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The Benefits of Wearing a Bruxism Mouthguard

The Benefits of Wearing a Bruxism Mouthguard

Bruxism is a very common dental problem that is characterized by the clenching of the jaw and grinding of the teeth. The majority of sufferers experience these issues at night, when they have little or no control over them and while they might not sound serious, they can have serious consequences for your teeth as well as causing some unpleasant effects.
Clear Correct vs. Invisalign

Clear Correct vs. Invisalign

Until fairly recently, patients who needed orthodontic treatment had no choice but to get braces that involve permanent wires and brackets being attached to your teeth to put pressure on them to move into a better position. While traditional braces are still extremely effective, modern orthodontic solutions have evolved and many patients are moving towards a new technique – clear aligners.
Surprising Foods that are Actually Good for Your Teeth

Surprising Foods that are Actually Good for Your Teeth

You’ve likely heard time and time again that proper oral hygiene is the way to a healthy smile. While this is certainly true, your hygiene habits aren’t the only thing that is beneficial for your teeth. The foods that we eat on a regular basis can actually play a huge role in our oral health. While you may assume that you already know the foods to eat and which to avoid, this list may surprise you! Check out these foods that are actually good for your teeth.
How to Take Care of Your Gums

How to Take Care of Your Gums

If you want to enjoy a healthy, attractive smile, looking after your gums should be a significant priority. Need to know what you can do to keep them in tip-top condition? Here are our top tips for taking care of your gums so that they can continue to support your teeth and help you to retain a healthy smile for longer.
How Dental Crowns Work for a Broken Tooth

How Dental Crowns Work for a Broken Tooth

At Woodward Dental Care, we routinely place dental crowns on our patient’s teeth to help protect them from further damage or decay. While crowns have a variety of uses and can help correct a number of issues, they are extremely effective to protect and restore the function of a broken tooth.
What is Involved During In-Office Teeth Whitening?

What is Involved During In-Office Teeth Whitening?

Many dental patients have at least a passing interest in teeth whitening. The desire to have brilliantly white teeth with a procedure that isn’t painful or time-consuming can often be too difficult to pass by. However, it is important to understand the benefits of in-office teeth whitening are so that you can weigh your decision to undergo the procedure.
Smile Rehabilitation - Options for Restoring my Smile

Smile Rehabilitation - Options for Restoring my Smile

Despite our best efforts to look after our teeth, general wear and tear and sometimes more severe damage can still occur. Nevertheless, we still want to maintain a healthy and attractive smile that ensures that we feel confident every time we open our mouths.
Foods that Help Protect Against Tooth Sensitivity

Foods that Help Protect Against Tooth Sensitivity

Sensitive teeth are a real pain. Every time you ingest something that is too hot or too cold, you get a sharp pain shooting through your jaw...
 Setting Resolution Goals to Take Better Care of Your Mouth

Setting Resolution Goals to Take Better Care of Your Mouth

The New Year is right around the corner, and along with it comes making some New Year's resolutions. You might resolve to save more money...
Sedation Dentistry Can Make Fear a Thing of the Past

Sedation Dentistry Can Make Fear a Thing of the Past

Many people avoid going to the dentist because they fear pain. There was a time when that was a valid fear. Dentistry, in the not too distant past, could be a painful experience...