Blog Archive

TMJ, TRIGEMINAL NERVE, and TEETH Feb 27th, 2017

    The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and the three trigeminal nerves work together as very important structures in the head.  When the TMJ is injured or jarred out of alignment, it affects the head and the neck because the trigeminal nerves innervate the TMJ and much of the rest of the...

IS YOUR BITE OFF? Feb 18th, 2017

     A patient’s tooth can become uncomfortable after the dentist cements a crown onto it.  The patient may think that root canal treatment is needed; and if something is not done, that may be the treatment needed.  After a short exam by another dentist, the patient is found to be...

New Imaging Technology Feb 7th, 2017

  Our practice uses the advanced T-Scan III system to help us see your dental occlusion (your bite) to increase detail and efficiency.  We employ many state-of-art technologies in our practice to increase patient comfort, shorten the length of patient visits, and improve the results of our treatment.  Dentistry is full...

Facial Growth and Development Oct 26th, 2016

As parents, we absolutely want what is best for our children in every way.  We are well aware of the specific milestones that our children should reach during the first eighteen months of life.   But there are several important growth and development factors that must be evaluated during the first...

ARE YOUR TEETH WORN DOWN? Jul 26th, 2016

  If you’re 50 or older, chances are you’ve noticed a few grey hairs and maybe a wrinkle or two --- but you probably haven’t noticed the fact that your teeth may be changing, too. In fact, the enamel on their surface may have started to wear away -- putting your smile...

DIABETES AND PERIODONTAL DISEASE Jul 26th, 2016

It happened again just the other day. A friend bumped into a friend he hadn’t seen in a few weeks and was told that his friend had just been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes – the kind where your body continues to make insulin but can’t use it properly.  It...

Sensitivity in Teeth Jun 20th, 2016

ENJOY  HOT & COLD  FOODS  PAIN  FREE      You take good care of your teeth and they feel fine except when you eat or drink something hot or cold.  When you start to savor that first cup of coffee or sip a refreshing cold glass of iced tea, the pain...

BAD BREATH Apr 20th, 2016

Everybody worries about their breath from time to time – like after a meal filled with plenty of onions and garlic.  But for some people, though, the worry never goes away.  They buy mouthwash by the gallon and pop breath mints by the handful, but they still worry that their...

Facial Growth and Dental Development Apr 19th, 2016

  As parents, we absolutely want what is best for our children in every way.  We are well aware of the specific milestones that our children should reach during the first eighteen months of life.   But there are several important growth and development factors that must be evaluated during the first...

Snoring Can Kill You Apr 14th, 2016

And You Think Snoring Is Just An Annoyance For Your Partner        Snoring is more than just loud noise—it is a warning sign of a bigger problem that has serious consequences.  Pain is more than just something to get rid of; it is a warning sign of something more...