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It’s not “just a cleaning”

So you have been a patient here for years, or maybe you are a new member of the family, either way, do you know really what happens at your teeth cleaning? If you're like most people,  the only thing you hear is "cavity" or no cavity.  However, so much more than just the evaluation of [...]

It’s not “just a cleaning”2011-08-03T14:36:51-07:00

The Wisdom in Teeth

What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that generally erupt between ages 17-25, when children pass into early adulthood.   This time period has previously been referred to as "the age of wisdom."   Subsequently, the third molars have been dubbed wisdom teeth.  Most people have 4, but it is [...]

The Wisdom in Teeth2011-06-02T11:45:08-07:00

A stable bite means a healthy jaw

A healthy mouth is not just teeth and gums, but a healthy bite. Misaligned occlusion can lead to complications with the joints and muscles of the face.  If teeth do not fit together properly, muscle tension, headaches and an unhealthy joint may result.  This makes it difficult to open and close smoothly and easily. On [...]

A stable bite means a healthy jaw2010-11-09T12:47:12-08:00
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