What is your TMJ? Your TMJ or temporomandibular joint is your jaw joint. You have a jaw joint on each side of your face just in front of your ear. They are the joints that attach your bottom jaw to the rest of your skull. You can actually feel the joint working when you put… Read more »
Month: August 2015
Gum Disease: Who Is At Risk?
Are you at risk for gum disease? Anyone can develop gum disease. That is why we go to the dentist biannually for a checkup and cleaning, to remove plaque and tartar that can lead to gum disease. However, if you take good care of your teeth and gums, there is less of a chance you… Read more »
As strong as your teeth seem to be, they are not indestructible. They can last a lifetime, however, if you take proper care of them. Teeth can become more brittle as you age, your tooth enamel thins which makes them look darker, and you can develop other issues that are detrimental to the health of… Read more »
Are You A Candidate For Invisalign Braces?
Are you embarrassed to smile because you have crooked teeth? Braces are a common orthodontic treatment for fixing crooked teeth. Ideally, people get braces when they are still children so by the time they reach their late teens or early adulthood, they no longer are embarrassed of their teeth. Did you know that people with… Read more »
Q’s And A’s Regarding Dental Veneers
Porcelain veneers can be used for many situations. People who have intrinsic tooth stains due to tetracycline use or other reasons can benefit from dental veneers. Dental veneers can serve many purposes from restorative treatment to cosmetic treatment. The word “veneer” means “to face or cover with any material that is more desirable.” Veneers can… Read more »