Dental Injuries: How a Mouthguard Can Protect Your Active Child

Published: August 31, 2017

If your child is involved in sports, you do everything you can to make sure he or she is as safe as possible. Protective gear is commonly worn during youth sports, including shoulder pads, shin guards and helmets. However, the teeth are often forgotten and commonly go without adequate protection, even though oral sports injuries […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Full Mouth Reconstruction

Published: June 8, 2017

The mouth is made up of an incredible blend of tissues that are all designed to work together to create the perfect system for chewing, breathing and swallowing. The gums, teeth, bone, tongue, connective tissues and blood vessels must all do their part. When each of these important parts does not work in harmony, it […]

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The Truth About Dental Implant Restoration

Published: June 7, 2017

If you have had a dental implant surgically placed in the past and are having difficulties with it, it may be time to see a specialist about dental implant restoration. This becomes necessary when implants fail, become loose because of failed osseointegration (bonding of the titanium to the jaw), or the crown portion breaks or […]

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Don’t Let Ghosts From Past Dental Experiences Keep You From Maintaining Good Oral Health

Published: May 3, 2017

May 3rd is National Paranormal Day, and while it’s unlikely that you’ll be visited by a genuine ghost, you may be haunted by a different type of unpleasantry—dental fear. Unfortunately, dental fear is a fairly common condition and is usually caused by painful or traumatic dental experiences. Don’t let ghosts of dental experiences past keep […]

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Understand Your Teeth Whitening Options

Published: October 27, 2016

If you have discolored, stained teeth that you are uncomfortable with, you aren’t destined to live a life where you hate your smile. New technology allows us to offer several teeth whitening options that give you a brighter, whiter smile and guarantee you are confident in how you look. At Dr. Miller’s office, we offer […]

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Gum Disease: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

Published: July 28, 2016

Millions of Americans have gum disease. It may not seem like much, but what many people fail to realize is that if this disease is left untreated, it could ultimately kill you. That is not a hyperbole. Make sure you take care of your gum tissue and seek treatment as soon as you notice something […]

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The Causes of TMJ

Published: May 14, 2016

At Dr. Miller’s office, many of our patients deal with TMJ problems in Waco, TX, and we offer successful treatment options that allow you to live a life free of discomfort and jaw pain. If you have tenderness or pain in the jaw area, you may be dealing with TMJ and not even know it. […]

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Surprising Consequences of Sleep Deprivation

Published: March 24, 2015

It is recommended that adults get about eight hours of sleep a night. However, many adults fail to get that amount due to various reasons. It could be a result of suffering from sleep apnea in Waco, TX or sleeping with a spouse who is constantly snoring. Whatever the reason, sleep deprivation can have some […]

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