You’re hungry and dive into your meal, only to be distracted by popping in your jaw, and sometimes the popping is uncomfortable or even painful. Odds are, you’ve developed a temporomandibular joint disorder.
You’ve joined (or you’re about to join) the millions of Americans who have turned to dentures to replace lost teeth. We’ve pulled together a few tips for adjusting to these replacement teeth for a smoother transition.
The list of health issues that counts tobacco as a major risk factor is a long one and we’re going to add your oral health. From tooth loss to cancer, here’s a look at how tobacco use can wreak havoc on your mouth.
It’s hardly a secret that one of the ingredients for a great smile is white teeth that sparkle with vitality. If you’re coming up short on this front, there are some great options, and we review two of them here — whitening and veneers.
You may not be thrilled with the idea of getting a tooth pulled, but you understand why it’s necessary. You also want everything to go as smoothly as possible, which means watching out for uncommon complications like dry socket.
Like any other area of your body, accidents can happen in and around your mouth, requiring prompt medical attention. Here are some tips that will help greatly during the time between the injury and coming to see us.
You need to replace one or both rows of your teeth, and you’re exploring your options. One that’s growing in popularity is the All-on-4® treatment concept, which offers many advantages over traditional dentures.
You’ve undergone a root canal procedure to save your tooth and relieve your pain, and now you want to redouble your efforts to protect your teeth. Here, we look at how to care for your treatment area and prevent another infection.
If you want something to smile about in the new year, a dental exam with professional cleaning is a great start. These preventive practices can go a long way toward preserving your teeth and keeping them looking their best.
You suspect you have a dental abscess in your tooth or gums and you’ve, quite wisely, made an appointment with us. In the meantime, there are some dos and don’ts when it comes to managing the abscess before your visit.
You want to give your child the best start in life, and a great way to do that is to teach them healthy habits right from the start, which includes caring for their teeth. Here are a few great tips that instill great brushing and flossing habits.
Spoiler alert: An abscess anywhere in your body can be quite serious, and that certainly applies to one in your teeth, jawbone, or gums. Here’s what you should know about an abscess and why prompt treatment is necessary.
You take good care of your teeth, yet they’re becoming discolored despite your great efforts. Here, we take a look at some obvious, and not-so-obvious, habits, foods, and factors that can lead to teeth staining.
You’ve opted for dental veneers, and now your smile positively dazzles. As you look ahead, you want to know how long you’ll be able to flash your winning grin. The answer varies, and you play a big role.
You open your jaw wide to yawn or bite into a double-decker burger, and you feel (and hear) a pop on either side, which is perfectly normal. A popping jaw accompanied by pain and other symptoms is not.
Long before “zoom” became a household name for video conferencing, it has been a standout in the field of teeth whitening. Here’s a look at how Zoom® can give you white, bright teeth you’ll be proud to show off.
Each year in the United States, five million teeth are knocked out in both kids and adults. Your first steps after such an event can spell the difference between saving that tooth or having to find a replacement tooth.
You dutifully brush and floss your teeth every day, so why would you need a professional teeth cleaning? From stopping tooth decay and gum disease to whitening your teeth, the benefits of professional teeth cleaning are many.
There are many different alignment issues that stand in the way of having beautifully straight teeth that not only look great but help promote better dental health, too. Thankfully, Invisalign® can tackle most of them.
You’ve opted for a dental bridge to replace your tooth (or teeth) and restore that great smile of yours. Once we put the bridge in place, there are a few things you can do to get the most out of your new “teeth".
Behind every dazzling smile are white, bright teeth you’re proud to show off. If your smile is more on the lackluster side of the equation because of yellowing teeth, we can help with our professional teeth whitening.
Each year in the United States, millions of people walk into dental practices for a root canal procedure and leave with their teeth intact and their pain a thing of the past. Here’s a look at how we accomplish that.
Nothing beats the original, which certainly applies to your teeth. But, what if those “originals” are breaking down and affecting your ability to smile, chew, and talk with confidence? That’s where dentures come in.
You do everything you can to save your tooth, but it’s become more of a liability than an asset, causing pain and threatening your overall dental health. Through extraction, we resolve these issues quickly and comfortably.
Your jaw hurts and you have no idea why. The answers may lie in the two temporomandibular joints (TMJs) on either side of your jaw. Here’s a look at the primary culprits behind TMJ disorders and how you can find relief.
Your smile greets the world, so you want to make sure you’re sending a message of confidence and vitality. One of the best and easiest ways to improve your smile is through professional teeth whitening.