist with a strong sense of aesthetics so that you can continue to enjoy your smile for [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Bad Bite, Braces, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dentists, Preventitive Dentistry, TMJ|Comments Off on 4 Reasons to Visit a Cosmetic Dentist, Even If You Have a Perfect Smile

Will Dental Implants Lead to TMJ?

Some implant dentists are concerned that the use of dental implants will lead to widespread TMJ among the older population. The concern is that because dental implants don’t have the same cushioning mechanism as natural teeth they will lead to more stressful chewing, causing wear and damage to the temporomandibular joints [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Bad Bite, Dental Implant, TMJ|Comments Off on Will Dental Implants Lead to TMJ?

Can Braces Go Faster?

One of the limitations that make people hesitate before getting braces is that the treatment can take a long time. As a result, there are always people advertising faster braces treatments. Although there are some ways that braces can go faster, it's important to remember that we always have to be concerned with [...]

By |April 1st, 2015|Bad Bite, Braces, Cosmetic Dentistry, Invisalign|Comments Off on Can Braces Go Faster?

Bite Splints Mean Porcelain Veneers Can Correct Bruxism Damage

Bruxism--tooth clenching--is a common disorder. About 20% of Americans suffer from awake bruxism, while a similar percentage suffer from sleep bruxism. Among the common effects of bruxism are damage to the temporomandibular joint, often resulting in TMJ, and damage to the teeth. The front teeth, not being built to stand up under significant [...]

By |March 12th, 2015|Bad Bite, Neuromuscular Dentistry, Porcelain Veneers|Comments Off on Bite Splints Mean Porcelain Veneers Can Correct Bruxism Damage