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A temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder may cause significant discomfort for patients, and this is often the primary complaint that prompts patients to seek treatment for the condition. However, TMJ disorders also have a significant impact on your oral health beyond any pain that you might...

After losing a back tooth, patients may be tempted to just go on about their lives and not replace the tooth. The tooth may not be in a highly visible location, so there is less motivation to pursue restoration because the smile’s appearance is not...

Preventing tooth decay will go a long way in preserving a healthy smile. In the most severe cases of tooth decay, patients may lose teeth and need to undergo an oral surgery procedure, such as tooth extraction or dental implant placement to restore the smile....

Playing contact sports puts athletes at risk for serious facial injuries that could require jaw surgery or some other intricate procedure or treatment to address. Even weekend warriors are susceptible to this type of facial trauma, so it’s important to take steps to protect yourself...

If you’re basing your oral health practices on inaccurate information, you may actually be harming your smile. It’s important to tell the difference between dental facts and dental myths. Here are a few of the most common dental myths that patients believe. Tooth extraction is...

Tooth loss doesn’t just have a devastating effect on your appearance. It also affects important actions like chewing and speaking. If you want to restore maximum function with your replacement teeth, you should consider All-on-4, which uses four dental implants to secure an entire prosthetic...

Oral health symptoms, such as tooth or jaw pain, bleeding, swelling or cysts, should not be ignored. If you postpone getting dental treatment, you could end up with a much more severe condition that requires an invasive oral surgery procedure to correct. Your overall health...

Tooth enamel may be the strongest substance in the human body, but it’s still not indestructible. People can damage their teeth by using them for tasks that aren’t appropriate, like opening packages or holding rather heavy objects. Even biting into non-food items like ice cubes...

Most patients won’t want to wait for weeks to restore a smile decimated by tooth loss. Fortunately, patients who want the fastest treatment timeline possible can turn to All-on-4 dental implants to get a complete, beautiful and durable smile. This treatment technique, which is sometimes called...

Having your impacted wisdom teeth extracted does involve a surgical procedure, and as with any surgical procedure may be associated with a risk of post-operative complications. One of the most common issues patients experience after wisdom teeth removal is dry sockets. Following wisdom teeth removal,...