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If you’re new to TMJ disorder, you might just be wondering what it is, what causes it and how it’s treated. Today is your lucky day because our team is going to give you some of the facts about TMJ disorder. 1. TMD is an abbreviated name for temporomandibular joint disorder....

Did you know there’s a revolutionary new method for straightening your smile? It’s true! There is wonderful orthodontic system called Invisalign® which consists of a series of virtually invisible plastic retainers that cover the teeth, slowly realigning them into their proper positions. We use a custom-made series of aligners that are...

Image credit: atlantalaserdentistryatsugarloaf.blogspot.com Dentists tend to use words unfamiliar to the rest of us who didn’t attend dental school along with them, and it can be overwhelming when you have no idea what they are talking about. Here are ten dental terms you should know if you don’t want to feel like...

Image credit: peterschoicenutrition.com Do you want to improve your oral health but don’t have an idea of where to start? Here are some tips that will help you create and personalize your very own oral health plan: Understand your own oral health needs Next time you visit the dentist, talk with him or her...

Image credit: www.quiteducation.com.au Problems That Can Occur A ream of oral problems can arise from the effects of smoking. Some of these may include: Stained teeth or tongue Increased growth of plaque Slower healing of gum wounds after surgery or tooth extractions Increased risk of periodontal disease Bad breath Inflammation to the salivary glands (located on the roof of...

Image credit: www.actoralcare.com One in every five Americans experiences untreated cavities. In Dr. Bruce Dye’s opinion, these cavities are preventable. Dye says that reducing the odds of developing cavities can be done by brushing and flossing daily, visiting the dentist, and eating a healthy diet. Here are five more ways you can...