Why Choose MTM Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners have changed the face of orthodontic treatment. Now patients have the opportunity to straighten their smile without the embarrassment, discomfort and disruption of bulky metal braces. Clear aligners rely on removable plastic trays that are custom-made for each patient. Not only are they effective at moving teeth into better position, but they are…

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Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

Emergencies of any kind are never welcome. But they can be especially stressful when they involve your mouth or your teeth. While dental emergencies are difficult to predict or prevent, there are still some ways you can prepare for the event if it were to occur – even if that means just gaining knowledge about…

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The Dental Implant Advantage

If you are someone you know has missing teeth, you need to start weighing your options to restore your smile. Most people are anxious to invest in a tooth replacement option based purely on the cosmetic benefit of the restoration. However, even if you aren’t concerned with how your toothless smile looks, there are other…

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Protecting Your Oral Health While Wearing a Mask

While we’ve put 2020 behind us, we can’t put away our masks just yet. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are still wearing masks to help prevent and slow the spread of this unwanted virus. Masks certainly help protect the health of our bodies, but what are the ramifications inside your mouth? You may be hiding…

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Can My Dentist Fix Black Triangles?

Many adults are bothered by the presence of “black triangles” in their smile. What are black triangles? In most cases, this refers to dark spaces that form between your teeth near the gum line. Black triangles are often the result of gingival (gum) recession or resorption of the gum tissues between your teeth. These unsightly…

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Nighttime Teeth Grinding in Children

Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is a common habit in both children and adults. Since teeth grinding and jaw clenching often occur during sleep, you may not be aware of your child’s nightly habit right away. However, just like adults, bruxism needs to be addressed in children. Pediatric dentistry encompasses all facets of a child’s oral health, including…

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Pregnant? Don’t Skip Your Dental Appointments

If you are an expectant mother, you likely have a calendar full of doctor appointments and checkups to attend. However, in your quest to monitor your baby and your body during these nine months, don’t forget your teeth and gums. In fact, your oral health is a critical component of your pregnancy. Not only do…

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Why Smoking and Dental Implants Don’t Mix

You are probably aware of how smoking cigarettes can harm your health. However, smoking has consequences that go beyond your lungs. When it comes to your mouth, bad breath isn’t nicotine’s only threat. In fact, if you need to replace missing teeth, your smoking habit can sabotage your chances of receiving dental implants. Dental implants…

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Ditch These Habits for a Healthier Smile

People have good habits and bad habits. For a healthy body, its’ important that the good habits outweigh the bad. When it comes to your dental health, you may not realize that some of your habits are causing harm. Here are some common oral habits that can be destructive to your smile: Ice Chomping/ Nail…

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Watch Your Tongue!

When considering your oral hygiene routine, most people think about their teeth.  While you certainly should be focusing on keeping your teeth cleaned and monitoring changes in your dental health, you should also pay attention to your tongue. Your tongue, just like your fingerprint, is a one-of-a-kind feature, and it can hold powerful information about your…

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