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Let Us Clear Correct Your Smile!

Let Us Clear Correct Your Smile!

Having a great looking smile is a perk of orthodontic treatment! But getting braces isn’t just to create a perfect smile. Orthodontics treat malocclusion, crowding, protruding, cross bites, open bites, and even TMJ issues.  Malocclusion occurs when the teeth don’t fit together properly affecting chewing, digestion, and proper alignment of remaining teeth.  Crowding occurs when […]

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Do You Need Braces?

Do You Need Braces?

Orthodontics is not just for improving a smile. Orthodontics are also necessary to correct crowded teeth, protruded teeth, cross bites,incorrect jaw position, open bites, and even jaw joint disorders. The end result however is a healthy beautiful smile. These issues, when left untreated, can lead to tooth loss, decay, gum disease, headaches, speech problems, and […]

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Stress- The Silent Killer!

Stress- The Silent Killer!

Are you able to cope with stress effectively? We all have stress in our lives on occasion. For some, stress can be debilitating. Not only is stress being blamed for diseases such as heart disease, there is also evidence showing it’s link to gum disease. Stress can affect our sleep habits and damage teeth. During […]

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SNAP, CRACKLE, POP

SNAP, CRACKLE, POP

1-13-16 How many of you have heard snap, crackle, or pop when you open your mouth?  And no, I’m not talking about when you are eating a delicious bowl of Rice Krispies cereal.  I am referring the sounds associated with temporomandibular dysfunction. The cause of TMD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is unknown in many cases.  Trauma […]

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Do You Get Frequent Headaches?

Do You Get Frequent Headaches?

9-16-15 Did you know that frequent headaches can be a sign of temporomandibular dysfunction? Although exact causes of TMD are unknown symptoms that frequently accompany TMD don’t go unnoticed.  These symptoms include: Pain or tenderness in your face, jaw, neck and shoulders and the ear when you chew, speak, and open wide Jaws that get […]

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Snap, Crackle, Pop!

January 28th, 2015 How many of you have heard snap, crackle, or pop when you open your mouth? And no, I’m not talking about when you are eating a delicious bowl of Rice Krispies cereal. I am referring the the sounds associated with temporomandibular dysfunction. The cause of TMD (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is unknown in […]