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We love to keep our patients in the loop! The Family Dental Practice blog is meant to be a place you can come and read up on all things related to oral health. We hope to educate, entertain, and keep you up to speed on any new procedures we offer as well as exciting deals or office announcements. If you ever have a question you’d like us to address in the blog, feel free to let us know!

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TMJ: The Root of Your Pain - <p>Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. Maybe some lingering pain in your chewing muscles and bones even have you wondering if you have it. TMJ dysfunction is sometimes called TMD, TMJD, or TMJ Syndrome, especially if there seem to be […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

TMJ: The Root of Your Pain

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. ...

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Keep Lipstick off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips - <p>You work with Family Dental Practice to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: “How do I let […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Keep Lipstick off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Family Dental Practice to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the...

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Botox® at the Dentist!? - <p>As specialists in facial anatomy and aesthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated just with appearances, Botox can be equally as therapeutic as cosmetic. Botox is a purified protein that irons out wrinkles by attaching to a muscle and preventing it from contracting. (Muscle contracting […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Botox® at the Dentist!?

As specialists in facial anatomy and aesthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated ju...

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Fluoride: Good or Bad? - <p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is true? Do the health […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achieve...

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Dental Crowns 101 - <p>Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in you...

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Can My Child Skip Visits to the Dentist? - <p>You may think of our team at Family Dental Practice as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but we’re also myth busters! You’ve probably heard one of the most common misconceptions we have to challenge: dentistry isn’t important until after children lose their baby teeth. The […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted January 13, 2020 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Can My Child Skip Visits to the Dentist?

You may think of our team at Family Dental Practice as part of your child’s defensive line keeping them safe from gum disease and tooth decay, but w...

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Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good? - <p>At Family Dental Practice, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types could […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At Family Dental Practice, we know a lot of people feel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routi...

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Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain? - <p>If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through. Teeth having to push their way through gum tissue sounds rough, so it’s no surprise that as it happens, your little one will likely be sensitive and in […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

Is My Child’s Loose Tooth Causing Them Pain?

If you’re a parent or you’re lucky enough to work with infants and toddlers, you know that teething is not the most fun phase they’ll go through...

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What Did My Dentist Just Say? - <p>At Family Dental Practice, education is paramount in our mission to help our friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family. However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases, we’ll […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

What Did My Dentist Just Say?

At Family Dental Practice, education is paramount in our mission to help our friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this re...

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The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health - <p>They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
William J. Buchholtz, DDS

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco...

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