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Common Dental Terms You Should Know

Common Dental Terms You Should Know

by Shearly (SU)
Have you ever been in the dental chair and heard a term you were not familiar with? If so, you are certainly not alone. Medical professionals sometimes use words that you may never have heard before. If you do not understand something, don’t be embarrassed. Most dentists are happy to explain what a word means. They understand that a well-informed patient is a healthier patient, and they only want what is in your best interest. Here is a list of common dental terms you should know, but might not have had the chance to ask about:

Oral Cancer: How Your Dentist May Save Your Life

Oral Cancer: How Your Dentist May Save Your Life

by Rismary Cabrera
According to Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 49,750 people in the US will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The two leading causes of oral cancer are a history of tobacco use, especially chewing tobacco, although any form of tobacco use, including pipe and cigarette smokers are at a much greater risk. Other factors include alcohol consumption and exposure to the HPV-16 virus (a newly discovered form of the human papilloma virus). A smaller percentage of oral cancer patients may have a genetic predisposition to oral cancer.

Wisdom Teeth Removal: A Care Guide

Wisdom Teeth Removal: A Care Guide

by Rismary Cabrera
Millions of people have one or more of their wisdom teeth removed every year. There is likely to be some discomfort and temporary swelling, but your dentist will prepare you for this with appropriate pain medications as well as any necessary antibiotics. Make certain you follow all the dentist’s instructions and take any prescribed medications exactly as directed.

Treating TMJ Disorder

Treating TMJ Disorder

by Natalie (SU)
TMJ is short for temporomandibular joint. This joint connects your jaw to your skull, and you have a left and right joint that are supposed to work in unison. TMJ is a complex joint with an important job. Your jaw opens and closes on these very strong hinge joints, and also moves from side to side when necessary. TMJ disorders affect the joints or the jaw muscles attached to them. There are several possible causes for TMJ disorders, and multiple treatment possibilities depending on the diagnosis.

How is Zoom Whitening Different?

How is Zoom Whitening Different?

by Natalie (SU)
There is nothing like a bright, white smile to help you look your best. Your smile is one of the first thing people notice when they meet you. Don’t let that all-important first impression include stained and yellowed teeth! Whitening your teeth can change your whole appearance, and now your dentist can provide Zoom whitening for the fastest and best results.

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