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Chipped Tooth? Don’t Panic

It can be terrifying to bite down on your dinner and realize a moment later that the hard chip in your mouth has come off of your tooth. We sometimes think of our teeth as indestructible, and we certainly put them through so much wear and tear that they can seem that way. But chipped [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Porcelain Veneers, Reconstructive Dentistry, TMJ|Comments Off on Chipped Tooth? Don’t Panic

Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ–What’s the Difference?

Medical terms aren’t always the easiest to understand. At Smile Columbia Dentistry, we want to make it easy for our patients to understand every condition or term we talk about. If you suffer from TMJ, you might have heard trigeminal Neuralgia at some point. To help you better understand what the difference between [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|TMJ|Comments Off on Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ–What’s the Difference?

Can Sex Help Your TMJ Headaches?

Millions of Americans suffer from debilitating migraine headaches, which result in pain, nausea and considerable downtime. In search of relief, many people rely on powerful medications which often provide only slight improvement. Now, a new study suggests that migraine sufferers may be able to find relief from their ailments by seeking help from their romantic [...]

By |September 4th, 2019|TMJ|Comments Off on Can Sex Help Your TMJ Headaches?

Can Acupressure Relieve Your Headaches?

If you suffer from chronic headaches, you probably know that relying on medication every time the pain flares up isn't a good plan. You could end up relying on pain medication, developing rebound headaches, or even suffer systemic health effects, such as liver or kidney problems. If you are looking for drug-free remedies, [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|TMJ|Comments Off on Can Acupressure Relieve Your Headaches?

Dog’s Tale Shows TMJ Can be All Bark, All Bite

The temporomandibular joints, which link the jaw to the skull, are a defining feature of mammals. They are also at the root of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), a collection of common ailments that results in jaw pain, chronic headaches and other uncomfortable symptoms. Research indicates that a wide range [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|TMJ|Comments Off on Dog’s Tale Shows TMJ Can be All Bark, All Bite
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