Posts Categorized: Preventive Dentistry

What Happens When We Clean Your Smile?

You’ve probably heard your Garland, TX, dentist say it a million times: cleanings are essential for your smile! We all need to have our teeth cleaned, whether we are 6 or 60. But what makes this routine preventive procedure so important for our oral health? How do we clean your teeth and protect them from… Read more »

TMJ Treatment Could Stop Your Headaches

If you have pain in your head with no obvious cause, then you may need treatment for a common oral health issue known a TMJ disorder, or TMD. Without treatment, TMD leads to very uncomfortable symptoms. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the causes of TMJ disorder and discussing possible treatment options. Find out what… Read more »

What Causes Teeth Grinding?

Chronic teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, places enormous pressure on your teeth and jaw. Pain, damage, and poor oral health could develop over time, and lead to major consequences for your smile’s beauty, health, and stability. But what causes teeth grinding, and when should people in Garland, TX, seek treatment? In today’s blog, we’re… Read more »

What Benefits Does A Checkup And Cleaning Offer?

Every six months, we urge our patients and their families to schedule a visit so we can examine their teeth and clean them. We also recommend this preventive visit in order to preserve natural teeth and safeguard smiles against serious complications. Let’s talk about the benefits a checkup and cleaning offers people in Garland, TX.

If Your Jaw Pops, Do You Need TMJ Treatment?

Have you noticed an irritating popping or clicking sensation in your jaw? Not only is this annoying, but the popping in your jaw could also indicate the presence of a possible jaw joint disorder. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, leads to serious difficulties when you eat and speak. Fortunately, we can often treat the… Read more »

How Do You Stop Bruxism?

Chronic teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can lead to serious complications, including damaged teeth. However, we have a few treatment options to help Garland, TX, patients suffering from bruxism. Find out how we stop grinding teeth and help you enjoy a healthy smile.

How Does Teeth Grinding Hurt Your Smile?

Do you grind your teeth? We all do so occasionally, but if these are regular occurrences for you, then your smile could be at risk. In today’s blog, we’re talking about how teeth grinding could hurt your smile and looking at possible treatment options. Don’t live with the pain and discomfort of bruxism, let your… Read more »

Talk To Your Dentist About Your Popping Jaw!

Does your jaw tend to pop or click? What may seem like a minor issue could actually indicate the presence of TMJ disorder, a serious jaw joint disorder that could eventually impact your ability to open and close your mouth. Let’s find out how we treat TMJ in Garland, TX and when patients should schedule… Read more »

Why Do Our Teeth Need Cleanings?

We always urge our Garland, TX, patients to schedule a visit with us for routine preventive care. Dental cleanings help protect our smiles from an array of serious oral health issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease. What makes cleanings so vital for our smile’s health and appearance?