The Relationship Between Genes and TMJ

Published: October 9, 2018

There are numerous ways damage can occur to the temporomandibular joint, which is responsible for opening and closing the jaw. People can damage their TMJ through constant jaw clenching, poor posture and chronic inflammatory arthritis. However, people can also suffer from this jaw disorder through their own genetics. While researchers still have much to discover, […]

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Take Care of Your Family’s Oral Health on Family Health and Fitness Day

Published: September 19, 2018

September 29th is a day we set aside to focus on family health and fitness each year. It serves as a great reminder of how important healthy choices can be at every age and stage of development. Many families take this time to review exercise and diet choices. Some go further and follow up with […]

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Facts About Dental Implants

Published: July 18, 2018

If you’re missing teeth, you have probably wondered if dental implants in Charlotte, NC are the right tooth replacement solution for you. Dental implants are very popular for people of all ages because they restore dental function and last for many years. In order to make an informed decision about how to replace your missing […]

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4 Types of Sedation Dentistry and Their Costs

Published: May 18, 2018

Individuals with dental anxiety in Charlotte, NC can benefit greatly from various sedation dentistry methods. Some estimates report that as many as 40 million Americans suffer from some degree of dental anxiety, especially children. The phobia can become so severe the person feels panic-stricken even setting foot in the office. Fortunately, there are four primary […]

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Facts About Full Mouth Reconstruction

Published: March 26, 2018

Your teeth are an important part of who you are. A full set of healthy teeth is important to speak properly and chew food properly. Additionally, they help you maintain your confidence by filling out your cheeks to help you keep a youthful look and by creating a beautiful smile. If you have missing teeth, […]

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Restore Your Smile With CEREC® Dental Crowns

Published: December 23, 2017

If you have had a dental implant in the past, you already know that you can treat it just like one of your natural teeth. However, this does not mean that it cannot be damaged. If your implant has been damaged or discolored, Dr. Layton can help. We are able to employ the most advanced […]

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How to Care For Your Invisalign® Aligners

Published: October 11, 2017

You invested in Invisalign® aligners in Charlotte, NC because not only do you want a straighter smile, but you also want to improve your oral care/health. To get the best results from using Invisalign® aligners, you have to know how to clean and care for your retainers properly. Cleaning Invisalign® Aligners To clean your Invisalign® […]

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Headache Relief Begins With a TMJ Evaluation

Published: August 12, 2017

Headaches occur for a variety of reasons such as tension or allergies, but did you know they could come from your mouth? Sometimes patients do not even realize they have an issue with their jaw, only they experience headaches or migraines on a near daily basis.  When this occurs, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and associated […]

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