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Posted March 27, 2024 / Community, Dental Technology
Skyway Dental Clinic

Integrative Orthodontics for Kids

Dr. Maggie Craven Thompson at Skyway Dental Clinic finds integrative orthodontics for children a fascinating subject that many people may not know about, and today we’d like to give you a brief overview of some of the benefits. We used to have plenty of room for all our teeth, and anthropological evidence shows no genes […]

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Posted December 13, 2023 / Community, Dental Technology
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The Discovery of X-Rays

Skyway Dental Clinic can diagnose and screen for a host of maladies thanks to sophisticated imaging technology. X-rays are now so frequently used and so effective that most of us take their capabilities for granted—but it was not so long ago a tumor or damaged bone couldn’t be found without the patient actually being cut […]

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Posted November 27, 2023 / Community, Dental Health, Dental Technology
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I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a […]

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Posted July 27, 2023 / Community, Dental Technology
Skyway Dental Clinic

A Complete Guide for Keeping Braces Clean

Whether you are a child or an adult, you may find yourself in the dentist’s office getting the news that you need braces. It’s not something you may be excited about, but the fact is, braces may be necessary to give you the best smile possible. But what changes once you get braces? We hope […]

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Posted April 14, 2023 / Community, Dental Technology, Patient Care
Skyway Dental Clinic

Xylitol: Is it Safe for Kids?

What is Xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally-occurring substance found in the birch tree and in many fruits and vegetables. Its chemical structure resembles a cross between sugar and alcohol—but it is neither. Xylitol is used as an FDA-approved artificial sweetener that can also assist in the prevention of tooth decay, so Skyway Dental Clinic would […]

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Posted February 27, 2023 / Community, Dental Technology

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Skyway Dental Clinic can offer Minneapolis patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Skyway Dental Clinic, we would like to educate you […]

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Posted September 13, 2022 / Community, Dental Technology, Patient Care

Brace Yourself: It’s Time for a New Menu

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, over four million people in the United States are undergoing orthodontic treatment at any given time, and about 25% of those people are adults. These statistics include different types of orthodontic treatments, such as clear aligner systems that have become increasingly popular in recent years.  Clear aligners can […]

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