Types of Fillings

CWD EditorImplant Dentistry

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 types of fillings available, and each one has its own benefits and drawbacks. Here’s a quick overview of the types of … Read More

Does Botox for TMJ Work?

CWD EditorOral Health

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?

CWD EditorOral Health

Most of us have 20 primary teeth as children and, by the time we reach adulthood, we have 32 permanent teeth. But it’s possible to have more—in a condition called hyperdontia.   What is Hyperdontia? Hyperdontia simply means that a person has extra teeth, or supernumerary teeth, in their mouth. Most commonly, we see extra permanent teeth in teens and adults, … Read More