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Thomas J. Novak. DDS, Blog

Your Weatherford Dentist Makes Dental Implants Work

December 15, 2017

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dental implant and crownThere is an old adage that claims you never know what you have until it’s gone. If you don’t have a complete set of teeth, you probably know just how true that saying is. Without all of your chompers in place, it can be difficult to eat a nutritious diet. Plus, you may face other problems as well, including embarrassment over your incomplete smile and bone loss in your jaw. Dental implants might be the perfect solution for you! Let’s discuss some of the basics of this life-changing treatment.

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How a TMJ Mouthguard Can Solve Your Jaw Pain

December 2, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnovak @ 11:46 pm

An occlusal splint.It’s the middle of the night and you wake up to your wife twisting and turning underneath the bedsheets. Startled, you crawl over and ask her what’s wrong. “My jaw won’t stop hurting, babe. I can’t sleep,” she says. On top of that, her head won’t stop aching, even after taking painkillers. You’re worried it could be something else but not sure what.

If you’re looking for a solution for you or loved one’s chronic jaw pain, a TMJ mouthguard could be the answer. Read on to learn a solution for your chronic aches and pains. (more…)

Warning! Your Cosmetic Dentist Says You’ll Love Your New Smile

November 20, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnovak @ 10:04 pm

teenage boy laughing covering eyeAre you in a rut, feeling down and lacking confidence? Are you unhappy with what you see in the mirror? If these scenarios describe you don’t beat yourself up over it. Your smile is really that important, and you deserve to feel confident and assured of yourself. Your trusted cosmetic dentist understands how you feel and has a way to solve this problem.

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Your Weatherford Dentist Delivers the Smile You Desire in Six Months

November 19, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnovak @ 11:04 pm

woman smiling with clear bracesFall is nearing an end and so is high school football, but your daughter and son are already making plans for the prom coming up in the spring of next year. They have six months to select a formal gown and tuxedo, and to straighten those troublesome teeth that have been bothering them since childhood. Thankfully, your Weatherford dentist has an option to deliver the smile they want by then. Read on to learn about the benefits of Six Month Smiles.

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Afraid of the Dentist? Sedation Dentistry Can Help!

October 24, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — drnovak @ 1:36 am

afraid of dentistDo you avoid making dental appointments? Do you create any excuse you can think of to avoid climbing into that big chair so your dentist can take a look at your teeth? Dental anxiety is a common problem; you shouldn’t be ashamed if you are among the countless individuals who start to squirm when they think about getting their mouth worked on. Fortunately, many dentists do everything they can to help their patients feel comfortable. They may even use sedation dentistry to make your appointment a breeze.

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What Is the Best Solution for Your Bruxism?

October 2, 2017

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making a night guardEveryone might grind their teeth occasionally when they’re annoyed or angry, but persistently putting pressure on those pearly whites of yours can lead to serious problems. Bruxism (teeth grinding) can cause headaches and, moreover, it puts that smile of yours in danger. The pressure that you put on your teeth may cause them to break or crack over time. Ouch! What factors are behind bruxism, and what is the best solution for this problem?

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