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Jaw Pain: More Than Just a Headache

June 3, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 8:37 pm
Man sitting up in bed, unable to sleep

You experience jaw discomfort frequently enough for it to be a recurring pattern. But nothing about it strikes you as a major concern. After all, sometimes our bodies just ache, right?

Actually, when your body consistently sends you uncomfortable signals, it’s usually trying to tell you that’s something’s amiss. Keep reading to find out what this could mean, and why you’ll want to treat your symptoms with something more long-term than ibuprofen or Tylenol.


Oral Wealth: Putting Your Tax Refund to Work for Your Dental Health

April 19, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 6:19 pm
Model of teeth with good dental health biting a coin

Tax season is often a time of mixed emotions. While the paperwork and calculations can be frustrating, the prospect of a tax refund brings a glimmer of relief. Once the money is in your bank account, it can be tempting to splurge. However, what if you made a plan for your refund this year? Using your hard-earned refund on your dental health isn’t as “fun” but it could be a more lasting investment! Read on to learn the best ways to use your refund for your pearly whites.


Busting Three Big Myths about TMJ Disorder

February 10, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 2:47 am
someone holding their jaw in pain

TMJ disorder is a complex condition, one that can be difficult for the average patient to know everything about. This one condition can affect people in a variety of ways and has many causes, which means that even two people who both suffer from the condition may have very different ideas about what it actually entails.

Consequently, there are a variety of myths surrounding TMJ that confound people’s full understanding of the condition. If you’re interested in learning more, here’s information about some of the most common myths surrounding the condition.


Traveling for the Holidays? Here Are Some Tips for Dental Hygiene on the Road

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 12:05 am
Gingerbread man

The holiday season includes some of the heaviest travel days of the year. While it’s a great idea to take some time off to go see relatives in distant locations, tooth decay and gum disease do not go on vacation. It’s crucial that you still practice oral hygiene when on the road, but it can be hard to keep up with cleaning your teeth while traveling between destinations and living out of your luggage. Here are a few tips to help keep your teeth happy, healthy, and strong while on vacation.


The Most Frightening Dental Stats to Keep You Up at Night

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 2:15 pm
A girl afraid of these scary oral health statistics

Were you planning on sleeping tonight, warm and safe in your bed? Then you should probably turn away and read no further. The contents of this blog are not for the faint of heart. The world of dentistry is full to the brim with frightening details and oral health statistics that will keep you up at night.

If you are courageous and eager to learn, continue reading. Here you’ll find the scariest dental statistics around. 


Importance of Detecting Children’s Oral Health Problems Early

September 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — wdentalfresno @ 5:09 pm
child holding large model of teeth

Few moments are as cherished as witnessing your child’s first tooth emerging from their gums. As their gummy smile transforms into baby teeth, it’s never too early to acquaint them with a dentist. Even though baby teeth are temporary, they play a pivotal role in your child’s oral health and growth. Consistent checkups facilitate early detection, safeguarding your child’s mouth’s well-being. Discover why it’s vital for them to visit the dentist every six months, even if they have just a few teeth.