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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…

diabetes

If you are living with diabetes, you already know that you’re at risk of other health complications. But did you know that your condition means you should take extra steps to take care of your teeth and gums, too?  Researchers from Rutgers University recently found that people with both type…

sleep

It is estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of those cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) undiagnosed. Obstructive sleep apnea can be seen in all age groups, including children, and is defined as intermittent airflow blockage during sleep. More specifically it…

emotional dentistry

Your smile reveals a lot about you. It tells others if you’re happy or not! It also tells them if you’re self-conscious or if you are confident. If you’re not smiling because of the state of your smile, you may feel emotional or upset. Don’t stress. Instead, consider having your…

fillings

It wasn’t that long ago that metal fillings were the only option to restore teeth affected by tooth decay. While these restorations were once considered the standard of care for treating cavities, in the last decade or so, tooth-colored restorations have become more popular.  While some individuals choose to replace…

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School is out, and that means all things summer. Vacations, sports camps, cookouts and starting orthodontic treatment. Wait, what?  That’s right! Summer is the ideal time to start orthodontic treatment. In this blog, we’ll give you four reasons why you should start the process of building a beautiful smile this…

wisdom teeth

Patients who had their wisdom teeth removed often had an improved tasting ability many years after having the surgery, says a new study published in June 2021 in the journal Chemical Senses. The study, conducted by Penn Medicine, challenges previous research that suggested that the removal of wisdom teeth negatively…