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Care of braces

Many kids (and adults) are getting braces to help fix their smile. Many have severe overbites or underbites and they need some help to get their bites just right. Others have too many or too little teeth and they need to adjust their mouths accordingly. Without proper care, your braces won’t do what they are […]


Temporomandibular joint disease (TMD)

Temporomandibular joint disease (TMD), a dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is becoming more of a problem. The disorder causes pain and discomfort in the jaw joint and the muscles that move the jaw. Many people have pain in their jaw and its muscles, though that does not always signify a problem. Most of the […]


Dentures

It is really important to take good care of your dentures. Not only do you want them to last a very long time, but also it is important for good dental health. Your mouth, gums, and remaining teeth need to stay healthy. Here are some tips about how to take good care of your dentures: […]


Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is very common in adults. It is caused by the buildup of bacteria and plaque in our mouths. Without routine brushing and flossing, it continues to build up, forming tartar. Periodontal disease gets worse the longer it is left untreated. The first sign of periodontal disease is red and swollen gums. Most people […]


Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth can become a real pain in your mouth! Though they are helpful, most of the time they are misaligned, which can cause a whole lot of problems! Wisdom teeth are your last set of molars. They come in much later than the rest of your teeth. Many start to come in when you […]


Good Dental Care

Your mouth, including your gums and teeth, is important to your overall health. However, many people don’t take proper care of their teeth. Without good home-care and routine dental visits, bacteria can build up and make you sick. It can even travel throughout your whole body, making you really ill. In order to take good […]