Category: TMJ

Negative Impacts Of Chronic Teeth Grinding

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While a common concern that is simple to treat if caught early, dental decay can cause a number of significant complications to your oral health. For example, harmful bacteria and infection can damage your tooth roots and lead to difficulties biting, chewing, eating, and more. What’s worse? You can take every step necessary to protect… Read more »

What Your Sore or Tired Jaw Means

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With so many factors influencing the health of your smile and the strength of your teeth, it should not be surprising that there are a number of non-traditional threats as well. What’s more, some concerns can even transcend your oral health and impact your overall health and function without the assistance of proper treatment to… Read more »

Your Jaw Pain May Be Indicative Of A Disorder

Everyone knows that when it comes to your oral health, some of the biggest concerns out there consist of decay, infection, and ultimately tooth loss. But did you know that a severe bite dysfunction can arise from something as simple as grinding your teeth at night? What’s more, your overall function is impacted as well… Read more »

Understanding Your TMJ Disorder Better

TMJ disorder isn’t as common as some of the conditions that affect most people’s smiles. For example, things like tooth decay and gum disease can affect a majority of people at least once in their lives, to some degree. The reason they’re so common is because they develop from the accumulation of oral bacteria, which… Read more »

Why TMJ Disorder Might Matter to You

Common oral health concerns like tooth decay and gum disease matter to most people because of the fact they’re common. Nearly anyone can, and will, develop one and/or the other at some point in their lives, so everyone should focus on preventing them with good hygiene and preventive dental care. However, less commonly known conditions,… Read more »

3 Warning Signs that You Have TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder, which gets its name from the temporomandibular joints that it affects, is a common bite dysfunction that can impact millions of people of all ages. However, one of the reasons why it’s more common that people realize is because many patients who have it don’t know they do. Unlike more common oral health… Read more »