Posted on 4/5/2019 10:06 AM By Mason Miner, DDS
Implant supported dentures are sturdy, reliable and can help your jawbone maintain its density after tooth loss. If you are considering receiving this popular tooth replacement option, it’s important to understand some basic information beforehand.
Posted on 4/3/2019 10:47 AM By Mason Miner, DDS
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Every year in the United States, over 51,000 people are diagnosed with some form of oral cancer. This includes cancers of the mouth, tongue, tonsils and throat. It is a time for everyone to be aware of the dangers of oral cancer and to undergo cancer screenings at their dentist’s office. Early detection greatly improves the chances of a successful recovery. Oral cancer may result in people losing some or all of their teeth, and fortunately, dental implants are great solutions to get those teeth back was the cancer has subsided.
Posted on 2/12/2019 4:06 PM By Mason Miner, DDS
Living with TMJ pain can be exhausting and can interfere with your daily quality of life. From headaches to chronic tinnitus (ringing in the ears), the symptoms of temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can exhibit themselves in a wide variety of ways. Fortunately, there is a simple and easy treatment available that can minimize your pain. Dr. Mason Miner offers effective and safe BOTOX® injections to treat TMJ and jaw tension.
Posted on 11/9/2018 3:57 PM By Mason Miner, DDS
When it comes to Botox® treatments, most people associate it exclusively with plastic surgery. Although some patients do use it to give their face a more youthful appearance, there are other reasons to consider this treatment. In fact, you do not even need a plastic surgeon – you may be able to ask your dentist about what Botox® can do for you. Here are three facts about this treatment that might surprise you.
Posted on 10/4/2018 10:21 AM By Mason Miner, DDS
With dental implants, patients can enjoy stronger jawbones, healthier gum tissue and more resilient smiles. However, not everyone is a good candidate for the procedure. Before you can get implants, you will need to speak with our dentist in Durango, CO so that he can see if you are in good enough health to support the implants. One thing Dr. Mason Miner will look at is whether you clench your teeth frequently.