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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 […]

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 […]

Porcelain Veneers Beneficial for You

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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Porcelain veneers are amongst the most popular procedures with dentists and patients alike. This is because the procedure is much quicker than some other cosmetic dental procedures. Also, it is not invasive, which means little to no pain. This also means that no injections in the mouth are required. This procedure is also popular with […]

Benefits and Procedure of Sedation Dentistry

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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Sedation dentists are dentists that use pharmaceutical products or sedatives to help relax and calm a patient before or during a dental procedure. Sedatives work by suppressing the conscious awareness of a person that controls anxiety and pain that is part of the central nervous system. This type of dentistry is called sedation dentistry. Dentists […]

Importance of a Pediatric Dentist for Your Child

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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A pediatric dentist focuses on disease prevention and causality, child management and psychology, child and adolescent development and growth, and various pediatric modalities and techniques. There are pediatric dentists that are trained to treat special needs patients including those with autism, mental retardation, and cerebral palsy. One of the main goals of the field is […]

What is Oral Pathology?

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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Oral Maxillofacial Surgery is a unique discipline that marries medicine and dentistry. It entails a whole wide range of diseases and procedures from simple ones like impacted wisdom tooth and wisdom tooth surgery to complex complicated ones like jaw abnormalities and corrective jaw surgery. Complex reconstructive work like in a fibula free transfer graft also […]

Types of Restorative Dentistry

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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Restorative dentistry is the study, diagnosis and treatment of disease and damage to the teeth and their supporting structure. This can encompass a broad range of problems and below we will look at some of the possibilities of restorative dentistry.  Restorative dentistry can be simple tooth replacement or it can be a complex series of […]

Show Your Perfect Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Sunday, October 21, 2012

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It’s not a secret, our society prizes the context of youth, and decisions are made everyday based on who looks their best; often times, without even knowing anything about the person being observed. Knowing this, either experientially or instinctually, adults are spending more and more money on improving their appearance by keeping up with the […]