Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Dental Exams Can Lead To Timely Cavity Care

Is there time in your schedule for a dental checkup? If you have gone more than six months without one, you should make your next visit a priority. Among the many reasons to be consistent about preventive dentistry, it is important to remember that these appointments lead to timely warnings about dental decay. A cavity… Read more »

Guarding Your Smile Against Nightly Teeth Grinding

When someone suffers from bruxism, their nightly rest can become a problem for their smile. Unconsciously grinding and clenching your teeth can wear down your enamel over time. You can wake up with sore or sensitive teeth, as well as facial discomfort. The growing wear and tear on your smile can eventually change your appearance… Read more »

More Than a Dental Cleaning

Your biannual dental appointments are an essential component of your overall oral health. If you want to maintain the appearance and function of your teeth throughout your lifetime, you should make visits to your dentist every six months. During this time, your dentist or dental hygienist will professionally clean your teeth, but the cleaning isn’t… Read more »

The Link Between Your Halloween Treats And Tooth Decay

If you eat more candy than usual, say, around Halloween time, this could lead to a higher risk of tooth decay, whether you’re a kid or a grownup. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy your Halloween fun! In today’s blog, your Omaha, NE, dentist will explain what you can do to avoid cavities… Read more »

How We Improve Bite Function

Poor bite function means there are issues with how your smile fits together, and this strain could cause inflammation, wear and friction, discomfort, and the onset of serious oral health issues. Fortunately, your Omaha, NE, dentist knows how to help improve bite function with a custom oral appliance!

How A Cleaning Protects Your Smile

In our last blog, we explained how a checkup is great for smiles of all ages, from kids to adults. In today’s blog, we want to continue this theme and look at another essential procedure offered in the same visit: dental cleanings. A simple cleaning from your Omaha, NE, dentist is critical for protecting smiles… Read more »