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April 04, 2022
Stress isn’t something that’s just in your head. It also shows up in your body. You may be aware of the health conditions, such as headaches and stomach problems, that are worsened by stress. However, it can also take a toll on your teeth and gums. In light of Stress Awareness Month, Oakton dentist... Read Full Post
Category: General Dentistry
March 23, 2022
Jaw pain isn’t something that should be taken lightly. It can be a debilitating issue that impacts your ability to perform daily tasks. You should visit an experienced dentist if you’re experiencing symptoms such as trouble chewing, headaches, difficulty opening or closing your mouth, clicking or... Read Full Post
March 14, 2022
It may be tempting to blame your fatigue on the recent time change. After all, setting the clock forward one hour has been shown to mess with our circadian rhythms and make us more vulnerable to sleep deprivation. However, if you consistently suffer from daytime tiredness, then there are probably... Read Full Post
Category: Sleep Apnea
February 16, 2022
Many people have at least one thing that they would like to change about their teeth. However, figuring out the right combination of dental treatments to correct those concerns can be difficult. Fortunately, a smile makeover removes the guesswork, giving you a clear path to hit your goals. Are you... Read Full Post
Category: Smile Makeover
February 15, 2022
You know that missing one or more teeth changes the way you look. However, you might underestimate the dramatic effect that tooth loss can have on your appearance over time.  The unfortunate truth is that missing teeth can detract from your smile. The gaps left behind might make you feel more self-... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry
January 24, 2022
Snap-on veneers are removable plastic trays that cover tooth imperfections. Also known as reusable, fake, clip-on, or pop-on veneers, snap-on veneers are relatively cheap and available without a dentist. However, they come with significant drawbacks, such as an unnatural appearance and short... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
December 28, 2021
Many people find it easier to justify general dental work than cosmetic services. After all, the advantages of general dentistry include obvious ones such as alleviating pain. However, it is important to realize that the benefits of cosmetic dentistry are substantial in their own right. In fact,... Read Full Post
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
October 19, 2021
Jaw pain and headaches are among the most well-known symptoms that arise from jaw joint problems. However, other issues caused by temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) may surprise you. For example, this condition can cause sudden feelings of dizziness and spinning. If you suspect that you are... Read Full Post
September 28, 2021
If you feel uneasy or worried before dental appointments, you’re not alone. A high percentage of adults experience some level of dental anxiety. Some get so nervous that they avoid visiting the dentist at all. Fortunately, there are ways to cope with dental anxiety. These tips will help put you at... Read Full Post
Category: Sedation Dentistry
August 16, 2021
Your teeth work together to support your oral health and general well-being. Missing one or more of them might not seem like a big deal, but it can actually cause a lot of problems. That’s why we recommend restoring your smile with a modern option like dental implants or a bridge. If you decide to... Read Full Post
Category: Implant Dentistry