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What Is Bruxism?

What Is Bruxism?

If you grind your teeth but can’t seem to stop, you might have a condition known as bruxism. 

At Breckenridge Dental we are dedicated to providing you with the care you need for optimal dental health. Below, we’ll explain what bruxism is and discuss the symptoms and how it can be treated.

Best Practices on Preventing Wisdom Tooth Extraction Complications

Best Practices on Preventing Wisdom Tooth Extraction Complications

When preparing to get your wisdom teeth taken out, you may be worried about the potential complications that the surgery can have. You might have heard horror stories from your friends, or are simply nervous about the procedure and what it entails. We are here to help you relieve some of those worries as well as give you some guidance on how to have the best healing process possible. Preparation is key here when avoiding complications with your extraction. Below, you’ll find best practices to prepare yourself against infection and promote your healing.

Going Back to School Means It’s Check Up Time!

Going Back to School Means It’s Check Up Time!

A healthy smile is a back-to-school essential. Regular dental check-ups are important to fight the most common dental disease affecting school-age children: cavities. Dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year. 

Ten Questions to Ask at Your Next Dental Appointment

Ten Questions to Ask at Your Next Dental Appointment

Come prepared to your next dental appointment by asking these questions. We want you to leave feeling confident and smiling, so don’t leave our office without letting us know about any of your questions or concerns! Ten Questions to Ask How is my dental health...

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

How to Take Care of Your Toothbrush

We use a toothbrush everyday, but it is probably something that you don't think too much about. Although we may take our toothbrushes for granted, they are our first line of defense against gum disease. We need to make sure to take care of them and here are a few tips...

What Tools do Hygienists Use to Clean Teeth?

What Tools do Hygienists Use to Clean Teeth?

Have you ever gone to the dentist and been curious about that tray of shiny tools and what they’re for?  The dental hygienist has over a dozen tools to help keep your teeth healthy. Here are a few that are regularly used in a dental office: PROBE Probes look like...

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"I have been going here for several years as an adult. I have become friends with the staff and they truly care about me as a patient and human. They also take the time to address any questions I have. Tiffany is by far the best dental hygienist I’ve ever had and makes dental cleanings one of my favorite things in life. I actually look forward to going to the dentist."

 

--Ashley DeVault

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