Your Questions About Children’s Dentistry

girlwithquestionTaking care of your child’s smile can be a very overwhelming thing when you begin. You want to make sure your little one feels excited and optimistic about taking care of his or her teeth. The good news is that we love treating our younger patients with compassionate children’s dentistry. At the same time, we enjoy assisting you in making the best choices for your child’s smile. By learning a bit more about what you can expect, you can get your footing and feel confident about establishing good habits early in your child’s life.

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Treating Your Sleep Apnea

sleepinwomanhappyHave you been experiencing daily fatigue but you’re not quite sure why? Has your significant other let you know that you make a choking sound, wake up struggling to breathe, and then fall back asleep each night? Perhaps you’re known as a very loud snorer. If these symptoms sound at all familiar – or if you have already been diagnosed with this sleep apnea – we strongly suggest you visit us for sleep apnea treatment. While on the surface level this nightly issue may just seem a bit aggravating, it is actually something that can take a serious toll on your long-term health. Fortunately, treatment is just as comfortable as it is effective.

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TMJ Disorder 101

jawpainblondeIf you suffer from chronic discomfort in or around your jaw area, it’s time you learn a few important details about your jaw joints. You see, patients suffering from TMJ disorder (TMD) often deal with a variety of uncomfortable symptoms without even realizing the underlying cause is a jaw joint concern. Rather than reaching for over-the-counter pain medicine or assuming you must be doing something wrong, let the symptoms speak for themselves. If you connect with the description and side effects, we invite you to schedule an appointment right away, so we can immediately join you on a journey back toward comfort.

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Are You Keeping Your Teeth Clean?

toothbrushclearcupHow well are you doing when it comes to keeping your teeth clean? Are you doing a stellar job with your daily and long-term preventive care habits? Or are you worried that, perhaps, you are a bit lax? We often find patients know that daily dental hygiene and trips to the dentist are important – but they’re not quite sure about the specific details surrounding each aspect of care. Rather than feeling like you’re close but not completely clear on these topics, we are happy to offer some detailed information, so you know just what to do for a healthy smile.

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What To Expect From General Dentistry

toothsilverquestionYou may know that dental care offers a comprehensive umbrella of coverage, providing you with just about everything you could ever need to keep your smile in excellent condition. However, when it comes to understanding what to expect from general dentistry, things may become a bit fuzzy. Does this refer to every single type of dentistry, you may wonder? As a matter of fact, this area of dental care prevents problems that may negatively affect your smile and supportive structures. Fortunately, by learning more about general care, you will find that we can easily keep your oral health in optimal condition, and reduce your risks of requiring complex restorative dental care.

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Time To Learn Dental Implant Terms

dentalimplantpinkIf you are looking for an exceptional way to replace your missing teeth, you may have stumbled across the long list of advantages associated with dental implants. You may be thinking a couple things at the moment. First, “Hooray!” may be one of them, since implants offer long-term replacement options for both the visible portion of your tooth as well as your roots. You may also be thinking to yourself, “Wait, what does that word mean?” It’s true, implants require you to know a few new terms before it all makes sense. Allow us to fill you in on the words you most need to know.

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The Info You Want: Nitrous Oxide

womanrelaxedfieldBecoming familiar with sedation dentistry means discovering a world that provides you with the comfortable access to dental care you’ve been seeking. As for the specifics, you may feel like you have a general idea about the benefits but less of a refined understanding of the different treatments and their effects. There’s no time like the present to learn more about nitrous oxide. This gentle, extremely effective sedation option helps many patients just like you deal with the variety of common issues that prevent them from scheduling the appointments they would otherwise be happy to keep.

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All About Sedation Dentistry

relaxedwomancircleHas it been a while since you have scheduled a preventive care visit? Perhaps you have a cavity or other concern that you know is pressing but you can’t seem to convince yourself to pick up the phone and call us. While you may feel isolated in your anxiety or hesitation, you’re certainly not on your own on this one. Many patients – millions, in fact – avoid the dental care they need, often as the result of severe dental anxiety. Rather than avoid care, we encourage you to learn more about how sedation dentistry can offer a relaxing, enjoyable appointment.

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Hatch Chile Fest

chilesgreenDo you happen to be quite the fan of roasted Hatch chiles? Do you generally enjoy a fun, family-friendly time out on the town, too? If you can answer yes to at least one of the aforementioned questions then gather up the crew and get ready for a sizzlin’ way to celebrate the final days of summer.

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Why Do I Need A Tooth Extraction?

womancoveringmouthwshirtWhen it comes to providing dental care to promote a healthy, beautiful smile, we always do our best to preserve and save the natural teeth currently in your smile. However, serious problems sometimes call for serious treatment, which is why you may have received the suggestion for a tooth extraction to protect your oral wellbeing. Not sure why we would insist on a removing your tooth to keep your smile healthy? Learn more about potential, severe concerns that may threaten your smile for a clearer understanding of how an extraction actually safeguards your grin.

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