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What Are My Treatment Options for TMJ Disorder?

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Are you experiencing chronic headaches, persistent jaw pain, popping sensations when opening and closing your mouth, or any other symptoms associated with TMJ disorder? There’s no reason to suffer any longer! Thanks to advancements made in neuromuscular dentistry, individuals bothered by TMJ disorder – also known as TMD – have a number of effective treatment…

How Do I Know If I Have TMJ Disorder?

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The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located in the area where the jaw meets the base of the skull and is responsible for all movements of the lower jaw. When functioning properly, this important joint enables us to seamlessly open and close our mouths to speak, chew, and yawn without any discomfort or complications. However, when…

How Long Do Teeth Whitening Results Last?

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Following Venus White® Max in-office teeth whitening here at North Scottsdale Dental Studio, patients can usually expect their results to last anywhere from six to twelve months. This timeframe can often be extended or shortened, however, depending on one’s unique personal habits. For instance, individuals who eat a lot of high-staining foods (such as berries,…

Over-the-Counter vs. Professional Teeth Whitening

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With the number of teeth whitening options available today, it can be hard to decide whether you should pursue an over-the-counter technique or professional treatment at a dental office to achieve the brilliant smile you desire. While both choices have proved to diminish stains and brighten teeth for the right individuals, there are a few…

Stress During Pregnancy May Increase Your Child’s Risk for Cavities

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It’s no secret that chronic stress during pregnancy can have a number of negative effects on the child, some of which may include a low birthweight as well as a heightened risk of developing asthma and certain allergies. According to a new study, another potential condition can be added to that list: cavities. While poor…

What Is Gingivitis?

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Gingivitis is a term meaning inflammation of the gums. Characterized by red, puffy gums, this condition is a non-destructive form of periodontal (gum) disease, though if left untreated, it can often develop into a more serious concern known as periodontitis. Should it reach this stage, issues such as gum recession and tooth loss may occur….

New Evidence in Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease

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Atherosclerosis – a term for the hardening and/or thickening of arteries – occurs when cholesterol, fats, and other substances build up to form plaque along the walls of arteries. Depending on their size, these plaques can partially or fully block blood flow in the artery. When this blockage occurs in coronary arteries, it could eventually…

3 Non-Oral Health Issues Linked to Poor Dental Hygiene

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Most people know that maintaining poor dental hygiene habits can cause a number of oral concerns, including bad breath, tooth decay, and even gum (periodontal) disease. What many people don’t know, however, is that aside from these conditions, failing to regularly brush and floss may eventually lead to other serious, potentially life-threatening issues. These illnesses…

Dr. Mabry Helps Restore Smile for Reformed Inmate

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Smiles Beyond The Bars (SBTB) is a Christian-based organization devoted to helping restore beautiful smiles for reformed inmates in need of dental care following their release from prison. Through a variety of oral services, the goal is for these former detainees to gain the confidence they need in their smile to become successful and productive…

Introducing Our New Practice Name – North Scottsdale Dental Studio

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Dr. Todd Mabry, Dr. Jeff Styskal, and our entire team are thrilled to announce the change of our practice’s name to North Scottsdale Dental Studio! With this new title, our current and prospective patients can expect the same level of top-notch care we have always provided, along with the luxury and comfort of three new…

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