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What Is Bruxism?

Do you wake up with pain in your face or jaw? Both are signs that you may have a teeth grinding habit that's also referred to as bruxism. 

This is a destructive habit, and most often occurs during sleep, so you may not be aware that you’re doing it. But your dentist will see the signs and can offer simple teeth grinding treatment in Woodinville, WA to relieve your pain and protect your teeth from damage. 

Signs That You Have a Teeth Grinding Habit

If you routinely experience any of the following, there’s a good chance that you’re bruxing. 

  • Facial pain
  • Jaw pain
  • Earaches
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Broken or chipped teeth

Even if these ...

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Can Nitrous Oxide Help During Your Next Dental Visit?

Keeping your smile healthy by staying current with your oral health saves you the discomfort of toothaches and the expense of involved dental work. But how are you going to get the dental care you need if you’re even too nervous to pick up the phone for an appointment?

The secret is to find a dentist in Woodinville, WA who focuses on your comfort and offers options like nitrous oxide dental sedation also referred to as “laughing gas.” 

Benefits of Choosing Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous oxide has been used in dentistry for over 150 years and is a safe gas that you inhale through a small mask. There are no injections or ...

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5 Cosmetic Dental Flaws We Can Solve with Porcelain Veneers

The days of thinking that a stunning smile is only available to a lucky few are over! With advances in materials and technology in recent years, porcelain dental veneers in Woodinville, WA are available to anyone who wants to do something about cosmetic dental flaws.

How Porcelain Dental Veneers Work

You may hear them referred to as porcelain veneers or dental veneers, and your dentist uses them to disguise and conceal all types of cosmetic dental flaws. Dental veneers are fabricated from premium ceramic material and customized for you using impressions of your teeth.

Dental porcelain is durable and closely mimics the translucent appearance of dental enamel. With with proper care, ...

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What is a Dental Night Guard? And Why Did You Recommend It?

Woman with Jaw Pain | Woodin Creek Dental

Have you recently noticed tooth pain or sensitivity? Do you wake up with pain in your head, neck, or shoulders? Does your jaw hurt when you open and close your mouth? 

All these symptoms may be related to a chronic teeth grinding or clenching habit called bruxism. But in many cases, your dentist can treat teeth grinding in Woodinville, WA, using a customized night guard to relieve these symptoms and protect your teeth from damage.

What Is a Dental Night Guard?

You may also hear a nightguard referred to as an occlusal splint or bite guard, and its purpose is to relieve the painful symptoms of teeth grinding. All these devices ...

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February is National Children's Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), a national health observance day that highlights the importance of good oral health for kids.

As an adult, if you have a toothache, you may be uncomfortable and out of sorts. But you don’t worry too much because you can pick up a phone and call your dentistry team at our Woodinville, WA dental office.

How Dental Problems Affect Your Child's Well-Being

Unfortunately, when a child has a toothache, they may be too young to understand what pain is and what’s happening to them. The fact they can’t articulate the problem impacts many areas of their life:

  • They may not want to play since they ...

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What to Do if Your Temporary Crown Falls Off!

Woman with Jaw Pain | Woodin Creek Dental

Part of getting a new dental crown involves wearing a temporary to protect your tooth until the final restoration is ready. After your dentist prepares your tooth and takes impressions, they send your case to a custom dental lab where skilled technicians produce a crown that is durable, fits well and blends beautifully with your smile.

Occasionally, however, the temporary falls out before the new crown is ready, or you break its seal by biting down too hard on crunchy foods.

Losing a temporary crown is not uncommon, so don’t panic. Call your Woodinville dental crowns dentist, who knows just what to do and how to help you.

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Dental Bridges and Implants – How Are They Different?

Dentistry has a come a long way in the past few decades, giving us more and more options for solving common problems like tooth loss. Today you can choose from a bridge, dental implant, or comfortable, natural-looking dentures to restore function and appearance.

Choosing the Right Solution for You

There are no solutions in dentistry that work for all people all the time. Both have pros and cons, and the best option for you is the one that fits all your unique needs including your goals for a better smile and your budget.

Dental Implants

A dental implant is an artificial titanium tooth root that’s placed surgically in your jaw and left ...

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