Category: Preventive Dentistry

When Should I Schedule My Next Teeth Cleaning?

Has your next teeth cleaning already been scheduled? Unless you and your dentist have discussed smile care plans that involve something different, your routine appointments should occur on a semiannual basis. When you miss appointments and fall behind on preventive care, you face several risks, including the risk for tartar accumulation. At our Omaha, NE… Read more »

Recovering From TMJ Disorder

If you are already living with TMJ disorder, it can be hard to overlook just how often you experience problems with facial and jaw pain. It can also be concerning to experience an increase in headaches, and more problems with teeth grinding and clenching. The good news is that when you talk about your difficulties… Read more »

Support Provided At A Dental Checkup

Every time you attend a routine dental checkup, you receive support that can preserve your dental health as well as update you on it. Preventive dentistry provides support through regular cleanings in addition to reviews of your teeth, gums, and oral structures. These services combine to lower your risk for cavities, gum disease, and more,… Read more »

Address Bruxism Before It Hurts Your Smile

The time you spend not dealing with nightly teeth grinding and clenching can take a serious toll on your smile and oral health. The longer you wait to say something about this issue, the more likely it is that you will have problems like TMJ disorder, visible wear and tear on teeth, and even potential damages that… Read more »

TMJ Disorder And Your Dental Health

Is it becoming tougher to bite and chew without feeling resistance from stiffness or discomfort? Are you dealing with headaches on a more frequent basis, or experiencing the unwelcome effects of teeth grinding and clenching? These are issues that point to a concern over TMJ disorder, something that can seriously affect your quality of life… Read more »

Are You Staying Current With Dental Exams?

If you are asked about your oral hygiene routine, what smile care efforts would you include in your answer? Beyond brushing, flossing, and making careful diet decisions, you should protect your teeth by keeping a consistent schedule for routine dental exams and cleanings. By doing so, you can protect yourself against the kinds of oral… Read more »

Properly Managing TMJ Problems And Bruxism

When you develop a problem with uneven jaw movement or poor alignment of your joints, the discomfort you experience can affect you in several ways. This issue, TMJ disorder, is the reason why many people feel pain when they move their jaw, have more frequent headaches, and even the reason why many people develop a… Read more »

Discussing Your Symptoms Of TMJ Disorder

Have you kept your problems with jaw pain and stiffness to yourself? Are you trying to ignore frequent issues with discomfort that you feel when you bite, chew, and speak? Instead of trying to hide your discomfort, talk to your Omaha, NE dentist about the issues that you are experiencing. By discussing your issues, you… Read more »

When Was Your Last Scheduled Teeth Cleaning?

How often do you clean your teeth? This is hopefully a regular habit—to protect yourself against tartar buildup, tooth decay, and gingivitis, you should brush at least two times per day, and you should floss at least once. As important as it is for you to maintain the right daily behaviors, you also need to… Read more »

Experiencing Bite Troubles? Our Practice Can Help!

Enjoying a nice meal will be difficult when you have a persistent problem with bite pain. Jaw stiffness, discomfort, and sensitivity can make biting and chewing difficult when you have unresolved issues with TMJ disorder. You can find yourself struggling with facial pain, headaches, and neck and shoulder discomfort as well if this problem is… Read more »