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Facial Symmetry: More than Just Appearance

When it comes to children’s oral and facial growth, most parents have at least some idea of the importance of alignment. Proper alignment and symmetry are necessary for your child’s teeth and jaws to work properly, and to avoid serious bite issues in the future. However, symmetry and alignment are vital for much more than… Read more »

How Do I Know if My Child Needs Orthotropics?

Properly proportioned facial structures are vital to a child’s wellbeing for numerous reasons, one of which being their risks of developing sleep breathing disorders. A common side effect of narrow or improperly formed arches can affect the development of your child’s airway, which can make it difficult for them to breathe easily while they sleep…. Read more »

3 Tips For Improved TMJ Health

Have you been dealing with discomfort in your face? Do you notice that when you eat, the area around your jaws tends to hurt? If so, you may be suffering from TMJ disorder. Also referred to as TMD, this is a problem that may stem from a variety causes, such as injury or strain that… Read more »

Quiz: Partials Versus Bridges

Do you find that you’re experiencing some trouble deciding between a partial and a dental bridge? Rest assured, this is a common challenge faced by many patients. The good news is that by becoming familiar with the big differences (and the subtle nuances) that make each device unique, you can more easily determine which will… Read more »

Quiz: Crowns And Your Oral Health

Are you already in the know regarding the way a dental crown can save your tooth? While you are pleased with the potential benefits, do you still recognize that you have remaining questions about how that crown will affect your general oral health – and how you will be able to keep your smile in… Read more »

Tooth Decay: 3 Things You Should Know

You know that when we tell you tooth decay is affecting your oral health, it’s not a good thing. You may also know that you will need a dental filling to address tooth decay. However – how much do you actually know about this oral health problem? It’s possible that like many of our patients,… Read more »

Understanding Functional Issues

In most cases, we find that patients have a lot of knowledge regarding hygiene-related problems. This includes anything that occurs due to insufficient brushing, flossing, and preventive care (like cavity development, gum disease, or infection). What you may not know much about, however, is what to make of functional issues. Do you know what this… Read more »

Common Mistakes: Gum Disease

When you begin learning about the details associated with gum disease, you will quickly find that this preventable issue is quite aggressive and even more complicated than you may have thought. As a result, patients often make common mistakes that either promote the development of this oral problem or that allow the issue to quickly… Read more »

Tips: Holiday Time TMJ Protection

Here comes your favorite time of year! Well, as far as the company and gifts are concerned, anyway. If you also feel extremely concerned as the holidays roll around because your TMJ disorder tends to worsen, we have some tips for you. Fortunately, by considering some simple ways to alleviate tension and irritation, you can treat… Read more »

Quiz Your Periodontal Disease Knowledge

Are you fully informed about periodontal disease? Do you know what it takes to avoid it, how to identify symptoms, and when to schedule a visit with us if something seems slightly off? If you are not quite sure if you’re a gum-disease-knowledge master or if you still have a bit of education to soak… Read more »