Ways to keep your child's smile beautiful after braces: Part 2- Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 28. June 2014 06:30
When your child has their braces removed, the orthodontist always tells your child to wear the retainers. This is for a good reason. Most importantly, teeth always want to return to their natural position, especially immediately following completion of orthodontics. Stability of the position of... [More]

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Perfecting Your Smile

Thinning front teeth

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 18. May 2014 07:00
Many patients have chips and thinning of the front teeth. This can occur on both the top teeth and bottom teeth. When this occurs, the bite is not stable and can rapidly deteriorate further. The wear on front teeth can be very different from worn back teeth. They can be part of the same problem or c... [More]

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Perfecting Your Smile

TMJ problems and unstable bite

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 17. May 2014 07:00
When should the TMJ be evaluated and treated if nothing hurts? This is very important if cosmetic dentistry is going to be done. Often when a patient changes their smile, the bite may function differently. If the normal jaw movements interfere with the proposed treatment, the cosmetic dentistry will... [More]

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Perfecting Your Smile

Clicking Jaw joints

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 16. May 2014 07:00
Do you have a jaw joint that clicks? This jaw joint is known as the TMJ. The click is from the muscles of the jaw joint not working in co-ordination with the disk that allows the jaw to move. There are numerous reasons why this click can occur. Some can be related to a problem with th... [More]

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Perfecting Your Smile

8/23/13- Paula's Eating/Exercise Journal: Monday

by Paula (Clean Eating Expert) 24. August 2013 17:14
  Today I had my semi-annual dentist checkup.  Although it may seem that this adventure doesn’t have much to do with what I blog about, dental hygiene is actually an integral part of your overall health.  I must admit, going to these check-ups isn’t my favorite thing ... [More]

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