Sleep disorders are common conditions in which your nightly rest is not what it should be. Your slumber could be interrupted or the overall quality could be poor throughout the night. Two of the most prevalent of these conditions occur within the mouth and throat. Chronic obstructive sleep apnea is a concern in which the… Read more »
Category: Temporomandibular Joint Disorder
Seeking Treatment To Address Bruxism
Taking effective care of your smile involves a number of moving parts, and nothing is more important than maintaining an effective preventive dental routine. Indeed, a thorough routine consists of various practices that treat your teeth, gums, tongue, and more. Though dental decay and gum infection are among the most common threats we often face,… Read more »
Do You Experience Jaw Pain?
There are plenty of little discomforts that we all learn to live with. However, it’s important to take stock of your own health, and to ask yourself if what you’re experiencing is just a manageable little pain, or a chronic condition. You may experience jaw pain from time to time. It can be caused by… Read more »
TMJ Questions We Never Thought You’d Ask!
When we talk with patients about TMJ health, we often find that this is an area of care that is rarely considered. Of course, our patients in Pella, IA think a lot about keeping their smiles clean, free of stains, free of cavities, and they even consider their gum health! Jaw joints, on the other… Read more »
TMJ Treatment: Working For, Not Against It
When you take the time to come in to see us about your TMJ disorder and then receive TMJ treatment, you are doing exactly what we suggest of our patients. Choosing care for your jaw joints is always the smartest choice because preventing damage (that can easily happen in the future and for which you… Read more »
Q&A: TMJ Disorder Treatment
Do you have questions about TMJ disorder treatment? Are you curious in part about what to expect from the therapy we offer? Perhaps you are already receiving treatment but you are not sure what you might be able to do on a daily basis to work with – not against – the treatment we have… Read more »