Back To School!

Back To School!

Make Sure You Have Your Child Scheduled For Their Six-Month Checkup… Everyone is shopping for school supplies, new clothes and getting sports physicals for the upcoming school year. However, it’s just as important to remember your child’s dental needs at this time of...

What Is Periodontitis…???

What Is Periodontitis…???

A Healthy Mouth Helps To Make The Rest Of The Body Healthy. Periodontal disease (periodontitis) is an infection of the gingival tissues (gums), the supporting alveolar bone (the bone that houses the dentition) and the ligaments that support the teeth. Periodontitis is...

What Is A Forensic Odontologist?

What Is A Forensic Odontologist?

Dental Records Are More Than Just For Checking For Cavities And Disease. The application of proven scientific techniques to criminal and civil laws is forensic science. Forensic science has been made popular by the Columbia Broadcasting System, CBS, with its multiple...

What Does It Take To Become An Orthodontist?

What Does It Take To Become An Orthodontist?

When Choosing An Orthodontist, Do Your Homework… Many may not realize that orthodontists have a minimum of 10 to 11 years of combined undergradutate, graduate, and post-graduate education. Orthodontists Have A Minimum Of 10 To 11 Years Of Combined Undergradutate,...

The Importance Of Orthodontic Expansion

The Importance Of Orthodontic Expansion

Orthodontics 101 True skeletal expansion can only occur on the upper jaw. The upper jaw is made up of two bones that form the “cornerstone” of the face. Proper maxillary (upper jaw) expansion can effortlessly, with very little discomfort, push these bones apart, on a...

Love Your Smile!

Love Your Smile!

LOVE Dental Care What is the value you place on you smile? Some say that a smile can light up the room and it is the first thing that many people notice about another person. Have you ever noticed that when someone smiles, those around them smile back? Smiles are...

Children Need To A See An Orthodontist By Age 7

Children Need To A See An Orthodontist By Age 7

October Is National Orthodontic Health Month Are you aware that by age 7, 75% of your child’s total dentofacial growth has already been achieved? By age 12, 90% of your child’s dentofacial growth has been completed, often before the eruption of all your child’s...

Could You Recognize TMD If You Had It?

Could You Recognize TMD If You Had It?

Clicking, Popping, Or Crepitus Are Symptoms Of Joint Dysfunction… Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD), often referred to as TMJ, are disease processes that can result in headaches, jaw pain, and noises within the joint. Many don’t realize that TMJ is just the...