Mistakes You Should Avoid When Visiting A Different Family Dental Clinic

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You might have moved to a new area or simply decided that you weren't happy with your old dental practice anymore for some reason, so you might have decided to schedule an appointment with a different family dental clinic. Your first appointment at a different clinic might make you feel a little bit nervous, but if you avoid these mistakes, everything should go just fine. Not Getting to Your Appointment Early

3 February 2021

The Prognosis You Can Expect For Temporomandibular Joint Disorder

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Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a disorder of the muscles in the jaw and the joint. You might experience jaw pain, difficulty moving your jaw, jaw fatigue, or you may even hear your jaw making a popping noise. When this happens, you might be concerned and may wonder what the prognosis for TMJ is. The Prognosis for TMJ TMJ is not considered to be a life-threatening condition. However, it can have a negative impact on your qualify of life if you do not get it under control.

21 December 2020

Dealing With Bruxism? Consider Gold Or PFM Crown Restorations

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If you suffer from bruxism, or teeth grinding, you may have prematurely worn the cusps down on your teeth. If you have any dental restorations, like crowns, these materials can break down more quickly if you grind your teeth. Ideally, you should wear a mouthguard at night to protect your teeth from grinding; but if you need to get a new crown restoration, you should opt for a durable material, like gold or porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM).

13 November 2020

4 Advantages Of Using Invisalign To Correct Your Teeth

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If you have teeth that are not straight and you want to get them fixed, you should talk to your family dentist about using Invisalign braces to fix your teeth. Invisalign braces have been around for decades now and have some distinct advantages over regular braces. Invisalign Trays Are Easy to Take Care Invisalign uses a series of trays to help move your teeth into place. You use each set of trays for a couple of weeks before a new set is made.

5 June 2020

Three Ways To Improve Your Family's Gum Health When They Won'T Floss

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Gum disease is a big problem for many people. It can develop without you realizing it, and before you know it, it's full-blown gingivitis or even periodontitis. If your family refuses to floss or at least won't commit to it on a regular basis, then their gums are at risk of getting this unwanted disease. Thankfully, there are other ways that you can help to improve your family's gum health. Here are three of them.

16 December 2019

2 Changes To Make In Your Oral Hygiene Routine When You Have Dental Implants

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If you have recently gotten dental implants to either replace decaying teeth or to fill in the gaps, you may be wondering if there is anything special you need to do to take care of them. If so, there are a couple of changes that you will need to make in your oral hygiene routine to ensure that your implants are not damaged or moved. 1.  Change the Tools You Use to Brush Your Teeth

8 November 2019

Taking Care Of Your New Dental Implants

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Dental implants give some lucky dental patients the ability to mimic their natural teeth after a loss. The alternatives, including dentures and bridges, are not as long-lasting or nearly as realistic in appearance as an implant will be. Surgery, though it's minor surgery, is how implants must be added so that you can enjoy them for a long time. After you have the posts installed, you should take care of your oral health to both promote healing and relieve any minor discomfort.

23 September 2019