The Germantown Dental Group Blog

Dental news, tips and happenings to make you smile.

What Are Veneers?

Did you know that about four out of five adults keep their mouths completely shut when smiling, laughing, or having their picture taken? Many individuals are self-conscious about discolored, chipped, crowded, or uneven teeth. Cosmetic dentistry offers a wide range of solutions for these issues, but the most common option is veneers, a treatment that Read More

How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth?

How Can I Improve the Whiteness of My Teeth?

Have you ever thought about how complicated your teeth are? While they may look like a simple piece of bone, each tooth contains several different layers of different materials, as well as an individual system of roots and blood vessels. That means keeping them looking their best is also complicated, especially when it comes to Read More

What To Expect From Dental Implants

There was a time not too long ago where dental patients missing one or more teeth had a limited number of options to choose from. In most cases, the only available solutions were dentures, partials, or bridges. Then the modern dental implant was invented, and flipped the script when it comes to giving patients a Read More

Goodbye 2019…Hello 2020!

Goodbye 2019…Hello 2020!

Goodbye 2019…Hello 2020! If you feel like you blinked and the year just disappeared, you’re not alone! We’ve also been wondering just how we’re already at the end of 2019. While we try to work out how it all flew by so fast, we’ve also been reflecting on what this past year meant to our Read More

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Sensitive Teeth: Triggers, Causes And Treatments

When you walk through the oral care aisle of any supermarket or store, the sheer amount of products available can be overwhelming. It seems like there’s a solution for almost any dental problem, and you’ll find no shortage of items targeted to people with sensitive teeth. That’s because tooth sensitivity is a common condition, with Read More

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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