Category: Preventive Dentistry

What Is Preventive Dentistry?

We offer our patients a full array of oral health treatments, such as cosmetic or restorative dentistry. We also offer preventive dentistry, which can allow us to improve oral health and help patients avoid serious complications, such as tooth decay and gum disease.

How Do I Maintain Good Oral Hygiene?

In order to stay free of tooth decay, gum disease, and other serious oral health concerns, you need to maintain a healthy smile. How do you maintain good oral hygiene? What steps do you need to take to strengthen your smile? In today’s blog, we’re answering common questions about oral hygiene.

Quiz: What Is Tori?

We often discuss common oral health issues, such as tooth decay or even TMJ disorder. However, today we would like to talk about an oral health concern that only impacts between 5% and 10% of the population. What is tori?

Does A Popping Jaw Mean TMJ Disorder?

Often, patients with persistent popping or crackling in their jaw joints may be experiencing symptoms of a serious oral health issue. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, can lead to difficulty fully opening and closing your mouth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about identifying and treating TMD.

What Is Bruxism?

Have you ever heard the term “bruxism?” This refers to a disorder in which people frequently grind their teeth or clench their jaw. Without treatment, this disorder could eventually damage your teeth and increase the risk of serious oral health issues. Let’s look at what causes bruxism and how we treat the disorder.

Why Do We Need Checkups And Cleanings?

When was the last time you had a checkup and cleaning? For many patients, these preventive visits seem unnecessary, especially if they brush and floss daily. However, there are a number of reasons we suggest all patients, even those with good oral health, attend a routine checkup and cleaning.

Regular Headaches May Be Related To Jaw Troubles

If your regular headaches are making it harder for you to enjoy your life, you should consider having an evaluation. What you might not realize is that the reason for your ongoing discomfort could be due to an issue with your jaw joints. TMJ dysfunction refers to problems that affect the jaw joints, or muscles… Read more »