Botox for TMD
Botox for TMD

Temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly known as TMD, is a condition that affects the jaw joint and surrounding muscles, causing pain, stiffness, and limited mobility in the jaw. The disorder can have a significant impact on a patient's quality of life. The dentists at Polished Dental in Bismarck have started using Botox as a treatment for TMD, with promising results.

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Dental Myths Debunked

There are many different myths and misconceptions about pretty much everything, but today we are focusing on a few dental myths. Everyday we see patients that believe these myths or misconceptions to be true, so today we are going to set the record straight on a few of them.

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The Importance of Routine Dental Exams

Have you had your teeth cleaned this year? A professional dental cleaning can have a significant impact on your general health. It is recommended to receive professional dental cleanings at least twice a year. Brushing and flossing every day is essential, but a professional dental cleaning can help ensure the health of your teeth and gum tissue, help prevent tooth decay, and any future problems.

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How bad is Sugar for Your Teeth?

Sugar can play a negative role in your health, especially when it comes to your teeth. Studies show a direct connection of tooth decay to consuming too much sugar. The American Heart Association recommends 24 grams of sugar for adult women and 36 grams of sugar for adult men.

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Brushing Tips

We brush our teeth every day (hopefully!), but are we doing it correctly? Just grab a brush a get to work, right? Not so fast! There are actually some best practices to keep in mind when brushing those pearly whites. We’ve got you covered with what is best for your teeth to help keep cavities away.

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CEREC Technology vs. Conventional Crowns

Did you know you can get a precise-fitting, natural-looking dental crown in just one visit at Polished Dental? CEREC is 3D technology that has revolutionized the dental industry for those in need of restorations. Conventional crowns used to take weeks to create and took two or more visits to finish. With CEREC technology, you are able to be seen in just one visit for your dental crowns.

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Botox in Dentistry
Botox in Dentistry

BOTOX is commonly used for smoothing of the facial wrinkles of the forehead, between the eyes, around the corners of the eyes and around the lips. The use of BOTOX in dentistry is becoming more common as a minimally invasive way to treat migraines and headaches, as well as TMJ (Temporomandibular joint) disorders.

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Teeth Whitening Before the Holidays

Teeth whitening is more than just a white smile. You gain the confidence to smile and laugh with friends and family, and take pictures with that same confidence. Do you want your smile confidence back? There are options available to get that white smile you’ve always dreamed of.

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