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April 22, 2017

Laser treatment for apthous ulcers

Here at Aesthetic Family Dentistry, we use a specialist medical laser for a range of procedures. It is a very safe and targeted tool in improving oral health and tackling specific conditions. One such condition is the apthous ulcer, or canker sore. Apthous ulcers are a common condition that affects up to a quarter of all Americans. The sores can…
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September 25, 2015

How your bite can cause head, neck and shoulder pain

Did you know that a misaligned jaw or bite can cause head, neck and shoulder pain? Did also you know that it affects millions of American each and every day? Finally, did you know that this situation is easily treatable if diagnosed correctly? If you didn’t know those things, this post is for you. Aesthetic Family Dentistry sees a number…
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August 28, 2015

What you need to know about toothaches and dental emergencies

We all suffer from toothache at some point in our lives. In the majority of cases it’s an isolated incident that needs no dentist intervention. In a few cases, you may need to visit the dentist. Dental emergencies are something different. They are usually a serious issue that either causes discomfort, problems eating, talking, drinking or all of the above.…
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December 7, 2014

Everything you need to know about sensitive teeth

Sensitive teeth can make activities such as eating, brushing, flossing and even breathing an uncomfortable experience. It’s an experience that causes discomfort in millions of people across the country but is something that can be very effectively treated. What causes sensitive teeth? The main causes of sensitive teeth are worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots. They can also be…
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November 21, 2014

What are the most common symptoms of TMJ?

TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorders are caused by problems with the jawbone, joint or muscles that surround the jaw. The correct term is TMD, or Temporomandibular disorders but are often referred to as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint acts as the hinge that connects the jawbone to the skull. The joint is flexible, allowing movement of the jaw. This movement is…
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March 25, 2014

What is Neuromuscular Dentistry?

Neuromuscular dentistry is the area of dentistry that concerns itself with your jaw and the musculature that allows you to sleep, chew, smile, speak, sing, kiss or swallow. It addresses the misalignment of the jaw at the Temporomandibular joint and uses a range of treatments to manage it. Often referred to as Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, TMD or TMJ, problems in this…