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Stop TMJ Disorder Before It Gets Worst

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What is the temporomandibular joint?            The temporomandibular joint connects the lower jaw, called the mandible, to the bone at the side of the head, the temporal bone. If you place your fingers just in front of your ears and open your mouth, you can feel the joints. Because these joints are flexible, the jaw […]

Heads Up On Why Wisdom Teeth Should Be Removed

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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  Many times, however, wisdom teeth, the third molars in the very back of your mouth, don’t have room to grow properly and cause problems. Erupting wisdom teeth can grow at various angles in the jaw, sometimes even horizontally. Some wisdom teeth only partially emerge through the gums. Other times, they remain completely hidden. Wisdom […]

Advantages Of Using A Partial Denture

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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What is a removable partial denture? A removable partial denture is an appliance that replaces one or several missing teeth. It is attached to the remaining teeth with clasps, and is removable by the wearer. Dentures are made by general dentists or by specialists called Prosthodontists. Partial dentures are used to fill in the gaps […]

Don’t Miss Out On Your Oral Cancer Screening

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Though relatively rare, it is one of the easiest cancers to spot and diagnose. And if treated early, it is usually curable. Oral screening exams are inexpensive, are easy to perform, and have the potential to reduce the annual global mortality for oral cancer by tens of thousands of people. Screening is looking for cancer […]

Good As New Teeth With Dental Bonding

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Tooth bonding, done by a professional aesthetic dentist, can get your teeth in perfect shape within a few sittings. Here is a little more about what dental bonding is and what it can do to your smile. Bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin (plastic) to repair a decayed, chipped, fractured or discolored […]

Save Those Perfect Smile With The Help Of Your Orthodontist

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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How’s your smile? The way our teeth and jaws are formed dictate how alluring our smiles are, but they also dictate how well we bite. Sometimes our teeth and jaws require some corrections not just to enhance how they look, but also to improve how well we can use them. When it comes to improper […]

As Early As Age 7 On Orthodontic Treatment

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

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The goal of orthodontic treatment is a good bite, meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak. This can enhance your dental health and your overall health, and may improve self-esteem. Orthodontic treatment is often part of […]