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Mini Dental Implants

Did you know that dentistry has evolved tremendously in recent years?  The improvement of dental procedures most rewarding for dental patients is a new system of making loose dentures tight again called mini-dental implants. Dentists in the past have had problems with their patients who have, because of age or disease, suffered bone loss making […]

SENSITIVE TEETH

Temperature extremes shouldn’t be painful to your teeth. If you wince when sipping or eating hot or cold food , then you probably have “sensitive teeth”.  Sensitivity to temperature can have many causes. Cavities Tooth grinding Worn enamel Exposed roots Chipped or cracked teeth If your teeth are causing you pain, call your dentist today to […]

Dental Implant Benefits

Missing teeth are a problem. Dental implant benefits include replacing missing teeth and the implant will last a long time. With implants you can chew better, eat what you want and smile with confidence. Dental implants replace the root with a titanium screw and a crown on top and they help preserve the jawbone. We […]

One Visit Crowns

Porcelain crowns in one visit. Using digital impressions, Kuhn Dental can design your crown with Cerec software. We send the digital image to the milling machine, which creates a durable porcelain crown. The milling machine used a single block of high quality porcelain that is similar to your natural tooth enamel.  We will choose the shape, […]

Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry uses medication to help you relax during dental procedures.  It is sometimes called “Sleep Dentistry“.  It is appropriate for people with real fear or anxiety about going to the dentist. Nitrous Oxide – also referred to as “laughing gas” helps you relax as you breathe in the gas through a small mask. NuCalm […]

Mini-Implant Dentures

Do you have loose uncomfortable dentures?  Stabilizing them with mini-implant dentures can be an excellent solution. Your denture is held in place  by narrow implants placed in the jaw.  The denture snaps onto the implants in your jaw keeping the denture secure in your mouth, but allowing you to remove it when necessary. The procedure involves […]

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 […]