Oral Conditions

Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)
  Overview Gum disease or periodontal disease is a bacterial infection that affects over 80% of patients to varying degrees.
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Tooth Sensitivity/Pain
Overview Healthy teeth are usually not sensitive to temperature or the pressure of chewing. Teeth are considered sensitive if pain
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Enamel Fluorosis
Overview Enamel fluorosis occurs when a higher than recommended concentration of fluoride is consumed during tooth development. There are varying degrees of 
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Dry Mouth
Overview One of the biggest problems facing dentists and patients today is “dry mouth” (or xerostomia). Dry mouth occurs when
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TMJ (Temporo-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMD)
  Overview You may hear from time to time someone say “I’ve got TMJ.” TMJ is neither a disease, nor
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Clenching and Grinding your Teeth (Bruxism)
Overview Clenching occurs when you squeeze your teeth together over a sustained period of time. Grinding or bruxism, is the
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Cavities/Tooth Decay
Overview Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the world. In the U.S. alone, more than 90%
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Canker Sores
Overview Canker sores (apthous ulcers) are painful sores found inside the mouth. Some patients get canker sores all the time,
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Tarter (Calculus)
Overview Calculus, or tartar, as it is more commonly termed, is the hard, barnacle-like buildup that forms on our teeth
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Bad Breath
Overview Bad breath, or halitosis (pronounced hal-it-toe-sis), can be a temporary condition or a long-term problem that causes anxiety and
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