General Dentistry

Cure TMJ Naturally: The best treatment for TMJ may be nothing

Temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) refers to a group of conditions that cause pain in and around the jaw joint (referred to as the Temporomandibular joint or TMJ) and nearby muscles that affect jaw movement. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, the vast majority of whom are women (90%), though …

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How to stop grinding teeth in sleep naturally

Grinding of teeth during sleep, also known as bruxism, is a common problem that affects many people. The condition can lead to several complications such as jaw pain, headaches, tooth wear, and sensitivity. While dental devices such as mouthguards can help prevent further damage, there are also natural remedies that can help reduce grinding of …

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How long can you keep your teeth with periodontal disease?

According to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), an estimated 75 percent of the American population suffers from some form of gum disease, from minor cases of gingivitis to the more severe form of gum disease known as periodontitis. Despite this prevalence, only three percent seek treatment for their case of gum disease. It is …

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Can you reverse periodontal disease with the new treatments?

Gum disease develops moderately over time, and may not necessarily show symptoms along the way. But this does not make it any less serious. A little soreness and redness on the gums can develop into pockets at the base of the teeth, which are filled with bacteria, causing your teeth to loosen and fall off. …

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Advantages and disadvantages of CAD / CAM in dentistry

Traditionally, veneers, crowns, implant abutments, bridges, inlays/onlays, dentures, and other dental restorations required several office visits, and a long turn-around period of over two weeks before finishing your treatment. Today, advancements in dental technology have made many dental techniques and processes faster, more accurate, and more efficient than ever before. CAD/CAM or computer-aided design and …

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