November 14, 2018
If you have ever been to a dentist, you have most likely had x-rays. X-rays are dental images which provide your dentist with information about your teeth that can be both diagnostic and preventative. They can show, cavities, decay, and abnormalities with the bite or root structure of the teeth. (more…)
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October 15, 2018
Do you grind or clench your teeth? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Bruxism is a prevalent condition affecting 30 to 40 million adults and children in the United States. Most people grind or clench their teeth to some degree.
Grinding is when the teeth are rubbing together when not chewing food. Clenching is when the teeth are held together without moving back and forth. (more…)
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September 16, 2018
Teeth are an essential part of our anatomy and have many important functions. It is crucial to keep them healthy so they can assist us with our eating, speech, appearance, and self-esteem. In some cases, however, no matter how well we look after our teeth, they may need to be replaced.
Are you naturally losing teeth or experiencing tooth decay? Are you missing a tooth due to a planned tooth extraction or accident? Dentures offer a wide range of benefits making them a popular solution for replacing missing teeth. (more…)
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August 17, 2018
If you have never had a migraine, you might think it is similar to a ‘regular’ headache. True migraine sufferers know that could not be further from the truth. A migraine is usually accompanied by nausea, sensitivity to light, and throbbing pain on the side of one’s head. Migraines cause intense pain and can bring the sufferer’s life to a halt for their duration.
Chronic migraines affect 3% of Americans and can be debilitating, lasting anywhere from 4 to 72 hours. Until recently, migraine sufferers could only find relief with prescription or over the counter painkillers and attempting to find comfort in a dark room.
Enter Trudenta, a comprehensive system that uncovers and resolves the previously overlooked causes of chronic migraines by progressively adjusting the way teeth bite together and freeing people from a life lived suffering from migraines. (more…)
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July 4, 2018
Are your gums red and swollen? Do they bleed easily? Do you feel a sticky film on your gums? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could be suffering from periodontal disease.
Periodontal disease (gum disease) is inflammation or an infection of the tissues that surround your teeth. It is essential to see your dentist if you suspect you have gum disease. (more…)
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June 11, 2018
We all know how essential a good night’s sleep is. Sleep repairs and re-energizes us. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stress and chronic pain make getting a good night’s sleep a challenge for almost 35% of Americans.
Furthermore, 24% of men and 9% of women suffer from sleep apnea with many more cases remaining undiagnosed and untreated due to a lack of public awareness. If you have sleep apnea, read on to learn how to finally ‘catch’ those much-needed zzzz’s. (more…)
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May 16, 2018
What is a Dental Crown?
A dental crown is a cap which covers the tooth. Custom designed crowns are one of the most commonly performed treatments in dentistry and are used to restore the shape, size, strength, and appearance of a tooth. They are a popular choice for reinforcing heavily damaged and decayed teeth or as a finishing touch on a dental implant.
The process of creating traditional crowns is time-consuming, but now dentists can offer their patients a better option. (more…)
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April 9, 2018
Dentures (also known as false teeth) are prosthetic devices designed to replace missing teeth while improving your appearance and smile. They are supported by surrounding soft and hard tissues in the oral cavity and can easily be removed from your mouth and then placed back in at your convenience.
Your dentist will help you decide if partial or full dentures are the best choice for you. With dentures, a flesh-colored acrylic base fits over your gums. The base of the upper denture covers the palate (the roof of your mouth), while that of the lower denture is shaped like a horseshoe to accommodate your tongue. The FOY denture is different than traditional dentures. (more…)
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March 20, 2018
Damaged, broken and missing teeth can affect how you look and feel about yourself. Furthermore, these serious dental issues can make it difficult to chew and talk, affecting your self-esteem and your smile. Thanks to advances in dental implant technology, just four implants could help restore beauty to your smile and get back your dental health. With All-On-4, you can get a brand-new smile in just one day.
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March 12, 2018
Dr. Gary odish – An Experienced and Certified Cosmetic Dentist Who Can Give You the Smile You’ve Always Wanted
92% of all people believe that a smile is a great way to brighten someone’s day. Many people with attractive smiles find smiling effortless, but there are millions of people who are embarrassed to smile because of the condition of their teeth. When teeth are yellow, crooked or missing, smiling is not natural.
Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental procedures which improve the appearance of teeth and focuses on improved dental aesthetics. Fort Lauderdale dentist, Dr. Gary Kodish, is highly experienced in the cosmetic correction of the color, size, position, shape, and alignment of teeth, and an expert at improving a patient’s overall smile.
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