WE’VE ALL BEEN TOLD (and many of us tell our children) that milk builds strong bones. But our nutritional and dietary preferences are not only widely varied, but they also change from time to time.
2016 is decidedly here, and that means many of our patients are getting excited about continuing their New Year’s Resolutions. We love this time of year, and it strikes joy into our hearts to see the renewed invigoration and motivation for self-improvement that this time of year brings.
The temporomandibular joint, commonly referred to as TMJ, is located in front of your ear where the skull and the lower jaw meet. This joint is what connects your jaw to your skull and allows your lower jaw to move and function. Experts have determined that the TMJ is the most used joint in the body.
Growing a first tooth is one of the most excited and important milestones in an infant’s life – but for parents, the teething process can often be a bit of a mystery. We know that there’s a lot to keep track of, so for this blog, we’ve put together some helpful info and tips on what to expect as your child’s teeth develop.
At Picasso Smiles Dental, we want to be sure you get the most out of your treatment time spent at our El Paso dental office.
Food choices play an important role when it comes to oral health. Believe it or not, not all foods that are healthy for you also promote good oral health! Some of the food that we have listed may surprise you – read below to learn about six foods that are particularly good for your teeth.
Do you find your friends subtly scooting away from you when you’re talking in close quarters? Does your desk neighbor at work offer you Tic Tacs and gum way more frequently than she should? Are you constantly breathing into your hand to see what others may be smelling?
Do you fear to go to the dentist? Maybe you have a fear of shots, a strong gag reflex or have had a previously traumatic dental experience. Well, we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone because 30-50% of Americans suffer from dental phobia.