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The “tooth” about Root Canals.

Nobody looks forward to root canal treatment; in fact, many people would rather risk their good oral health than agree to the procedure. Unfortunately, this reaction is often related to a negative experience with a root canal that someone had decades ago. However, everything about dentistry, from comfort to technology and techniques, has improved dramatically…

What is TMJ ?

You may not think about your temporomandibular joints (TMJ) much, but you use them a lot. The joints connect your jawbone to your skull. Your TMJ springs into action each time you talk, chew and swallow. TMJ disorders occur when something goes wrong with your jaw joints and jaw muscles. Oftentimes, this happens because of a jaw injury,…

Unwrapping the truth on CANDY

By now, you’ve probably heard that candy is bad for your teeth. If you haven’t, we envy the way you coolly and unapologetically eat a Snicker’s bar. As dentists, we can’t do that. We know exactly what happens once we put that yummy candy bar in our mouth. What happens when you eat that piece…

Smiling…The natural stress reducer.

We all know that too much stress in our lives can wreak havoc on our health, disrupting nearly every system in our body. Stress can lead to high blood pressure, an increased risk for heart attack and stroke, and even accelerated aging. To remedy this, many people turn to yoga, meditation, stress counseling, or frequent…

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