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Orthodontic Treatment For All Ages

Do you realize orthodontics is just not for teenagers anymore? Children, teens, and adults can benefit from Orthodontics or the new term for braces treatment,… Continue Reading

Do You Have Gum Disease? Read This To Find Out If You Are At Risk

Gum disease, not old age, is the primary reason for tooth loss. Gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease, is an inflammation of the gums… Continue Reading

Orthognathic/Jaw Surgery

When the Jaws Don’t Align Correctly Some patients have significant over and under bites that cannot be corrected with orthodontics alone. This is when orthognathic surgery… Continue Reading

What Is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease (also known as periodontitis and gum disease) is a common inflammatory condition that affects the supporting and surrounding soft tissues of the tooth,… Continue Reading

Do You Know About Dental Savings Plans?

Dental savings plans are even a better value than dental insurance. With rising costs of activities and daily needs, proactive care can fall by the… Continue Reading

The Serious Side Effects Of TMJ Disorder

Although there is a connection between TMJ disorder and other disease processes, the explanation of how this works may take a little time. When a… Continue Reading

Brenda Howard, DMD

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

If you have diabetes, it is particularly important to maintain excellent oral health. That’s because diabetics are more prone to oral infections such as periodontal… Continue Reading

Mouth-Body Connection

The belief of the mouth-body connection (oral systemic connection) is not new. Benjamin Rush, MD and a signer of our Declaration of Independence, noticed that… Continue Reading

Should You Replace Your Old Silver Fillings?

Dental technology has changed dramatically over the last few decades and no doubt will continue to improve in the future. Many patients are concerned about… Continue Reading

Swathi Reddy, DMD

When Should My Child See an Orthodontist?

Many parents assume that they must wait until their child has all of his or her permanent teeth before they can see an orthodontist. The… Continue Reading

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