Author Archives: Dr. David Janash

Have a Teeth Grinding Habit? Take These Steps

According to the American Sleep Association, teeth grinding (or bruxism) affects 10% of Americans adults and as many as 15% of American children. While this oral habit can occur during any time of day, nocturnal teeth grinding is considered the … Continue reading

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Warning Signs of a Cracked Tooth

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. This doesn’t mean it is invincible. Your teeth can break, chip or crack under certain pressures. While decay and infection can weaken a tooth, even a strong, healthy tooth can … Continue reading

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Are Your Sleeping Habits Sabotaging Your Smile?

Sleep is an important part of your health. It is a chance for your body to rest and rebuild itself in countless ways. However, the way you sleep, or the habits you engage in subconsciously while you sleep, can end … Continue reading

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Amalgam Fillings Versus Composite Fillings

When it comes to repairing an area of tooth decay, metal fillings were the treatment of choice for many years. While this type of filling can effectively restore a damaged tooth, amalgam (metal) fillings come with several notable drawbacks. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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White Spots After Braces?

When it comes time to get your braces off, every patient anticipates a dazzling and beautiful smile underneath. While you can typically expect the alignment of your teeth to be what you envisioned, the color of your teeth may not … Continue reading

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5 Reasons You Need an Emergency Dentist

Let’s face it; as much as we like to think we can plan our dental visits, there are times in which unexpected dental concerns arise. Teeth can demand emergency treatment after an accidental fall or sports injury, or when an … Continue reading

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Kids Can Get Gum Disease, Too!

Gum disease is a serious oral health condition. It involves infected tissues that can destroy your teeth’s supporting structures and even impact your overall health. Gum disease, however, is not restricted to the adult population. While kids are not likely … Continue reading

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Can Osteoporosis Affect Your Smile?

Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes the body to lose too much bone and/or make too little bone. You probably know this condition by its association with aging adults, as it dramatically increases the risk of fracture and falls. … Continue reading

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Why You Need a Full-Service Dentist

The most standard and common type of dental treatment is a preventive checkup for your teeth every six months. This includes a professional cleaning, evaluation of your gum health, x-rays and other preventive services. However, few of us are lucky … Continue reading

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Know This Before Considering Dental Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one of the most “attractive” options in cosmetic dentistry. They are used in a wide variety of circumstances. Veneers can improve an unsightly smile you were born with or reverse damage done to your teeth over time. … Continue reading

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