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3 Tips For Protecting Your Smile In 2021 (And Beyond)

How effective was your smile care routine this past year? If you struggled with problems like tartar buildup, tooth decay, or gum disease during 2020, or in previous years, a change in your hygiene routine could be beneficial. Many people, even those who feel good about the steps they take to protect themselves, let bad… Read more »

Should You Start To Worry About TMD Or Bruxism?

If you are living with frequent jaw stiffness and pain, you should not react mildly. These are symptoms of TMJ disorder, or TMD, which can make discomfort a long-term problem for you. TMD will become a problem if you have an unresolved issue with your bite alignment or movement, or if you are experiencing stress… Read more »

Will TMD Treatment Correct My Bite Balance?

If you have poor bite balance, then you may be more likely to develop TMJ disorder, known as TMD. A widespread oral health concern, TMD has been linked to headaches and an increased risk of other oral health concerns, such as bruxism. How do we stop TMD and correct bite balance? When should you talk… Read more »

The Importance of Regular Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancer, which can include cancers of the lips, gums, cheeks, tongue, and many other oral structures, is one of the more common and dangerous types of cancer. Much like other oral and systemic health issues, it’s best addressed in its earliest stages, which offers the highest chances of successfully treating it. At our Mansfield,… Read more »

Mansfield’s Hometown Holidays

The holiday season has begun! This weekend, beginning on December 1st, kicks off Mansfield’s Hometown Holidays event. The entire weekend is full of fun and entertainment for your entire family. Starting on Friday night where there will be fireworks, games, live music, entertainment, Santa Claus visits and pictures, and the official lighting of the tree… Read more »

The Importance of Replacing a Missing Tooth

As adults, when we lose a tooth, we do not get the joy and fun of a visit from the tooth fairy. Losing a tooth as an adult can be a very unfun experience. Teeth are lost or extracted for a wide variety of reasons, such as injury, severe damage or cavities, or gum disease…. Read more »

Are You Fighting a Bad Breath Battle?

Everyone experiences bad breath at some point in their life. Most of us wake up in the morning with some not-so-fresh morning breath, and many of us have eaten some garlic or onions that sticks with our breath long after the meal. Unfortunately, there are a good number of people who find themselves with bad… Read more »

How Does Our Mouth Change As We Get Older?

As we age, some changes in our body become more obvious than others. Maybe your joints ache a little more than they used to or maybe you need put your glasses on to read. Something a little less obvious are the changes in our mouths. These changes can lead to health issues if they go… Read more »

What Type of Dentures Do You Need?

Choosing partial dentures may be the best solution for your tooth loss. Then again, full dentures may actually offer the most appropriate solution for your needs. Or, you may like the idea of dentures but really would prefer dental implants if only you had the time and budget to restore your smile with that option…. Read more »