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What’s Causing Your TMD Symptoms?

Temporomandibular joint disorder, also called TMD, affects the jaw joint (TMJ) as well as its surrounding muscles and nerves.  The TMJ is an intricate system that has daily demands. It is the TMJ that allows you to open and close your mouth, which means you can’t chew your food or speak comfortably if this joint…

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What is a Prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a specialist in the field of dentistry. Much like an orthodontist or endodontist, a prosthodontist has received additional training beyond the requirements of a general dentist. Prosthodontists are considered specialists in restorative procedures, such as those that improve imperfect teeth as well as treatments that involve replacing missing teeth. A prosthodontist is…

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Why Are Denture Relines Necessary?

If you have traditional (or removable) dentures, it is common to need a denture reline over the course of time. Denture relines require you to visit the dentist so that the surface of your denture can be re-fit to the tissues of your mouth. There are several types of relines, including hard and soft relines. Any type…

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These Teeth Whitening Mistakes Are Costly

If you are like millions of others across the United States, you desire a beautifully white smile. You know that a bright smile can brighten your entire face, make your overall appearance more attractive, and draw others closer to you. There are many teeth whitening products that can be purchased at your local drug store…

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Oral Cancer: Don’t Miss The Signs

Each year doctors report millions of medical cases that were caught late because patients failed to recognize early signs and symptoms. With so many allergies, intolerances, conditions, and diseases identified, it is often hard for people to keep up with what ails them – and if the symptoms that they experience are even “real.” It…

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Why Are Denture Relines Necessary?

If you have traditional (or removable) dentures, it is common to need a denture reline over the course of time. Denture relines require you to visit the dentist so that the surface of your denture can be re-fit to the tissues of your mouth. There are several types of relines, including hard and soft relines. Any type…

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The Effects of Diabetes on Your Teeth

For the millions of Americans with diabetes, being proactive to take care of themselves is critical to their long-term health. Diabetics are at increased risk for developing serious dental problems. A component of diabetes is a reduction in blood flow. Because of the reduced flow of blood, toxins can cluster and build up and make…

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Is A Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

At Muccioli Dental, we place a premium on preventative actions. We recommend that everyone brush and floss at least twice daily, as well as focus on a nourishing diet that minimizes sugar and highly acidic foods. Keeping teeth clean is the best way to prevent plaque buildup that can lead to erosion and decay. To…

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