Do I have TMJ Disorder?

Did you know that on average 15% of Americans suffer from TMJ Disorder? If you have noticed facial pain located around your jawbone, you too might be one of the many that have to deal with this often painful issue. But, fear not, Franklin Family Dentistry is here to help. Let’s take a look at … more »

Am I a Good Candidate for Teeth Whitening?

Want whiter teeth, but feel overwhelmed by the plethora of teeth-whitening options available at your local drugstore? You’re not alone. Whitening toothpastes, whitening strips, whitening gels, whitening trays, whitening teeth while you tan … the list goes on and on. It’s no wonder people wander the drugstore aisles with confused looks on their faces! Let’s … more »

Will Mouth Guards Really Protect My Child’s Teeth?

Ahh … spring! Our senses fill with the smell of freshly cut grass, the sight of beautiful spring blooms and the sounds of children playing outdoors. The spring season also means kids in every community start batting baseball and softball balls, swinging tennis rackets and jumping track hurdles. Keep the cracks, chips and broken records … more »