Category: Preventive Dentistry

Is TMJ Disorder Behind My Chronic Headaches?

Do you frequently experience headaches or migraines, but have yet to identify the cause? For some, this pain could be related to a jaw joint disorder known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. How do we diagnose this issue, and when should you see your dentist to discuss possible treatment options?

How Do I Stop Grinding My Teeth Each Night?

Have you ever heard of bruxism? A common dental health problem, bruxism occurs when people grind their teeth or clench their jaws frequently. Without treatment, this could mean damaged, decayed, or infected teeth! Fortunately, your Richfield, MN, dentist can help stop teeth grinding and offer healthier smiles.

Does Your Family Need A Checkup And Cleaning?

As part of our approach to family dentistry, we recommend routine visits for people of all ages, from children to adults. A routine checkup and cleaning is crucial for maintaining healthy smiles and avoiding the onset of tooth decay and other serious oral health issues. Find out what happens during these visits and why you… Read more »

Stop Teeth Grinding With A Bruxism Appliance

When we grind our teeth and clench our jaws, this places enormous pressure on our smiles, leading to an increased risk of cracks, chips, and more. In order to protect smiles in Richfield, MN, we may prescribe a custom oral appliance. But how do we know if we suffer from teeth grinding, and when should… Read more »

What Does Popping In The Jaw Mean?

Do you notice a popping or crackling sensation in your jaw? Symptoms like that, along with headaches and jaw pain, could mean you’re suffering from a jaw joint issue known as TMJ disorder. Sometimes referred to as TMD, this disorder could lead to uncomfortable symptoms and for many, problems fully opening and closing the mouth…. Read more »

5 Tips For Better Brushing And Flossing

Maintaining good oral hygiene means caring for your smile from home, each and every day. To prevent tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, and more, you need to brush and floss your teeth each day. However, many people don’t actually do so properly, which means their smiles could still be at risk. In today’s blog,… Read more »

Schedule A Summer Checkup For Your Family

Between vacations, family get-together, and trips to the lake or beach, your summer schedule will fill up quick! So, before things get too hectic, be sure to schedule a checkup and cleaning for your family. Start the summer with a healthier smile and make sure your kids are ready for the coming new year. In… Read more »