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Invisalign®

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Invisalign® is known to most people as clear braces. With today's technology, you can have a beautiful smile without the need for traditional metal braces and wires. Many traditional orthodontic...

What Your Orthodontist Might Not Be Telling You

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith All too often, I see patients who have previously undergone orthodontics (braces) but have stopped using their retainers. These patients have inevitably experienced some level of relapse, meaning their teeth...

Ortho Retainers

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Once a patient has completed orthodontics (braces), retainers are worn to keep the teeth in their healthy, aesthetic, final position. Make no mistake: If retention of some form is not worn, the teeth will move...

Your Mouth Matters (Part 1)

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith The discussions I have with my patients about how much their mouths matter are ongoing. The mouth is important for obvious reasons, but it also matters when it comes to your entire body. Don't forget that...

What?? The Decay Vanished??

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith A few months ago one of our patients was in to see us, and from looking at her x-rays, we saw the beginning signs of decay on 5 teeth. Needless to say, this was disturbing news. It could eventually involve...

Why Does My Jaw Hurt? Part III

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Welcome back, 58 Dental family. This is the last in a three part series discussing TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder). This portion of the blog will discuss the management strategies that can be provided by...

Why Does My Jaw Hurt? Part II

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Welcome back, 58 Dental family. This is a continuation of the previous blog on TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder). In this blog, we will cover at-home self-management techniques that are very useful to those...

Why Does My Jaw Hurt? Part I

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Over the course of a few months, I have seen multiple patients who have complained of discomfort or pain in the jaw and/or head and neck region. The majority of these patients know that they have TMD...

Skin Cancer At The Dentist’s Office

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I start off every comprehensive examination by saying, "I'm not your dermatologist but I see a lot of people and I am just keeping an eye out for you." I then examine a patient's scalp,...

Learning Through Relationship

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Recently, one of my patients raved about how much she trusts us when she comes in for a dental visit. She's not alone; she is joined by so many who feel the same way. Our patients rely heavily on our...

Head and Neck Cancer

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith 58 Dental stands ready to assist our patients who have been diagnosed with head and neck cancer and are preparing to undergo radiation therapy. We understand the gravity of the diagnosis and will do anything we...

Thoughts on E-Cigarettes

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. We have all heard this line from Charles Dickens', A Tale of Two Cities. This seems to be the theme for the current explosion of alternative tobacco...

Dry, Parched Mouth?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Just yesterday, my patient asked what she could do to overcome the dry feeling she has in her mouth. Going over her health history, together we agreed that her medications are definitely contributing to the...

Hygienist’s Blog

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith   Welcome to the hygienist's blog at 58 Dental. This is where you will learn more about our dental office and the many conversations we have with our patients concerning their dental care and...

Why Does 58 Dental Exist?

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith To change the face of dentistry by keeping our patients healthy for a dental lifetime. It's because of you, our patients, friends, and the 58 Dental family that we are here.  Our team leads a...

Osteoporosis and Your Dentist

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith An estimated 24 million prescriptions for the family of medications known as bisphosphonates (BP) are written per year in the U.S. alone. BPs are used to treat osteopenia, osteoporosis, and some forms of...

Professional Athletic Mouthguard

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I did not believe it; I couldn't believe it! Yet, UnderArmour and BiteTech laboratory have created a mouthguard for contact sports that actually enhances an athlete's performance. As soon as I...

Top Two Reasons To Floss!

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith I know, I know. Flossing your teeth is time consuming, fingers in the back of your mouth make you gag, and the floss shreds or gets stuck in your teeth. I hear you. Flossing your teeth isn't exactly as easy...

Dental Implant Vs. Dental Bridge

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Unfortunately, there are times when a tooth has come to the end of its natural life. Teeth sometimes need to be extracted due to cavities, infection, or fracture. There are several options available to patients...

How To Tell If Tooth Sensitivity Is A Problem

Written By Dr. Kyle Griffith Tooth sensitivity is a frequent concern for quite a few patients. I have to start off by saying that I will be able to give a general rule of thumb regarding sensitivity and discomfort with teeth, but to truly...
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