Do you frequently experience headaches or migraines? If you struggle with persistent discomfort, especially if your jaw also pops and clicks, then you could be experiencing the warning signs of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD. In today’s blog, your Independence, MO, dentist talks about possible solutions for your TMJ troubles.
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When we’re stuck at home, and especially if we’re stressed, the temptation to indulge in our sugary favorites is strong. However, choosing snacks high in sugar and starch could be a recipe for tooth decay and gum disease. In today’s blog, your Independence, MO, dentist looks at how you can choose smile healthy options for… Read more »
Many people are staying home more and practicing social distancing to help slow the spread of COVID-19. While you’re stuck at home, you may have trouble maintaining your normal routine, or resisting the urge to snack. With that in mind, your Independence, MO, dentist talks about how to care for your smile from home.
Periodontal disease impacts millions of people in the United States, and unless treated, this could mean a greater risk of tooth loss and other serious complications. In order to help address gum disease and protect the health and stability of smiles in Independence, MO, our team may use advanced laser dentistry. Learn more about how… Read more »
If you haven’t used your 2019 dental benefits, then time is running out. For people with dental insurance coverage, their benefits will expire at the end of 2019, and there will likely be a waiting time to use your 2020 ones. We recommend scheduling visits now, before the holiday season starts, so your Independence, MO,… Read more »
Tomorrow is Independence Day! Which means people will be celebrating our nation’s founding over the long weekend. But once the holiday ends, why not make time to see your Independence, MO, dentist? Routine care helps protect teeth from cavities and other oral health concerns. In today’s blog, we’re looking at why you should always find… Read more »
With summer here, you’re going to be attending more social events, from parties to outdoor events and more. When meeting new people and hanging out with friends, you’ll want to have a bright smile free of embarrassing discoloration. How do we offer our Independence, MO, patients a brighter summer smile?
Next week we start a brand-new year! With that in mind, have you chosen a resolution? If not, why not consider a resolution to improve your smile’s health? With the right actions, our Independence, MO, patients can keep their smiles healthy all year round.
In a few weeks, many of us will be hitting the road and visiting friends and family for Thanksgiving. While we enjoy the holiday as much as anyone, as dental professionals we know how our sugary and starchy holiday favorites impact oral health. Fortunately, we have a few tips to help our Independence, MO, patients… Read more »
Without treatment, gum disease leads to a number of serious negative impacts on oral health, from discomfort to missing teeth. In order to restore the health of a patient’s smile, we may offer LANAP therapy. How do dental lasers treat gum disease in Independence, MO?