Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is a condition that can lead to serious oral health issues. The first step to recovering from it, though, is to properly identify the symptoms. Then, the necessary steps should be taken to correct the problem. Learn what causes bruxism and how your dentist in Dublin can help you overcome it.(more…)
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February 15, 2019
February 2, 2019
February has been designated as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the goal of dentists around the country is for parents to place a greater emphasis on their children’s dental care. That’s because it’s the best way to prevent serious oral health issues. If you’re unsure what habits need to be highlighted, though, don’t worry. Your dentist in Dublin offers 5 helpful tips to guide you!(more…)
January 19, 2019
Are you afraid of going to the dentist? Maybe you’ve had a bad experience in the past or you get nervous when you hear the dental tools. Whatever the reason, you’re not alone. It has been estimated that anywhere between 30 and 40 million Americans avoid going to the dentist out of fear or anxiety, even when they need treatment for gum disease, chipped or cracked teeth, or tooth pain. No matter the level of your dental anxiety or dental fear, there is a way to put you at ease when you visit the dentist: sedation dentistry in Dublin.(more…)
January 5, 2019
It’s that time of year again—time to make goals for all that you want to accomplish this year. What do you want to achieve? Like many others, do you want to improve your health? Well, if you do, don’t forget your mouth. Your oral health affects your overall wellbeing. In fact, oral issues have been linked to medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and kidney disease. By making a resolution to improve your oral health, you also strive to improve your health generally. Here are three great ideas from your dentist in Dublin to help you do just that this year.(more…)
December 8, 2018
Finding a family dentist in Dublin is a great way to ensure that you and your loved ones are getting the best oral healthcare. Many times, families visit multiple practices to meet the variety of needs that their children or spouse has. However, with a family dentist, you and your loved ones can receive the wide-range of services that you need, all under one roof! Keep reading to discover the best ways to find a family dentist that you and your kids love.(more…)
December 6, 2018
Are you considering giving yourself a straighter smile? For years, your only option was traditional braces. However, thanks to modern dentistry, you now have a different option: Invisalign clear aligners. Through a series of clear trays that gradually shift your teeth into alignment, you can achieve a perfectly straight smile without anyone knowing! Keep reading to learn the answers to some frequently asked questions about Invisalign in Dublin.(more…)
December 3, 2018
Did you know that 22 million people in the US suffer from sleep apnea? And, because this disorder occurs while you’re asleep, it is estimated that 80% of the cases of mild to moderate sleep apnea are undiagnosed. So how do you know if you have sleep apnea? Keep reading to learn whether you need sleep apnea treatment in Dublin and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of this disorder.(more…)
November 27, 2018
It seems like every few months, there is a new dental health trend that has the internet buzzing. While some of them claim to possess alternative benefits, there are others that attempt to refute established oral health practices. Recently, there have been claims made that flossing isn’t necessary, but is that true? Has a hidden fact been discovered? Your dentist in Dublin has the answers!
November 15, 2018
A typical Saturday for you involves sitting down to watch the Buckeyes take on their next Big Ten foe. While viewing the game, it’s common for you to snack on some of your favorite foods, but today you’re interrupted by a pain in your jaw while chewing. You don’t know what has caused this, but you’d like some relief. Your dentist in Dublin says this could be a symptom of TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. Read on to learn what can cause this condition, and find out what can be done about it.
November 2, 2018
This is the time of year you’ve been waiting on. There are decorations everywhere, people singing carols and the season’s delights are abound for you to indulge in. While it’s important to have fun times like these where you can “let your hair down,” your dentist in Dublin warns not to do it at the expense of your dental wellness. Thus, there are 5 tips you should keep in mind to protect your oral health over the holidays.