You might be surprised how many services are offered by your family dentist. In fact, the term “general” dentistry can actually be a little misleading, because your general dentist actually specializes in a wide range of common dental procedures — from basic to highly sophisticated treatments!
Look out for the tell-tale signs. You know that excessive amounts of stress can have a big impact on your mental health and physical well-being. But did you know that the effects of stress can also damage your teeth? The two are not commonly associated, but a strong link exists.
Tooth pain is a problem that most people will have to deal with at some point in their lives. But just because it is common doesn’t mean that it should be ignored.
Today, more than 15% of American adults suffer from chronic facial pain, such as jaw pain, headaches or earaches, according to the American Dental Association. While TMJ, or TMD, only accounts for a portion of these cases, it remains a serious problem. Much like rehabbing after a leg or shoulder injury, can working out your […]
Some estimates suggest that TMJ disorders affect more than 10 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. TMJ disorders appear to be more common in women than men, and can be temporary, but may last for years. So, what are TMJ treatment options and how can you recognize the symptoms?
If you’re suffering from facial pain, you might wonder if you have TMJ. If you’ve been diagnosed with TMJ or TMD, you probably know too well what the symptoms are. Either way, you might want more information about it. What is TMJ exactly, what causes it and how is it diagnosed?