Recent surveys show that about 36% of Americans suffer from dental fear or anxiety, while around 12% of the population battles severe or debilitating dental anxiety. Unfortunately, this fear often leads to avoidance of the dentist, which then results in poor dental hygiene. Poor dental hygiene can cause overall poor physical health, embarrassment or shame, and even directly affect your mental ...READ MORE
If there's one thing all parents can agree on, it's that children grow up quickly. Before you know it, it's time for their first dental visit. This appointment can come with mixed emotions, from both parents and children alike. To ensure your child is as comfortable as possible, it's important to prepare beforehand. Here's everything you need to know about taking your child to the dentist for ...READ MORE
If you're missing teeth, you're not alone. Anything from a sports injury to tooth decay can cause teeth to fall out, leaving noticeable gaps behind. Of course, this negatively affects appearance, which can lower self-confidence. Missing teeth may also cause oral health problems, such as the following:
Difficulty chewing or speaking
Headaches and facial pain
Tooth decay and gum ...READ MORE
A healthy and confident smile can make a positive first impression. Everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile they are proud of. If you are reluctant to show off a less than perfect smile there are several restoratives and cosmetic dental solutions that can help you get the look you've always dreamed about. This is referred to as a smile makeover.
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It is a well-known fact that many people require their wisdom teeth to be taken out. But do you know what they are and why they could require removal, even if they aren't currently causing problems? Learn more about wisdom teeth and the reasons why your dentist may recommend that you have them removed. Once you become familiar with the reasons behind the procedure, and the process itself, the ...READ MORE
A great smile starts with good oral hygiene. This involves daily care of your teeth and gums along with regular visits to your dentist. The right brushing and flossing techniques help to prevent cavities and gum disease, while routine checkups are essential to catch the signs of any problems early on.
Reasons Why Oral Health Is Important
Your oral health affects more than just your gorgeous ...READ MORE
If you suffer from loud snoring and wake up multiple times throughout the night, you might have sleep apnea. This condition disrupts your life and makes it difficult to get a good night's sleep. Once your doctor gives you a diagnosis, you can visit Dental Excellence for treatment.
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder where you periodically stop breathing throughout the ...READ MORE
Oral care is a vital part of your overall health, not just because a great smile makes you feel more confident, but also because many dental concerns can significantly impact your health if left untreated and cause significant complications. Although the team at Dental Excellence does everything in their power to treat your dental conditions conservatively, there are times when dental surgery ...READ MORE
Headaches can be incredibly frustrating. When you have a headache, there are many different reasons why it may happen. One reason, which a lot of people do not realize, is because their jaw is the saw of the pain. The TMJ, otherwise known as the temporomandibular joint, could be to blame for what you are experiencing. The good news, though, is that we offer treatment for TMJ and migraines. ...READ MORE
While everybody has a regular dental appointment, sometimes waiting for our turn in the dentist chair is not an option. There are times when we need treatment right now, and time is of the essence. But dental emergencies are such a wide-ranging thing that you may not consider what constitutes a “dental emergency.” Let's show you exactly what you need to know.
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