A Cosmetic Dentist Can Help Rebuild A Cleft Palate

Posted on: 4 June 2015

If you were born with an average mouth, you have probably run your tongue over the top of your mouth many times. You may have felt the bone and tissue that makes up the roof of your mouth. That is your palate. When you were a fetus, your development filled that area in. However, it doesn't work like that all the time. When it doesn't, the person is left with a cleft palate.
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How A Dentist Does A Root Canal

Posted on: 18 May 2015

Root canals are a common procedure used to try and save a decayed and/or an infected tooth. The procedure removes the nerve and pulp from inside a tooth to prevent further decay and infection that could cause serious problems in your mouth, face, and neck. Fortunately, the nerve and pulp isn't really necessary once the tooth has fully developed, and removing the nerve and pulp isn't a big problem for most adults.
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Dental Care During Pregnancy

Posted on: 21 April 2015

When you are pregnant, your mouth requires extra special care. There are many problems that you may face with your teeth and gums during pregnancy that you would not face at other times. Because of this it is especially important that your treat your mouth with the utmost care and rev up your dental care while pregnant. One of the main reasons for the changes in your oral care is due to hormonal changes.
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Pain Or Discomfort In Your Jaw? 4 Signs That It Might Be TMJ Disorder

Posted on: 6 April 2015

If you're having trouble with your jaw, you should visit your dentist. The problem might be TMJ disorder. The temporomandibular joint is responsible for your jaw movement. Problems with that joint can cause severe pain. It can also cause a myriad of other complications, including problems with chewing. Here are some of the symptoms that are often associated with TMJ. If you have any of these symptoms, you should discuss them with your dentist.
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