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Bruxism is a Real Grind

Bruxism is the technical name for grinding, gnashing, and/or clenching your teeth.  It is considered a para-functional activity, which means an abnormal or deviated dental function or habit that is subconscious.  The term Bruxism comes from the Greek word “brygmós” which means “to grind or gnash the opposing rows of upper and lower molar teeth”. […]

Questions to Ask Before Cosmetic Dentistry

The first and most important step towards achieving your dream smile is to choose the right cosmetic dentist. While most dentists can perform the same procedures, when it comes to cosmetics, you want the very best. Our office has taken additional training in advanced procedures and perform them regularly. We would recommend that you ask […]

Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

Being a little nervous prior to a dental appointment is actually quite common. In fact, some studies have shown that up to 75% of all people have these feelings. However, for 10-15% of those surveyed, this nervousness grows into a great deal of fear. Fear so bad that it prevents them from having any dental […]