Types of Fillings

CWD EditorImplant Dentistry, Oral Health, Uncategorized

When you’re suffering from a cavity, it’s important to get it checked! Fillings prevent pain and sensitivity and keep the cavity from expanding. If you have a cavity, Cottonwood Dental would be happy to help you! There are several options available for fillings, and each option has its own benefits and drawbacks. Here’s a quick overview of the types of … Read More

Does Botox for TMJ Work?

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TMJ, or temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder affects an estimated 10 million Americans! For those who suffer from pain or discomfort associated with this condition, any hope for relief is met with excitement. The jaw tension and headaches that result from TMJ can be unbearable for some. Cottonwood Dental is happy to provide a possible solution. We offer Botox treatment, … Read More

Hyperdontia: Why Do Some People Have Extra Teeth?

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Most of us have 20 teeth as children and by the time we reach adulthood we have 32. However, some people have extra teeth or supernumerary teeth. This is called Hyperdontia and it affects between 1% and 4% of the population. So why do some people have these extra teeth? It’s not entirely clear why hyperdontia affects some, but it … Read More