General Dentistry

Dental care with limited mobility.

Dental Care for People With Limited Mobility: Tips for Making it Easier

Aging can bring a variety of challenges in day-to-day life. Limited mobility can be among the most impactful, affecting nearly everything you do. It can also make it more difficult to get the care you need in terms of both general and oral health. Missing out on important dental care only leads to further health…
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You should have proper bite alignment.

Bad Bite? 3 Treatment Options for Proper Bite Alignment to Prevent TMJ/TMD

A misaligned bite can lead to various oral health issues, including temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders (referring to just the jaw joint itself) and temporomandibular disorders (TMD). TMJ disorders affect a significant portion of the population, with approximately 12% of people in the US experiencing them at any given time. Interestingly, women are more often affected,…
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Take care of Bruxism.

How Bruxism Affects Oral Health: Prevention and Management Strategies

As we enter our golden years and embrace the joys of retirement, maintaining good oral health becomes increasingly essential for a fulfilling and comfortable experience. While some oral health concerns may fade with age, one issue affecting many seniors is bruxism, the involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth. Although bruxism becomes less common as we…
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Have optimal oral health as you age

4 Practical Ways You Can Maintain Optimal Oral Health as You Age

Dental Care Tips For Older Adults Since childhood, the idea of taking good care of our teeth has been firmly established. We know that it’s important to brush and floss, visit your dentist regularly, and never ignore toothaches or other oral health issues. We also know that sweets and sugary drinks invite tooth decay and…
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Understand how your jaw works

5 Reasons Your Jaw Is the Most Complex Joint System in Your Entire Body

Getting to Know Your Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) You know the importance of maintaining a healthy smile, but have you ever thought about the impact jaw health can have and how your jaw works? Conversations about oral health often focus on teeth and gums, while the topic of jaw health and function can be easily overlooked.…
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Oral cancer symptoms

What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

Living a longer, happier life As we get older, we make more conscious efforts about getting screened for illnesses like cancer. Oral cancer—which is an umbrella term for any type of cancer that impacts structures inside your mouth like your lips, cheeks, palate, or tongue—is no different.  Educating yourself on the symptoms of oral cancer…
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