Headaches Can Be Incapacitating!

4-11-16 Although exact causes of TMD are unknown, symptoms that frequently accompany TMD don’t go unnoticed. These symptoms include: • Pain or tenderness in the face, jaw, neck, and shoulders and ear • Jaws that ...

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

3-28-16 There are multiple reasons that a tooth may crack. Tooth decay, large existing restorations, trauma, and grinding are just a few causes of weakened tooth structures that could lead to tooth cracks. Cracks can ...

Are You Grinding Your Teeth?

3-22-16 Did you know that approximately 30 million adults are affected by bruxism (clenching or grinding of teeth)? Bruxism is most commonly linked to stress and can also be the body’s reaction to teeth being ...

Implant Supported Dentures

Did you know there’s an old Chinese proverb that says “a smile can add 10 years to your life?” I don’t think there are too many people who would disagree that a smile makes us ...

EFFECTS OF TOOTH LOSS

2-17-16 Tooth loss has serious consequences. Our goal as dental health care professionals is to restore a patient’s mouth before these consequences occur. Restoration includes restoring function, aesthetics, speech, comfort, and maintaining health. When a ...

I’d Rather Have A Root Canal

Did you ever hear the saying “I’d rather have a root canal”? That saying dates back to a time before pain control was used in dentistry. With today’s technology and multiple options of anesthetic, root ...

SNAP, CRACKLE, POP

1-13-16 How many of you have heard snap, crackle, or pop when you open your mouth? And no, I’m not talking about when you are eating a delicious bowl of Rice Krispies cereal. I am ...