Patients with one or more missing teeth may want to consider dental implant supported restorations. While dental implants have been in use for decades, they are still relatively new to patients, and many people don’t know much about the dental implant process. If you are missing numerous teeth, the entire replacement process may seem even more complicated. If you have questions about the dental implant process, keep reading to learn more or find an implant dentist near you. Read More
Patients who need to replace a single tooth or a full row of teeth may decide to put off making replacement plans out fear that these restoration services will be painful, uncomfortable, or deliver fake looking results. Dental implant supported tooth replacement offers comfortable, long lasting, natural looking dental restorations for patients missing one tooth or all their teeth. Keep reading to learn more about the top four benefits of dental implants over other tooth replacement options. Read More
Jaw pain, difficulty opening and closing the mouth, clicking and grinding sounds during jaw motion, and chronic migraines – these are all warning signs of TMJ dysfunction. This common oral health condition is painful and can make even the simplest tasks unmanageable. If you notice any of the indicators of TMJ dysfunction, contact Exceptional Smiles by Gregory M. Solich, DDS. Our Colorado Springs dentist and team will relieve pain and put the smile back on your face. Read More
We love a good story here at our office. You may be surprised to learn that one of the most interesting is actually the long, surprising history of dental implants! That’s right — they’ve actually been around for approximately forever, though in many different forms from the successful ones we use today. Intrigued? Keep reading to learn the how science, time and a bunch of rabbits (yes, rabbits) led us to today’s modern dental implants in Colorado Springs!
By providing excellent care for your oral health, your Colorado Springs dentist Dr. Gregory Solich knows he and his team are caring for your overall well-being, too. Your teeth are inextricably linked to the rest of your body — and when there’s a problem in your mouth, it’s likely felt elsewhere, too. For example, the disfunction in the jaw known as TMD, which can cause severe, chronic migraines. Keep reading to learn more about this side effect, and how the professionals at Exceptional Smiles in Colorado Springs can help.
A beautiful smile is a terrible thing to waste, especially during extracurricular activities. In case you’ve been living under a rock in the last decade, football has become this country’s most popular sport. So popular, in fact, that kids and young adults in record numbers are playing. From pee-wee to college, young mouths are at risk of becoming damaged. When you outfit your child with the proper protection, like a mouthguard, you’re keeping their smile intact and helping them keep their oral health in great shape.
We want you to keep your child in sports. It’s fun for them and is a great feeling for you, as a parent, to see your child have fun. Our office in Colorado Springs, CO can outfit your child with a comfortable athletic mouthguard that will keep their teeth in place. Football is a contact sport, which means every part of the body is affected. Teeth can easily be knocked out or damaged if they aren’t properly protected. Our mouthguards can keep teeth looking beautiful as teams battle it out on the gridiron. Dr. Solich is the dentist Colorado Springs residents can trust. Read More
Do you hear that, sensitive teeth sufferers? There is a whitening solution that is now available for you. If you haven’t heard of whitening treatment, where have you been? It’s become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in the industry. People everywhere are taking advantage of the great benefits white teeth can provide. Besides, who wouldn’t want a sparkling smile? A beautiful smile gets you noticed. It can be the difference maker in a tough negotiation that gets you a big sale. IT can win over that special someone. Seriously, a white smile is something to behold. When you come to our office in Colorado Springs, CO, you’ll see why so many people choose us for whitening treatment. Now, even people with sensitive teeth have more reason to want their smiles to shine. Dr. Solich is the dentist Colorado Springs residents can trust.
Missing teeth can be a real drag to deal with. Not only is it embarrassing to smile if you do have missing teeth, but if left untreated they can open to door to diseases and other not-so-fun stuff. With many advancements in the dental industry just within the last few years, patients are now able to alleviate the pain and discomfort felt with missing teeth with dental implants. They are the simplest and most effective way to treat missing teeth. Just think, you can regain back the confidence you once had and proudly show off a smile that you’ve most likely been hiding since having missing teeth. Our office in Colorado Springs, CO offers fantastic dental implant treatment with the best dentist you could ask for: Dr. Gregory Solich. Under Dr. Solich’s gentle care, you’ll no longer suffer the anguish that comes along with missing teeth. It’s time to take your smile to the next level!
Did you know sleep apnea comes in many forms and is fairly common? Dr. Gregory Solich is no stranger to treating these types of cases and has helped patients in and around Colorado Springs, CO for years. So, what exactly is sleep apnea? The literal definition: an involuntary cessation of breathing that occurs while the patient is asleep. To put it more succinctly, it occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep, usually a period lasting between 10-20 seconds. If left untreated, breathing is halted repeatedly during sleep, sometimes hundreds of times. Serious consequences include high blood pressure, heart disease, eye problems, stroke, chronic fatigue, diabetes, depression and other ailments. Read More
Do you frequently experience headaches, jaw pain, and stiffness in your neck or upper back? Perhaps you wake up in the mornings with facial tenderness or a heavy feeling in your jaw and head. These are common symptoms of a condition called temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder. Fortunately, you don’t have to suffer through the pain of TMJ disorder any longer. With extensive training at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), Dr. Gregory Solich is your premier destination for comprehensive oral healthcare, including neuromuscular dentistry.
Benefits of Neuromuscular Dentistry with Dr. Solich
Neuromuscular dentistry encompasses all aspects of oral health, including the teeth and the jaw, as well as the muscles, ligaments, and joints that allow our mouths to function. When the top and bottom teeth are improperly aligned, the result is a significant imbalance within the neuromuscular system. Patients affected by this problem often suffer from bruxism (teeth grinding), though they may not realize that they’re engaging in this damaging behavior at all. The same can be said of jaw clenching, an activity that places an inordinate amount of pressure on the teeth and muscles of the jaw.
Following diagnosis of a misaligned bite, treatment to restore the balance of the jaw and teeth begins. Dr. Solich uses only the latest in neuromuscular dentistry technology, including Transcutaneous Electrical Neural Stimulation (TENS), to promote total relaxation of the jaw muscles. The proper position of the jaw is measured and noted, as is the status of the temporomandibular joints. Treatment may include the use of a custom oral appliance, the rebuilding of the dentition, orthodontic treatment, and more.
Finally Find Complete Relief
If you are suffering from the painful symptoms of TMJ disorder or other problems associated with a misaligned bite, it’s time to take the first step toward lasting relief with neuromuscular dentistry and Dr. Gregory Solich. Contact us today to schedule your consultation, and learn more about the ways we can help you enjoy improved oral health with advanced technology, training, and expertise. Our state-of-the-art dental practice in Colorado Springs, CO is privileged to serve families from throughout the surrounding areas, including Castle Rock, Monument, Pueblo, and beyond.