Ah, Halloween, every dentist’s least-favorite holiday. We’d love to say that you should skip the Halloween candy completely, but we don’t want to ruin the fun. Instead, here are dentist-approved tips for giving your teeth a safe Halloween.Continue Reading
On a scale of 1 to losing your keys when you’re already running late, how annoying are referrals to you? When it comes to orthodontic referrals, you have to learn a new location, staff and doctor, and consistently relay what the “other office” is saying about your teeth. At Cherrydale Dental Associates, we wanted to find an easier way for you to get the oral care you need without having to go to one office for general dental work and another one for orthodontic work.Continue Reading
Dear Union residents,
We at Union Dental Group invite you to come visit our location and meet our team. We always enjoy seeing new smiles around here! To give you a preview of what our office is like, we’ve collected feedback from our current patients and written it down here for you to read.
Awesome things are happening at our Hall Street Family Dental Office, and we want you to be a part of it! As our name says, we’re a family dentist, so we welcome you, your spouse, your kids, and your distant cousins too! Continue Reading
There it is again. . . the dreaded C word. Cancer has unfortunately become a very common disease, but the thought of it still makes people cringe. While there are many types of cancer, some are more well known than others. So certain times of the year are set apart to raise awareness for the lesser known types. April is one such time, set aside to raise awareness for oral cancer.Continue Reading
We get it. Going to the dentist can be nerve-racking for some people. And “some people” does not just refer to kids. Many adults are nervous about visiting the dentist too. And that’s ok. There are ways to work through that. Here are four ideas we recommend that you try. Continue Reading
What is TMJ?
TMJ, the common name for temporomandibular joint disorders, affects the temporomandibular joint that connects your jaw to your skull. You can feel this joint when you place your fingers in front of your ears and open and close your mouth. TMJ is most prevalent in women ages 20 to 40. No one has pinpointed one exact cause for the disorder, but there are several possibilities including teeth grinding, arthritis, and stress. If you suffer from TMJ, you can treat it with natural home treatments, medications, therapy, or in some cases, surgical procedures. For more information, watch this video about the basics of TMJ.Continue Reading