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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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What a Great Smile! Dental Bonding for Kids - <p>Dental bonding is a versatile cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. It can repair damage, fill gaps, and improve the look and structure of teeth. Family Dental Practice wants all our patients to enjoy healthy, confident smiles, and if your child faces problems with chipped, misshapen or […]</p>
Posted December 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

What a Great Smile! Dental Bonding for Kids

Dental bonding is a versatile cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. It can repair damage, fill gaps...

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I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ? - <p>You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a […]</p>
Posted November 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatm...

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Straight Talk on Straight Teeth: Do Braces Hurt? - <p>Orthodontic treatments have been around for centuries, but luckily the materials and methods used have been updated with the expansion of education and technology. If they hadn’t, you might see metal bands or golden wires wrapped all the way around teeth instead of small brackets held in place by wires—or worse, cords made from animal […]</p>
Posted October 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Straight Talk on Straight Teeth: Do Braces Hurt?

Orthodontic treatments have been around for centuries, but luckily the materials and methods used have been updated with the expansion of education an...

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Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains? - <p>First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Family Dental Practice, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]</p>
Posted September 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is...

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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth - <p>We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun losing teeth as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of […]</p>
Posted July 19, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun ...

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Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns - <p>The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can […]</p>
Posted April 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the proces...

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Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment - <p>Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, about one million Americans and Canadians over the age of 18 wear braces or aligners, and the use of adult orthodontics rose 24 percent between 1989 and 2008.  […]</p>
Posted March 27, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Adult Braces: What to Expect at Your First Appointment

Orthodontics Aren’t Just Kid Stuff The use of orthodontic appliances to improve smiles isn’t just for kids and teens anymore. According to the Aca...

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When is the Best Time to Get Braces? - <p>The seasons seem to fly by, quickly turning into years. Before you know it, your little one is not so little (they grow up so fast!) and it’s time to consider braces. At Family Dental Practice, we highly recommend early intervention when it comes to orthodontics.  Contrary to the popular belief that you should wait […]</p>
Posted December 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

When is the Best Time to Get Braces?

The seasons seem to fly by, quickly turning into years. Before you know it, your little one is not so little (they grow up so fast!) and it’s time t...

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Will the Gap in My Child’s Teeth Ever Close? - <p>Diastema is the medical name for a space or gap between two teeth. While the most commonly gapped teeth are the two at upper front and center, a gap can occur between any two teeth. There are many potential causes for gapped teeth, including: Teeth that are too small for the jawbone Teeth that are […]</p>
Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Will the Gap in My Child’s Teeth Ever Close?

Diastema is the medical name for a space or gap between two teeth. While the most commonly gapped teeth are the two at upper front and center, a gap c...

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Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style - <p>Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Family […]</p>
Posted May 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Bonding: A Perfect Smile is Always in Style

Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative de...

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