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Posts From July, 2011

What Dental Appliances are worn for TMJ Disorder?

If you have been diagnosed with TMJ disorder, known as TMJ or TMD, your dentist may treat the condition with a dental appliance known as a dental orthotic device or with a nighttime mouth guard. These appliances are worn over the teeth to correct bite problems and relieve TMJ symptoms. A nighttime mouth guard fits […]

What is the Lifespan of a Dental Bridge?

Generally dental bridges last between 7 and 15 years. At that point that bridge will probably need to be replaced. In some cases, dental bridges have lasted 30 or more years, although this is not usually the case. The longevity of your dental bridge depends in large part on your oral hygiene habits. In extending […]

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