Children’s Dental Health Month: “Sealants Make Sense”

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Children’s Dental Health Month: “Sealants Make Sense”

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This year, the theme is “Sealants Make Sense” to help raise awareness of the benefits of dental sealants. Dental sealants prevent cavities by up to 80%! What is a dental sealant? A sealant is a thin material placed into the deep grooves of the chewing surfaces of the teeth (usually on permanent…

Fixing White Spots on Your Teeth

Do you have white spots on the front of your front teeth? These spots on the teeth can happen for different reasons: – You were born with them. White spots could be part of your natural tooth anatomy based on the way the teeth formed while you were developing as a baby. – You had…

TMJ Pain: What Is It, What Causes It, and Treatment Options

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is a hinge-like joint on each side of your face that connects your upper and lower jawbones. These complex joints allow you to not only open and close but also move your jaw side to side, forwards and backwards so you can talk, chew, and yawn.  People can develop problems with one…