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COVID-19

WE ARE OPEN! With the new COVID-19 restrictions in place, the team at Trunkey Dental wants you to know that we are still open and able to take emergency appointments as well. Your oral health is critical to maintaining your overall health, as the mouth is the gateway to the body. We encourage you to …

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TMJ

TMJ (which stands for temporomandibular joint) disorders affect over 10 million people in the United States. It has become common practice for dentists to treat these disorders. The TMJ joint is where the lower jaw connects to the skull. This is where the jaw opens and closes in order for the patient to eat, chew, …

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Teeth Whitening

Having whiter teeth can happen in just a few days due to new and advanced teeth-whitening techniques. Teeth whitening is more affordable and comfortable. This procedure involves wearing a special tray for only a few hours. The results can vary from person to person because of the natural shading of their teeth and how well …

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Sealants

Our teeth have pits and grooves that allow food to be left behind after eating and sometimes even after brushing. These remnants of food can lead to bacteria growth followed by tooth decay. Visiting the dentist regularly is important to stop this growth. Dental Sealants, or teeth sealants, can help with this problem. Sealants are …

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Sedation

Do you neglect your dentist visit out of fear? Sedation dentistry may be your answer. Many adults have used it to deal with dental anxiety. It is possible to have a comfortable and stress free procedure done with this safe and easy addition. WHAT IS SEDATION DENTISTRY? Sedation dentistry is actually conscious sedation dentistry. You …

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Root Canals

Usually, you will need to have a root canal procedure in order to save a tooth that is severely abscessed. Dr. Trunkey believes that it is always best to save your natural tooth if at all possible. In order to accomplish this, Dr. Trunkey uses the latest in dental technology to complete thorough root canal …

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Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can repair chips and gaps in your teeth and give misaligned teeth a better appearance and improve your smile. If you are unhappy with the color or shape of your teeth, porcelain veneers may be the answer. PORCELAIN VENEERS ARE USED TO: Remove gaps or improve misaligned teeth Restore cracked or broken teeth …

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Oral Cancer Screening

Over 48,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer each year, and that number is continually growing. Smokers and tobacco users are no longer the only ones affected by oral cancer; young people are also acquiring this disease as it is linked to the HPV virus. It is important to visit your dentist regularly to be …

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Gum Disease

A great percentage of Americans face some level of gum disease (known to dentists as periodontal disease). The troubling fact about this is that half of these patients do not even realize that they are dealing with gum disease. Either these patients do not notice the symptoms, or the symptoms are attributed to some other …

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General & Family Dentistry

At Trunkey Dental, our passion is to provide superior dental care for your whole family. Dr. Trunkey has extensive experience working with adults and with children. He understands the different needs and desires of each age group and is leading his staff to meet each need. Adults desire the latest technology, informed doctors, and high-quality …

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