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Facts About Nitrous Sedation

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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  Sedation Dentistry refers to the use of sedation during dental treatment. Sedation is most commonly used during extensive procedures. Dentistry has been around for over 100 years, and has continued to evolve over the last 40 years as more options are made available to patients. In order to perform sedation, dentists are required to […]

Cover Those Cracked Tooth and Share a Radiant Smile

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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You’re crunching ice or a piece of hard candy when you notice something hard in your mouth that doesn’t melt or dissolve. You get a sick feeling as you realize what it is a piece of broken tooth. ¬† Teeth are remarkably strong, but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in […]

Pain Free With Sedation Dentistry

Friday, May 3, 2013

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Millions of people avoid the dentist. Some had traumatic experiences as children. Others suffered pain as adults that they prefer not to have any treatment. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s sometimes referred to as “sleep dentistry,” although that’s not entirely accurate. Patients are usually awake with the exception […]

Minor Problems Might Turn Out To Be TMJ/TMD

Monday, April 29, 2013

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  Temporomandibular joint disorders are problems affecting the jaw joint, usually pain or reduced movement of the joint. There are various causes but mostly it is not a serious condition, and often improves with simple treatments. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of […]

Effectiveness Using Invisalign

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The Invisalign system straightens your teeth with custom-made aligners made of a clear, thin, medical- grade polymer that is virtually invisible when worn. Since they are removable, you can eat, brush and floss normally. Our patients really love this! Each aligner moves your teeth little by little until you get to the end of treatment […]

Learn About Surgical Orthodontics

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What is surgical orthodontics? Sometimes, orthodontic treatment alone is not sufficient to correct serious bite problems, jaw growth abnormalities, and facial imbalances. In such cases, orthognathic surgery or surgical orthodontics may be required to reposition the jaw, thereby functionally improving the patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe and/or esthetically improving the facial appearance. Since […]

How To Take Care of Your Dental Impant

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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5 Things You Need to Know About Caring for Dental Implants 1. Clean Twice a Day Dental implants give new smiles to people without all of their own teeth. No matter the size or amount of implants, they need care just like regular teeth. Brush and floss your dental implants twice each day. Use gauze […]

Endodontic Treatments

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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You probably don’t think of going through endodontic treatment on a daily basis. For some folks though, some teeth symptoms may be an indication that they should at least seek their dentists’ opinions regarding the applicability of the option. Choosing to undergo it can mean a lot to your dental health. The process is actually […]

Invisalign Can Make Your Smile Better

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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As previously mentioned,¬†Invisalign is really interesting and cutting edge technology that aligns and straightens your teeth with invisible tools. There are not metal braces or wire and wire brackets to surround your teeth. What it instead uses are clear and removable appliances called aligners. And they are each customized and unique to your teeth. This […]

Dental Implants Procedure

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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This process of Dental implant is carried out in 2 different stages. There is a minimum gap of 3 months of healing period between the two stages. Dental Implant Surgery: This stage involves the placement of the implant by the surgical dentist into the jaw bone. This stage begins with the surgical dentist administering anesthesia […]