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May 15, 2020
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is a complex problem. The pain and discomfort associated with this condition may not be the same every day. Many people find that their TMD symptoms get better and then come back. It is also common to have TMJ flare-ups. A TMJ flare-up is characterized by new... Read Full Post
March 20, 2020
Enamel is the thin outer layer of the tooth. It helps protect the main portion of the tooth, called the dentin, from daily stressors such as chewing and grinding. It also acts as insulation against hot and cold temperatures. Although tooth enamel is the hardest tissue in the human body, it’s quite... Read Full Post
Category: General Dentistry
January 23, 2020
When it comes to improving aesthetic concerns such as chipped, discolored, or gapped teeth, porcelain veneers are an excellent choice. On top of looking beautiful, these restorations are long-lasting. That’s because they’re made of a durable ceramic material and permanently bonded in place.... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
November 25, 2019
It’s crucial to replace missing teeth, but the time commitment associated with traditional dental implant surgery can be inconvenient. If you’re looking for a quicker option, consider Teeth in One Day. This new dental implant technique provides the right candidates with stable, fully functional... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry
June 25, 2019
Dental implants are the preferred option for tooth replacement due to their long life span and the comfort and stability they afford patients. Before implants, dentures were the only option for people who had a significant number of missing teeth. Now, implant-supported dentures are giving denture... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry
May 29, 2019
Dental implants are a durable, natural looking alternative to traditional solutions for replacing lost or missing teeth. For many people, dental implants are the preferred treatment for tooth replacement due to their stability and longevity. For some, a dental implant may end up being a permanent,... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry
March 19, 2019
Porcelain veneers are made of thin, tooth-colored porcelain and cemented over the surface of your existing teeth. These cosmetic restorations can hide many dental issues and improve your smile. However, they are unable to correct the underlying causes of your dental issues, such as poor bite... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
July 18, 2018
If you frequently grind or clench your teeth, you likely have a condition known as bruxism. While mild bruxism may not require treatment, severe bruxism can negatively impact the health of your teeth and jaw. Bruxism is often related to temporomandibular joint disorder (known as TMJ or TMD).... Read Full Post
June 18, 2018
Dental implant surgery is a long-lasting, natural-looking way to replace missing or damaged teeth. While some dental implant methods require a series of office visits over several months, the Teeth in One Day procedure at Softouch Dental Care allows you to experience the benefits of fully... Read Full Post
April 17, 2018
A gummy smile is a common concern for many people. When excess gum tissue covers a portion of your teeth, you may be left feeling self-conscious about your unbalanced smile. Soft tissue laser gum contouring removes excess gum tissue to expose more of the surface of your teeth and create an even gum... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry