Orofacial pain is a general term covering any pain that is felt in the mouth, jaws and the face. Unfortunately, it is a common symptom and there are many causes. Estimates are that more than 95 percent of cases of orofacial pain result from dental problems. Fortunately, a dentist is often the one you can see to relieve your pain and find a solution to the problem.
Mick Family Dental Blog
November 19, 2017
So you’ve decided to get dentures to replace your missing teeth. Good decision. Now, the only question is what kind of dentures? You’re probably familiar with traditional dentures that rest snugly on top of your gums. But did you also know that dentures could be attached to dental implants for a more secure fit? Called hybrid dentures, these combine the security of dental implants with the convenience and attractive appearance of fixed dentures.
October 23, 2017
Some things in life are unavoidable—like a few aches and pains as we grow older. There are other things, however, that we really can prevent. One of them is a cracked tooth. Read on to find out what you should and shouldn’t be doing to keep your teeth strong and sturdy.
September 26, 2017
Dentists have been using implant overdentures as a removable prosthodontic solution for tooth loss for more than 30 years. These dentures provide better retention and stability, so wearers do not have to worry about the embarrassment of a smile that slips or teeth that seem to click and clack during a meal.
July 18, 2017
Do you know someone who almost never shows his or her teeth when smiling? If so, then chances are they’re embarrassed or even ashamed because they have such crooked teeth. But a misaligned smile is not only a cosmetic concern. When teeth are crooked, you’re much more likely to have oral and even general health problems, too. Read on to learn why your cosmetic dentist in Reynoldsburg, Dr. Walt Mick, often recommends orthodontics to for the sake of appearance and well being.
June 10, 2017
Is there a man in your life? Husbands, fathers, brothers, sons, friends—we all know at least one, which means that we probably know someone who has neglected his health in some way or another. Men are notorious for not paying close attention to their health. Well, June is Men’s Health Month, and June 12 to 18 is Men’s Health Week. Aside from wearing blue, what can you do to help your men stay healthy? Send them to Reynoldsburg dentist Dr. Walt Mick! In honor of Men’s Health Month, read on to learn about oral health concerns and how your dentist can help to ensure overall health.
May 23, 2017
Because your mouth is the point of entry for all the food you eat—nutritious and not so nutritious—it has an impact on every part of your body: bones, muscles, organs, joints and systems. But did you know that just the condition of your mouth is linked to your overall health? It’s true. Scientists and researchers have discovered what is called the oral-systemic connection that specifically points to the link between gum disease and your general health. In this blog, Dr. Mick would like to focus on the association between gum disease and diabetes. Read on to learn more about this from your dentist, Columbus.
April 7, 2017
If you have a tooth that is deeply cracked or otherwise damaged, then Dr. Mick may recommend a dental crown. This trustworthy restoration can be used to return form and function to your tooth or as part of a system called a bridge, which is used to stand in for one or more missing teeth. Before having any restorative dentistry procedure, you are likely to have a number of questions. For either a bridge or dental crowns, Reynoldsburg dentist Dr. Mick already has the answers to a few common questions.
February 17, 2017
If you have one or more missing teeth, then there is only one question you need to answer: what is the best tooth replacement option for your smile? Finding the right one is essential for the well being of your oral and general health. Columbus dentist Dr. Walt Mick may recommend dental implants. After examining your mouth, teeth and jaw, he will be able to tell you whether or not you are an implant candidate.
February 13, 2017
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that is believed to affect 18 million Americans. It causes you to stop breathing numerous times per night due to an obstruction in the airway. These pauses can occur hundreds of times per night, with each event potentially lasting longer than a minute. The immediate symptoms of the disorder often include chronic snoring, poor sleep quality, and day time fatigue; however, the long-term complications are far more severe. To protect your health, you need a dentist for treatment. Where is a dentist near me for sleep apnea? Mick Family Dental Group has the information you need.