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Does Getting Braces Cause Tooth Pain?

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We’re not all born with Hollywood smiles. Even some of the most famous actors and actresses on the silver screen got their “perfect” pearly whites through the skilled work of their dentist and skilled orthodontist.  If your dentist notices that your teeth are misaligned, crowded, or spaced too far apart during your next exam; he or she may refer you to an orthodontist. After conducting an exam, the orthodontist may recommend the installation of braces. … Continue reading

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All About TMJ

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What is TMJ? What causes it? How can it be treated? These are all common questions associated with the all-too-common problem of Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome. Many patients misunderstand the condition and don’t realize that there are multiple symptoms and ways in which it can manifest.  … Continue reading

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Eat These Foods For Healthy Teeth

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It’s a whole lot easier to smile when you know all is well on the teefs front. Nothing prevents a smile faster than knowing your teeth are not up to par, whether it be from a cavity to unsightly stains to an ugly chip right down front. Follow these food rules to keep your mouth in biting shape: … Continue reading