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26 Apr Six Common Reasons for Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions may be necessary when damaged teeth cannot be repaired. However, the reasons for tooth extraction can vary, depending on the underlying issue. Accidental injuries, tooth decay, overcrowding, and severe gum disease can all cause cases where tooth extraction is the only option. The Prescott...

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21 Apr TMD: Causes and Symptoms

Temporomandibular joint disorders, more commonly known as TMDs or TMJ disorders, affect the joints and tendons that connect the lower jaw to the skull. These conditions can be excruciating and draining, so it’s important to recognize the symptoms and get treatment as soon as possible....

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17 Mar Five Causes of Jaw Pain

The causes of jaw pain often prove elusive, despite how debilitating the condition itself can be. However, jaw pain is only a symptom of conditions that can prove quite serious if left undiagnosed and untreated. If you’ve experienced jaw pain recently, don’t ignore it—get help...

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03 Mar What Are Digital Dental X-Rays?

Since their introduction in the 1980s, digital x-rays have been overtaking their traditional counterparts at most dental practices. X-rays are a valuable and convenient tool for dentists who need to ensure that there are no unseen issues with your teeth. Digital innovations have made this...

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