Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Help Alleviate TMJ Disorder Symptoms

TMJ disorder is a blanket term used to describe discomfort or dysfunction in the sophisticate temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. Common symptoms often include an ache near their temples or just in front of the ears. This is often due to chronic muscle tension resulting from clenching the jaw frequently or grinding your teeth…. Read more »

Keeping Up on Your Oral Health

You know that there are several things you might need to do to protect your pearly whites. However, please remember that there are also several factors you’ll need to consider if you’re trying to keep your teeth as healthy as you can. For instance, would you be surprised to hear that a lack of saliva… Read more »

The Many Benefits of Mouthwash

Did you know that mouthwash can be an extremely effective tool to help improve your oral health? However, not all forms of mouthwash should be treated equally, because they may not be designed to do the same tasks, and many products go unregulated. Thus, the standards they hold are not to the highest degree. Some… Read more »

Dentures Can Replace the Function of Your Missing or Compromised Teeth

Periodontal disease and tooth decay can compromise multiple teeth in your mouth. You are even more likely to suffer significant tooth loss if you are reticent to attend your twice-annual dental checkup and cleaning at Daniel Richards, DMD. For a mouth with a significant number of missing or compromised teeth, Dr. Daniel Richards might recommend… Read more »

Could You Benefit From Root Canal Therapy?

You know that there are several things you should do to keep your teeth healthy and strong, but did you know that root canal therapy may be something you should consider? You see, if you don’t get root canal therapy for a tooth with an infected root, with extensive decay, or one that has experienced… Read more »

How are My Oral and Overall Health Connected?

Many people take good care of their smiles just because they know it’s the right thing to do. They oftentimes don’t know the consequences of a poor oral health. If you’re one of these people, our dental team would like to tell you about one major consequence: your entire health could be affected.  According to… Read more »

Our Team Is Happy to Help with Your TMJ

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD/TMJ) are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in your joints in the jaw and the muscles that control your jaw movement. Your temporomandibular joints hinge the jaw to your skull and allow you to open your mouth, eat your food, talk, and create facial expressions. Cushioned by a small… Read more »

Using Partial or Full Dentures to Replace Missing Teeth

If you have missing teeth, that can create many different problems for your mouth, teeth, and even general health. Speech impairment, chewing trouble, and embarrassment can all come from missing teeth. Full or partial dentures may be the best solution to restore your teeth and smile. If you need partial dentures, our dentist will make… Read more »

Currently Available Teeth Whitening Options

One of the newest, fastest growing dental services at is teeth-whitening treatments. Even if you have yellowish teeth or sparkly pearly whites, teeth-whitening can actively give you a brighter whiter smile is as little as one office visit. With all the products floating around the market today, it is important to speak with your dentist… Read more »

Chronic Gum Disease Can Cause Serious Complications for Your Oral Health

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is the progressive inflammation and infection of gum tissues. While it often results from hardened tartar at the gumline, there are other increased risk factors, like regular tobacco use and certain medical conditions, that can make you more prone to gum disease at an earlier age. The… Read more »