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5 Reasons Why You Should Get a Smile Makeover

July 18, 2022

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man pointing to his grin after a smile makeover

When you smile in front of a mirror, are you happy with what you see? If your teeth are chipped, discolored, or gapped, then you might wish you could do something about it. Fortunately, your cosmetic dentist has just the solution for you: a customized, comprehensive treatment plan called a smile makeover. In addition to giving you a confident and flawless set of pearly whites, here are five benefits of getting a smile makeover!

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What’s the Best Dental Crown Material?

May 10, 2022

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3D illustration of dental crown(s)

If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t considered the components in dental crowns. You may assume they’re all created from the same material. However, the truth isn’t that simple. It turns out crowns can be made from different substances, each offering unique benefits and drawbacks.

If you’re in the market for a new dental crown, try reading this summary of the different types available. It may just help you find the best kind for your smile!

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Why Choose a Dentist for TMJ Treatment?

March 4, 2022

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Woman touching jaw, may need to visit dentist for TMJ pain

Are you suffering from jaw pain? Is it difficult for you to chew food? Do you have frequent headaches? It is possible that you are suffering from TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. Your first inclination might be to ask your primary care practitioner for help, but did you know that visiting a dentist for TMJ pain may actually be the best way to find relief? Let’s talk about why dentists are particularly qualified to address this issue.

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The Dangers of Not Treating TMJ Disorder

December 23, 2021

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Closeup of woman experiencing headache at home

Do you have TMJ Disorder? Then you’re probably all too familiar with the sensation of a popping/clicking jaw, chronic jaw pain, and persistent migraines. Unfortunately, these symptoms can become exacerbated over time, negatively impacting your quality of life in the process. If you haven’t yet sought treatment, keep reading to learn about the dangers of not treating TMJ Disorder.

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Grind Your Teeth? Seek Help from Your Dentist Before 2022!

November 11, 2021

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Woman with bruxism

Bruxism is a common condition that consists of clenching and grinding the teeth, usually at night while sleeping. In addition to waking up to discomfort, suffers can end up with all sorts of dental issues if the problem isn’t addressed in a timely manner. But how do you know if you grind your teeth, and what can your dentist do about it? Continue reading to learn some of the signs of bruxism, as well as why you should seek help from your dentist before 2021 comes to an end.

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You Asked, We Answered: How Can You Get Fast Relief From TMD Pain At Home?

August 31, 2021

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Woman experiencing jaw pain

According to the National Institute of Craniofacial Research, about 1 in 4 people struggle with symptoms of temporomandibular disorder (TMD), like jaw pain and migraine-like headaches. However, only 1 in 20 consult with their dentist about treatment. While scheduling an appointment with your dentist is the best way to treat the root of the problem, there are a few ways you can get fast relief from TMD pain at home. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?

July 2, 2021

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young woman with puzzled look

Are you still on the fence about cosmetic dentistry? It’s an investment that promises to leave a lasting impression for years to come. But before pulling the trigger, you might be looking for a more definitive answer on exactly how many years. While it’s hard to give a specific answer, your Stuart cosmetic dentist shares a general idea of how long you can expect some common treatments to last.

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Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Treatment for TMJ Disorder

June 19, 2021

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Woman in need of TMJ therapy in Stuart

TMJ disorder (also commonly referred to as TMD) develops when disproportionate amounts of stress are applied to the jaw joints. These are the joints responsible not just for connecting the mandible (or jaw) to the skull, but allowing complex motions of the jaw when speaking, yawning, chewing, and performing countless other tasks. When TMJ therapy in Stuart is not performed when it’s needed, it can lead to many other complications, some of which can even become permanent. Read over just a few of them and get in touch with a dentist today if you have chronic jaw pain!

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Before You Arrive: Discover How Your Dentist is Preparing to Protect You Against COVID-19

May 9, 2020

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a dentist in Stuart wearing a lab coat and face mask while holding a dental instrument

Where is the one location you can visit right now that is most likely to be the cleanest? If you answered the dentist’s office, you’re right. This sterile and highly disinfected environment must always abide by the strictest guidelines when it comes to cleanliness, but as COVID-19 continues to pose a threat, your dentist in Stuart is ramping up efforts to make sure no one enters the office until all health and safety standards are met. Interested in learning what these efforts are and how they’re benefitting you? Read on.

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Your Guide to Keeping Your Mouth Healthy Until Your Dentist Reopens

April 23, 2020

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man with facial hair using electric toothbrush

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your dentist in Stuart is closed for all patients except those with dental emergencies. This means that your biannual checkups and cleanings have essentially been postponed until further notice. If you’re one of those people who’s concerned about your oral health, you might be worried about how you’re going to keep your mouth clean in the meantime. Not to worry; here are a few tips on how to maintain your dental health until your dentist reopens.

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