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Our blog is a place to share interesting information and keep our patients in the know with what’s going on around here! We try to keep articles informative and entertaining for our patients. There is SO much to know when it comes to dentistry and while we may seem overly excited about teeth, we hope to show you just how cool and interesting oral health can be. If you love to contribute interesting facts at parties or just want to know what we mean when we say ‘prophy’— you’ll love the blog. Stop by every week and learn something new (and see cute pictures of Sage and Echo).

Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

The Way Your Teeth Meet: Overbite Edition

Do you know the status of your occlusion? That’s the technical term used to describe the way your maxillary (upper) and mandibular (lower) teeth align. If you happen to have a bite that doesn’t connect quite right—or at all—it’s referred to as a malocclusion. You might ask yourself, “Well, I can eat and speak without […]

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Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Life Hacks: One Simple Way to Protect Your Child’s Smile

Did you know that sports-related injuries are the leading cause of emergency room visits for children and teenagers between the ages of 12-17? For children between the ages of 5-14, recreational activities (e.g., riding a bike) account for an estimated 3.2 million emergency room visits.  With statistics like these, it’s no wonder parents want to […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth […]

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Alternative Text Posted February 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Crack Down on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome (CTS), also known as cracked cusp syndrome or split tooth syndrome, is a painful condition that results from a crack in one of your teeth. CTS can mean anything from a tiny hairline split in the crown to a fracture that goes all the way to the root.  If you have a […]

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

TMJ: The Root of Your Pain

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. Maybe some lingering pain in your chewing muscles and bones even have you wondering if you have it. TMJ dysfunction is sometimes called TMD, TMJD, or TMJ Syndrome, especially if there seem to be […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Veneers Can Give You Back Your Smile!

Having a great smile is a privilege that everyone should enjoy. The confidence that comes from having genuine pride in your pearly whites is irreplaceable. However, many of us struggle with imperfections in our teeth. Broken, chipped, cracked, stained, and crooked teeth can really put a damper on your smile. At Inertia Dental, we know […]

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Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Judy Marcovici, DMD

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard people talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Marcovici knows that folks like to be informed, so think of this as your personal guide to dental restorations […]

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