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The Cause and Effect of Teeth Grinding

The Cause and Effect of Teeth Grinding

Notice that your jaw feels sore when you wake up in the morning? You might be grinding your teeth at night. While this may not seem like a big deal, bruxism (teeth grinding) can have serious side effects ranging from lost teeth to extreme jaw pain. This condition is...
Oral Cancer Screenings Using the VELscope

Oral Cancer Screenings Using the VELscope

Regular dental visits are about more than just cleaning your teeth. They’re also essential for screening for oral cancer. These screenings often catch cancer and other conditions early on, which gives the patient enough time to treat and recover from them. Many...
Medication Can Affect Your Oral Health

Medication Can Affect Your Oral Health

Before starting a new medication, it’s important to understand its side effects. Many popular medications have side effects that can negatively impact your oral health. If you’re taking a medication that can damage your teeth or gums, it’s important to seek regular...
Laser Dentistry for Gum Disease

Laser Dentistry for Gum Disease

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is a serious infection that can cause tooth loss and a variety of other health conditions as it progresses. Although gum disease can have dangerous long-term consequences, we can use modern technology to treat it and prevent things from...
Oral Conscious Sedation

Oral Conscious Sedation

Using sedatives during dental procedures creates a more comfortable and efficient experience for both the patient and the dentist. Sedatives are often used for invasive procedures such as extractions. However, at Mill Dam Dental Care, we offer sedation for all...