An Overview of TMJ

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a complex disorder that can create a variety of symptoms, making it difficult to diagnose. It’s also referred to as TMD. TMJ treatment is individualized and based on the specific needs of the patient as well as the underlying causes of the problem which can vary from person to…

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3 Reasons Why Not to be Anxious about a Surgical Root Canal

Root canals have a reputation for being a long and painful procedure; but this is undeserved. Perhaps decades ago before modern dental technology root canal therapy was more difficult; but today’s endodontic therapy is performed with efficiency and little to no discomfort. A non surgical root canal is much like treating a tooth that is…

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Are there side effects from teeth whitening?

If you take advantage of the popular cosmetic dentistry treatment of teeth whitening, you may be concerned about possible side effects. Fortunately, teeth whitening is a low-risk intervention. Most patients will have no unexpected symptoms as a result of this treatment, although a certain number of patients do complain of tooth sensitivity and some irritation…

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