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Cosmetic Dentistry

What is Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction?

Our not so friendly friend, Temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-man-DIB-u-lur) Joint Dysfunction goes by a couple of names. In layman’s terms, it’s also known as TMJ or TMJ syndrome. Doctors call it TMD or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction which encompasses anything from sore jaw muscles to a damaged joint itself. But what it is? The joint, the temporomandibular joint, […]

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What is Dental Bone Grafting?

When we think of the bones in our body, we obviously think of the skeleton as the framework that keeps us upright. We know these bones can change over time, explaining the growth process of the human body and diseases such as osteoporosis, and your jaw bone is no different! This is the bone that […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Why Do I Have Headaches All The Time?

Headaches are not part of everyday life. Well, they shouldn’t be.

Would it surprise you if we said that headaches combined with oral health could be the issue? That’s right! While there are actually three different types of headaches, there are many factors as to what might cause head pain. However, a dental expert might be your best bet to solve your headache problems and restore a normal, pain-free life.

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Implant Dentistry

What Does It Mean If a Dentist is Board Certified?

Board certifications come in many shapes and sizes, but they always signify the distinction of advanced training. All dentists must, first of all, have their license to practice dentistry. They have to have a dental degree from an accredited dental school in the United States, and then additionally attain the state licensure.

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Should I Get Dental Implants, Dentures, or a Bridge?

Adult tooth loss comes in many shapes and sizes. Whether the loss was from an injury, gum disease, or other causes, there are millions of people affected by it. It causes challenges in self-esteem, chewing, and facial aesthetics, but, fortunately, tooth loss can be treated in many ways. Experts these days provide several options for people with one or more missing teeth, so inquiry about dental replacements is a great way to begin finding out what those are!

Here are some dental replacement options coupled with their definitions. With this information, along with direction from a dental professional 1, you can accurately assess your personal dental replacement needs!