Month: October 2020

How Your Dental Health Impacts Your Chance of Getting Hired

October 19, 2020 | Dental Blog

For many millennial job seekers, the interview process can be extremely nerve-wracking. From taking extra steps to ensure an early arrival to practicing the perfect answers to interview questions, there are endless ways a candidate can prepare. Unfortunately, dental health is one of the last things that are considered during the preparation process. According to… read more

Your Childs First Dental Experience

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

The American Dental Association recommends for your baby’s first dental visit to be within the first six months after they spring their first tooth or by their first birthday. This helps your pediatric dentist get familiar with your family and vice versa. It is important to start children on a regular dental schedule early, because… read more

What is TMJ?

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

TMJ Syndrome or the technical term Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome It is a broad term for any problem that prevents the jaw joint from being properly aligned. TMJ Syndrome includes symptoms like jaw and face pain, jaw clicking or popping, headaches or migraines, and even a locked jaw. Doesn’t sound at all, does it? Read on… read more

Protecting your Athlete with a Mouthguard

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

It’s that time of year again, competitive and school sports are starting back up again. Are you or your child playing in a fiercely competitive league where an elbow or ball can easily hit you in the mouth? Athletes in both contact and non-contact sports – organized or recreational – need to be on guard… read more

What is obstructive sleep apnea?

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder, while you are sleeping, it happens when you have one or more breathing interruptions or blockages. The throat can close, leading to cessation of breathing. Apnea is defined as “a cessation of airflow for at least 10 seconds.” Obstructive sleep apnea causes people to stop breathing while they are… read more

Dental Implants

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

What is a Dental Implant? A dental implant is a prosthetic replacement for a missing tooth. Natural teeth consist of the crown and the root. The crown is the visible section that is covered with white enamel. Supporting the crown is the tooth root which extends into the jawbone. The root is the part of… read more

Here are 6 signs that you might have a cavity

October 16, 2020 | Dental Blog

“Approximately 91 percent of U.S. adults aged 20–64 had dental caries (cavities) in permanent teeth in 2011–2012,” CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics Bad Breath Bad Taste Tooth Pain Tooth Sensitivity Dark Spots Visible Holes When it comes to dental fillings, there are several materials to choose from depending on the patient’s needs. Teeth can… read more