Did you know up to 36% of people in the U.S. are afraid of going to the dentist? It's perfectly normal for your child to have a fear of the dentist. However, some key ways exist to help alleviate this fear and make dental visits more enjoyable for your child. First, talk with your [...]
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Many people associate removing their wisdom teeth with reaching adulthood or going to college. Wisdom teeth refer to the third set of molars in your mouth. These four teeth usually emerge between the ages of 17 and 21. While some dentists recommend removing wisdom teeth before they emerge, patients often wonder "is it important to [...]
Partial dentures are a functional and aesthetic solution to missing teeth. If you have a row of teeth missing or are going to have an area of teeth removed, partial dentures are an option for tooth replacement. However, you may have some questions about partial dentures. For example, "are partial dentures hard to get used [...]
Fluoride is a natural element found in the earth’s crust. This element is usually found in both water and the air, and most people receive fluoride through water, though there are other ways of obtaining fluoride, including tea and seafood. Most people associate fluoride with different kinds of toothpaste. This makes sense, as fluoride is [...]
TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This joint connects your jaw to your skull and sits right in front of your ear. TMJ disorders, abbreviated to "TMD," can be caused by several issues. Arthritis, injury, genetics, or bruxism (teeth grinding) may all contribute to TMJ issues. However, it can be hard to trace what causes TMD [...]
Having a smile that you are happy with is not far away or impossible. Simply taking good care of your teeth, attending checkups, and leading a healthy lifestyle can help to improve your smile. If you often wonder, “how can I improve my smile?”, this guide will help assist you with that query and help [...]
Artistic Smiles orthodontics services provides high-quality services to patients in a comfortable and welcoming environment. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing each patient with individualized care that meets their unique needs. Using Invisalign, we are committed to helping our patients achieve beautiful, healthy smiles that last a lifetime! Can Dentists Perform Orthodontics? Yes, dentists [...]
Did you recently develop an abscess or knock out a tooth by accident? Don't worry; there is a solution for you. Most people suffer from tooth trauma at some point in their lives. However, emergency dental care can help when you visit an emergency dentist right away. An emergency dentist is a professional that [...]
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection that destroys the bone and soft tissue supporting a tooth. Without treatment, you can lose your teeth and damage the alveolar bone around the teeth. One of the main causes of gum disease is dental plaque that collects naturally on the teeth. You can [...]
You may have probably heard of veneers, or considered getting them. Your dentist might suggest veneers or no prep veneers as an option to disguise broken, cracked, discolored, or chipped teeth. Dental veneers help transform and correct your smile using thin ceramic or porcelain material shells. They bond to the front of your teeth, [...]