The 411 on TMJ

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Do you have unexplained pain or clicking sounds in your jaw? They can be signs of serious oral issues. Some problems with the jaw and the muscles that control it are known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). But it’s also typically called TMJ, because that’s the acronym for the name of the joint. Technically, that’s not…

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

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Many Carrollton dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they select composite and porcelain restorations. Non-metal fillings and crowns can be matched precisely to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in standard fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy Over Whether Dental Amalgam is Toxic…

Why Improve Your Smile?

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Causes and consequences of poor dental health and how you can brush up on your own Most of us struggle with at least one area of our dental care. It could be that flossing is the one dreaded task, or maybe you haven’t been wearing the night guard recommended often enough. All of us should…

Been A While Since You Had Your Teeth Cleaned?

Carrollton Tooth Whitening

Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. Melissa Rodriguez, DMD. At The Carrollton Dentist, we provide comprehensive full-service dentistry for patients in Carrollton and surrounding communities. Our passionate team of skilled hygienists, dental assistants, and administrative staff help Dr. Rodriguez exceed our patients’ expectations. At The Carrollton Dentist, we understand the value of a healthy…