Treat TMD with One of These 5 Common Options

July 15, 2022

TMD, or temporomandibular disorder, is a condition that affects the jaw joint. Symptoms can include pain in the jaw, neck, and shoulders and difficulty opening and closing your mouth. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, it is important to contact your dental team here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry right away. Many treatment options are available for TMD, and the best option for you will depend on the severity of your condition. Keep reading to learn the top five common TMD treatment options we use.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Child has Bad Breath

May 13, 2022

Bad breath in children can be due to a number of reasons, some more serious than others. Therefore, if your child has bad breath, it is vital to find out the cause and address it as soon as possible. The best way to solve this problem for your child is to talk to their pediatric dentist here at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. So, let’s discuss the top five reasons why your child may have bad breath.

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5 Scenarios that Lead to Tooth Extraction

March 11, 2022

Your permanent teeth should stay in your head, and the team at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry do everything in our power to keep it that way. However, sometimes scenarios arise when an adult tooth extraction is the only option. In most cases, an extraction is our last resort to correct your dental concern. Here is a list of five of the most common situations we run into.

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Top 5 Dental Problems Invisalign Can Fix

November 15, 2021

Over the last decade, Invisalign has become the preferred method of treatment for straighter teeth in adults. Unlike traditional wire and bracket braces, Invisalign uses clear trays to move and shift your smile into its correct position. This option is much more comfortable and less noticeable, making them a hot-button topic for adults. Furthermore, Invisalign’s software – ClinCheck – maps out your entire treatment process, and what your end smile will look like. Not only does this limit all the guesswork, but it also gives you a customized treatment plan. David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry uses Invisalign to help patients rekindle their love for their smile. Here are five of the most common dental problems our treatment can correct.

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5 Dental Emergencies

September 9, 2021

Dental health care is crucial for our overall physical health. But accidents do happen, and sometimes we’re left with a cracked, chipped, or missing tooth. In addition, gum disease and cavities can also cause oral health issues. Thankfully, all of these can be remedied when you schedule your appointment with David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. We’re here for all of your dental care needs, whether it’s preventative and routine, or a restoration emergency. Here are some of the most common dental emergencies we see from our patients.

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5 Pediatric Dentistry FAQs

May 15, 2021

As adults, we know that oral hygiene is a critical part of our overall health care. Yet, many parents come to David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry with questions about pediatric dentistry. While we encourage parents to bring their children in for examinations as soon as possible, dental care can start at home and as soon as your child’s first tooth arrives. There’s no reason you should wait to introduce your child to the basics of teeth care. In fact, many children will be naturally curious about why you’re brushing your teeth, so this is a great opportunity to teach them the ropes. If you’re unsure where to start, we’ve answered some of the most common questions we get about children’s dentistry.

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3 Signs You Need Full Mouth Rehabilitation

March 8, 2021

Everyone wants a bright and beautiful smile, but not everyone is born with such a blessing. However, there’s more to a great set of teeth than genetics. Most people rely on dental care to keep their teeth white, straight, and free of defects. Still, access to dental care isn’t easy for some, leaving many to put off their dental care for years or even decades, often resulting in full mouth rehabilitation. Thankfully, the team at David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has what it takes to restore your smile, no matter the damage. Here are some of the key signs it’s time for an appointment in our office.

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4 FAQs About Wisdom Teeth Extraction

January 14, 2021

Contrary to what the name might suggest, your wisdom teeth don’t provide any additional wisdom! Instead, these molars are usually the last to erupt through the gum’s surface. As the third and final set of molars, they don’t become an issue until people are between 17-25 years of age. It’s within this age bracket that we do the most extractions for wisdom teeth. Still, we find that there is a shroud of mystery surrounding the extraction process. So, before you call David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

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5 Invisalign Tips

November 12, 2020

Your smile is everything! It’s the first thing people see when they meet you, and it can really have a lasting impression. If you’re a little embarrassed of your crooked smile, then David C. Woods Family & Cosmetic Dentistry has the solution. Since 2016, we’ve been using Invisalign to help many of our patients achieve the perfect smile they’ve always dreamed of. Still, some individuals still have apprehensions. That’s normal, and also why we’re letting you in on some very important Invisalign tips.

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5 Signs of a Cavity

September 14, 2020

Cavities are one of the most common dental health conditions. Bacteria and sugars from the drinks and foods we intake daily can greatly impact our teeth, making proper dental hygiene essential. Additionally, not brushing or flossing regularly can also lead to cavities. That’s why residents in Carmel, IN, turn to David C. Wood Family & Cosmetic Dentistry for their cavity treatment and general dentistry. Our expert dental team is here for all of your dental concerns. So, if you think you have a cavity, here are some signs that you may be right.

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