Young Woman with Jaw Pain

Jaw Pain, Popping, or “Clicking”

Are You Experiencing Jaw Pain? Jaw pain can be a real annoyance. It can be especially disturbing when you have no idea about the cause of the underlying problem. And, since we use our jaws every day for eating and speaking, the pain is usually impossible to ignore. Different symptoms can be warning signs of […]

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Full-Mouth Dental X-rays

Dental X-rays Again?

Why Do I Need X-rays Again? Whether you are visiting our office for a specific dental problem you’re experiencing or just stopping by for a routine checkup, we may notify you that it’s time to update your X-rays. You probably won’t need new X-rays every visit; however, if significant changes have occurred or you’re experiencing […]

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Complete, Full Dentures

Get a Denture Reline

Well-fitting dentures are essential to your comfort, significantly affecting your ability to eat, chew, and speak properly. Some people are good-humored about their dentures and don’t mind people knowing, while others prefer to keep it to themselves. For the latter group, loose-fitting dentures that slip are an embarrassing nightmare. Even if you can handle the […]

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Recovering After Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth At-Home Care

After Wisdom Teeth Extraction… After you’ve had your wisdom teeth removed, it’s crucial to maintain proper at-home care during the recovery period. Always follow your dentist’s specific instructions, and remember the general guidelines below. Post Wisdom Teeth Instructions Pain, Sensitivity, Swelling It’s normal to experience mild to moderate pain following extraction. If discomfort occurs, use […]

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Dental Inlay on Tooth

Dental Inlays

What are dental inlays? If you’re familiar with dental inlays, then you’ve likely experienced a cavity filling (and possibly retreatment on a particular tooth). A dental inlay is a restoration that repairs one of these such problem areas. It’s typically larger than a traditional filling, yet still small enough to preserve the majority of the […]

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Periodontal Maintenance Checkup

Periodontal Maintenance

What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums. It typically occurs due to the buildup of plaque or tartar along the gum line, as well as other results of poor oral hygiene. Early stages of the condition (often called gingivitis) may first appear as mild bleeding during brushing or flossing. You […]

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Dental Sealants Treatment

Dental Sealants: Are They Worth It?

What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are a thin, liquid coating that hardens onto teeth to cover their high-risk, vulnerable areas. Commonly used as prevention in children and adolescents, the sealants are applied to the chewing surfaces of teeth. (Particularly the large, rear teeth called molars.) The sealant itself is a composite resin. We apply […]

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Smile Restoration

Smile Restorations

New Smiles Created Here! Rejuvenate your look with smile restorations. Most people have some sort of imperfection in their smile which they’d want to have fixed if given the chance. Some people, more than others. That’s just how it goes. Everyone’s mouth is different, and everyone is at a different stage of their journey toward […]

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Benefits of Self-Examination

Make Self-Examination Part Of Your Routine Most people know the importance of brushing and flossing their teeth, but one part of your oral health routine you may be neglecting is a simple visual self-examination. Take some time to get acquainted with all the parts of your mouth. You probably know what your teeth look like, […]

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Wisdom Teeth Crowding

Wisdom Teeth: Should They Stay Or Go?

Why Get Rid of Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars at the very back of the mouth. They appear in late adolescence, at about ages 17 to 25, depending on the individual. The problem is that most people simply don’t have enough room to accommodate these extra teeth. When wisdom teeth […]

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