General Dentistry

Understand the cause of your tooth pain

Tooth Pain? A Guide to Understanding Why Your Teeth Hurt

Learning to Listen to What Your Toothache Is Telling You Toothaches are infamous for causing a lot of pain, sometimes keeping you awake at night or making it difficult to concentrate during the day. As unpleasant as this pain can be, it’s vital for us to experience — in many ways, pain keeps us healthy.…
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Benefits to a custom mouthguard

How a Custom Mouthguard Could Help TMJD, Bruxism, and Sleep Apnea

A custom mouthguard can help you in surprising ways. When you think of mouthguards, you likely picture the protective oral devices that are often worn to protect teeth and gums from injury during contact sports. There’s good reason for you to think of this type of mouthguard first—even if you don’t play a contact sport…
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Get relief from TMJ disorder symptoms

Is Your Headache a Sign of TMJ Disorder?

Relieving Discomfort in the Temporomandibular Joint Does your typical day involve taking over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers to cope with your daily headache? If you’re experiencing chronic headaches coupled with discomfort in your neck and jaw, you could be experiencing symptoms of an undiagnosed TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder.  When left untreated, TMJ disorders can disrupt your…
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Does Coke Ruin Teeth

Does Coke Ruin Teeth in General?

Your diet can play a part in the health of your teeth. Drinking soda is common, and many people drink soda every day without even thinking of the effects on your teeth. Not only is soda bad for your teeth, it is associated with type 2 diabetes and weight gain. At Davis Family Dental Care,…
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Beautiful Young Woman In Dental Examination

What Is the Main Cause of Crooked Teeth?

Many patients long for that perfect straight smile. It seems everywhere you turn; you see people with beautiful smiles as a result of braces. If you have crooked teeth, you may feel isolated and your self-confidence is lost. Not everyone is born with perfect teeth, and some people will need help in order to get…
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How to Find a Good Dental Insurance Plan?

Choosing the right dental insurance plan is important because dental work can be expensive. Even a simple filling can be costly. Knowing what to look for when choosing a dental insurance plan, and understanding what is covered can help you figure out what plan is best for you. Most dental plans will cover 100% or…
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How Long Does It Take For a Tooth Infection to Spread?

Infections can be serious, and it is always important for patients to know when to call their dentist. Infections should always be treated right away to avoid complications, or other issues from developing. If you have a toothache and throbbing pain that does not go away, the infection could spread to other places in the…
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tooth sensitivity

Is Tooth Sensitivity Permanently Curable?

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, and many patients encounter pain or discomfort when they eat certain foods that are hot or cold. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, around 40 million adults suffer from sensitivity. Usually, the pain is temporary and can be treated to improve, but not cure the condition.   At…
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General Dentists

What Types of Treatments Do General Dentists Provide?

General Dentists provide services to diagnose, treat, and maintain your oral health. Our office specializes in general dentistry, and this includes preventative, corrective, and restorative treatment for patients. Our general dental care services allow us to remove any decay or disease from your teeth and gums. We preserve your natural teeth and keep you looking…
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small cavities

Can Small Cavities Heal By Themselves?

If you have a cavity and are reluctant to call your dentist, you may be hoping the cavity will just heal itself. A cavity is tooth decay that causes a hole in the tooth. If cavities are not treated more serious issues can develop. At Davis Family Dental Care, it is important to take care…
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