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How to Find a Family DentistSeptember 10, 2019

It is usually important for families to find a family dentist. A family dentist can be trusted to keep your child and other family members in the best of oral health. In order to find a family dentist, you will have to search for someone who can take care of your children’s needs, and find Read the full article…


Experiencing TMJ PainSeptember 10, 2019

If you are experiencing or have experienced soreness in your jaw, you may be feeling symptoms of TMJ disorder. TMJ is your temporomandibular joint, which is found in your face and acts like a hinge for your jawbone. If you are experiencing symptoms, it is common to have trouble eating, talking, and opening your mouth. Read the full article…


How Much Pain Can I Expect from Having Dental Implants Placed?August 23, 2019

You probably have a good idea of what it feels like having a tooth extracted. So if you have to have dental implants placed to replace missing teeth, you probably can’t help but wonder, “how much pain can I expect from having my dental implants placed?” The short answer: probably a lot less than you’re Read the full article…


LANAP: Fighting Gum Disease with Laser TherapyAugust 12, 2019

It takes a bit more effort to fight advanced gum disease, known as periodontitis, with just brushing and flossing alone. You’ll need the special tools and specialist experience offered only at a dentist’s office in order to stop periodontitis from wreaking havoc on the structural integrity of your teeth and gums. Traditionally, your dentist will Read the full article…


Does Sedation Really Help Alleviate Anxiety About Going to the Dentist?July 22, 2019

You’re not alone. Most Americans have some degree of fear of going to the dentist’s office. Somewhere around 10 to 20 percent of Americans are so anxious about going to the dentist, that they simply stopped going. Though it may be tough for you and countless others to visit the dentist’s office, there are two Read the full article…


Complex Tooth Extractions – When A Simple Extraction Isn’t EnoughJuly 17, 2019

Not all teeth can be pulled via simple tooth extraction.  Sometimes, the tooth will be so decayed or broken off that the dentist will have nothing to grasp above the gum line. In cases such as this, the dentist will need to perform a more complex extraction, which involves getting the tooth out below the Read the full article…


3 Terrible Risks of Missing TeethMay 24, 2019

Millions of Americans have lost at least one tooth. Many of these people carry on with life working around the gap, but it is much preferable to replace any lost teeth with dental implants. An implant looks and functions just like your regular tooth, so it will feel like nothing ever happened. You should never Read the full article…


How to Treat Gum Disease with Laser DenitstryFebruary 25, 2019

Treating Gum Disease With Laser Dentistry Do you have swollen, tender, or bleeding gums? Do your gums bleed when you floss, brush or eat hard food? If so, you may have gum disease. Other symptoms of gum disease include separating or loose teeth, sores in your mouth, pus between the teeth and gums, persistent bad Read the full article…


4 Huge Risks of Not Replacing Missing TeethJanuary 7, 2019

Tooth loss is serious. Not only will it affect the aesthetics of your smile, but slowly, your jawbone will deteriorate due to a lack of stimulation. The office of Tilman Richards DDS provides dental implants to avoid this, but many people make the mistake of waiting too long to do something. Here are the dangers Read the full article…


5 Benefits of Going Through With Laser Gum SurgeryDecember 6, 2018

It is natural to feel skeptical toward new dental treatments. However, there are a variety of reasons why you should choose laser gum surgery over traditional methods when you develop gum disease. Our dentist highly recommends it, and our team will walk you through the advantages. No Incisions Traditional methods would require cutting into the Read the full article…


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