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Nutrition and Oral Health

From a very early age, we learn from our parents, doctors, teachers, and even advertisements that what we eat and drink plays a big role in how our bodies function. While it’s no secret that eating a balanced diet is an important part of maintaining total body health, did you know that what you choose Read More

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What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

The development of dental implants was truly a seismic shift in the dental field. Instead of utilizing appliances such as a denture prosthesis, this new treatment suddenly allowed patients to replace missing teeth with results that were specifically designed to look, feel, and function exactly like natural teeth. Over the last few decades, further advances Read More

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How to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Chipping a tooth is an extremely common occurrence, and can happen to any of us. Accidents, falls, facial impacts during contact sports, and trying to open bottles or packages with one’s teeth are just some of the more frequent causes of chipped teeth. When a tooth is chipped, particularly in the front areas of the Read More

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Discreet Orthodontic Treatment for Adults

Common orthodontic issues such as misaligned teeth, crowded teeth, and bite irregularities can be successfully addressed with state-of-the-art treatment options. While many individuals have these treatments as adolescents, a large number of adults with orthodontic concerns question whether they want to undergo a procedure to correct what may have been lifelong problems simply because they Read More

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What are my Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder (TMD)?

TMJ disorder refers to a wide range of dysfunctions affecting the temporomandibular (TMJ) joint, the point of connection between the jaw and the rest of the skull. This essential juncture allows the jaw to open and close, enabling critical functions like chewing, yawning, and speaking. Any disruption in the complex balance between the muscles, ligaments, Read More

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How Do I Know if I Have TMJ Disorder?

One of the most common problems associated with TMJ Disorder is the fact that it can cause symptoms that seem completely unrelated to oral structures. TMJ Disorder, also referred to as “TMD,” is a condition that affects the proper function of the temporomandibular joint between the jaws. Many patients who are suffering from the condition Read More

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Does Smoking Affect Dental Implants?

Dental implants are an effective restorative dentistry procedure designed to help individuals replace one or more missing teeth. Implants are anchored to the jawbone, ultimately serving as an artificial tooth root. A customized crown is then affixed to the top and color-matched to blend in with the surrounding teeth. Dental implants can be a great Read More

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Things to Know About Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry has helped many of our patients overcome their fear of dental treatment and attain the care they need. Whether you have high levels of stress or anxiety, sensitive teeth and gums, an overactive gag reflex, or a more general dental phobia, our sedation dentistry techniques can place you in a completely relaxed state Read More

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How Can I Benefit from Sedation Dentistry?

Dental phobia is a common condition that affects many of our patients here at Germantown Dental Group. Our dentists are committed to helping patients who have anxiety about treatment because the consequences of avoiding necessary dental work can be quite serious. In addition to negatively affecting the appearance of your smile, neglecting relatively simple dental Read More