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October 11, 2020

Are Women More Likely to Experience TMD?

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Woman with jaw pain, should visit TMJ dentist Virginia Beach

TMJ dysfunction, often referred to as simply TMD, can refer to any number of conditions that affect how the jaw joint works. It may be marked by pain the face and jaw, difficulty chewing, chronic headaches, and a broad range of other symptoms. While TMD can afflict anyone, research indicates that it is much more common in women than in men. A TMJ dentist in Virginia Beach is here to discuss the correlation between gender and TMD and possible reasons behind it.

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August 14, 2020

Common Teeth Whitening Mistakes

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Woman after teeth whitening in Virginia BeachIf you are looking to brighten up your smile, the good news is that you have several different options. However, when you’re along this journey for a whiten smile, it’s important to do it the right way in order to prevent wasting your time or damaging your teeth. Continue reading to learn which common tooth whitening mistakes you should avoid as well as what your options are for professional teeth whitening in Virginia Beach.

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July 29, 2020

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve More Than Just the Way Your Smile Looks

Filed under: Uncategorized — paulhernandez @ 7:51 pm

woman smiling in the sunset after seeing cosmetic dentist in Virginia Beach

When you think about cosmetic dentistry, you probably envision rich and famous people spending excessive amounts of money on dental treatments to make their already perfect smiles even more beautiful. While that may have been true decades ago, it’s not necessarily the case anymore. Thanks to advancements in dental technology, cosmetic dentistry has become more accessible than ever before. In addition, these services benefit more than just the aesthetics of your smile. Keep reading as a cosmetic dentist in Virginia Beach reveals how these treatments can improve your health as well.

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June 24, 2020

Do You Have a Space Between Your Gum and Your Crown? Read This

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Male with dental implants in Virginia BeachHundreds of thousands of implants are used each year to replace missing, broken, or damaged teeth. While the U.S. National Library of Medicine confirms that the success rate is phenomenal (roughly 90% – 95%), there are some complications that can occur. Although rare, some patients report noticing a small gap in between their new tooth and their gums following the procedure. If you have noticed something similar, here is everything you need to know about why this happens and how you can fix your dental implants in Virginia Beach.

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May 29, 2020

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Mouth Healthy Until Your Dentist Reopens

Filed under: Uncategorized — paulhernandez @ 4:56 pm

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After your dental checkup, do you frequently get to brag about not having any cavities? If so, you might be worried about the COVID-19 pandemic forcing dental offices to close for all appointments except emergency ones. If you’re due for your biannual cleaning soon, you may be worried about your oral health. However, there are plenty of ways to keep your mouth clean and healthy until you can see your cosmetic dentist in Virginia Beach again. Keep reading to learn five of them.

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April 16, 2020

Building Better Habits at Home During Quarantine

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Woman inside during quarantine looks outside through a windowThe best way to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from the current COVID-19 pandemic is to limit trips outside and practice social distancing. However, it’s completely natural to feel a bit bored or anxious while spending so much more time at home. Why not use this new and unusual situation as an opportunity to improve easily overlooked areas of your daily life? Try establishing these seven healthy habits from your Virginia Beach cosmetic dentist to improve your quality of life during quarantine and well after.

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March 8, 2020

How Does a TENS Machine Relieve TMJ Pain?

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woman with jaw pain in need of neuromuscular dentistryDo you regularly experience pain or discomfort in your jaw? Is it difficult for you to chew sometimes? Do you often have headaches? Such symptoms are all indicative of a malfunction in your TMJ, the joint that connects your lower jaw to the rest of your skull. Such malfunctions, which are often referred to as TMJ Dysfunction or simply TMD, can be chronic, painful, and perpetually frustrating. Neuromuscular dentistry in Virginia Beach can help you to find relief. One treatment that your neuromuscular dentist may recommend is TENS machine therapy. Let’s talk about what it does and how it may be able to help you.

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February 7, 2020

A Functional and Beautiful Smile with Invisalign Clear Braces

Filed under: Uncategorized — paulhernandez @ 6:49 pm

young attractive woman smiling inserting Invisalign in Virginia BeachOnce you become an adult, it can feel a little strange to wear metal braces to straighten your teeth. After all, the last thing you want is to revisit those awkward teenage years. Thankfully, there is now a more discreet way to correct your bite: with Invisalign in Virginia Beach. Read on to learn how this amazing innovation in orthodontic treatment works and the types of bite issues that it can correct.

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