Category: Preventive Dentistry

Consequences of an Ignored Toothache

A toothache is more than just a discomfort; it is a signal from your body that something might be wrong with your oral health. Ignoring a toothache can lead to severe consequences, affecting not only your dental well-being but also your overall health. In this blog, your Grinnell Street Dentistry in Sheridan, WY, explores the… Read more »

Year-End Check: Maximizing Dental Benefits

As the year draws to a close, it is not uncommon to find yourself evaluating various aspects of your life—health, finances, and even dental care. One pressing question that often arises during this season is, “Do I have dental benefits left to use at the end of the year?” Understanding the status of your dental… Read more »

How Consistent Is Your Oral Health Routine?

To achieve and maintain a beautiful smile, consistency in your oral hygiene routine is paramount. Regular brushing and flossing are not just mundane tasks; they are the foundation of excellent dental health. Skipping even one night of your oral health routine before you go to sleep can give bacteria a free pass to invade your… Read more »

Protect Your Child’s Baby Teeth

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The importance of baby teeth is often overlooked since they fall out anyway. This is a huge misconception that can cause issues for a child’s oral health and development. In this blog, your  Sheridan, WY, dentist explains the significance of keeping baby teeth healthy, explores the preventive benefits of fluoride and sealants, and sheds light on… Read more »

Treating Your TMJ Discomfort

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TMJ disorder, often referred to as TMD, is a disorder that occurs when the jaw joints undergo excessive strain. The stress leads to discomfort, and could impact your long-term oral health. In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist talks about how we diagnose TMJ disorder and the comfortable treatment options we provide.

Treating Your TMJ Disorder

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Do you have a popping sensation in your jaw or a chronic headache? Then you may be experiencing the warning signs of TMJ disorder. Without treatment, this common jaw joint concern could threaten your oral health. In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist discusses our approach to TMJ treatment.

Correcting Jaw Joint Function

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When the jaw joints are strained, the resulting dysfunction could lead to painful symptoms. TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, could even alter how you open and close your mouth. Fortunately, we can help with oral appliance therapy. In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist talks about how we treat TMJ concerns with an oral… Read more »

How Dental Lasers Offer Comfortable Treatment

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When you have issues like cold or canker sores, or even a more advanced stage of gum disease, then we could offer treatment with dental lasers. With laser dentistry, we can provide treatment with precision and comfort, and in only one visit! In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist talks about how we help smiles… Read more »

The Benefits Of Good Oral Hygiene Habits

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Taking time to properly care for your smile during the summer can help you enjoy good oral health and avoid the onset of serious issues like tooth decay and even periodontal disease. Which is why your Sheridan, WY, dentist would like to take a chance to discuss good oral hygiene habits!

TMJ Treatment Fights Jaw Joint Strain

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When you have strained jaw joints, this could eventually lead to the onset of TMJ disorder. Without treatment, this disorder could cause painful symptoms and even impact how you open and close your mouth. In today’s blog, your Sheridan, WY, dentist talks about fighting jaw joint strain with TMJ treatment.