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new smile

Wishing you a happy New Year! Have you established your intentions for 2023 yet? We certainly have! We pledge to present our patients with the highest-grade, most thorough dental care possible. Moreover, we promise to listen to your desires and support you in achieving your smile objectives, creating smiles that…

weak chin

A receding chin, also known as retrogenia or a weak chin, is a condition in which the lower jaw slopes back toward the neck instead of jutting out or lying flat. This happens when the lower jaw – or mandible – is out of alignment with the upper jaw. While…

cold weather

Those with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain may find it difficult to adjust to the changing of seasons, especially cold weather. The cool temperatures of winter can cause jaw muscles to tense up, which can intensify existing TMJ pain. Low temperatures can make managing your jaw condition extremely difficult and make…

gummy smile

When you look at your smile, do you see more of your gums than your teeth?  Why does this happen?  There are several reasons why you might have a more “gummy” smile than other people. In this blog, we go over a few of those reasons and tell you how…

cosmetic

Do you want to improve your smile, but you’re not sure if cosmetic dental treatments are right for you? Want to update your smile, but you’re not sure if you’re an ideal candidate? Think cosmetic dentistry is only for celebrities? We can help answer your questions and update your smile!…

weight loss

Does sleep apnea cause weight gain?  Yes. Sleep apnea affects more than your sleep. It can also sabotage your weight and weight loss efforts.  What Is Sleep Apnea?  Sleep apnea is a condition in which you stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer during the night. The most common type…

childhood teeth grinding

If you’ve ever heard your baby or toddler grind their teeth, you know the sound rivals nails on a chalkboard. You may also wonder exactly why they’re doing it, whether you should be concerned and how to get them to stop.  Childhood Teeth Grinding The first thing to remember is…

implants change color

Dental implants are a popular tooth-replacement option designed to replace missing teeth and restore your smile. They’re a popular choice because they look, feel and function just like your natural teeth. Do implants change color like natural teeth? Dental implants allow you to chew, speak and smile with confidence and,…

permanent tooth

If you’ve had a permanent tooth removed or are facing tooth removal, you’ve probably wondered when is the best time to replace that tooth and make your smile complete again.  The best time is now.  There’s no time like the present and, like with many things, the sooner you do…

Headache

Headaches happen. They come and go. Some people never experience one, while others suffer from chronic headaches. If you’re among the latter group, you know how unpleasant it is — especially when it means you don’t feel like doing anything. But there are some simple ways to relieve those aches…