Have you ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also known as TMD, this serious disorder develops when our jaw joints undergo excessive amounts of strain. Eventually, this could lead to teeth grinding, damaged smiles, and a host of uncomfortable symptoms. In order to treat your TMD and return your smile to optimal health and function, your Burbank, CA, dentist may suggest a custom oral appliance.
Do you have a fear of the dentist? If so, we understand. We often meet people with anxiety due to negative past experiences, or simply a lack of experience visiting the dentist. To help these patients, we take time to discuss treatments and we may also offer our North Hollywood, CA, patients sedation dentistry. Find out how we help our patients stay relaxed with unique treatment options.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! We hope you have a wonderful day with your friends and family, but we also hope you take steps to keep your smile healthy and bright. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA, dentist talks about tips for protecting smiles from cavities and gum disease, avoiding poor oral health without taking the fun out of your big feast!
The end of the year is approaching fast, and with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season soon to be here, you may run out of time to see your dentist. In today’s blog, we urge our Burbank, CA, patients to make time for a routine visit before the year ends, so they can use their benefits and also enter 2020 with a brighter and more attractive smile.
If you have dental insurance coverage or a flex spending account, then you have until the end of December 31st to use them before they expire. Don’t simply lose your 2019 benefits, instead contact your North Hollywood, CA, dentist to schedule a visit and start the New Year with a stunning new smile.
When children eat candy, this leaves sugar behind on the teeth, sugar that could mean a greater risk of tooth decay. In order to help protect smiles from cavities and ensure your little ones enjoy their Halloween, your North Hollywood, CA, dentist a few ideas. Find out how you can help prevent cavities and still have a great time!
If you play sports, then you need a mouthguard. Whether you’re a child or an adult, these preventive devices help safeguard smiles against chips and cracks, and even prevent knocked-out teeth. In order to offer optimal protection and a comfortable fit, your North Hollywood, CA, dentist may create a custom-made model using digital technology.
We know that many children have a high risk of developing tooth decay, which could impact the health and comfort of their smiles. In order to help families in North Hollywood, CA, enjoy a reduced risk of tooth decay, we may recommend preventive treatments. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at the benefits of both fluoride treatments and dental sealants.
Without routine care, people in North Hollywood, CA, could find their gums afflicted with a serious disease. Periodontal disease is linked to tooth loss, discomfort, and poor overall oral health, including cardiovascular and inflammatory illnesses. But what steps can people take to keep their gums free of disease?
For kids across the country, school is back in session. In addition to picking up school supplies and new clothes, you should consider your little one’s smile. With a back-to-school checkup and cleaning, we can help ensure children in North Hollywood, CA, return to school with their brightest and healthiest smile. What should families expect from these visits?