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Dental Implants

Dental Implant Post

Are they an option for you? Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth.  When teeth are lost because of disease or an accident, dental implants may be a good option. You may want to choose dental implants if you: Hide your smile because you have missing teeth Wear dentures that are uncomfortable […]

TMD and Neuromuscular Dentistry

If jaw joints don’t work together a cycle of pain results. TMD stands for temporomandibular dysfunction. This refers to problems with the muscles and joints that join the mandible bone of the jaw to the temporal bone at the base of the skull. Symptoms of TMD include headaches, worn teeth, painful muscles in the face, […]

Sleep Apnea – Exercise Capacity

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is associated with impaired exercise capacity.  This is also an indication of increased cardiovascular risk.  Results from a new study shows predicted peak oxygen uptake was significantly lower in people with moderate to severe sleep apnea.  This new study compared people with and without Sleep Apnea and it showed that people with […]

SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT

SLEEP WITHOUT SNORING! HATE YOUR CPAP?  WE CAN HELP. Dr. Grimshaw can do a custom oral appliance that can treat your Sleep Apnea and help alleviate the symptoms of Sleep Apnea.  During sleep your throat tissue become relaxed causing them to fall towards your throat. This creates crowding by the tongue and soft palate, resulting […]

Sedation Dentistry

Kuhn Dental Associates offers Oral Sedation, I.V. Sedation and NuCalm Relaxation Therapy. Our goal is to be sure our patients are comfortable and stress free during treatment.  Ultimately, we want all our patients to be healthy and to have functioning teeth. NuCalm is an all-natural stress intervention system that guides you to deep relaxation. You […]

Headaches

HEADACHES – ASK YOUR DENTIST   Dr. Grimshaw can help treat your headaches.  Improper occlusion (bite) may play a significant role in certain types of headaches.  The muscles of the temple area of the forehead play an important part in the posturing and closing of the jaw.  If your occlusion is not right, it can […]

Why Skipping the Dentist is Bad for You

| posted by Jenny Everett in SElf Magazine. While we don’t love going to the dentist, we try to make ourselves do it twice a year. But for some reason, we’re more likely to blow off a tooth sprucing than any of our other health-related appointments. It just feels more “optional” than, say, a trip […]

TMD/TMJ and Neuomuscular Dentistry

What is TMJ? When jaw joints don’t work together a cycle of pain, muscle spasms and jaw joint problems result.  The letters “TMD” stand for temporomandibular dysfunction. This refers to problems with the muscles and joints that join the mandible bone of the jaw to the temporal bone at the base of the skull. Symptoms […]

Same Day Porcelain Crowns

Did you know we offer One Day Crowns? With the Cerec digital system there are no more messy impressions and you do not have to wear a temporary crown while you wait three weeks for your permanent crown to be made in a dental laboratory. This saves you the time, money and hassle associated with […]

A Smile is the Greatest Asset to Memorable First Impression

 When it comes to making a positive first impression at work or in personal relationships, nothing comes close to the impact of an attractive smile, according to a new survey conducted by Kelton Global on behalf of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Forty-eight percent of Americans believe that a smile is the most memorable […]