Dr. Randi Green Offers True Comprehensive Oral Health Care with 5 Screenings

At Springfield Smile Doctor, office of Randi Green D.M.D., we understand that the mouth is connected to the rest of the body. We have evolved from being just a dental office into the role of oral health specialist. We take your entire health seriously, so at every visit, we perform 5 comprehensive screenings to make sure we are looking at your entire health, not just your teeth and gums.

Teeth and Headaches: What is the TMJ Connection?

Teeth and Headaches: What is the TMJ Connection?

Do you look at yourself and see that your teeth are shorter than they once were? Do you ever experience an annoying ringing in your ears? Or worse yet, do you constantly suffer from stress headaches? If so, you may be experiencing some of the symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction, more commonly known as TMD. The temporomandibular joint is commonly known as the jaw joint or TMJ. It is a very complex structure that is located in an intricate area of bones that works in harmony with many areas of the body which all can be affected when it is not functioning properly.

Custom Porcelain Restorations is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for you?

Custom Porcelain Restorations is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for you?

Do you ever wish that your smile could be completely made over? Stop wishing and start considering veneers. Our veneers are perfect for anyone who thinks their smile could use a bit more dazzle. Many cosmetic problems can be solved with a set of veneers and you can get these right here in Springfield, Missouri. At your appointment, we will explain what they are and who can benefit from the use of veneers.

Invisalign Can Help Straighten Your Teeth

Invisalign Can Help Straighten Your Teeth

Are you an adult with less than perfect teeth? Do you want to fix this unsightly problem but cannot stand the thought of wearing metal braces for months? Being seen with wires in your mouth is unflattering enough in grade school at a time when many other kids have them too. For adults who want a beautiful smile without the hassle of unappealing metal braces the Springfield Smile Doctor cosmetic dental office provides the convenience of Invisalign & Invisalign Teen.

TMJ Symptoms Why These Shouldn’t be Ignored

TMJ Symptoms Why These Shouldn’t be Ignored

Migraine and tension headaches are a health problem that seems to be more and more common. There are many factors that contribute to headaches and people often search far and wide for a solution. Often, people attribute their issues to allergies, vision problems, stress, or even neurological problems. Even when all of these issues are ruled out, many people still suffer from persistent headaches with no source of relief.

Metal Mercury Dental Fillings are a Thing of Past

Metal Mercury Dental Fillings are a Thing of Past

The use of mercury fillings in dentistry is a very hot, controversial topic, and every dentist has his or her own views. There are people who want their amalgams removed because they feel the mercury is making them sick. Metal-mercury fillings are even banned in other countries. However, the American Dental Association still states that for dentistry, amalgams are safe.

Cosmetic Dentistry is the The Fountain of Youth

Cosmetic Dentistry is the The Fountain of Youth

Teeth play a vital role in our everyday lives. They are individual units of our smile, and studies show that the smile is often the first thing people notice about others. What does your smile say about you? When you laugh, do you worry about what others will think of your teeth? Do you hide your smile because you are embarrassed about the appearance of your teeth? Do your teeth show how hard the years have been? The following are characteristics of an aging smile- if you have noticed any of the following things, then dentistry may be the key to your anti-aging plan.