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  • What Could Be Causing Your Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?
    When treating Temporomandibular (jaw joint) Disorder (formerly known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, TMJ), we feel we have two equally important challenges facing us. First, we must start your treatment Read more
  • Snoring & Sleep Apnea — Are You At Risk?
    If you wake yourself by snoring or have been told by others that you snore, you should share this fact with us during your next visit. Why? Many people Read more
  • How Dentistry Saved Kathy Ireland's Smile
    It is not often that you find a celebrity who is willing to speak candidly about any cosmetic or restorative dentistry that he or she has had. Instead, most Read more
  • The Dangers of Tongue & Lip Piercing to Dental Health
    Tongue and lip piercing is a growing popular trend for some young people and adults; however, did you know that they could wreak havoc on oral health? In fact, Read more
  • The Truth About Root Canal Treatment
    For generations, root canal treatment has received a bad rap. Thought to cause pain, it is actually just the reverse. The truth is that root canal treatment does not Read more
  • Grrr! FAQs about Teeth Grinding
    Grinding, clenching, and gritting your teeth are common reactions to stress — but their results can be quite complex. Here are some questions and answers that will fill you Read more
  • What Can You Do Today About Your Bad Breath?
    In today's fast-paced society, nearly everyone is looking for reliable solutions to resolve problems almost instantly. Unfortunately, in many situations, bad breath cannot be cured that quickly. This is Read more
  • Tooth Replacement: It's Come a Long Way
    Twenty-first Century techniques can create a replacement for a missing or damaged tooth that looks exactly like a natural tooth and actually fuses with the bone of your jaw. Read more
  • Testing Your Knowledge: Do Your Children Have Good Oral Health?
    Ensuring that your children have good oral health is (or should be) the goal of every parent or caregiver. But how confident are you about this topic? The following Read more
  • Repairing Chipped Teeth
    Your son just crashed his skateboard and cracked a tooth, or maybe your daughter fell off the monkey bars at school and now has a chipped front tooth. For Read more
  • Senior Health: Testing Your Oral Health Expertise?
    Given the fact that baby-boomers are now reaching the age of retirement, understanding senior healthcare is becoming a top priority to many people. Discover your level of expertise in Read more
  • Is Your Favorite Drink Dissolving Your Teeth?
    If you like soft drinks and carbonated colas, beware. Acids in these drinks may be dissolving the minerals in your teeth — a process called chemical erosion. And don't Read more
  • Gum Disease & Diabetes: Two Diseases With A Common Enemy — You.
    Both diabetes and gum (periodontal) disease are chronic inflammatory diseases that have negative consequences for millions of people worldwide. But before we continue, let's define these two diseases: Periodontal disease Read more
  • How Can Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities
    Can chewing gum prevent cavities? Yes! It can if the gum is sweetened with xylitol. What is xylitol?Xylitol is a type of “sugar alcohol,” similar to sorbitol and mannitol, sugar Read more
  • Can Anything Be Done About My Snoring?
    Sleeping disorders impact people in different ways. For some people, they may feel they do not have a problem — except for the fact that their sleeping partner complains Read more
  • How to Stop the Pain of TMD
    The term TMD means “Temporomandibular Disorder.” But if you suffer from this disorder, it means pain. The pain can be mild or severe, acute or chronic, and it can Read more

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