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What is Orofacial Pain?

November 26, 2017

woman holding her face in painOrofacial pain is a phrase used to describe any discomfort in the face, mouth, head, or neck. Dentists and medical professionals offer numerous treatments for chronic orofacial pain, but much of this treatment is not necessarily an effective cure. Instead, most of the treatments currently available focus on relieving the symptoms through regular preventive dental treatments that don’t necessarily fix the underlying causes of the orofacial pain and discomfort. Lucky for patients who suffer from orofacial pain, there are many new methods for treating these conditions, and there may be an innovative new treatment method on the horizon.
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5 Tips for Bright Smiles This Holiday Season

November 4, 2017

holiday cookiesWe all want to look our best for all the family, friends, and office holiday events as 2017 draws to a close. One of the many things patients worry about during the holidays is their smile. If you’re looking to brighten your smile or keep your teeth healthy while still feeding your holiday palate, a trip to the dentist may be in order. Keep reading to hear some tips from a skilled dentist about keeping your smile healthy this holiday season.
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What You Need to Know About Locator® Implant Overdentures

September 16, 2017

Model of a locator implant denture attachmentIn the Victorian era, wealthy couples often received a set of dentures as a wedding gift. If they were very lucky, they might receive two sets. These dentures were by no means customized, and in most cases, they were barely functional. Today, dentists repair smiles following advanced tooth loss a little differently. The technologies, materials, and placement methods continue to change each year, improving the results of denture restoration and recreating flawless smiles. Specifically, patients now have the option to anchor dentures to dental implants, creating significantly improved chewing function and a more natural appearance. However, not all patients have been able to receive implant supported dentures for a variety of reasons including gum tissue volume, jawbone density, and health concerns. That’s where the innovative Locator® implant overdenture can help.
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Happy Pet Dental Health Month!

August 30, 2017

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Woman and dog smiling during pet dental health month One of the most commonly diagnosed illnesses by vets is oral disease. In recent years, dentistry for people has transitioned to preventive rather than reactionary care. For Pet dental health month, we encourage our patients to begin transitioning their four legged family members to preventive dentistry as well.

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Back to School Tips from Your Family Dentist

August 25, 2017

family brushing teeth together As the summer draws to an end and you get ready to send your little ones back to the classroom, pay a visit to your family dentist to ensure you send your kids back to school with healthy, happy smiles. We know the back to school preparation checklist gets long, but keeping your child smiling should be a priority.

Back to School Dental Checkups

Stop by our office for a back to school dental checkup. During this appointment, we’ll get your child’s smile ready to face another school year. With a thorough examination and teeth cleaning, our team will ensure your kid’s smile is completely healthy. We can also fit your child athlete for a custom sportsguard.
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