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Orofacial Dysfunction Related to Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)

Often, jaw problems develop later in life, but in some cases, it can develop at a young age. This is especially true for young people who develop juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which, according to a new study, frequently causes jaw problems. These young people will need to manage jaw dysfunction their entire [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Categories: TMJ|

Dental Implants Might Be Successful for People with Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is a condition that affects people’s liquid-generating glands, including the salivary glands. This often leads to dry mouth for people with this condition. Since your saliva is critical to the health of your teeth, the disorder can lead to many oral health problems, including cavities and [...]

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: Dental Implants|

The Verdict Is in: Smiling Does Make You (a Little) Happier

It’s something we have largely come to accept: if you’re feeling bad, smiling can make you feel better. This is the basis of many other truths we accept about smiles, such as seeing someone else smile can make you feel better because you tend to smile back at them. However, this piece [...]

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: Smiles|

Composite CAD/CAM Crowns Stand Up Well to Fatigue Wear

CAD/CAM crowns made using a CEREC machine can be much more convenient than crowns made in a traditional lab. We are happy to be at the forefront of digital dentistry in our use of this technique. While it isn’t right for everyone, we have seen it work for many [...]

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: CEREC, Dental Crown|

Why a Smile Makeover Might Be Better Than Individual Procedures

When people come in for a cosmetic consultation, they often think they know exactly what they want. “I just want teeth whitening,” they might say, or “If I straighten my teeth, I’ll be happy with my smile.” Often these people are right. Procedures like teeth whitening or orthodontics are [...]

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