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What is TMJ Disorder?

Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are problems that affect your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), or jaw joint. They also can affect the muscles of the face that help you to chew. TMD is a general term, not a specific condition. There are several types of TMDs, each with its own name. Often, people will say they “have TMJ.” TMJ […]

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All About Dental Implants

What are Dental Implants? Dental implants are screw-like structures made out of titanium that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Implants replace and replicate the function of the root part of your teeth. Once in place, and after allowing sufficient time to let them integrate or fuse to your bone, your dentist can prepare and mount replacement teeth onto them. Your new […]

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The Top 3 Root Canal Myths

The thought of a root canal may make you fearful or uneasy if you aren’t familiar with the procedure. There are common misconceptions that endodontic treatments such as root canals, cause pain and/or illness and should be avoided at all costs. The exact opposite is true.  The pain, inconvenience and cost of avoiding endodontic treatment […]