Custom Made Dentist Night Guard vs Over-The-Counter

Which is better – dentist made night guard vs over-the-counter When you wear a dental night guard while you sleep, you can reduce tooth damage caused by grinding your teeth at night. But which type of night guard will work best for you? There are custom-made and over-the-counter (OTC) night guards that provide the same […]

Floss First or Brush First?

Which is better – Floss or Brush First? Brushing and flossing are two of the most important factors to a good oral hygiene routine. They can greatly improve your dental health while minimizing bad breath, cavities, and gum disease. However, most people don’t care about the proper order for flossing and brushing their teeth. While […]

How Long Does It Take for TMJ Pain to Go Away

Temporomandibular joint disorder If you have temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), the pain and discomfort can be quite disheartening, painful, and an inconvenience to daily activities. Pain in the jaw joint, which is one of the most used joints in the body, can significantly affect one’s quality of life. Luckily, most jaw abnormalities heal well with […]

Top Tips for Eating With Invisalign

Eating Habits to Follow While Wearing Invisalign The way you bite down on your food can affect more than just your self-confidence. It can affect your oral health. Invisalign dental trays are an excellent choice for patients struggling with malocclusions (issues with the alignment of teeth). By caring for these issues, you will have straighter […]

Benefits of wearing a Night Guard

Top Benefits of Wearing a Night Guard to Sleep You might not know it, but you could be putting your teeth at risk every night. Most of us don’t realize how much damage we can do while sleeping. If you grind your teeth, a guard can help alleviate some of the problems and prevent further […]

2021 Holiday Hours

Sloan Creek Dental 2021 Holiday Hours The dentists and staff at Sloan Creek Dental would like to wish you and your families all the best throughout the holidays. Please review our Holiday Hours at your convenience. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!!

Can TMJ Disorder Cause Eye Pain?

Experiencing eye pain, swelling or twitching? The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the spot where your upper and lower jaws meet. It’s a complex structure, so problems in this area tend to come in clusters. Facial pain, neck pain, jaw pain, headaches, ear pain, and tinnitus or vertigo are all common symptoms caused by temporomandibular joint […]

What to eat after dental implant surgery?

Tips FROM DR. FENG on what to eat following a dental implant surgery If you have a dental implant procedure, you must follow the instructions of your Fairview dentist or oral surgeon following your dental implant surgery. Once fully healed, your new dental implants will function like your natural teeth, where you’ll be able to […]

FAQ – Dental Implants

Frequently Asked Dental Implant Questions & Answers You probably have a lot of questions about dentures and dental implants—questions we want to answer. We’ve put together this FAQ list to help you learn more about these popular dental devices and how they can improve your life. Do dental implants look better than dentures? Dental implants […]