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Stress and Bruxism

As if keeping yourself and family safe and healthy during a pandemic is not enough, many have also had to deal with navigating child care, virtual learning, and work changes. These situations can all add stress to one’s life, and stress can manifest itself physically in many ways, including unconscious teeth grinding and clenching which […]

The Importance of Routine Checkups

Visiting your dentist for routine dental checkups and cleanings, every six months, is important for several reasons, including reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease. You shouldn’t see your dentist just when you have a problem that needs to be addressed. Prevention is key to your oral health. Your dentist can identify potential problems […]

Chronic Headaches & TMJ Dysfunction

There are many reasons why someone could experience chronic headaches, but did you know that headaches are also a sign that you could be suffering from TMJ dysfunction?   The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) acts like a hinge and connects your jawbone to your skull. There is one joint on each side of your jaw. If […]

Keeping a Bright Smile After Teeth Whitening

We recently blogged about professional teeth whitening to boost your smile. You may be wondering about ways to keep your smile bright after your teeth whitening procedure. There are a few things you can do to extend the benefit of the procedure. Try to not let drinks that can cause stains come in direct contact […]

How to Prevent Cavities

If you’ve had a cavity, you know the discomfort that comes with them. The best way to prevent this discomfort is to do your best to prevent cavities in the first place. If you want healthy teeth and gums, these two preventative steps below help tremendously! Brush and Floss Daily Brushing and flossing daily is […]

Treating Jaw Pain caused by TMD

A common cause of jaw pain can be attributed to Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMD. The temporomandibular joint acts like a hinge and connects your jawbone to your skull. There are two joints, one on each side of your jaw. The joints allow your lower jaw to open and close. Dysfunction of these joints can […]

A Guide to Flossing

When it comes to good oral health, flossing is very important. Flossing removes plaque and helps to prevent its buildup. Flossing removes excess food particles and keeps your teeth healthy and looking bright. When choosing the type of floss to use, it really is up to you. You can choose floss with a flavor, floss […]

Preventative Dental Care Makes a Big Difference

Three of the most important steps you can take in caring for your oral health is brushing, flossing, and regular checkups. The goal of these steps is to not only care for your oral health but to identify and fix problems before they become bigger. Gum disease is one of the biggest concerns of your […]

Ouch, my tooth!

Experiencing pain or discomfort from a sensitive tooth is a common problem. This pain or discomfort can be felt when your teeth are exposed to cold water, hot or cold drinks, or very cold foods such as ice cream or other frozen foods. Tooth sensitivity can be treated, so it is important to see your […]

Pregnancy and Dental Visits

Preparing to have a baby is a busy time in any mother’s life. There are visits to your doctor, shopping for the baby’s needs, and setting up the baby’s room that all take time. During this busy time, make sure that you are still seeing your dentist for regular checkups. Dental checkups are safe and […]